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The Cedars Dining Room

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2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
+1 800-667-7508
06:30 - 21:00
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The decor is cozy and woodsy. I loved the fireplace in the middle as it made atmosphere on a freezing cold day. The food was fantastic! We were there for breakfast and would go back for sure! Delicious and filling portions with kind and fun wait staff. The BEST part of the Sawmill Inn by far!

Thank HockeyMomJen
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148 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We forgot to make reservations for Friday December 30, 2016 – but when we arrived and inquired, our party of seven was accommodated without hesitation, although the sign clearly said reservations were required. The wait staff members were wonderful, attentive and prompt, the bartender knowledgeable, the food was good, and the ambiance was perfect.

1 Thank Rosson45
Goodland, Minnesota, United States
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Get there early for the early bird menu to save some money. Pop overs are great, bread pudding is awesome!

Thank Andrea B
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Among area restaurants this place does a great job using top quality across the board! Being frequent dinners we seem to have special treatment and extra special service.

Thank rapids1
Lakeville, MN
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I had dinner here and the prime rib was fabulous! I would highly recommend it. The staff was very nice and prompt with their service.

Thank mnhockeydad
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Stay at the hotel get limited free breakfast or $3 off menu. Friendly staff bright lodge like feeling. Rooms need some upgrading but clean. Nice bar Resturant next door

Thank tjungroth
Melrose, Minnesota
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The restaurant was very clean and staff very friendly to the cliental. Did not have to wait for seating .

Thank carnut113
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered the prime rib and bbq ribs. Both excellent with fresh sides, everything piping hot. Server was busy but did a great job.

Thank C D
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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288 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We came for dinner as it was next door to our hotel and we wanted something local. The food was ok but - my husbands steak sandwich was medium rare, not medium well, my pasta had way too much cheese on the top. The popovers were good but some lemon butter or lemon honey butter would have been nice. Our... More 

Thank OliverandLisa
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food is very consistent and very good. Excellent service. The only downsides are a dinner menu that never changes and very limited wine selections. Nice tables by the fire in the winter!

Thank Yeschick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 800-667-7508

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