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The Rock

1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
+1 231-591-2206
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mongolian, American
1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many things to chose from. I love the Mongolian grill, definitely my favorite. It is on the collage campus so you will be eating with many collage students. The price can't be beat, and the food always seems fresh.

Thank W7397UQshannonc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is operated by Ferris State University. As I understand it, the culinary students prepare and serve the food under the close supervision of their instructors. You pay one low price per person, and it is all you can eat from many different stations....More

Thank Polly b
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Good food, much better than you would expect on a college campus. The Mongolian grill is excellent. All you can eat, many choices. I would compare it to a Old Country Buffet, but with good food.

Thank winger999
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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!

Thank dmva1959
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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!

Thank pennymjames
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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.

Thank Kristyn S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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...More

Thank nanagram11
Reviewed 18 January 2017

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...More

Thank griffinr
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!

Thank CSchaner57
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...More

Thank 48912glb
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How much money is it to eat at the buffet
3 December 2016|
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Response from Danielle I | Reviewed this property |
My daughter used one of her guest passes for me. But I think the cost was around 10$.
Jenny B
Hour they are open
15 May 2016|
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast through supper and I believe until Midnight
Why is it open to the public? Is it a training restaurant for the students?
15 November 2015|
Response from GrandmaOzark | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if Ferris has a Food/Hospitality Program but certainly a lot of students work there. I think it is open to the public because it is centrally located within the community, It is large enough to service extra... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mongolian, American
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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