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The Viking

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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203 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-2124
+1 218-736-6660
05:30 - 18:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 05:30 - 19:00
Sat 05:30 - 18:00
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Fergus Falls
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you really want to experience main street Minnesota this is the place. You could close your eyes and hear Garrison Keeler's voice...meals are huge and afterwards..its time to start that diet again...which means its great.

Thank FlyboyTed56
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, friendly, and fast service. Great food, for a great price! Pat the owner is super, helps serve the customers and whatever else is needed. I recommend this down home restaurant to anyone who is anywhere near Fergus Falls!😎

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and service, but often times hard to find a place to sit as it is so filled with the local folks everyday who truly enjoy gathering there to breakfast together

Thank Rodney V
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I love the food, they have staff with a hustle to them, very established and great to see owners in working too. I love their everything. the only thing i haven't done is the open food bar. the only problem is the space in there, but that is part of the experience.

Thank Aaron M
Bagley, Minnesota
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stop in here every time we are in the Fergus Falls area. This past Saturday morning was no exception, we both had an outstand breakfast once again! Fast service together with great food and pricing. You never have to worry about leaving here hungry! We'ii will be back!

Thank tomerhart
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast in town. Also family friendly coffee never gets cold or empty. There food is home made and tasty.

Thank Billy N Jenny K
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

The "grash" is delicious, and the coffee is the strongest around - LOL =] The pancakes are HUGE!!! Very crowded on weekend mornings, though.

Thank Chris X
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the Viking cater our wedding and were blown away by the great food and low price! The restaurant itself is an icon of Fergus and the place to be for breakfast, brunch, or lunch if you can get a spot in the busy place. Worth the wait and amazing food!

Thank Ben B
Fridley, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Cute old small town cafe. Fast & friendly service. Good selection of food including a smorgasbord (buffet).

Thank lunzerb
A TripAdvisor Member
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews so thought we'd give it a try. Vintage style cafe, but the service was horrible. I felt like I was an inconvenience to the wait staff. No refills. No checking to see if everything was OK. Waiter just dropped ticket on table without even a thank you for stopping in. Thought we would support little guy, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
05:30 - 19:00
05:30 - 19:00
05:30 - 19:00
05:30 - 19:00
05:30 - 19:00
05:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 W Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Fergus Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 218-736-6660

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?