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843 W Broadway Ave, Ste D, Forest Lake, MN 55025-3773
651-982-6777
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 19
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good!

Never had a bad meal here. The service can be a little slow at times but great food! I like the atmosphere laid back but relatively nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Devon E
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Wyoming, Minnesota, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Bloody Mary was amazing, food was amazing, bartender on spot... what more do you need? The decorations were fun to look at. The menu is huge! Hard to decide because everything sounds great! Can't wait to go again. Maybe I'll go tonight!

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Wyoming, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Never had a bad meal here. The service can be a little slow at times but great food! I like the atmosphere laid back but relatively nice.

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It can get quite crowded with a wait list, but worth it for the steaks, probably the only in town with the flame broiler. A little on the pricey side, but if you don't want to spend that much on steak, I highly recommend the love my tenders... My favorite, made fresh and of couse delicious.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Norman Quacks is another block farther than a couple other restaurants, but a much better dining experience. They have a very nice selection of beers, some you would be hard pressed to find elsewhere. I had a salmon sandwich on our most recent visit, and it was very good. The restaurant has a very comfortable, sports oriented atmosphere.

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Forest Lake
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good place to eat. Great location, easy access. The atmosphere is good and the staff is friendly. The main reason to go is the food. The sandwiches are as good and savory as a sandwich can get. The steaks and fish are wonderful as well. We think its well worth a try. They have a nice little bar and have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stop in here every time we come to Forest Lake. The owners remember us and the staff is friendly.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The staff will have you smiling. Their home made butters for their fresh breads will melt in your mouth. The French Dip is simply to die for....crusty bread, tender meats, the AU JU is mmmmmmmmmmmmmm delish! Been there several times for lunch...will absolutely go again!

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We used this restaurant for our mini family get together. Three brothers and their wives. We were seated at the round table near the windows. It worked out great. The service was very good and the food was excellent. The atmosphere is intimate. Where we were seated was off to the side which made it seem like we had our... More 

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I really wanted to like Norman Quacks, but ultimately was disappointed. We went on a Friday at about 5:30 and the place was pretty packed. Service fell short of expectations, even considering that it was busy. The menu looks absolutely amazing with a lot of interesting dishes. The problem is that the food doesn't pack the flavor that the menu... More 

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Twin Cities,, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We go to Norman Quacks every couple of months. It is a casual atmosphere littered with books and a mostly middle class clientele. Very comfortable place to hang out and the food is consistently good. The menu is more expansive than what one might expect and the service is solid but not spectacular. Overall, it's one of the better places... More 

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Additional Information about Norman Quacks

Address: 843 W Broadway Ave, Ste D, Forest Lake, MN 55025-3773
Phone Number: 651-982-6777
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Forest Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 843 W Broadway Ave, Ste D, Forest Lake, MN 55025-3773
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Forest Lake
  • Phone Number: 651-982-6777
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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