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843 W Broadway Ave, Ste D, Forest Lake, MN 55025-3773
651-982-6777
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Ranked #8 of 44 Restaurants in Forest Lake
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Navarre, Florida
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228 reviews 228 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Norman Quack's has an odd name and a less than appealing exterior, so I never was inspired to visit. Some friends suggested dinner there and I somewhat reluctantly agreed. Glad I did. The menu is extensive and the drink specials are intriguing. Happy hour is from 4 - 6, but they have 2 for 1 all day on Guinness/beer combos.... More 

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Among those visits I've probably had good and not so good but the service is always friendly, I've found the food way above average with a few real standouts. I like craft beers and they have a great selection. Not a place for ambience, dining room is noisy, best seating is in the bar if you can get in.

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Superior, WI
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138 reviews 138 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My first stop at Quack's was interesting, and I mean that in the most confusing way. I actually thought the food was about 3-4 stars. I'm an appetizer kind-o-guy, so I ordered the large sampler platter - not because I could or would eat it all, but because I wanted to see how good the various items were. The onion... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was charged for a refill in my soda! I will not return! Before giving a refill they could have warned that we'd be charged for another soda at $2.50 a soda!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Had the Norm's Chicken Clubhouse for Lunch,with Onion Rings. I thought the Sandwich and Rings were great. My Wife on the otherhand,had the "monte Quackster",with rings. They deep fried the outside until it was Granite like, while inside the Sandwich was just a doughy mess of undercooked Bread. Two sandwiches,Onion Rings, Tip, out the Door at $30.00. I would have... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I went there twice and it was a disappointment twice large on price and short on every other thing you can imagine and I'm sure their are some I can't but should. High priced out of the can atmosphere, out of the can cooking and nonexistent view no matter the seat, Acqua prices with a view like McC D and... 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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