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The Cedars Dining Room

2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9501
+1 800-667-7508
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (26 reviews)
“prime rib” (22 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9501
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ate at the Cedars Dining room at The Sawmill Inn during a road trip from Boston to Montana. Was very pleased to be able to order a high quality meal containing local foods unique to the area. The walleye breaded with cracker crumbs was...More

Thank danbc24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling through northern Minnesota we spent the night at a neighboring motel a two-minute walk from the Cedars. Based on the recommendation of the motel receptionist ("It's great!"), we had dinner at the Cedars. The receptionist did not lead us astray. The meal was...More

Thank Shuimao
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed​ with the French onion soup l ordered. It was cooked onions in a salty brown gravy, not what I classify as French onion soup.

Thank mogranmas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. It had nice decor. We loved their popovers. The staff was friendly and helpful.i would recommend it.

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped for late lunch (they were only 15 minutes from closing between lunch and dinner but they had no problem accommodating us) We had ma chef salad which was fresh and enormous - two of us shared it and we still could not finish it....More

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The dining room is comfortable, the cook is experienced and takes great pride in the dishes presented. The overall atmosphere is low key and welcoming. Try anything from the menu, but the Dover is exceptional!

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Been coming for years when we visit family in town. The reason we continue to return is definitely ONLY due to the food. Food is and always has been consistently great, though sometimes takes a long time. Poppers and French Onion soup are excellent! Decor...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We came for the popovers and something besides a chain or fast food place. We were pleasantly surprised . Great service . Rib special was a great dish at great price . The hash browns needed salt but excellent . The liver was smothered in...More

Thank Norlyn P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When my family wants to go out for a "nice" dinner, we always choose this restaurant. They have excellent food-I highly recommend the pork chop. It's a cozy atmosphere that even my kids enjoy.

Thank Angel B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had to send my steak back 3 times until it was medium rare. Maybe it was a new cook. Usually they get it right the first time. They do aim to please.

Thank zippy101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9501
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 800-667-7508
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