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5719 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2458
+1 517-323-4963
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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325 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the potato soup which was very good. Had the meatballs and they were fantastic. Had the chicken strips and they were the best I ever had. Capped it off with the pain killer as a drink, it was perfect. The prices were very good. This is a great place to go. It is the first one in Michigan but... More 

Thank Toddamy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like big portions, good home cooked meals and cheap this is the place to go! We got the queso, monte cristo, buffalo wrap, a kids meal and 2 drinks all for under $30! Tasted so good and we have plenty left over for dinner tonight! Service was good too!

Thank Elaine M
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

There was a huge waterwheel always in movement inside. I never visited after the fire years ago and I don't know if it was replaced. I hope so - as odd as it seemed, it was a pretty unique thing to have inside the restaurant. I used to dine here frequently, as I had many friends back then who were... More 

Thank Aerial N
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I really want to love this place, but the consistently disappointing service takes away from my overall review. Whether it's forgetting to put in the order for a side (happened all three times I've visited), bringing wine glasses with crystal clear lipstick prints and then bringing them back as foamy wine from being dumped into a new glass, to switching... More 

Thank Kmwalter
Southfield, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I was in town for training last week and heard about Cheddar's. I was told don't go for lunch it takes too long, and it can be crowded often, but the food is amazing. After hearing that information I knew I had to try it. I visited Cheddar's on Tuesday for dinner and quickly developed my own perspective. The food... More 

Thank bmorgan7
Lansing, Michigan
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here many times over the years and my favorite menu items are the chicken Caesar pasta salad and the Cookie Monster dessert. The croissant rolls are also delicious (one comes with the salad). It's just that every time I come here there is some kind of issue with the service. Whether it's a long wait to be greeted,... More 

Thank Schmeminemone
Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ate here recently with family and everything was wonderful. The waitress was the best! We ordered the amazing onion rings, as an appetizer. My husband had the barbecued bacon burger, our daughter had Chicken Alfredo, her guest had the country fried chicken with homemade mashed potatoes & gravy, and green beans (he said it was the best)! I had a... More 

Thank Barbara L
DeWitt, Michigan
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We've been here a couple of times as a family. Although there are serious limitations for vegetarian eaters, what they do have is good -- side orders and baked lasagne. This is the type of place our family will continue to visit a couple times/year

Thank israel r
Lansing, Michigan
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249 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had a very tasty dinner of Tilapia and shrimp. It was very delicious. Had a good time with friends. Would return.

Thank Conrad M
Flushing, Michigan, United States
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157 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Where to begin? The service was impeccable! The honey buttered croissants? Wow! I ordered country fried chicken and it was superb, homemade gravy and mashed potatoes with green beans! The wife got homemade chicken tenders and fried shrimp and it too was amazing. The kids tried the burgers, pasta, and fish and each one was amazing! The restaurant was busy... More 

Thank Joshua W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5719 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917-2458
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-323-4963

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?