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“Hearty and tasty food”

The Northern Lake Tavern
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Chisago City
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This place has a lot of atmosphere ! Lots of local folks eating really good burgers and fish tacos. We had to wait to sit at the bar on a vey busy Thursday, first day of NFL football. Enjoyed the coleslaw, the steak burgers, a special that day and fish tacos that were seasoned and blackened. The wait staff was busy but took good care of us. We would go back and order the same items !

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Tberry67
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent burgers, sandwiches and craft beers, Really nice outdoor seating with great views! Always great service!

Date of visit: July 2018
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Thank Ken D
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The food was good, and very generous portions. The bad part was that the only places left to sit were at the high tops. You can't get on the chair and move it up to or under the table, and then before the meal is finished, your butt is sore from the hard stool you're sitting on. Jumping down, can then be a little dangerous too. There were 4 of us there on a Sunday at 12:30 PM.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Thank deedeeQ
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We were just driving by when we stopped and had an really amazing meal at this charming diner. The smoked meats were incredible, the portions were large and the prices reasonable. Our waitress Maddie was friendly and attentive, the menu has lots to offer and there are pull tabs and bingo too. Wished we lived closer, but even so, we’ll probably be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank shoelu
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I haven’t been to this restaurant for at least a couple of decades so we thought we’d try it out and we weren’t disappointed.

The burger, fries, and sandwich were really good and to us the portions seemed very large, too much to eat for one meal for both of us even though it was all very good.
It looked like all the other plates of food coming out of the kitchen were also very big portions.

The server was pleasant and checked back with us just the right amount of times.

I would have given this place 5 stars except it was off putting seeing the bartender take the cherries out of the large jar with her bare hand and put them in the bowl on the bar for later use. She did wash the cherry juice off her hands afterwards but I didn’t see her wash them before dipping out the cherries.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stevesSNBMN
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