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1420 Knollview Drive, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307
231 591 2206
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Ranked #5 of 44 Restaurants in Big Rapids
Cuisines: American
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Big Rapids, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

As locals, we have heard a lot about this food court on the campus of Ferris State University for a long time but never stopped in. Had visitors from afar and decided to stop in on a Sunday evening-was in awe at the large selection of food stations available to select from. Since we told the cashier it was our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Seriously. If you don't have a meal plan or are a guest of a student, don't come here. Students hate townies. You always come at the busiest times and take all the seats. This is a college cafeteria. Take your family to Applebee's. This is not a family friendly place. Most of the students are drunk, high, hungover, or have... More 

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Owosso, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We have stopped here many times when we visit this area. Excellent value and great food!! Bring a few quarters for the metered parking.

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On the campus of ferris state University. Great food, with many station s to pick from. Parking is not the best for locals. Have to feed meters. But is a grwat value for the money.

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Aurora, Illinois
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121 reviews 121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Our daughter directed us to The Rock on our way home from our cottage. Located on campus of Ferris State, it is easily found, and wow, what food offerings! It is price fixe . . for four adults and one child, lunch was $34 . . and you had a choice of Mongolian BBQ type grill, ribs, mashed potatoes, burgers,... More 

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Naples, Florida
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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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23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Address: 1420 Knollview Drive, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone Number: 231 591 2206
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mecosta County  >  Big Rapids
Cuisine: American

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