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Svoboda's Spotlite Family

American, Cafe, Diner
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111 Madison, Garrison, MN 56450
+1 320-692-4692
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun 06:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is a typical small town café with old décor and paper placemats. This is my favorite breakfast spot in the area. Their eggs are always on point and the food isn't expensive. The staff is typically good if it's not crazy busy or was busy. It sits across from lake Mille Lacs so you do get a good... More 

Thank shannon8504
Brook Park, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We always have a great breakfast here on our way to Woodland Beach Resort and Camp Holiday Campgrounds and Resort. The wait staff is fun and the food is always tasty.

Thank bbonnieb13
Kasson, Minnesota, United States
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

There are not a lot of restaurant choices in Garrison but I thought a family, locally-owned eatery would be a better choice than the McD fast food. Since I was eating with a view of the lake I went with a fish dinner. The soup was the best part of the meal and even that was only fair. The fish... More 

Thank Bruce S
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I have literally never had a bad meal at this place. Their location is homey, the staff is wonderful and accommodating and their food is delicious. I'm particularly partial to the drummies with a side of their delicious bbq sauce!! Don't fret about to-go orders either - always accurate!!!

Thank christylc2016
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I am not a huge breakfast person, but I have eaten here more than once. It's a yummy place with fluffy pancakes and crispy bacon. They also have a good cup of coffee. Very much worth going to if you are in the Garrison area. I like the prices too! Can't go wrong.

Thank Alana R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

From outdated decor and robot-like waitress - I will never go back to this place, not one waitress or employee in there smiled back at me, not even the customers. We tried it for breakfast wondering what all the hype was about? And it was nothing but overpriced greasy food and the place was filthy dirty disgusting with mis-matched utensils... More 

Thank aWebWizard
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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288 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Being in the outdoors always creates. Hearty appetite. Love breakfast at the Spotlite in Garrison MN.

Thank mhans4
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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288 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Being outdoors always creates an appetite. Love eating a hearty breakfast at the Spotlite Cafe In Garrison MN.

Thank mhans4
Champlin, Minnesota
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580 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Haven't been here for several years and I am happy to report that nothing has changed! The service is still excellent as well as the food! Love the small town atmosphere, and located on Highway 169 right across from Lake Millacs!

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We stopped for a late breakfast on our way back to the cities after a weekend up north and enjoyed the little local cafe. Our BLT and omelette were made to order and fast!

Thank Ashley4163

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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
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Madison, Garrison, MN 56450
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Garrison
  • Phone Number: +1 320-692-4692
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?