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Winjum's Shady Acres Restaurant and Resort

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Grill, Soups, American, Seafood, Diner
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17759 177th St W, Minnesota, mn, Faribault, MN 55021-8505
15073348778
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant for casual dinning. It has an extensive menu. I had the Prime Rib that was very good. Looking around to the other tables, most people were having burgers and such. The service was very good.

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Thank Diana L
Mankato, Minnesota
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Winjum's Shady Acres was recommended to us by friends as being a destination spot for good food in southcentral Minnesota for a good price. Normally we have been somewhat disappointed by southern Minnesota lakeshore restaurants. While views have been great, food has only been so-so. Unfortunately, the restaurant at Winjum's is not right on the water but set back aways,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We researched a new place in the Faribault area and saw that Winjum's was rated near the top of the list. It was a beautiful fall day, so we decided to give it a try. The restaurant was clean and the staff friendly. We also had an excellent view of Robert's Lake.There were six of us, so we tried several... More 

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1 Thank Kevin H
Morristown,
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have been to Winjum's twice. The service was very good and very friendly. Actually, the service gave me the impression they were having fun working at Winjums and having fun with the customers. It was really "cool." The food wasn't too bad either. I was there for the fish fry and it was good.

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Thank Chuck L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great food at a good price. Had their ribs and they literally fell off the bone. The others in my party had the beer batter fish. The piece was so large they couldn't eat it all. Beautiful view of Roberds lake.

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Thank Pamela M
Faribault, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

They have a great menu, great service, and AWESOME prime rib. Along with that they have a perfect view of the lake. You can drive bike snowmobile or boat there. Bud and Mirna are the owners and they will not disappoint you.

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Thank Tadpole73
minnesota
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

They have done a nice job of nightly specials and a well balanced menu. Have tried several menu items and specials and have generally been happy with all. Prices are moderate especially for being on the lake.

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2 Thank rick e
minnesota
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

My daughter and I were looking for some place to eat near Faribault. Winjum's is an easy 6-7 minute northwest of Faribault. The restaurant, which is more of a bar area and dining area with an outside patio was easy to find following signage and knowing it is on the west side of Roberd's Lake. Access is from Echo Ave.... More 

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1 Thank Tonnatraveler
Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Went for a drive around the Faribault area lakes and stopped in Winjums for lunch. Sat out on deck and had the walley. Service and Food were very good. We will come back. Beautiful setting.

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2 Thank 6rhinos
Faribault, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in on good Friday the place was packed! There were two seats at the bar, we asked the bartender what he recommended he suggested the fish tacos! Ron gave us the best service ! And the tacos! !!wow off the charts we are sure to go back !yum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
Grill, Soups, American, Seafood, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17759 177th St W, Minnesota, mn, Faribault, MN 55021-8505
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
  • Phone Number: 15073348778
Description
Enjoy our casual lake side restaurnt bar with large windows overlooking the west shore of Roberds Lake.- Prime Rib Saturdays- All-U-Can Eat Fish Fry Fridays- From scratch cooking- Full Bar-daily specials-lunch- diner- appetizers- homemade soups daily.

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