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Big Chief Cafe

22518 Big Chief Rd, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-8211
+1 218-736-7048
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“bison burger” (13 reviews)
“turkey dinner” (2 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Grill, Diner
$$ - $$$
22518 Big Chief Rd, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-8211
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Truckers special is a great breakfast. Huge portions I don't always clean my plate. Fridays they have a prime rib dinner special, its very good and priced reasonably. Ask for the straight horse radish very good. Not a drinker myself but the do sell wine...More

Thank jfdrywall
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

You got to stop in and try the Bison. We have had the Bison burger and Bison chili. They were great. I highly recommend trying any of the Bison. The service is just ok depending on the waitress. The prices are fair. I don’t recommend...More

Thank Mindy H
Reviewed January 31, 2018

We've stopped here 4 times now in the last 18 months, and we have been filled up with hot, home-cooked food every time. Is it gourmet? No. Is it luxury dining? No. This food is cooked how your mama made it, and it's super cheap....More

Thank Lmoen
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Famous for it's Bison Burger and Truckers Specail the Big Cheif has always been an Island of hospitality miles from the nearest competitior. Still quality is there along with family dining values. The menu is filled with all American favorites and the staff is always...More

Thank FrozenMinnesotan
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Stop in from a trip to Ashby. Located right off of I94 on the east side. Stop in to get a little bite but the menu brought back memories of past. Saw the Bison burger platter and had to have. Was as tender and tasteful...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed October 30, 2017

We stopped here on our way home from Shooting Star Casino....Workers all seemed to know their customers and seemed to enjoy working there...We had a girl named Amanda....She was so friendly and checked with us many times to make sure we didn't need anything...Food was...More

Thank di v
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Big Chief is a local favorite for many people. I especially like to go on holidays, as they have wonderful specials at a great price. Everything they serve has always been very good & you really get your money's worth! They are usually very busy...More

Thank Norene S
Reviewed September 21, 2017

overpriced ...dirty....cooks only know how to deep fry ...overdone ..or under cooked...tip is added on your check you have no say in how much you tip the waitress it is figured out for you ...

Thank Dena J
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The Big Chief is a truck stop with a diner that serves excellent food. Do not expect any fancy decor - the main attraction at the Big Chief is the food. The portions are huge, so order accordingly. For example, one buttermilk pancake is the...More

Thank NJM68462
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Hearty appetites are required in this very genuine no nonsense restaurant . The bison burger was first class and the turkey dinner a real show stopper ( in a good way ) . A lot of happy diners appreciate the traditional wholesome food and they're...More

Thank Seanaodhmacr
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Questions & Answers
April 27, 2016|
Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
I would bring your own bread. This place is old school, everything is made from scratch. I thing they buy the bread and buns though
November 24, 2015|
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Response from Elburgoyne | Reviewed this property |
They are open 24/7 with a full menu, lunch, breakfast and dinner. Their Lunch specials and homemade soups start at 11am!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Cafe, Grill, Diner
Late Night, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22518 Big Chief Rd, Fergus Falls, MN 56537-8211
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Fergus Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 218-736-7048
  • E-mail
We are a 24/7 restaurant, owned and operated independently for 18 years; newly remodeled and re-imaged now offering Beer and Wine; WIFI; new menu with same pricing but added entrees; striving for the "best customer service" compliments from our customers. Our signature feature is Bison. We have only 'beef off the hoof' and 'whole tom turkeys' dinners everyday (nothing processed). We are open for all the holidays (reservations accepted and suggested) except Christmas. We have a casual atmosphere where all are welcome including kids! Like us on Facebook!
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