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Forest Lake Restaurant

1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
+1 218-326-3423
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (17 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner our first night in Grand Rapids. The Walleye and ribs were very good. Our waitress was very nice and even volunteered to move us to a table with a nice view of the lake.

Thank Hawg_driver
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was friendly and efficient. Very flexible when extra table had to be added due to size of our group. I got eggs with broccoli which was so good. Never had that before. Everyone enjoyed their food. They kept offering refills on coffee without...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the reviews for this place and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The food was good and a lot of it. We ordered the brisket and ribs. The ribs fell off the bone tender and so was the brisket....More

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, friendly staff and affordable price. Inexpecive drinks and lots of tv's in the bar to watch the game.

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the smoked salmon !! Absolutely mouthwatering !! Served with a spicy pepper jelly ..soo tasty !!

Thank Cat C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, excellent staff and great atmosphere!!! Wonderful place for all 3 meals. Whether you go upstairs or downstairs you will not be disappointed.

Thank Missy T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love to eat here because of homey atmosphere and kind attentive staff. Food is so so and concentrates on ribs and beef, not much here for vegetarian minded folks which is to its negative.

Thank Robert43118
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had eaten at the Steakhouse several times over a 20 year period, but had not returned during the past few years. About mid afternoon, I went online to read the menu. Sounded great as always. Two of us ordered the small sirloin and broiled...More

Thank TomStL_41
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great place to stop! Enjoyed a nice lunch both times we stopped there while passing thru the area. Waitresses and receptionist very accommodating and pleasant. Food was good as well as the decor. One criticism would be for them to update their men's bathroom a...More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. lunch or dinner. Downstairs steakhouse always good food and many out of the ordinary evening dinners. Upstairs bar and dining room has extensive menu,. Recommend for all food choices.

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Response from Paul D | Reviewed this property |
I visited Grand Rapids this weekend and ate at Forrest Lake Steakhouse and had the best sirloin tips I've ever had. We attended an 85th birthday and there were 16 in our party and all had a variety of steak, shrimp, prime... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 NW 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-2207
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 218-326-3423
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