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Dining Guide

Detroit Lakes Area

Bleachers Bar & Grill
25807 Cty. Hwy. 22, Detroit Lakes, MN • 218-844-6820
If sports, burgers and beer rank high on your score board, then come to Bleachers for a hat trick. Voted the best burgers in the Lakes Area, new to menu, taco grinders, philly sandwich, french fries, ALL the sports games you could ever hope to watch on their flat screen TV’s and a scenic deck overlooking Dead Shot Bay for relaxing outdoors. 1/2 priceappetizers on Thursdays, Karaoke throughout the year. Don’t forget about 2-4-1 burgers every Sunday!

Cenex Community Co-ops Hot Stuff Pizza, A&W
911 Hwy. 34 East, Detroit Lakes, MN • 218-847-3190
If quality and convenience is what you’re looking for, then head on over to the Cenex Convenience Store located on Hwy. 34 East. Fresh made pizzas from Hot Stuff and famous A&W cheeseburgers are sure to satisfy your appetite. If you’re in a hurry, use the drive-thru located on the South side of the building.

Country Kitchen
705 Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes • 218-847-0472
Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner we have you covered. Try our great desserts too! Open daily at 6:00 AM

Holiday Inn
1155 Hwy 10 East, Detroit Lakes, MN • 218-847-2121 •
When you come into the Icehouse Restaurant the first thing you will notice is the view. Overlooking Big Detroit Lake, you will experience both sunrises and sunsets with windows from floor to ceiling and seasonal lakeside patio seating. During the cold months, we keep the fireplace lit for your comfort. If you are looking for a sports bar environment, you could select the Holiday Beach Bar & Grill, complete with 10 flat panel televisions and excellent menu.

Izzos Sports Bar & Grill
22931 185th Street, Detroit Lakes • 218-439-3028
Izzos Bar & Grill is Detroit Lakes’ top hot spot! We offer the consistency and quality you expect from a top restaurant. The sports bar setting gives Izzos a great atmosphere that can be enjoyed by all. We offer a wide variety of great food and excellent service for you to experience and enjoy.

Main Street Restaurant
900 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes, MN • 218-847-3344
If you want to experience one of Detroit Lakes’ ‘local hangouts’, you have to stop by Main Street Restaurant! they have been voted the “Best Breakfast in Town” and they are sure to deliver. Main Street Restaurant offers quality, homemade food and big portions at a reasonable price. Hours: Mon-Fri. 7:00 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. Sat. 7:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Sun. 8:00-1:45 p.m.

415 Frazee St E, Detroit Lakes, MN • 218-847-3558 •
The menu you love, plus so much more! Since 1955, we’ve been proud to serve the world some of its favorite food. And along the way, we’ve managed not just live to history, but create it: from drive-thru restaurants to Chicken McNuggets.

Speak Easy
1100 N Shore Dr., Detroit Lakes, MN • 218-844-1326 •
We offer a full menu of Italian and American cuisine. Nightly specials Monday through Friday. Stop in for lunch and enjoy delicious sandwiches, salads and pastas. We have something for everyone and we are the perfect choice for catering and for weddings and parties. Call or stop in today!

Park Rapids Area

3rd Street Market
120 W. 3rd St., Park Rapids • 218-732-9063
A unique shopping & lunch experience featuring homemade pies, soups, wraps & sandwiches; natural, gourmet & specialty foods; vitamins & supplements; health & beauty needs; books & gluten-free products. Market hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5; Sat. 9-4. Lunch served: Mon.-Sat. 11-3, coffee, pies & treats ‘til 4.

Bella Caffe
116 Third St. W., Park Rapids • 218-732-7625
Serving fine Italian espresso drinks, wine, great lunches and antipasto daily. Also, undeiable desserts and baked treats. Open daily at 7 am - 6 pm, Fri. 7 am - 8 pm and Sun. 9 am - 4 pm. Also a wireless hot spot.

Benson's Eating & Drinking Emporium
Main Street, Walker • 218-547-1896
Menu items to please every palate. Appetizers, salads, pizza, sandwiches, wraps, melts, burgers, sides,and a kids menu. Watch the game while you eat on one of 8 HDTVs. Open 7 days a week at 11 a.m.

Beyond Juice
203 South Main Street, Park Rapids • 218-732-0422
Beyond Juice offers healthy and delicious choices! 100% fresh fruit smoothies, fresh-made deli sandwiches and homemade soups and crisp salads. Try our new breakfasts. Children’s menu. We deliver and cater. Open 7 days a week. Mon.-Sat. at 9 am, Sun. at 10 am.

