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RJ's American Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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4221 Clearwater Road, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-9113
+1 320-257-7757
11:00 - 23:00
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Once again...stumbled across another winner. This hidden gem is across the street from the Pilot truck stop...so I said "Why Not" Sat at the bar...Great service ! Had the Walleye BLT w/pencil fries...thick cut bacon with fresh battered walleye ....mmmmm..mm ! Two Stella's in the Stella glass...from the Stella tap What a surprise !!!! RJ's ...A must find !!!

Thank Chefjack59
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Had the pork chops they were very good and service was awesome!! Little pricey but worth it!!! In the parking lot of the pilot truckstop so able to park right handy

Thank gntruckn
Appleby, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We ate here while staying at the nearby AmericInn. The service was efficient and friendly and the food was excellent. The menu is geared towards pizzas, burgers and sandwiches but we had main courses. My husband had parmesan crusted walleye that he thought was one of the best fish dishes he has eaten and I had a delicious chicken parmesan.... More 

Thank susiedu
Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We were staying at a local hotel and this was really the only place within walking distance. The food was great, the staff were so welcoming and we could watch the chef throw the pizza dough in the kitchen. He later came and spoke to us which was really cool. The cheese burger was fantastic as was the pizza. Under... More 

Thank debi204
Anchorage, Alaska
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

On our trip from Maryland to Alaska we found ourselves looking for dinner around the time we were passing through St. Cloud, Minnesota. Not expecting to find much other than the usual fast food places and truckstops we had seen up to that point. All I can say is make a point of stopping here. The food was excellent. The... More 

Thank Warren C
Tuscumbia, Alabama
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped at the Pilot truck stop to fuel our truck. Wanting to grab a bite to eat and at first only saw Subway, McDonald's & Burger King. Searched Trip Advisor & found RJ's American Grill. My husband & I decided to share a club sandwich & sweet potato fries. I also ordered a cup of the chicken/wild rice soup. My... More 

Thank Meredith B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Similar to Applebees, but with a more daring, chef-led menu. If this was located in an older classic style building, it would be so crowded you couldn't get in. Its surprising location, a strip mall, belies its quality. Great place for an upscale meal!

Thank Boka D
Beg Bend, WI
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

RJ's was within walking distance-very convenient. Our waitress took good care of us and the food was tasty.

Thank Jerry W
Saskatoon, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Hidden Gem as everyone has stated below. The food was very good and the service was prompt and quick.

Thank Jpabla27
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Fresh food and relaxing atmosphere, RJ's is a great place to take a date or for a traveller to refresh. It is behind the Pilot Fuel stop, so great for Professional Drivers on layover in St. Cloud. Ingredients are fresh and burgers hand crafted. The portions are American sized, so a couple could easily split an entree. Friendly and responsive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4221 Clearwater Road, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-9113
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Cloud
  • Phone Number: +1 320-257-7757
Relax at RJ’s American Grill – a sophisticated, yet casual restaurant on the south edge of St. Cloud featuring fresh foods and unique flavors! Think urban culture meets neighborhood hangout! Something new…something familiar.Combine excellent food with warm and friendly service and a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere and this is sure to become your new favorite spot for a bite to eat and a place to meet.

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