About Us

Welcome to the Real Seafood Company of Bay City!

Opening May 6, 2015, we offer a spectacular waterfront restaurant located in the brand new Uptown Center in Bay City, Mich.  We specialize in the freshest fish and premium seafood from the waters of the Atlantic, the Pacific, the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico.  Our atmosphere is contemporary and relaxed and the setting offers scenic views from every table both indoors and out of the Saginaw River.  This is a social place for guests to relax and enjoy, whether it’s just to sip a favorite cocktail, dining for two, or for large parties and events.

Our spacious new restaurant will have two levels of outdoor seating; the upper Mezzanine and lower level patio seating, with total outdoor seating capacity over 200 guests, both overlooking the Saginaw River.  The indoor space features a main dining room, bar and lounge and a private dining room, with total indoor seating capacity up to 250 guests.  The outdoor space will include a patio bar with a fire pit and heated sidewalks.  Guests and staff are surely going to love the scenic views from every table both indoors and out of the Saginaw River.  This is a social gathering place for guests to relax and enjoy, whether it’s just to sip a favorite cocktail, dining for two, or for large parties and events.  Total seating capacity is up to 450 guests, and the entire restaurant can occasionally be reserved for large private events.

The menu features “Quite Simply, Seafood As It Should Be” with fresh fish and premium seafood from Foley’s of Boston, the finest purveyor of fresh fish in the country. The menu features local and seasonal items freshly prepared and uniquely styled.  The Raw Bar showcases jumbo shrimp, clams, crab and a wide variety of fresh oysters from both coasts. High quality steaks, chicken, pasta, soup, salads, and sandwiches are also offered along with a number gluten-free menu options.

The expansive wine list features many boutique wineries and offers a varied selection of wines under $40 a bottle and under $10 a glass, as well as extensive lists of bottled beer, specialty cocktails, house-made sangria and martinis.

Open for both lunch and dinner, the restaurant also features carry-out menus with dockside delivery to boats, and private dining menu options for large banquets and corporate events.

Located in the Uptown Center in Bay City, the center is a 35-acre riverfront development, with corporate offices, retail stores, residential condominiums and restaurants. Businesses joining Uptown include Dow Corning, McLaren Bay Region, Chemical Bank, and a Courtyard by Marriott hotel. Its development company, Shaheen Development, is a family-owned real estate development firm that focuses on growth and redevelopment within the Great Lakes Bay Region.

The Real Seafood Company of Bay City offers a year-round gathering place for guests to enjoy; whether it’s with dockside boating in the summertime, to ice fishing in the winter.  As a community member of Bay City and the Great Lakes Bay Region, the restaurant is committed to the belief in Uptown Bay City as community place to live, work and enjoy.

We are happy to join this wonderful community and hope you enjoy our restaurant!

~RSC Team