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35322 County Road 3, Crosslake, MN 56442-4116
+1 218-692-3848
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We have been going to Crosslake many years and never tried the Riverside until this year. Good variety so all could find something they wanted, big servings, just a bit above average taste. Very good service

Thank tannamoore
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Stopped on a whim while going through Cross Lake. Sign says Riverside Inn. Sat by a window overlooking the river. Nice view, were there early before any crowd on a Saturday. I ordered the house special chicken they "are known for". My wife ordered the pot pie. My meal came with a side salad or soup, I went with the... More 

Thank frozentundraguy
Brooklyn, New York
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Visited for evening dinner. It was quiet, the food was good, and the service was excellent. It has a lovely view.

Thank malcolm_groome
Libertyville, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had lunch one day, FABULOUS home made soups, gihugic sandwiches, The chicken pot pie is a must! Dinner - the broasted chicken is EXCELLENT.

Thank Cooper623
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Just happened to pick this restaurant for lunch as we were driving by and were pleasantly surprised. Service was very good. My sister and I had the lobster bisque which I cannot say enough about. Serving was generous. My mother had the lunch special which was a tuna melt on ciabata bread and a cup of the loaded potato soup... More 

Thank cbarrow
Ames, Iowa
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214 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick snack, and picked two appetizers to share: chicken satay and escargot. The chicken was under cooked, with a peanut sauce that was more the consistency of peanut butter. Escargot was ok, although I don't think there was any garlic in the garlic butter. Inside atmosphere was nice, and the outdoor seating had a nice... More 

Thank Wrigley62
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed Riverside! They have the best chicken and good ribs too! Portions are generous and menu variety is good. Riverside has become a favorite for our family in Crosslake.

Thank srjuris
San Rafael, California
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175 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were quite pleased with our dinner at this place. I had the walleye fish sandwich and it was very yummy. Our entire family liked their meal and the ambiance was cozy and nice. They also have a great outdoor patio. I would eat here again

Thank renee94903
Shoreview, Minnesota
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

By far the best chicken in town. Great deck seating along the river. Good atmosphere and good food. Sometimes the service can be a bit slow, depends on the crowd. All and all a great place to eat.

Thank kkellylady22
Emily, Minnesota
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The chicken they serve at this restaurant is the best!! They have it on the menu but also have all you can eat on Tuesdays and Thursdays! So Good!! Other menu items are very good also. More a fine dining than bar food. Also has a brunch on Sunday's in the summer!

Thank kat977

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 35322 County Road 3, Crosslake, MN 56442-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Crosslake
  • Phone Number: +1 218-692-3848

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?