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“Please, don't go!”
Review of Kozlaks' Royal Oaks Restaurant - CLOSED

Kozlaks' Royal Oaks Restaurant
Price range: US$30 - US$40
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Tanglewood Drive
Transit: Kozlak's is on bus transit route, however I don't think anyone has ever come on a bus to eat here.
Reviewed 1 October 2013

You might think we are saying don't go to Kozlaks, and you'd be right, but we are really saying to them, "don't open a new restaurant." They have to leave their present location in a few months and are allegedly looking for another. It would appear that they have run out of gas and don't care anymore so they should take their amassed cash and call it quits. The service bordered on rude, the food was so-so and the message management is sending is that they no longer have to worry about you being a repeat customer. We have received that message and will honor their wishes.

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3  Thank John Z
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

Older exterior and badly worn interior. But, they plan to rebuild in the future.

Liked: Prime Rib

Disliked: low ceilings

Thank Frequent_Traveler_MN
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Reviewed 4 August 2013

Went on a Thursday, arrived about 5:50. Went into the bar for cocktails before dinner. Bartender was friendly, made a good drink. Everything went downhill, however, when we went to the dining room at about 6:45. There were only about 25 other people in the dining room, they did not open until 4:30. The waiter came over and stated they were out of prime rib, and their Sirloin International. When I commented that it was not even 7, and they were already out of prime rib, he just shrugged his shoulders and motioned over to a table of 6 and stated "This group came in and got it all". Seems odd that they would make so little prime rib. The house salad consisted of about 6 leaves of spinach, a couple of croutons, and a sprinkle of what may have once been called grated cheese. One small breadstick comprised the bread basket. Waiter was inattentive, and the service was very slow. We will not return.

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4  Thank Randy S
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Reviewed 6 July 2013

My wife and I had stayed with friends for a few days and wanted to treat them to a nice meal. Kozlaks certainly filled the bill. A wide variety of menu items were available including Walleye. It was wonderful!!! The salad bar was not large but had a fresh variety of items. Each of us truly enjoyed our meal. The atmosphere was great for conversation. Our server was attentive without being bothersome. The deserts appeared to be wonderful, but our entree's were so large we did not order desert. This is a great place for a special outing.

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1  Thank olroyw
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

Kozlaks is an old fashioned, but charming restaurant in an out of the way location in Shoreview. Lunch specials for $9.77 are very good and service is attentive. Both the people in my group had the butter tarragon scallops which were delicious and served with a variety of vegetables. Kozlaks is a great place for a leisurely lunch with old friends. You can sit and chat for a long time and there is no hustle to move tables. Sad that it is closing next year as I have always enjoyed its atmosphere.

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Thank blnavarremary
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