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The Rock

1420 Knollview Drive, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307
231 591 2206
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Ranked #6 of 43 restaurants in Big Rapids
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 12, 2014
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Naples, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

OK, this may seem weird but I found the best eating establishment in Big Rapids is The Rock. Having been forced to eat there 45 years ago it seemed like a stretch but WOW what a change. The Mongolian BBQ was great and all of the food was made to order not warmed over cafeteria food. It is open to... More

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Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

that is open to the public.This is actually a food service building at our Ferris State University The Mongolian grill is good and there are many other options at the pizza, salad ,breakfast and dessert stations The quality is good and its attractively presented.. Pleasant surroundings but you have to remember you are eating with students at their

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

It is a little misleading to call this a restaurant. It is a college cafeteria and its main purpose is to feed the students at FSU. But, the public can also eat there, which makes for some long lines at the popular stations like Mongolian barbecue. I have a student at Ferris and have gone here with guest passes several... More

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Warren, New Hampshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

My cousins brought us here for lunch. Everyone loved it. The cost was less than $8.00 per person. There was so many different options. I tried the pizza first which was very good. The salad bar had many selections and was very fresh. The mongolian bar was really good as you picked your veggies and stirfry sauce and them your... More

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Great variety of food and beverages. Everything we tried was really good. The mongolian grill (or whatever they call it here) was a nice touch...build your own stir fry. There aren't a ton of places with variety in Big Rapids, but the FSU cafeteria certainly has it. My daughter is a student and guest pass'd us so I can't comment... More

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White Cloud, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

The nice part with this restaurant is you pay one price when you walk in and it was under 10.00 A person and you don't leave a tip. It reminds me of a food court at a mall all kinds of varietys of drinks included! It is a nice place that the public young and old can come to from... More

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Clare, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Went there for the first time for an anniversary dinner for a family member. This is a must check out restaurant if you have a family that everyone likes something different. You have several choices to make your dining experience enjoyable.

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Alpena, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I am no food expert but the kids and I always enjoy eating at The Rock. For $8 per adult there are a ton of choices and I have not had a bad meal there yet. Love the vast selection and always fun the visit campus. If we are in Big Rapids the kids demand we eat there!

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Troy, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

If you like a variety that's a buffet style but not quite, check out this restaurant for some great food at a reasonable price!

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LeRoy, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The Rock, aka The Rock Cafe is a residence hall restaurant on the campus of Ferris State University. Over two years ago, The Rock Cafe had a multi million dollar facelift. There are 11 different Marche type stations to get your prepared while you wait meal. They are open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon meals, dinner and late night. Their innovative... More

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