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Forest Lake Restaurant

1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
+1 218-326-3423
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • 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 18 June 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to eat. Great food and prices. They have a nice frequent diner program, too.

Thank corinnerolstad
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I visited the Forest Lake Restaurant for dinner. The service was very fast and friendly. I had the spaghetti and lemonade. The food was very good. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank therock1963
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Pros: This restaurant had a wonderful view. It sat right on some water and you could see it through several tables in the restaurant. We had a dark haired waitress and she was AMAZING. Lots of waiters weren’t doing much and she was running around...More

Thank c22hubb
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Last evening had hankering for a juicy burger. So, went to the Forest Lake. Once again excellent food with excellent service. Asked for thick slice of raw onion and it came with more than expected to my delight. Added my own dollop of mustard and...More

Thank Tarry E
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. I truly enjoyed the wild rice soup and German rueben. We sat by a window overlooking a lake. Lovely setting and tasty food. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The food was wonderful, and service was impeccable. They were very busy when we arrived on a Friday night but service was still prompt and our waitress was very attentive. While we were there our daughter lost her necklace. I called the next day to...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Nice place to have a light lunch or a heavy dinner. Rustic scenic view of the water. Great food and drinks.

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I eat there about twice a week. Good service, basic food quality. This place is also a neighborhood bar frequented by locals and tourists alike. Good location on highway 2 west. Local favorite for breakfast and lunch. Busy most of the time.

Thank Rolland N
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Always wonderful food and service! The bacon wrapped shrimp is amazing! This is downstairs steak house!

Thank kristenh953
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Great ribs and nice surrounds. Wonderful staff, great service nice assortment of food and beverages. I liked it

Thank Randy C
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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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