Blueberry Pines Restaurant
Located south of Park Rapids on Hwy. 71 • 218-564-4653 •
Blueberry Pines Restaurant offers the area’s best fresh seafood, fresh vegetables, fresh cut meats, hand-pattied burgers, pizza & appetizers. New fabulous brunch buffet Sundays from 10 am - 1 pm. An extensive wine list and the area’s best service staff. Live dining entertainment Fri. & Sat. evenings & during Sunday’s brunch. Enjoy the comfort of our log clubhouse and wonderful outdoor scenery. Summer: Open daily at 11 am. Call for off-season hours.

Emmaville Store
12 miles N. of Park Rapids on Co. Rd. 4 (Lake George Rd) • 218-732-8544 •
Historic country store & cafe featuring daily breakfast and lunch specials. Dinner specials on Friday and Saturday nights.Sunday Breakfast Buffet and Taco Bar Tuesdays 5-7:30 pm. Also offering ice cream, shakes, sundaes & fabulous caramel rolls! Bar with pizzas and big screen TV. Open 7 days a week. Open until 9 pm on weekends.

Hilltop Inn
Hubbard, MN •
we are known for our Prime Rib and Broiled Walleye. And, our Walleye Taco is a real hit! Meal choices are varied and abundant. Choose from full meal salads, sandwiches and wraps (the Optimus Prime Rib is a winner), burgers, and a grand selection of entrees including Walleye, Shrimp, Chicken, Ribs, Steak and Prime Rib. Homemade desserts, too. Good selection of wines and beer. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 4pm. Find us on Facebook.

Ironhorse Bar & Grill
Downtown Nevis • 218-652-3898
The best smoked brisket around! Mouth-watering lunch and dinner specials. Smoked prime rib every Friday and Saturday. Appetizers, ribs, burgers, sandwiches and full BBQ menu daily. Full bar. Music every weekend. Open daily at 11 am.

Lake George Cafe
Hwy. 71, Lake Geroge (37550 Night Hawk Rd.) • 218-699-3080
We do breakfast all day! Lunch menu, American food, lunch & dinner specials. Open Tues.-Fri. 7 am - 7 pm, Sat. & Sun. 7 am - 3 pm. Closed Mon.

La Pasta
Downtown Dorset • 218-732-0275
For lunch choose from delicious burgers, salads and some entrees from the evening LaPasta Italian menu. Evening diners can select from the full LaPasta Italian menu with American entrees available. Breakfast Wed.-Sun. 9 am - Noon. Lunch Tues.-Sun. Noon - 3 pm. Dinner Thurs.-Sun. at 5 pm. Starting Memorial Day, dinner 7 days a week 5 pm.

Lobo's Bar & Grill
Located on Hwy. 200 next to Itasca State Park • 218-266-3611
Legendary food & spirits! Try the best Angus burgers, enjoy prime rib & walleye Friday and Saturday nights, too. Dine in or carry out. Full bar and off sale. Food served: 11 am-10 pm Mon.-Sat., 12-10 pm Sun. Open Mon.-Sat. 11 am-1 am; Sun.12 noon-12 mid.

Necce's Ristorante
311 S. Main Street, Park Rapids • 218-237-4625
Authentic Italian cuisine prepared fresh daily by Necce, our Tuscan Certified Chef! Enjoy housemade Italian specilaities like sausage manicotti, lasagna classico, spaghetti & meatballs, chicken marsala, filet gorgonzola, Caeser salad & delicious desserts! Nightly seafood specials! Fine wine, imported beer & premium spirits. Necce’s Next Door Bar, Happy Hour drink and appetizer specials. Open daily at 4 pm. Starting June 25: Open for lunch Mon.-Sat. at 11 am.

Schwarzwald Restaurant
Main Street, Park Rapids • 218-732-8828
Proudly serving German specialties. Try our wiener schnitzel, homemade noodles and red cabbage! Large Sundaysmorgasbord 10:30 am-2 pm. Daily soup & sandwich specials, breakfast served all day, salad bar. German beer & wine. Open daily 7:30am - 2:30pm.

