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Norman Quacks

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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843 W Broadway Ave, Ste D, Forest Lake, MN 55025-3771
+1 651-982-6777
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We had very good service, both at the bar while waiting for our table, and in the restaurant. Food was delicious, served pretty quick, with warm ciabatta bread and yummy butter! They have a very good variety on their menu, something for everyone! I recommend this restaurant!

Thank Kimber2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We've eaten here three times, and this is consistently true: the wait staff are friendly and attentive, the atmosphere is fun and eclectic, but the food just isn't that great. Go for drinks--they always have great prices and specials on beer and wine.

Thank Molly G
Winnipeg, Canada
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for Sunday lunch. The staff were well trained and treated us they were happy to meet us and not just serve us. The food was hot and excellent the valve was good. I would return.

Thank Chuck S
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great quality food and very nice beer selection. We've not been disappointed the many times we've gone there. They've got a nice, reasonably priced lunch selection too. Service has been consistently good too.

Thank Laurie T
Rochester, Minnesota
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

From the time we walked in, until we left, the service was outstanding. 2 for 1 beers all day, huge portions, reasonable prices, and great food. Everything you could ask for in a small town restaurant/bar.

Thank 97Rick97
Lindstrom, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Because of its unusual name, Husband and I have been meaning to have lunch at Norman Quacks for awhile. We finally stopped and were impressed. Food was great, as was the"jerk" butter on the complimentary fresh bread. Our waitress was very attentive and knowledgeable. We will be back.

Thank Peggy K
Rush City, Minnesota
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I had went by here for years so we gave it a try. I ordered A stuffed bake potato called a "Hunting Shack" stew potato. I had to send it back to get zapped as it wasn't hot. Sorry to say I found it pretty boring, not a lot of flavor and only two pieces of beef. Friends had burgers... More 

Thank Dale C
Wyoming, Minnesota
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times and never left thinking "wow that was good". My son wanted to go so I thought oh ok. Like the previous person I thought the exact same thing(in fact my son and I had a good laugh over it) this basket and someone comes around and Plops 2 pieces of what looks like large... More 

Thank renee_55092
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

It was the first time we went to this restaurant. We have always heard how great it was. We found out it is not. We received six crouton size pieces of bread in the bread basket. I guess bread is expensive. Then our salads where served on a saucer plate. Four bites and that was gone.Salad must be to expensive... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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202 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Stopped at Norman Quacks after seeing the billboard repeatedly in trips up and down the I35 corridor. Too hungry to wait for Hinckley and not hungry enough to eat south of the Cities, we decided to try it. Cheese curds were hand made and tasty, but it was the burger that reinforced how glad I was that we stopped there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 843 W Broadway Ave, Ste D, Forest Lake, MN 55025-3771
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Forest Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 651-982-6777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?