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“Great, great, great service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Oaks

The Oaks
1100 26 Ave NE, Willmar, MN 56201
320-235-4448
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Ranked #17 of 50 Restaurants in Willmar
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Hendricks, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great, great, great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We ate here on our way through to another destination. We had absolutely wonderful service from Nicole, our waitress, and the other staff members. They were quick, polite, caring and stopped by just the right number of times to make sure we were taken care of. This would be a 5 star review, except that the food (specifically the potatoes) were cold and a bit starchy. We found the prime rib to be tasty and tender, but a bit overcooked. In defense of the cooks, though, we arrived rather late in the evening, so that's to be expected. I think WHEN we go again, we'll try to go earlier in the night to get there as things are being made and are more fresh and hot. Overall, a great experience which we plan to repeat.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lake Benton, Minnesota
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104 reviews 104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Casual place with good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

I live in Willmar and go to the Oaks quite often with friends. In the summer they have a beautiful outdoor deck that we like to hang out on. The deck overlooks the back 9 holes of the Eagle Creek Golf course so you have some entertainment from the golfers teeing off. The food is your basic American style cuisine. They have a really good salad bar and make fresh popovers that are a big hit! It's also a good place to go and just have a few beers and watch sports on TV.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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