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Val's Rapid Service

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Half a century ago; Val's Rapid Serv, an independent limited menu fast food take-out restaurant was born at 628 E. St. Germain in St. Cloud, Minnesota. An abandoned Pure Oil gas station was purchased and converted to a restaurant by Val and Kathleen Henning. The dining experience has been the same when your grandparents brought your parents; when your parents brought you and now when you introduce your family to Val's.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Fast Food
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice people, fast service and the burgers and fries are hot. It’s a great place to stop if you in a hurry.

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank Emit2204
Relax60219385875, Owner at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for this excellent rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoy our delicious and hot, tasty burgers and fries. We look forward to providing you with efficient and friendly service again, Emit2204!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Val's is a local hidden gem! Great greasy burgers and fries but no place to sit. If you order a fries, be prepared to have a bag full. The standing room only in the small building is typically filled. The was one of the first...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Thank GeoJam3s
Relax60219385875, Owner at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

GeoJam3s, we're glad you came to see us! Hoping to see you back our way soon. We appreciate your excellent feedback about our delicious burgers and fries. Thank you for recommending us to others. Take care, Geojam3s!

Reviewed November 6, 2019

Mom & Pop shop. Food tastes good. Choose your condiments. Fries are plentiful! My guilty pleasure! Be hungry!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Diane R
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2019

We are so grateful for your kind review, Diane. Thanks for sharing your opinion with us and others.

Reviewed October 7, 2019

Many years ago when I lived in St Cloud (Ieft there in 1974) we would order takeout from Val's since we only lived a mile or so away. My kids, wife, and I really enjoyed their burgers. It is great to see it is still...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gary r
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Thanks for the feedback and for stopping in to visit us again. We appreciate your years of patronage and your feedback. It was a pleasure to serve you, Gary. Come back soon!

Reviewed September 20, 2019 via mobile

YUCK. Not one good thing to say. Food reminded me of a trip to white castle. Never again. Go anywhere else

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 363kimberlyo
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

We’re sorry you didn’t enjoy our restaurant Kimberly! Are there any specifics you can offer? We’re always trying to improve our customers experience and seems like you could offer some constructive criticism. Please reach out.

Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

I’ve eaten any Val’s for years and years. Service is quick french fries are very good a little salty hamburgers aren’t anything special but they taste good when you’re Hungry

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank John L
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2019

John, we thank you for your years of visiting us at Val's. We appreciate your review and rating, and your kind compliments. We would be delighted to serve you many more delicious and enjoyable meals. Thank you, John.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

This is one of my favorite stops for a quick bite. The burgers are great, the fries are hot, plentiful and delicious and the milkshakes are to die for. The service is forever friendly and speedy.This place has never disappointed me.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank DORIS W
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Deemn1513, thank you for your positive review and many compliments. We are so glad to hear that we were able to offer such a fantastic experience! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Take care.

Reviewed May 7, 2019

We buy our employees lunch once in awhile and I'd say their favorite lunches are from Vals. Seem to always get the order right, and hot & DELICIOUS.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kullnclaude
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Thank you so much for being a loyal customer of ours, kullnclaude. We sincerely appreciate this, and your fabulous rating and review. We strive to deliver the best, and can't wait for another opportunity to serve you, kullnclaude. Thank you!!

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Our favorite stop for food driving to/from the cabin. The burgers are awesome, the fries are the best, and the shakes are out of this world. The three together make it the best place for a great meal.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sherri S
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thank you so much for being a loyal customer of ours, Sherri. We sincerely appreciate this, and your fabulous rating and review. We strive to deliver the best, and can't wait for another opportunity to serve you, Sherri. Thank you!!

Reviewed March 19, 2019

I've been going to Val's Rapid Service since the mid 80's and have never had a complaint! Everything is cooked in front of you while you wait, or you can call in your order and it will be hot and waiting for you to gobble...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John K
Relax60219385875, Manager at Val's Rapid Service, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

Thank you for your loyal patronage, gunmetal5! We are so pleased that you have been a loyal customer of ours since the mid 80's without a complaint!!!! We are looking forward to serving you many, many more delicious and enjoyable meals. Thanks so much!!

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