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The Fireside

1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
+1 218-847-8192
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“prime rib” (8 reviews)
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1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fireside is our go to place in DL for a nice dinner together. The hostess and wait staff are always on top of their game. They suggest a good wine, ask about apps. The food is excellent, we love the coconut shrimp and the...More

Thank Mavrick54
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place was packed last night! The best part was they were offering 3 specials, finally!! They were out of the Mongchon, and I did not feel like Prime Rib, so I ordered the Seared Ahi Tuna. It did not disappoint, yummy! I wish they...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is our favorite restaurant in the Lakes Region. We are fans because we like the classic supper club atmosphere and knowledgeable staff that knows when not to intrude. The wine list is interesting and the entrees are consistently reliable and with a light touch...More

Thank MinnesotaTraveller1
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Granted it was New Year's Eve but not busy there...our service was great but I ordered a steak, medium-medium well. It came rare and the slight amount of hashbrowns were burnt. I had to send it back so I got a new pile (twice as...More

Thank lori H
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a Detroit Lakes must do gem. I would make reservations. If you are here for dinner at sunset bring your sunglasses, everyone else has! For starters the deviled eggs are perfect, I call them Goldilocks eggs, just right! The salads are fresh, crisp...More

Thank MariaT3
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Had the prime rib at the Fireside on 12-09-16 and I must say it was literally like chewing shoe leather. I've had far better at other places at prices 1/3 of that which they charge at the Fireside. Can't speak for the view as it...More

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I had dinner at the bar. The service was wonderful and the food was fabulous. Higher prices and not sure it's worth it, but still excellent food, service and view.

Thank 707deetraveler
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Fabulous service, food, and drinks! We've been enjoying the Fireside for over 20 years!❤ We can't wait to return!!!

Thank Lherm71
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Higher end prices with beautiful view. Service was extremely slow for a Tuesday evening with just 2 - 3 tables in the restaurant.

Thank occassionaltrave2016
Reviewed 6 November 2016

3 of 4 at our table had Ribeye Steak. It was so tough you could hardly cut it. I left 3/4 of mine. My husband had the au gratin potatoes, very little cheese in them. The cheese soup was watered down. I did complain to...More

Thank Jeanie E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Detroit Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 218-847-8192
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