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Main Street Restaurant

900 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3402
+1 218-847-3344
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
“pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
900 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3402
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We loved it and returned several times. The food was good. The service pleasant. We recommend the soups and sandwiches and homemade pies.

Thank lanedesign
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for the burger and fries spec but the peach pie made it perfect for a late lunch/early dinner. The fries were made fresh as was the burger. This place is sooooo good!! You will be glad you went here over the fast food...More

Thank glendale215
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Small town diners are my favorite but this one has to be the worst I've had so far. Waitress was nice and great service. I got the omelette special and it was flavorless. Eggs were a thin rubbery something (Are these even eggs??), cheese was...More

Thank falynm2017
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in as a break from the chain restaurants. Some portions run large here. Had a burger and fries. It was average at best. If you come here, try the breakfast, as several around me were enjoying. Service was friendly and prompt. My glass was...More

Thank KASK2001
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great service and good food. Nothing fancy, just well done with friendly waitresses who have kind words and take the time to have a conversation. Definitely worth the money.

Thank Mike U
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My wife, great grandson and I stopped here in the late morning. This was our 1st trip but it won't be our last. The restaurant looks kind of run down, but don't let the looks fool you. We were quickly greeted as we sat down....More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed 16 January 2018

You have to at least try Main Street. Great breakfasts. Huge portions. Servers blended right in with us. Definitely worth your money. If you like fancy, probably not your type of place but it works well for our family.

Thank meesha365
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This place needs a re-vamp -- big time! The atmosphere is old & dark & kinda dirty-feeling. The food is OK, but nothing to write home about. Breakfast consists of whatever you order & lots & lots & lots of hash browns. Too many nice...More

Thank rfalstad
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The food is pretty good, especially if you like lots of French fries or hash browns. However, you are not allowed to share. AND no substitutions. The wait staff are very kind and warm and apologetic about the limitations of accommodations. If you get the...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is great. And the place has a small town homey feel with friendly waitresses. And smiling faces. And the ranch dressing is amazing :-)

Thank Candance F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Detroit Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 218-847-3344
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