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American, Bar, Pub
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3940 Boy Scout Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-1353
+1 989-686-3558
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Bay City, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great pizza! Fun staff And fun atmosphere. Docks need some work but if your careful the are not too danderous!

Thank traveler48706
Bay City, Mich
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had lunch with friends yesterday at Castaways. Everyone's food was delicious. Service was great. I had the Michigan Summer Salad which has mandrin oranges and dried cherries over lettuce, and served with a warm bread stick.

Thank aschaffer
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We had the walleye AUCE dinner. It was deep fried which is the only way you can order it :(. Very tasty though. Well worth the $13.

Thank Chris H
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200 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We went here by boat with friends recently. We had their shrimp & crab dip with chips to start then shared a really good hamburger and fries. Service was good, food very good and there was live music that day on the dock. Would definitely go there again. A fun place with great food.

Thank dranke
Bay City, Michigan
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Since Castaways is on the Kawkawlin River, you can eat inside or on the deck. The food is great and the price is great also. The wait staff is quick, accurate , friendly and efficient. You must go.

Thank Barbara D
Bay City, MI
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We went with a group of 12 on a boat. They have docking available right out front. With such a large group I wasn't expecting the best service but it was great. I was at another table talking to someone when the waitress took the order so I ordered later than everyone at the table and yet she still brought... More 

Thank BayCitygal66
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400 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is a gem! Food, drinks, service, atmosphere are all great! We ordered a large pizza, small salad, chicken quesadilla, blue cheese burger and all were hot and delicious. Most tables inside have a water view and outdoor seating is great. Busy place with only 2 workers, both doing bar and waiting tables and still service was top notch! Definitely... More 

Thank travelers966
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came out here for a casual anniversary dinner and it was wonderful. I had the grilled shrimp dinner which was outstanding. However the service stood out to me as the server was very prompt and courteous. We will come again when we are in bay city

Thank Stacy M
Bay City, Michigan
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Ate here years ago and it hasn't changed. Adequate food at best and this was the worst service I have had at a restaurant. Waited almost 2 hours for a hamburger and my wife's salad. Unacceptable. The drinks were watered down and were sent back. Place was busy but we won't be back. Too many other choices in the community... More 

Thank attitude63
Elkhart, Indiana
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Stopped here for lunch and we sat outside on the deck overlooking the river. Service was excellent, food was very good and we had the deck to ourselves. We arrived about 11:45 but it must have been a slow day. I had a grinder and my associate had a wrap.Both were large portions of food and delicious.

Thank Dave J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3940 Boy Scout Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-1353
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-686-3558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?