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The Rock

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American, Mongolian
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1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
+1 231-591-2206
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Big Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can find any kind of food here all you can eat one price includes drink and dessert on campus mangolian bbq! serve yourself take dishes to dish room when done!

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Thank dmva1959
Onaway, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food selections were EXCELLENT! The price was more than fair. We ate and drank all that we wanted for $10. Every area was clean and spacious. The food was tasty, looked good, served fresh and hot!

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Thank pennymjames
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a late lunch with my daughter's hockey team during a tournament. The food was great and the staff very friendly and helpful. The kids loved being able to pick their own food and they loved the ice cream bar at the end.

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Thank Kristyn S
Big Rapids, Michigan
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rock is a unique restaurant on the grounds of Ferris State University. Pay at the door and choose a table. Then, choose food from any of the areas. Many choices. You are free to go back again and again and try different things. Nice salad bar.

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Thank nanagram11
Big Rapids, MI
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an upscale restaurant in a small college town. As such, the food and service are excellent. Have taken numerous academic guests from over the world (Hungary, Germany, etc.), and our guests are always surprised about this restaurant's cuisine and quality. Great for a special occasion (anniversary, birthday, etc.)

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Caledonia, Michigan
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139 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Rock at Ferris State is a modern style college eatery. It's good food at a great price with lots of choices. It is no wonder so many towns people go there. If you leave hungry, you can only blame yourself!

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Thank CSchaner57
Lansing, Michigan
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

For $9.95 you get access to all you can eat Mongolian, American, Italian (pizza and pasta), and so much more. Salad bar done well. Desserts available. Plenty of seating in variety of areas, indoor and out. You do have to pay for a meter or risk a ticket in parking lot. Students/staff can use their meals plans. Community folks are... More 

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Granger Indiana
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Lots of choices at this location and really nice atmosphere. Lots of seating and extremely clean. Flat top grill is a nice touch.

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Thank mwm308
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Rock is amazing! I was visiting my daughter at Ferris state, and we at lunch at the Rock. I could not believe all the choices available. It is comforting to know that my daughter always has good nutritious food available everyday.

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Thank Danielle I
Tonopah, Nevada
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had dinner here per our college students recommendation and we were pleasantly surprised. Lots of selections. Wonderful salad bar and truly enjoyed having a delicious stir fry. Great place to stop for a meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Mongolian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mecosta County  >  Big Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 231-591-2206

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?