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Winjum's Shady Acres Restaurant and Resort

$$ - $$$
Grill, Soups, American, Seafood, Diner
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17759 177th St W, Minnesota, mn, Faribault, MN 55021-8505
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went with a few family members for late lunch around 3. The food was yummy, and the gentleman who waited on us was over every 10 minutes to make sure everything was taken care of. Great service!

Thank Mary F
Owatonna, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the petite cut of prime rib on a saturday. It came with a roll, choice of potato, vegetable and soup for about $14.95. Excellent price for all the food. Lots to choose from on their menu. Service was ok but loud because of other patrons. This restraunt is alittle out of the way but definetly worth the drive.... More 

Thank Leah M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Spent a few hours on the lake fishing without much luck. Stopped in at Winjum's to get a cold drink. To our surprise, they had Fried Green Beans on the menu. My wife has been checking the internet for Fried Green Beans at almost every restaurant/bar & grill we see, all without much luck. We ordered the Fried Green Beans... More 

Thank davenak3
Southern Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We go to Winjum's about once a month with a group of 5 or 6. We've always found Winjum's food and service to be consistently good. They have a Friday-night all-you-can-eat walleye and the portions are extremely generous. They have outdoor seating which overlooks a lake where you can enjoy pleasant days and watch the boats. Just a short drive... More 

Thank SoMNFoody
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The food is VERY DELICIOUS and the bacon is the real and good stuff on the burgers, money is well spent here. The fettuccine Alfredo in the picture is also very good with the chicken for $2.00 more but well worth it. Any way very good spot to visit to eat! :-)

Thank Justin G
Faribault, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We went on a Friday night, place was busy. We were seated quickly and service and food was excellent.

Thank Mary P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant for casual dinning. It has an extensive menu. I had the Prime Rib that was very good. Looking around to the other tables, most people were having burgers and such. The service was very good.

Thank Diana L
Mankato, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Winjum's Shady Acres was recommended to us by friends as being a destination spot for good food in southcentral Minnesota for a good price. Normally we have been somewhat disappointed by southern Minnesota lakeshore restaurants. While views have been great, food has only been so-so. Unfortunately, the restaurant at Winjum's is not right on the water but set back aways,... More 

1 Thank Redjackco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

We researched a new place in the Faribault area and saw that Winjum's was rated near the top of the list. It was a beautiful fall day, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant was clean and the staff friendly. We also had an excellent view of Robert's Lake.There were six of us, so we tried several... More 

1 Thank Kevin H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I have been to Winjum's twice. The service was very good and very friendly. Actually, the service gave me the impression they were having fun working at Winjums and having fun with the customers. It was really "cool." The food wasn't too bad either. I was there for the fish fry and it was good.

Thank Chuck L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Grill, Soups, American, Seafood, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17759 177th St W, Minnesota, mn, Faribault, MN 55021-8505
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
  • Phone Number: 15073348778
Enjoy our casual lake side restaurnt bar with large windows overlooking the west shore of Roberds Lake.- Prime Rib Saturdays- All-U-Can Eat Fish Fry Fridays- From scratch cooking- Full Bar-daily specials-lunch- diner- appetizers- homemade soups daily.

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