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The Cedars Dining Room

Highway 169 South, 2301 South Pokegama Ave., Grand Rapids, MN 55744-9538
218-326-8501
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Ranked #1 of 38 Restaurants in Grand Rapids
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This place has fantastic food, and the service is great! We stayed at the hotel, which is not 5 stars, but the food definitely is 5 stars. In fact, we stayed at a different hotel on our next trip, but went back to the Sawmill Inn just to eat at this place. Don't miss out!

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Go here on Sunday for the waffle bar. They have the best combination of waffle,butter, and syrup combination anywhere in the midwest.

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Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Always good. Wether you come for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you won't get a better meal in the Grand Rapids area. For dinner, in the dinning room, I suggest you come between 4-6 pm for the "sundowners" menu, it's more reasonably priced. I really like the walleye ala ritz with their yummy wild rice or the prime rib dinner. Although... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Eat here....and ask to be served by Denise, what a lovely lady. Always smiling and concerned with your satisfaction. We had steak sandwiches, cooked perfectly. Started with a potato pork soup that I could not get enough of. One thing I would suggest replace the toast under the steak with a nice thick piece of toasted garlic bread. Incredible meal,... More

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Alexandria, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We ate at The Cedars Dining Room in the Sawmill Inn in Grand Rapids on the advice of friends who met us there. They recommended the prime rib on the Sundowners menu which five of us dud have. It was scrumptious and came with a great salad, a sliver of dessert, a baked potato and a popover which theyare evidently... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Go early for the prime rib with all the trimmings, plus dessert, attractively priced. Also had a free drink coupon if staying at the Country Inn/Suites next door. Service friendly, but a little slow.

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We stopped at the Cedar's Lounge for a cocktail on our first anniversary. I looked over the menu and instantly regretted that we had reservations elsewhere! Our dinner at the other restaurant was disastrous to say the least. Looking forward to visiting the dining room soon! All the staff was very friendly, funny and personable.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Get there for the 4-6 pm early bird prices and it's marginally worth it. After that, it's too expensive.

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Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This restaurant was right next door to the Country Inn & Suites and we were told by the staff that they had real good food. We were not disappointed! We had the rib eye and patty melt burger both were yummy. Very 1st time having rib eye and it was very delish!!

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Mantorville, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Whenever we want a great breakfast buffet, we head to Cedars...nice variety of food--constantly restocked, plenty of choices for the most discriminating eaters. Highly recommend. Unfortunately, we haven't eaten any dinners there so this is the extent of our knowledge. However, they've been here in GR for many years, and have an excellent staff.

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