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The Pine Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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27805 State Highway 47, Aitkin, MN 56431-2072
+1 320-684-2452
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Three of us went there for dinner and the food was pretty good, but the seduces was terrible. We had to go walk to the bar to put our order in. We waited 30 minutes for someone to come over and then we were sick and tired of waiting.

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Thank Jlpd L
Riverside, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Food was okay, server seemed a little disinterested at times. They were out of lemons the day we were there. Salad bar was typical for the Midwest - iceberg lettuce and just 2 or 3 dressing options.

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Thank Nick P
Wahkon, Minnesota
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

My husband and I stopped one aftenoon after fishing at a local lake. We were greeted nicely by our server, who was also working the bar, but did give us prompt service. We both ordered bacon cheeseburgers & waffle fries. While waiting for our food the owner stopped by our table and introduced himself, he was very friendly. Our food... More 

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Thank LeeAnn E
Anchorage
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We held a baby shower at the Pine Inn because there aren't many choices around Aitkin. What a lucky thing that was! The owner worked with us to create a lovely fried chicken dinner buffet - salad, homemade rolls, mashed potatoes, mac & cheese, even fresh green beans. The staff was charming & helpful, the food was delicious, and 'a... More 

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Thank mmayak
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

WE were heading around Lake Millacs and found this place but accident. We were hungry and decided to stop in. We sat at the bar and were greeted within seconds by the bartender Pam. We ordered beer and menus. We both decided on the special, Chicken and Ribs with salad bar for $12.95. The chicken was tender and juicy with... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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172 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

The Pine Inn is located south of Aitkin along Hwy 47. It's actually in Glen but nobody but locals knows where Glen is. You can miss it if you drive fast because the road is heavily wooded. The place has been around for decades and it packs a regular crowd of locals and cabin dwellers. You can tell what season... More 

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Thank Dead Skunk S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

My family and friends have been coming here for years. Now that I have a child of my own, we still dine here. No fancy bells and whistles. Great food, friendly people. Soups are awesome; as are the burgers and pours from the bar. We always say we are going to try somewhere else but always end up at the... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Arden Hills, Minnesota
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

I liked their small steak and the salad bar. Bar was extremly busy the day I was there with some cycle friends. Food for everyone was good and they ordered variety. Salad bar was good but could be better stocked. The one knock is that tables very close together and the dining room is a zoo with tables way too... More 

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Floodwood, Minnesota
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2014

I looked online for a place to meet our friends for a nice dinner. We decided this would be a half way point for both couples to drive. So after driving a little over an hour, we arrived. It is not a fancy place but has a bar in front and a nice big dining area in back that was... More 

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Thank Moberglake
Stillwater, Minnesota
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2014

Actually, in smaller than Aitkin town, of GLEN MN. Good and varied menu (like the salad bar). Nice daily specials. Staff is pleasant and helpful whether you are a 'local' of a new visitor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27805 State Highway 47, Aitkin, MN 56431-2072
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Aitkin
  • Phone Number: +1 320-684-2452

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