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Main Street Restaurant

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900 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3402
+1 218-847-3344
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They have the best monte cristo around there prices are god it's a great place for a family breakfast or lunch

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Thank Dean H
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like hash browns, you will get filled at Main Street. Eggs Benedict is a favorite as is the Biscuits and Gravy! Coffee cup never goes empty. Quick friendly service from an experienced wait staff. Bring your checkbook or cash.

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Thank Mavrick54
minnesota
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Have eaten here many times over several years and have never been disappointed. Good home cooked food and good service.

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Thank ilovemaui
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12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

It is a cafe. Food was good. Quick service and food. Friendly. Cash only was the only negative. That surprised me.

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Thank Kelly M
Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty good food, your normal dinner/cafe food.Just be sure to bring cash. They didn't take cards when I was there. Not much more to say.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Breakfast here is usually good. They serve an inordinate amount of hash browns so be prepared to eat a lot or take home some for a meal or two later. This is a place that is probably like "Cheers" where everyone knows your name. Just a great spot for a nice breakfast. They are also known for their pie and... More 

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Thank Vicki A
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

They don't take credit cards. The pickles are lousy. But, the meal was outstanding, generous servings, very reasonably priced, and the service was very good and friendly.

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Thank geanie2016
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Good home cooking. Bet you can't eat the full order of hash browns with the huge omelet. Good service and right down town.

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Thank jshoemn
Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Everything is made to order. They have the best hash browns at breakfast and hot french fries at lunch. The menu is nothing fancy, but must have 20 different sandwiches to choose from. Good food. Cash and checks, only. You have to hit the cash machine before you go.

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Thank J S
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Detroit Lakes to get out of Fargo. Wanted to have a nice quiet meal that was delicious. Chose the right place! I ordered breakfast and he ordered the chili burger. The food was great as was the service. I like the Hometown Diner feel and this was definitely that.

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Thank crazycampinlady

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Washington Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Detroit Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 218-847-3344

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