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3800 9th Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201
(605) 882-3950
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food poor service

After a long day of travel we decided to stop here for a bite to eat. We seated ourselves and waited about 9 minutes for someone to offer us a cup of coffee. Then we ordered our food it came out promptly, we began to eat and drained our coffee cups no one was around, I actually got up to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Pablo58103
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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Memeorial weekend 2015. I wore a pink Shirt. You were a blonde waitress in green. I'm a fool not telling you How beautiful you are. Its a long shot but I can't get you out of my mind. You asked "is it fish friday, cause it's not prime rib"

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Our meal was excellent. (Husband had Walleye, I had Steak.) done to perfection. Went back for Breakfast. Great service(coffee kept coming)

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Fargo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Was here back in February and gave a bad review then. Thought I would try again, mistake! We sat ourselves and waited and waited for someone to notice us. Wait, excuse me, several of the gals noticed us, and none one of them cared. When I FINALLY get someones attention, she had to first inform me it wasn't her table.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Love Watertown, friendly people BUT the Grainery was a different story. We as a family went there last year, the service was terrible (waitress was sooo unfriendly) and we thought we try it again this year since President Obama was rolling into town and more friendly people working. WRONG,.... Food was cold, wrong order, crap (floaties) in the drink, dumb... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

After a long day of travel we decided to stop here for a bite to eat. We seated ourselves and waited about 9 minutes for someone to offer us a cup of coffee. Then we ordered our food it came out promptly, we began to eat and drained our coffee cups no one was around, I actually got up to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We decided to go to the Grainery for breakfast. Big mistake! We had to wait 40 min for our food and when we finally got it, it was cold. The waitress with the dark hair and pierced toung didn't seem to care. We asked to talk to the manager and he said, "What do you want me to do about... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Just left Watertown- great city. We always have fun when we visit. Last February we were stranded due to weather & ate at the Grainery 3 days in a row. I will not go back until I see a new management notice. Three friends & I stopped for lunch/ breakfast. Our waitress seemed like she wished we hadn't & now... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have to travel to Watertown a lot and this is a good place to sit down and get a meal while on the road. I can't say this is the best meal I've ever had but the environment is neat, the service is good, and it's relaxing after being on the road for a while. I had the nachos,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Advertised as a favorite eating place for the locals but proved disappointing. Food and service was marginal - will not return.

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Appleton, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We've eaten here several times. In our experience we have not been disappointed. The buffalo burgers are a treat and the portions are decent.

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Address: 3800 9th Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201
Phone Number: (605) 882-3950
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Watertown
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 3800 9th Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (605) 882-3950

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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