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Main Street Restaurant

American, Diner
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900 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3402
+1 218-847-3344
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here many times over several years and have never been disappointed. Good home cooked food and good service.

Thank ilovemaui
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It is a cafe. Food was good. Quick service and food. Friendly. Cash only was the only negative. That surprised me.

Thank Kelly M
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty good food, your normal dinner/cafe food.Just be sure to bring cash. They didn't take cards when I was there. Not much more to say.

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58 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Breakfast here is usually good. They serve an inordinate amount of hash browns so be prepared to eat a lot or take home some for a meal or two later. This is a place that is probably like "Cheers" where everyone knows your name. Just a great spot for a nice breakfast. They are also known for their pie and... More 

Thank Vicki A
Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

They don't take credit cards. The pickles are lousy. But, the meal was outstanding, generous servings, very reasonably priced, and the service was very good and friendly.

Thank geanie2016
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good home cooking. Bet you can't eat the full order of hash browns with the huge omelet. Good service and right down town.

Thank jshoemn
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Everything is made to order. They have the best hash browns at breakfast and hot french fries at lunch. The menu is nothing fancy, but must have 20 different sandwiches to choose from. Good food. Cash and checks, only. You have to hit the cash machine before you go.

Thank J S
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Detroit Lakes to get out of Fargo. Wanted to have a nice quiet meal that was delicious. Chose the right place! I ordered breakfast and he ordered the chili burger. The food was great as was the service. I like the Hometown Diner feel and this was definitely that.

Thank crazycampinlady
Hanford, California
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great breakfast place in DL this is your place. The portions are large and I think they are very reasonably priced. The staff is extremely friendly as well.

Thank Devin D
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Older restaurant on the main drag. Parking can be tricky during summer months. The food is awesome: scratch-made and wonderful. Service is good. Bring cash or check; no plastic accepted. Daily specials.

Thank dm050

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?