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The Cedars Dining Room

2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9501
+1 800-667-7508
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (24 reviews)
“prime rib” (21 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped for late lunch (they were only 15 minutes from closing between lunch and dinner but they had no problem accommodating us) We had ma chef salad which was fresh and enormous - two of us shared it and we still could not finish it....More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 days ago

The dining room is comfortable, the cook is experienced and takes great pride in the dishes presented. The overall atmosphere is low key and welcoming. Try anything from the menu, but the Dover is exceptional!

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been coming for years when we visit family in town. The reason we continue to return is definitely ONLY due to the food. Food is and always has been consistently great, though sometimes takes a long time. Poppers and French Onion soup are excellent! Decor...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the popovers and something besides a chain or fast food place. We were pleasantly surprised . Great service . Rib special was a great dish at great price . The hash browns needed salt but excellent . The liver was smothered in...More

Thank Norlyn P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

When my family wants to go out for a "nice" dinner, we always choose this restaurant. They have excellent food-I highly recommend the pork chop. It's a cozy atmosphere that even my kids enjoy.

Thank Angel B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had to send my steak back 3 times until it was medium rare. Maybe it was a new cook. Usually they get it right the first time. They do aim to please.

Thank zippy101
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Good service. I was in and out fairly quickly. Good sandwich. Great Hungarian beef soup. I mean really really good! I imagine there are other gems to be found there.

Thank ralph t
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Food and service good, restaurant in bad need of updating. Both the Country Breakfast that I had and the Omelets my wife had were both large and very good value. Restaurant also recommended by family that live in Grand Rapids.

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The Cedars Dining Room in the Sawmill Inn reminds me of the steakhouses of years gone by. If you're of a certain age, you'll know what I mean -- the ones that make food the star and make sure you don't leave with one spare...More

Thank MinneGoGo
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I ate there last night and again tonight I had a ribeye steak and the meal was absolutely excellent last night. Tonight I had their special frog legs with a very special dipping sauce a barbecue sauce sour cream and horseradish and it was absolutely...More

Thank gordy n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2301 S Highway 169, Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9501
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 800-667-7508
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