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The Fireside

1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
+1 218-847-8192
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Higher end prices with beautiful view. Service was extremely slow for a Tuesday evening with just 2 - 3 tables in the restaurant.

Thank occassionaltrave2016
Reviewed 6 November 2016

3 of 4 at our table had Ribeye Steak. It was so tough you could hardly cut it. I left 3/4 of mine. My husband had the au gratin potatoes, very little cheese in them. The cheese soup was watered down. I did complain to...More

Thank Jeanie E
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

several of us got together for supper on a sat night. service was excellent and food was good. not a place you would go very often as it is rather expensive and doesn't have food for children.

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The burgers were very good. The menu offers burgers, salads, Chicago dogs, stromboli, pizza and appetizers. No substitutions and few options. Large beer selection. Popular with lodals. Would go there again.

Thank SeaStock
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Have wanted to have dinner here for some time and finally had the opportunity while traveling in the area on a MN fall road trip. It was nothing memorable, not bad at all but just nothing that would bring me back. We were hoping for...More

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The Fireside has a Monday - Thursday Happy Hour with appetizer, wine and martini specials. The atmosphere is wonderful and you can't beat the view of Big Detroit at sundown from the large expansive windows. The onion rings are gorgeous to look at and even...More

Thank 769vickij
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This is an upscale...or casual...place to experience BEAUTIFUL sunsets & DELICIOUS evening tapas or full course dinners. The Parmesan Walleye and Chicken Saltimbocca are my personal favorites...my husband goes for the prime rib & steaks. Their onion rings are the area's biggest & BEST!! Ask...More

Thank Linda1949Hoople
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I don't like giving anybody a negative review but I have to now. We went to Fireside only because it was top rated on TripAdvisor and after traveling all day with no rest stops we decided to treat ouselves at nice restaurant. The mistake we...More

Thank Traintown
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

When you pay $40+ for a ribeye it should be pretty awesome. Ours were full of fat/gristle! High prices because there aren't many choices...quality is not good.

2  Thank Jstffjstff
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We visit friends who spend their summers at Pelican Lake almost every year and never miss going for the drive to Detroit Lakes and the Fireside! From cocktails, to dessert, the cuisine is outstanding in every way. Our Server, Hannah, was thorough in descriptions and...More

Thank Dan F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Detroit Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 218-847-8192
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