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The Rock

1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
+1 231-591-2206
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Mongolian
1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great place to dine. Many stations to have your choice of food. Great salad bar, grills, pizza, desserts, drinks. Price is right

Thank carol e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rock is a college food eatery and it s like a all you can eat place but it's great with the monglian grill. It's a must ,us a great salad bar and burgers sandwiches and dessert and much more. It's a us the table...More

Thank crowwalker56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, great variety, awesome price. Clean and has friendly staff! Will place this in our favorites

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go with an empty stomach! Staff is polite and helpful. They have a VERY large variety of bottomless food options! Fresh, made to order stir fry, burgers, pizza, salads, cereal, desserts, soups, waffles, sandwiches, and those were just the items I tried! Everything is self...More

Thank johannae937
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden place where I wouldn't expect many different and low priced valued food like this here inside a building. Vey nicely set up. Its well worth visiting. Also beaware of the metered parking its near/ on Ferris State campus.

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Many things to chose from. I love the Mongolian grill, definitely my favorite. It is on the collage campus so you will be eating with many collage students. The price can't be beat, and the food always seems fresh.

Thank W7397UQshannonc
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This restaurant is operated by Ferris State University. As I understand it, the culinary students prepare and serve the food under the close supervision of their instructors. You pay one low price per person, and it is all you can eat from many different stations....More

Thank Polly b
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Good food, much better than you would expect on a college campus. The Mongolian grill is excellent. All you can eat, many choices. I would compare it to a Old Country Buffet, but with good food.

Thank winger999
Reviewed 15 February 2017

You can find any kind of food here all you can eat one price includes drink and dessert on campus mangolian bbq! serve yourself take dishes to dish room when done!

Thank dmva1959
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food selections were EXCELLENT! The price was more than fair. We ate and drank all that we wanted for $10. Every area was clean and spacious. The food was tasty, looked good, served fresh and hot!

Thank pennymjames
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3 December 2016|
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Response from Danielle I | Reviewed this property |
My daughter used one of her guest passes for me. But I think the cost was around 10$.
Jenny B
15 May 2016|
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast through supper and I believe until Midnight
15 November 2015|
Response from GrandmaOzark | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if Ferris has a Food/Hospitality Program but certainly a lot of students work there. I think it is open to the public because it is centrally located within the community, It is large enough to service extra... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Mongolian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mecosta County  >  Big Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 231-591-2206
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