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821 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake City, MN 55041-1122
+1 651-345-2326
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Sleepy Eye
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We have a Dairy Queen in our hometown and do not have that fast of service. I got what I wanted immediately and was on my way

Thank 508thomasw
Eden Prairie
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I stopped here on a motorcycle ride along the Mississippi river. The staff is friendly and the treats are great but the star is the outdoor seating set up to view the river. On a good weather day, you can see an ocean of pure white sails filling the water.

Thank brettw1155
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We ordered blizzards at this Dairy Queen and enjoyed them immensely. The quality of the blizzards met, if not exceeded, our expectations of DQ. And the service was excellent - We were impressed by how quickly our orders were ready, especially since the place was busy.

Thank ItalianDreamer2013
Wabasha, Minnesota
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Great DQ location. We always get our banana splits and blizzards here cause the DQ in Wabasha is horrible......it's worth the extra rim & fuel to drive to the Lake City DQ

Thank grandpathomas
Lake City, Minnesota
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The service and scenery is great! There is also outdoor seating available here and this Dairy Queen overlooks Lake Pepin in Lake City. Beware of stopping here after school events--it is usually very busy then.

Thank klm55041
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

Great place to take a drive break with good ice cream and picnic tables to take in the sites of river and boats. We'll stop again.

Thank Ellen A
Round Rock, Texas
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277 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2014

The Dairy Queen in Lake City offers just what I want out of a small-town, midwestern DQ: really friendly & fast service of soft-serve ice cream treats that bring you back to childhood. This location has one thing going for it that most don't -- a pretty view to the Mississippi River! Enjoy the outside seating facing the river while... More 

littleton, United States
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Blizzards way to melted. Not up to the Dairy Queen upside down test. Blizzards notmixed well. We are blizzard fans these did not measure up

Thank Charles W
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2014

The older ladies behind the counter are what make this stop in Lake City so special. They are salt of the earth and are truly happy that you stopped. And the ice cream is good! Life can't get much better!

Thank John T
Coldwater, Michigan
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103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2013 via mobile

Nice seating outside facing the river. Drive through is weird- they have a sign that says drive up to the window and order. Our food was ok, regular fast food. Hard to mess up soft serve ice cream, so of course that part was great.

Thank Beth B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 N Lakeshore Dr, Lake City, MN 55041-1122
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 651-345-2326

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?