Top 10 Restaurants In Saginaw, Michigan

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Saginaw | © Geoff George/WikiCommons
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9 February 2017

Located in Central Michigan, Saginaw is a small city boasting a rich history, a charming Old Town, and lovely historical buildings. The area also has a growing culinary scene with everything from classic American eats to delicious international menus. We list the top 10 restaurants in Saginaw to try.

Bradley's Bistro

Bistro, Restaurant, Vegetarian, $$$
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Bradley’s Bistro is a ‘fine, but not fancy’ restaurant serving up delicious local flavors. Placing an emphasis on local products, this bistro prides itself on offering an ever-changing menu in order to showcase the best of the area. Within a warm, inviting space, enhanced by pops of bold colors and exposed brick, guests can savor current recipes such as the seared salmon filet with navy bean confit, wilted baby greens and caper-herb compound butter and the creamy mac ‘n’ cheese.

Bringer Inn

Diner, American
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A diner serving American classics, Bringer Inn is a family-friendly place that the entire family will, indeed, love. People can’t get enough of breakfast at Bringer Inn, so be sure to head there if you’re looking for hearty portions of omelettes, traditional egg plates and sweet options like pancakes and French toast. Those guests craving lunchtime fare have a host of dishes as well, including the juicy Big Mike burger and the steak sandwich with mushrooms.

El Paso Grill La Frontera

Owned and operated by the husband-and-wife team of Eric and Angela Saenz, along with the help of their daughter Amanda, El Paso Grill La Frontera specializes in zesty Tex-Mex cuisine that is always a hit with customers. Open Tuesday to Saturday, El Paso Grill’s menu is brimming with bold flavors in everything from tacos to burritos to tostadas and much more.

El Paso Grill, 4880 Gratiot Rd, Ste 3, Saginaw, MI, USA, +1 989 401 6599


Located in Old Town, Frálias is the brainchild of Adam and Jennifer Bolt who bring bold, fresh flavors to the diners in Saginaw. Featuring a cozy interior space, this café offers up a range of sandwiches, salads, soups, and sweet treats, with something to suit many tastes. If you’re looking for something healthy, try the Jenny’s Salad packed full of goodness. As for sandwiches, you can’t go wrong with the meatloaf variety topped with lettuce, tomato, onion and horsy-mayo on rye bread.

Frálias, 422 Hancock St, Saginaw, MI, USA, +1 989 799 0111

Fuzzy's Restaurant

Diner, Restaurant, American
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A true landmark in Saginaw, Fuzzy’s Restaurant is a mom-and-pop diner that the entire family will love. This family-friendly venue offers an array of mouthwatering made-from-scratch recipes, including the burger topped with green olives, Swiss, lettuce, tomato and mayo and the famous folded sandwich in a variety of flavors.

Jake's Old City Grill

Restaurant, Steakhouse, $$$
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Jake’s Old City Grill is a lovely spot that is not only perfect for a night out with family and friends but also a more intimate outing with a special loved one. Nestled inside a building from 1867, this casual yet upscale restaurant features beautiful décor that harkens back to the Victorian era. Open for lunch and dinner Monday to Friday plus dinner on Saturday, Jake’s offers a sophisticated menu and an impressive wine list is available.

Old Town Drive-In

An iconic fast-casual venue, Old Town Drive-In has been delighting visitors for over 70 years. A family-owned and operated business, they really care about their customers, providing tasty eats made from original recipes, excellent service, and a fun atmosphere to be enjoyed by all. This drive-in comes with both indoor and outdoor seating, or you can order your meal to go and enjoy it in the comfort of your own home.

Old Town Drive-In, 807 S Granger St, Saginaw, MI, USA, +1 989 799 4162

Pasong's Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Thai, $$$
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Pasong’s Café is an Asian fusion restaurant that is sure to tantalize the taste buds. Opened in 1985, this popular gem is a family-owned and operated. Serving a variety of Thai, Vietnamese, and other Asian delights, this café’s menu is brimming with bold flavors and includes options such as the spring rolls in both meat and vegetarian versions, the pho with beef, chicken or shrimp, and a variety of curries.

The Savoy Bar & Grill

Bar, American
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Tucked inside a turn-of-the-century building, The Savoy Bar and Grill is a fun venue serving up American eats since its opening in 2007. The tasty dishes, welcoming atmosphere, and friendly staff who are willing to help in any way keep the diners returning again and again. Open for breakfast and lunch Monday to Saturday and dinner Friday and Saturday, the grill’s menu is packed full of comforting dishes.

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