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The Gosh Dam Place

38589 State Highway 46, Deer River, MN 56636-2705
+1 888-235-8756
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“fish” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pizza
$$ - $$$
38589 State Highway 46, Deer River, MN 56636-2705
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Up near the "Lake Winnie" dam recreation area is the Gosh Dam Place. Not far from Deer River. It is in decor an "North Woods" bar and restaurant, wood and stone, with a fireplace and many "trophy fish " on the walls. Bar has large...More

Thank Sheryn W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Gosh Dam place is amazing catch some fish clean them take them in and I'll cook them up and give you the sides. Excellent friendly service, great man menu. I must go to every time I'm in the neighborhood!

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The food is fabulous! But the air-conditioner was blowing right by our table. We asked the bartender /owner if he could turn it down or somehow make it more comfortable for my 90-year-old mother. He did do it, but rolled his eyes as he walked...More

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here last year and this pizza was better Something was off with the crust I think they changed suppliers Service was so so we went in at a off time maybe shift change and it was hard getting service a server and bar...More

Thank eric h
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of very few places to stop while snowmobiling. Once we got here the place was nice and the bartender very friendly. The drinks were good and reasonably priced. The popcorn was an excellent addition, which I highly recommend to every place I...More

Thank Cindy S
Dan S, Owner at The Gosh Dam Place, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review. We were unaware that our signs on the trail have disappeared. We will be placing new ones on the trail this spring after it dries up a bit.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

Good food at a good price. The menu was typical for bar food, but everything we got was quite good. I liked the fries :-) Beer was cold :-)

Thank Liz_Colsen
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We supplied the fish and the restaurant prepared the fish both baked and fried....Walleye and Crappie. The accompaniments were both sweet potato and french fries and a large dish of baked beans.

Thank BareboatCaption
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Love this place! I've been coming here off and on for the last ten years. I stay in the motel which is rustic but clean. My visits are during grouse hunting season. Breakfast is awesome... biscuits and gravy are choice! Good beer selection. Burgers are...More

Thank augopher
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We saw the sign and we had to stop. I mean, how could you pass by with a name like that? My husband and I and our 5 kids had a great meal with pretty great service as well. Some of us ordered pizzas to...More

Thank LarsonMN
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Amazing service. We had pizza the night that we went and it was good. We also had walleye fingers for an appetizer and I really enjoyed those. The staff was amazing, our glasses were never empty!

Thank Heather H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38589 State Highway 46, Deer River, MN 56636-2705
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Deer River
  • Phone Number: +1 888-235-8756
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