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The Fireside

1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
+1 218-847-8192
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (8 reviews)
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1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Fireside has a Monday - Thursday Happy Hour with appetizer, wine and martini specials. The atmosphere is wonderful and you can't beat the view of Big Detroit at sundown from the large expansive windows. The onion rings are gorgeous to look at and even...More

Thank 769vickij
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is an upscale...or casual...place to experience BEAUTIFUL sunsets & DELICIOUS evening tapas or full course dinners. The Parmesan Walleye and Chicken Saltimbocca are my personal favorites...my husband goes for the prime rib & steaks. Their onion rings are the area's biggest & BEST!! Ask...More

Thank Linda1949Hoople
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I don't like giving anybody a negative review but I have to now. We went to Fireside only because it was top rated on TripAdvisor and after traveling all day with no rest stops we decided to treat ouselves at nice restaurant. The mistake we...More

Thank Traintown
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

When you pay $40+ for a ribeye it should be pretty awesome. Ours were full of fat/gristle! High prices because there aren't many choices...quality is not good.

2  Thank Jstffjstff
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We visit friends who spend their summers at Pelican Lake almost every year and never miss going for the drive to Detroit Lakes and the Fireside! From cocktails, to dessert, the cuisine is outstanding in every way. Our Server, Hannah, was thorough in descriptions and...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a well established restaurant that requires reservations. It is only open for supper and offers upscale meals. The food is very good although my steak was ordered medium and came rare. This seemed to be common practice in that the waitress said I...More

Thank sylvia N
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We really enjoyed our dinner; I had the pan fried walleye and Gary had the filet mignon. Both were cooked perfectly and broccoli and au gratin potatoes were nice sides. We sat in the screened porch and watched the sun start to set (bring sun...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We arrived without a reservation on a Saturday night. We were offered several options and took a high top in the screen porch with a beautiful view and a breeze. Food was great, service was very good. An enjoyable evening.

Thank deb5252015
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

For starters this is the best restaurant I have dined in for many moons. I went with two good friends who are long-time residents of the beautiful Detroit Lakes area. First night--yes I went two nights in a week--I had a delicious wedge salad and...More

2  Thank Albert G
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is upscale and so is the food. Jessica and Hanna did a great job serving us. The pasta was really good. Won't disappoint.

Thank Cidhorn
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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View, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Detroit Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 218-847-8192
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