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“great food and atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Forest Inn

The Forest Inn
20657 Lincoln Road, Morrison, IL 61270-9545
815- 772-4557
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Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Morrison
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“great food and atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

I have lived in Las Vegas for over 20 years. No shortage of good food here, but when I come home to visit, the Forrest Inn is one of my MUST-haves. While I'm only home about once a year, the owner always seems to remember me, asks about LV. The salad bar may not be the biggest I've ever seen, but it's certainly the cleanest & freshest. Kraut relish, pickled herring, and the delicious cheese spread get me started in fine style. Considering the size of the entrees, not sure why anyone would even want a bigger salad bar. The walleye there is wonderful. Have tried it at many other places over the years, the FI definitely outdoes them all! The servers are so professional yet friendly, the decor is very nice, the beer selection is more than sufficient, and the prices are quite reasonable. Sorry Marc B had such a bad experience. But that means one less couple to wait behind in the ususally long line when I get back there again.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Clinton, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“To Mark B”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I guess your the typr standards. Sorry, the Forest Inn is an excelent place to eat.

Harvey Meyer
Eastern Iowa.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cancun, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

My #1 choice to eat--- FOOD is AWESOME ..very friendly owners and staff --Salad Bar BEST I have ever eaten!!!

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Northern Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“EXCELLANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Marc B is nuts or doesn't get out much, everything about the Forest Inn is great, food, service, atmosphere. My #1 choice in places to eat out. NEVER a bad meal and the management is VERY accommodating. So Marc B get off your high horse, come back sometime when you and your significant other aren't fighting.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sterling, Illinois
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Great dining in a great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

While this was not our first time dining there, it is the first we've written about it. The staff always go out of the way to make you feel welcomed. Ideen is a great owner/host, calling those he knows by name and treating those he doesn't as if he does. The restaurant has one of the best salad bars around, good bar drinks and a menu with quite a nice selection of steaks and seafood. We both had one of the specials -- Crusted Tilapia. Very tender and moist! We'll definitely be back. . . hopefully soon.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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