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404 Wilson AVE NW, Faribault, MN 55021
+1 507-334-9379
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

For a quick serv restaurant if I could give 6 dots I could. Stopped for lunch and the place was very busy. As we walked in noticed a booth was being cleaned so we got a seat right away. Staff was Johnny on the spot in getting tables wiped down after customers left. Looked over the menu and a waitress... More 

Thank k-and-3j
Port Antonio, Jamaica
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106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

This place used to be popular for rolling down your window and getting served but now they have tables too. Interesting that since I was a child the flavor and iced mugs are still the same. off the subject but these never made it in china because it was translated as a real beer. This place has good burgers, but... More 

Thank bamboobwah
Faribault, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Reminds me of my childhood every time I go through the drive thru. The rootbeer is the same delicious rootbeer from years past. The food is always good and service is great. They even have the drive up and park order boxes and the food is delvered to your car.

Thank Kevin K
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

We stopped at the A & W in Faribault for lunch and were surprised to find that it had table service. Service was fairly quick, except they forgot to bring our root beers before the rest of the meal. They said they usually do. They have specials every day, so you may find something that suits your taste on special.... More 

Thank BigfootMN
Faribault, Minnesota
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

hamburgers and french fries are average but the fried cheese curds are exceptional. "Real 100% Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese (they know their cheese) lightly breaded and golden-fried. Pop ‘em, dip ‘em, stretch ‘em. Taste perfection." Except at peak lunch and dinner times, you can get out of there pretty fast.

Thank Peg S
Faribault, Minnesota
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Love taking my family to this restaurant, something for everyone on the menu. Great service, clean restaurant, all you can drink delicious root beer (nothing better). From the chicken strips to the tator tots and everything in between I've never met anyone disappointed after eating here. They also host car shows in the summer and have a cozy fire place... More 

Thank Brandy B
Longmont, Colorado
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121 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Yeah, it's fast food but it's fun...great fish sandwiches and tots, and of course the famous root beer float. Nice people, fast service, and don't forget to ring the bell when you're done. If you go there you'll find out what that means!

Thank Richard S
Faribault, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

A very clean old fashioned A&W. The food and service was very good. The root beer floats are as good as ever and they offer free root beer refills.

Thank mmmiller83
Faribault, Minnesota
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Ordered 2 shakes in the drive thru. Waited about 3 minutes behind the car in front of me. Pulled up to window. Waited 11 minutes for our shakes. During that time I observed multiple staff members shooting the **** with eachother. Finally we paid and were given our order. No apologies for the wait. Not a pleasant experience at all.

Thank 40plusandtraveling
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We actually stop in Faribault just for their A&W! The hotdogs and onion rings are the first choice but nothing tops the root beer floats. Service is always friendly and they usually have a special or coupons.

Thank Christine A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 Wilson AVE NW, Faribault, MN 55021
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Faribault
  • Phone Number: +1 507-334-9379
Locally owned franchise. Serving frosty mugs with A&W Root Beer on draft. Full service inside and car service outside(seasonal). Daily weekday specials.

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