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Forest Lake Restaurant

1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
+1 218-326-3423
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
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1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had dinner here. Good selection on the menu, prices reasonable and good food. Nothing really to fault, a good experience.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Upon entering we were greeted by a friendly hostess and were seated at a table overlooking Forest Lake. The interior walls are logs & tongue and grove natural wood which created a warm atmosphere. Our server, Beth immediately brought us water and a carafe of...More

Thank ATjersey
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner our first night in Grand Rapids. The Walleye and ribs were very good. Our waitress was very nice and even volunteered to move us to a table with a nice view of the lake.

Thank Hawg_driver
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The service was friendly and efficient. Very flexible when extra table had to be added due to size of our group. I got eggs with broccoli which was so good. Never had that before. Everyone enjoyed their food. They kept offering refills on coffee without...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We saw the reviews for this place and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The food was good and a lot of it. We ordered the brisket and ribs. The ribs fell off the bone tender and so was the brisket....More

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff and affordable price. Inexpecive drinks and lots of tv's in the bar to watch the game.

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered the smoked salmon !! Absolutely mouthwatering !! Served with a spicy pepper jelly ..soo tasty !!

Thank Cat C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, excellent staff and great atmosphere!!! Wonderful place for all 3 meals. Whether you go upstairs or downstairs you will not be disappointed.

Thank Missy T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We love to eat here because of homey atmosphere and kind attentive staff. Food is so so and concentrates on ribs and beef, not much here for vegetarian minded folks which is to its negative.

Thank Robert43118
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had eaten at the Steakhouse several times over a 20 year period, but had not returned during the past few years. About mid afternoon, I went online to read the menu. Sounded great as always. Two of us ordered the small sirloin and broiled...More

Thank TomStL_41
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Donna B
24 October 2017|
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Response from Cat C | Reviewed this property |
They likely are open.I would check the website and call ahead first. Try and reserve a room facing the lake !! Amazing view 🦋
17 December 2015|
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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I visited Grand Rapids this weekend and ate at Forrest Lake Steakhouse and had the best sirloin tips I've ever had. We attended an 85th birthday and there were 16 in our party and all had a variety of steak, shrimp, prime... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 218-326-3423
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