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Rough Cuts Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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19034 US Highway 169, Milaca, MN 56353-4539
+1 320-983-2727
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 10:00 - 22:00
Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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elk river, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returning from a show at Grand Casino we decided to grab a late dinner. Stopped in at this cute ruggedly restaurant.. what a nice surprise we had. Excellent service and the food was amazing. We ordered the whiskey burger, bourbon steak and had loaded fries. The portions were large and the food just melted in our mouth.

Thank Kristin G
Princeton, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very friendly, good service and generally good food. Hamburgers are great. A sour cream dip they serve is delicious with fries. Only issue is that they put American cheese on their sandwiches, which is an item that should never be served in a restaurant.

Thank Judy H
Milaca, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice and relaxed place to enjoy an ice cold beer, good service, friendly staff, and great food...get the burgers!

Thank 459barrya
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a Sunday night. Inside is beautifully done like a log cabin. Service was quick and very friendly. We order the fire pit pulled pork sandwich and the Whiskey Bourbon burger. Food came out very fast!!! The pulled pork was some of the best pulled pork we've ever had. Super tender, juicy and flavorful. Unfortunately we had the... More 

Thank Allison S
Becker, Minnesota
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401 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with friends and had a drink and played a game of cribbage. We enjoyed the bar in terms of employee friendliness. Not a huge beer selection but the one I tried was good it was called a jack pine seasonal. There seems to be plenty of potential here so we may stop again and try the food.... More 

Thank FamilyDad2013
Becker, Minnesota
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414 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A group of us stopped here on our way back from Mille Lacs Lake on a Sunday afternoon. We were impressed by the log cabin decor and the cleanliness of this restaurant. Our servers was friendly and prompt. They have about six beers on tap. Nice menu selection. Easy access off of Hwy 169.

Thank curioustravelor2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Right off Hwy 169; you must stop here on your way to or from the lake for their Smokin' Pork Fires (fries topped with pulled pork, chipotle BBQ, and ranch!) or the Hoss Burger (a burger topped with pulled pork, 2 types of cheese, onion rings, bacon, and BBQ sauce) LARGE, FLAVORFUL portions! I have loved everything we have tried... More 

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Milaca, Minnesota
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Food was good and nice portions. Service was not as great. Waitress got my husbands order wrong and brought a complete different item. He was asked if he could just eat what she brought becouse the cook would not move his burger he originally ordered to the top of the list, we would have to wait another 1/2 hour!! i... More 

Thank Gina K
1 review
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and great service. Anyone who likes a good burger and fry combo, huge prime rib, or bbq needs to try this place. Well worth the drive!

Thank Dave B
TBay, ON
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159 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had seen the TA reviews and decided to check out Rough Cuts, since there were few restaurant options at the hotel. The person at the hotel also said that Rough Cuts had great food, so we took the short 5 minute drive north on Hwy 169, off Hwy 23. The restaurant is decorated in typical roadhouse fashion. However, in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19034 US Highway 169, Milaca, MN 56353-4539
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Milaca
  • Phone Number: +1 320-983-2727

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?