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The Ranch Restaurant

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1330 N State St, Fairmont, MN 56031-3743
+1 507-235-3044
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06:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Fairmont, Minnesota, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attend meetings here and stop on occasion for a quick sandwich and a cold one. Service is always great and the food is always good.

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Thank Dan T
Maple Grove, United States
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I often visit my relatives in Fairmont. This restaurant used to be a favorite of my relatives. It has gone considerably downhill over the last few years. Food that lacks flavor. Much of it looks like pre-made grocery store food that they cook or warm up. Most restaurants can do a decent breakfast, not this place. Go to the restaurant... More 

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Thank 123LeAMP
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Hearty portions, great flavor, comfort food, reasonably priced. I was in a party of 6..not one complaint. We had All Y Can Eat Shrimp, chicken...meatloaf..salad bar..it was terrific. My boyfriend and i also did breakfast here...sausage biscuits, gravy, eggs hasb browns..soooo good! If you are visiting or passing thru, definitely stop and eat

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Thank Nancy C
Glasgow
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356 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I stopped in here for lunch on 9-10-16. I ordered the prime rib sandwich with fried for $12 I kind of expected more for such a high price. I received a cold grinder roll with 2 slices of prime rib no cheese hardly any au ju. My husband ordered the soup and salad bar for $10, Guess... More 

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Thank Sheri H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I've given The Ranch two tries and I wanted very much to like it, especially since its locally owned and family based. However, the food has been bland, greasy, and overpriced for what it is. The servers are attentive and friendly, but the food is a deal breaker, unfortunately.

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Thank Dominogee
Ormsby MN
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Ranch is one of a few places you can still get salad bar. So, that is a draw for some people. The other items I have had have been hit or miss.

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Thank karenwY6750WL
Daytona Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Stopped at this restaurant as we were driving interstate 90......... Always a little apprehensive about stopping at non chain restaurants, you never know what you are walking into. This place is older but very clean and the food was good. One way to judge a restaurant is go to the restroom, if it is clean and maintained then it passes... More 

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Thank Travelgirl34172
Grand Marais, Minnesota
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Never eaten here before so met family at this restaurant. I loved the village buildings when you first enter this building was pretty cool.Friendly place.The restaurant itself as seating is a bit on the older look.put in orders like normal.Food arrived wasn't all that good.The quality of the products of the food is pretty low.I had a burger which hate... More 

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Thank Brian S
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Got a tuna melt n it was so fishy tasting I had to send it back. Are the salad bar instead. That was good. Staff was friendly n attentive.

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Thank Kim B
Menomonie, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were driving by on Hwy 90 and stopped for lunch. We spent the first 15 minutes examining the Michael Garman model street and other Americana sculptures and memorabilia scattered around. Very interesting. They had a good salad bar for a small town restaurant... how often do you see pickled fish on a salad bar? There were two kinds of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1330 N State St, Fairmont, MN 56031-3743
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Fairmont
  • Phone Number: +1 507-235-3044

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