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33945 County Road 18, Sauk Centre, MN 56378-8101
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Grey Eagle, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 579 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Once a year they offer a all Norwegian night food. Almost everything was very good. I only say almost because some people prefer not to eat a certain Norwegian delicacy. Come early the line gets really long.

1 Thank minneapol
Sauk Centre, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

The Rooney's are the owners and make sure everyone is completely satisfied! Super affordable and excellent service. You can't get a better meal for the money anywhere! Luke

Thank LukeandTiffany
Alexandria, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

Great buffets, that many locals flock to...which says a lot about the food! It is family owed and operated and has been a successful 70's-esque diner ever since I can remember!! Recommend if you are traveling between Elrosa or Sauk Centre & Grove Lake!! North of Brooten!

Thank TDJ10
Clearwater, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2014

great service and food will definitely go back Easy to get too friendly environment looking forward to going back

1 Thank Coleen S
Cushing, Minnesota
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2013

The food was excellent, the service was excellent and the price was right.. love the atmosphere. It is old, but very clean. Very friendly staff .. great variety on the buffet, and homemade flavors.

1 Thank mary o
Sauk Centre, MN
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

Average small town diner with below average food. Service is very friendly but the place is not well maintained with torn upholstery in the booths. It's just very old. They'd do good to give it a little make over.

1 Thank SomewhereinMN
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2012

Special dinners...The all you can eat pork chop feast. About twice a year, served with excellent side dishes and sweet corn. And then deserts.

Thank Mike32406
Waukegan, Illinois
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2012

A local place out the middle of nowhere, so maybe that's its charm. Prices are OK and the specials (prime rib on Saturday) might also be the draw. Decor is 50s-60s signs and such so there is some character. And the service is friendly. But, considering a half hour drive (for me, anyway), and the fact that the food is... More 

1 Thank Chas053

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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 33945 County Road 18, Sauk Centre, MN 56378-8101
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Sauk Centre
  • Phone Number: 3203522683

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