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The Forest Inn

20657 Lincoln Rd, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
+1 815-772-4557
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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20657 Lincoln Rd, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The service was excellent and quick. We needed to order, eat, pay and get out in under an hour to make the symphony performance in Sterling IL. The staff and management were wonderful. They understood our time constraints. The food was excellent and modestly priced....More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are looking for a higher end dining experience I recommend The Forest Inn. Great service and many menu options to pick from. The salad bar is exceptional! My husband and I will go back again.

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A family member told us about this place, so we decided to give it a try. It's over 50 miles from our home, but it was well worth the drive! The atmosphere, service, and food (including salad bar) were outstanding! It's a beautiful place that...More

Thank Travelmaint
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great food great service decent prices. fantastic salad bar . Decent beer selection . Place is always clean, owner almost always there and comes to table or when you pay to ask if everything was OK

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I had dinner with two other people at the Forest Inn on a busy Sat night. You must have a reservation or you will wait for a table. The entree I ordered the frog legs were very good. The salad bar is a big added...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

When we want a great meal and great service, this is where we go. I had a guest from the ocean in Washington state and treated her to the Forest Inn last night. She was duly impressed. We started with their onion rings and stuffed...More

1  Thank peonyrose
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent dining experience. The salad bar is very extensive, the usual salad fixings plus pickled herring, pate and deviled eggs. You could really make a meal of just the salad bar. However, you would be missing out on the delicious entrees. I...More

Thank IchbinSchwule
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have coming here for years. It is a nice old-fashioned place in the country. It has quaint group seating for most people in a very nice old world atmosphere. The waitstaff here are always pleasant and helpful. We love the salad bar (with homemade...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have frequented the Forest Inn several times. I love the salad bar, the food is good, the owner is friendly and greats you as you walk in the door. The staff is always friendly...with the exception of the woman who handles paying and seating....More

3  Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Salad bar is always fresh and extensive. Good pea salad, kidney bean salad, macaroni salad too. Chicken tenders with sauce was my most recent choice. I couldn't finish it all and took some home. They have very good fish and BBQ ribs also, hard to...More

Thank maryjanes777
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20657 Lincoln Rd, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Morrison
  • Phone Number: +1 815-772-4557
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