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Rudy's Red Lion Diner

201 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5635
+1 989-893-2323
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“omelette” (5 reviews)
“wheat toast” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
201 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5635
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

A great breakfast in the biggest of portions. The wait in line is worth the awesome food served to you.

Thank DeniseSaginaw
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped to enjoy a lunch it looked busy, always a good sign, I obeyed the notice "wait to be seated" and found I was totally ignored despite waitresses passing in close proximity (an acknowledgement or even a smile would have been nice but I was...More

Thank Cameron W
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent everything.... service was spectacular food extremely tasty just a really good diner food. We went there for breakfast with are picky kids and everyone Loved the food they got with plenty left over

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Huge plate of food. The diner is typical menu fare. The place is busy so eat early. Great value for the enormous amount of food on our plate. Stuffed hash browns are a must!

1  Thank Karla V
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The cheeseburger and coney baskets are pictured. Very good fresh hand patty burger with home made Cole slaw and onion rings. She really enjoyed the burger. I had the coney basket. Homemade coney sauce that was not really a sauce but seasoned burger. It was...More

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We love breakfast here! There are so many choices and all are delicious! The menu is very creative, it's not just your average diner. It is usually busy on weekend mornings, but it is definately worth any wait you may encounter.

1  Thank laura p
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were visiting Michigan last week and decided to head towards Bay City which is in the "thumb" of the lower peninsula. We came to the quaint town and found Rudy's Diner and decided to have breakfast. What a treat! Old fashioned retro diner with...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Busy place. Received service quickly, service ok, not outstanding. Food was delivered hot on chipped plates. Restaurant became very busy very fast. Not a terrible experience, but ok.

Thank 75NorthernGirl
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My husband, my senior citizen mom and I went for lunch. The staff is terrible. The waitress was cold as the water she wasted on my mom. Another waitress just stood and looked at us as if it were our fault. She took a broom...More

Thank hannahone
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Whenever we have friends or family visit us, we always take them here for breakfast! There's usually a line, but it goes fast. The food is always good! We can't wait to go back!

Thank chicago916
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708-5635
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Bay City
  • Phone Number: +1 989-893-2323
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