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Char House

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432 N Tuscola Rd, Bay City, MI 48708
+1 989-893-5881
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Michigan
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253 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and the service was excellent. Prime rib was flavorful and well prepared. Garlic toast was excellent. Salad bar could use a little work, some salads looked old. Pie made from scratch and very good. If you go here I don't think you'll be disappointed.

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Thank visamastermichigan
Bay City, Michigan
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I've eaten at the Char House many times and don't think that I've ever been disappointed. Great food with lots to choose from. I've had many items and often have a "go to" item I frequently get at each restaurant I like. The Char House makes that difficult because there are so many things I like there!

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Thank 619localgirl
Bay City, Michigan
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've been to this restaurant several times and it has never disappointed me! Great food, reasonable prices, and large portion sizes. The whitefish and wet burrito are two of my favorites!

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Thank 619localgirl
Logan Lake, Canada
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Our hosts had told us about Deuce's and so we too them for dinner, to thank them for all they'd done for us. The young lady who served us was friendly and pleasant. The food was promptly served, piping hot and well cooked. We all had the Queens (8oz) Prime Rib, and each serving was perfectly prepared. The only down... More 

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Thank David Y
Midland, Michigan
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186 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I had the Parmesan Crusted Whitefish and it was delicious. The portion was huge! The salad bar comes with the meal. You can choose 1 side with the meal. The waitress was friendly and the food was served hot. Those who ordered fish for their dinner were very pleased. The one person who ordered a steak said it didn't taste... More 

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Thank 243DLP
sau
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We just had breakfast there and I couldn't wait to write this review~awesome breakfast! Farmer"s Omelet excellent and enough for two meals...Travelers Special excellent too! Coffee filled as needed and excellent service! Best omelet in Bay City Michigan!

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Thank Brian D
Harsens Island, Michigan
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

WE are always looking for a place with fresh fish. Duece's was a surprise from the start. Salad bar was fresh and plenty of selection. Our perch not only had the skin still on they were still attached! Walleye was great except for some bones left in. Everyone was pleasant from the greeting. Seems like a local spot to dine.... More 

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Thank Dale C
Bay City, Michigan
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We ate here last week with my granddaughter and daughter-in-law. We try to stop in at least once every month or two. The salad bar is always fresh and the garlic toast is warm and flavorful. The cheese spread and liver pate that comes with it is just enough to satisfy before dinner arrives. Every meal we have had there... More 

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Thank LKB310
Marquette, Michigan
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123 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Casual dining in a nautical themed atmosphere. The salad bar is marvelous, with many unique choices. The seasoned toast served as an appetizer comes with both cheese spread and pate. Offerings on the menu include steak, chicken, and fresh lake fish. The perch are especially well seasoned and breaded for a very delicate, non-greasy treat.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

I'm a regular here. I've never had a meal I didn't like. Especially good they have a large menu with lots of choices. I love the crab omelette and crunchy French toast. breakfast.

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Thank Karen E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 N Tuscola Rd, Bay City, MI 48708
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-893-5881

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