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The Franklin Inn

160 E Huron Ave, Bad Axe, MI 48413-1313
+1 989-269-9951
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
160 E Huron Ave, Bad Axe, MI 48413-1313
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

love their food and haven't had a bad meal yet friendly staff and great atmosphere cant wait to go back again soon

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great place. Great food! Great prices, restaurant, hotel, and lounge all in one place. 47 hotel rooms. Also a banquet center

Thank Kaitlind P
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Good food and wait staff. They where very patient with my family. They have Frozen yougert. Which is to die for.

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Thank DovaWarrior2
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food here is fresh and Hot. Kids are welcome. Lots of different foods for all. The waitresses are very friendly, always coming by the table and making sure they take your dirty plates, also to make sure there is nothing you need.

Thank birdlovermt59
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was a very nice place to eat. Very clean and nice inside.We had the Buffet and there was a good selection of entrees sides, salads and Desserts. We tried to taste a little bit of everything and everything we had was very good.Waitstaff was...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

There were a lot of locals here for the lunch buffet. The food was good, but not great. Variety was also good. Service was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is definitely the premier hotel-motel in Bad Axe. Clean rooms, a great dining room, friendly bar staff. The owner is always on premises and friendly, really a nice guy. I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

Thank johnbukie
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Friends took us there for dinner. I can't begin to tell you how below average it was. The steak was like shoe leather, the fish was frozen and deep fried, the popcorn shrimp had be popped for a long time. The ribs were almost average...More

3  Thank Pete N
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Dine frequently on weekend when buffet is avaialable. Extensive choices with prime rib as an option. A salad and desert bar are also offered together with the buffet. Great coffee! A complete bar is also available. A banquet hall is avaiable for booking.

Thank Danachas
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Franklin is a tried and true location for all you can eat buffets in the Thumb. The atmosphere is comfortable and the food is consistently tasty. Plan to eat hear if you are hungry and desire a filling meal at a fair price.

Thank David J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 E Huron Ave, Bad Axe, MI 48413-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bad Axe
  • Phone Number: +1 989-269-9951
It is the restarant within The Franklin Inn Motel,which searves to the regular public. We had buffet style and everything was delicious,and fair priced
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