Stompin' Grounds
Hwy. 64, N. of Akeley • 218-652-2964
Full menu served daily. Sink your teeth into the ‘Stompin Burger,” our most popular burger! Chicken, fish, homemade soup & more. Don’t miss Wing Wednesdays! Full bar ~ 4 pm Happy Hour. Breakfast Sat. & Sun. 8 am - 11 am. Kitchen open Sat. - Thurs. 10 am - 8pm, Fri. & Sat. 10 am - 9 pm. Bar open Mon. - Sat. 10 am - 1 am, Sun. 10 am - Midnight.

The 502 (at Chase on the Lake)
Walker, MN • 218-547-7777 •
Minnesota’s lakeside dining at its best! This casual, high-energy eatery will serve up Northwood’s specialties, timeless American dishes and lighter, “spa-style” cuisine in a classic setting. The 502 features spectacular views of Leech Lake along with patio dining at the water’s edge. Our chef will delight your taste buds for dinner and entice you for dessert. Our mixologists will dazzle you with a full lineup of specialty elixirs, and our staff is excited to serve you. Come by car or boat. Live entertainment on weekends.

The Family INN & Lodge at Vacationaire
26333 Icon Drive, Park Rapids • 218-732-5270
Casual and fine dining in our dining room or on the deck overlooking beautiful Island Lake. Full menu, kids menu, broasted chicken eat-in or take-out. Reservations recommended. Kitchen open until 10 pm. 8 miles north of Park Rapids on Hwy. 71, right on Co. Rd. 89 for 1 mile.

The Good Life Cafe
220 Main Ave. S., Park Rapids • 218-237-4212 •
We make our meals from scratch using fresh ingredients. Lunch and dinner menus offer a combination of traditional and adventurous dishes, including comfort foods, vegetarian and gluten-free. We prepare unique specials for each meal and refresh our menu with the seasons. We also have 10 beers on tap, cocktails, wine, free Wi-Fi, outdoor seating & a kids menu. Open every day at 11 am from Memorial weekend through Labor Day weekend. Closed Sun. & Mon. in the fall and winter.

The Royal
120 S. Main, Downtown Park Rapids • 218-732-9443
The local favorite where you will enjoy possibly the BEST burger in northern Minnesota. Appetizers also available. Open 7 days a week. Mon.-Sat. at 11 am, Sun. at Noon.

Y Steak House
1 mi. north on Hwy. 71, Park Rapids • 218-732-4565
Celebrating our 70th year in fine dining in the Park Rapids area. Prime rib nightly, walleye, jumbo shrimp, BBQ ribs, Alaskan king crab legs, choice steaks, chicken, combination meals, children’s menu, nightly specials and your favorite beverage from the bar. NOW SERVING LUNCH. Open 7 days a week. Sun.-Thurs. 11 am - 9 pm, Fri. & Sat. 11 am - 10 pm. Reservations appreciated.

Zona Rosa
5th St. North, downtown Walker • 218-547-3558
Visit old Mexico in the heart of beautiful downtown Walker. Large selection of authentic Mexican and American favorites. Full bar, specializing in margaritas. Warm “south of the border” atmosphere and outdoor patio dining. Kids menu. Lunch, dinner, daily specials. Open 7 days a week.


Brew Ales & Eats
124 East Main Street, Perham • 218-346-5932 •
Local, fresh and creative! Delicious sandwiches, salads, burgers and more! 24 tap beers, unique cocktails, craft beer and wine. Daily lunch specials and happy hour. Check our website for our live music schedule! Open daily at 11.

100 Judd Street, Perham • 218-346-4100 •
The menu you love, plus so much more! Since 1955, we’ve been proud to serve the world some of its favorite food. And along the way, we’ve managed not just live to history, but create it: from drive-thru restaurants to Chicken McNuggets.

The Cactus
43521 Fort Thunder Road, Perham • 218-346-2554 •
The Cactus is open daily for lunch at 11. Our dinner menu is available at 5. Enjoy fine dining in a casual atmosphere. We are known for our hand cut streaks prepared over charcoal. Our menu ranges from seafood and steaks, ribs, poultry, pasta and salad to burgers, baskets and pizzas. Our full bar and wine list compliments any menu entree. Don’t miss our Sunday Brunch Buffet!

The Doug Out
104 1st Avenue, Dent • 218-758-8000
Happy Hour Monday and Wednesday 4-6. Entertainment on weekends. Featuring chicken and ribs on Friday nights, and mouthwatering prime rib on Saturday nights. Darts, Pool, Off-Sale. Full menu and daily drink specials.