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The Forest Inn

€€ - €€€American
20657 Lincoln Rd, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
+1 815-772-4557
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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20657 Lincoln Rd, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food great service decent prices. fantastic salad bar . Decent beer selection . Place is always clean, owner almost always there and comes to table or when you pay to ask if everything was OK

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner with two other people at the Forest Inn on a busy Sat night. You must have a reservation or you will wait for a table. The entree I ordered the frog legs were very good. The salad bar is a big added...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we want a great meal and great service, this is where we go. I had a guest from the ocean in Washington state and treated her to the Forest Inn last night. She was duly impressed. We started with their onion rings and stuffed...More

Thank peonyrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent dining experience. The salad bar is very extensive, the usual salad fixings plus pickled herring, pate and deviled eggs. You could really make a meal of just the salad bar. However, you would be missing out on the delicious entrees. I...More

Thank IchbinSchwule
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have coming here for years. It is a nice old-fashioned place in the country. It has quaint group seating for most people in a very nice old world atmosphere. The waitstaff here are always pleasant and helpful. We love the salad bar (with homemade...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I have frequented the Forest Inn several times. I love the salad bar, the food is good, the owner is friendly and greats you as you walk in the door. The staff is always friendly...with the exception of the woman who handles paying and seating....More

1  Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Salad bar is always fresh and extensive. Good pea salad, kidney bean salad, macaroni salad too. Chicken tenders with sauce was my most recent choice. I couldn't finish it all and took some home. They have very good fish and BBQ ribs also, hard to...More

Thank maryjanes777
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a regional favorite. We like to go often. Remote location adds to the character. Draws a good sized crowd. Usually need to wait 5-10 minutes due to popularity.

Thank TravelinDave56
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Food is always good and the staff very helpful. Many choices on the menu. Good and fresh salad bar. We shall return.

Thank DERGE71
Reviewed 29 January 2017

It was for a surprise birthday party a party of ten people.It held in the banquet room. The service was very good which it is as always. The salad bar is my favorite so much to choose from toss salad, bean salad, coleslaw etc. The...More

Thank Diana R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20657 Lincoln Rd, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Morrison
  • Phone Number: +1 815-772-4557
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