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Machine Shed

8515 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-8702
+1 651-735-7436
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“apple sauce” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (10 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
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8515 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-8702
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing really wrong with our meal but just not super impressed. The fixins as the waitress called them were ok. Cole Slaw was rather bland, apple sauce was very very sweet. We did however LOVE the buns and the apple/banana cake they brought out. I...More

Thank CLL1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Machine Shed looks and feels like a Cracker Barrel clone. You enter the restaurant through a large folksy gift shop to get to the restaurant. You sit on hard wooden bench booths or tables with chairs. The décor and menu are folksy. Our food...More

Thank mstravelergal
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you for dining with us and providing your review. We are very proud of our restaurant and our menu, honoring the American Farmer since 1978. As an award-winning restaurant, we take our recipes very seriously and we are disappointed to see that you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The machine shed patty melt was on my daughters list of must do’s as she is a student in Scotland and has longed for one since August. She wasn’t disappointed nor was I with my Rueben sandwich!! It’s a welcoming restaurant with friendly service and...More

Thank kimlipman
Reviewed 19 December 2017

7 people 4 appetizers 1 broiled fish,1 battered fish,1 chicken pot pie,1 mac and cheese. 3 Prime rib. As the title states, the prime rib was prepared well. Both fish orders were very happy with their orders. Chicken pot pie was judged to be delicious....More

Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Been there a few times, even a brunch buffet. Everything we had has been extremely good. The buffet's they have are very good, and reasonably price. Service is great too.

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Stopped by with a big group after a hockey game for a late breakfast. The service by the two waiters was excellent and friendly. The breakfast buffet had a lot of good options - two types of eggs, waffles, great bacon, sausage links, pastries, fruit,...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 8 December 2017

have eaten at the Machine Shed near Rockford IL so was happy to see this as the closest option to my hotel this month. We were early, so it was mostly empty, which is find, and the service was friendly and attentive. We will be...More

Thank dixonconsultinginc
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Three friends met at the Machine Shed for breakfast. We ordered a variety of egg dishes and pancakes. We all thought that the food was very good. The portions were large. Anthony, our server, was very efficient, professional and engaging. Anthony was one of the...More

Thank Minneapolisdoyle
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is an interesting place to eat at - the tables are large as well as the silverware. There is also a gift store to buy local things.

Thank SecretReviewer2015
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Meals average $15 to $20 and the portions are large. You will most likely be taking a go box with you. The Coleslaw is excellent.

Thank Don H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8515 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-8702
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lake Elmo
  • Phone Number: +1 651-735-7436
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