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Channel Inn

330 W Lair Rd, Fairmont, MN 56031-2310
+1 507-238-9700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar
330 W Lair Rd, Fairmont, MN 56031-2310
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 10 September 2017

We really fell in love with this place and will be back....HOWEVER they only take CASH !!! NO CARDS !!! We did not know this and had to use their ATM that charges 2.50

Thank Helives51
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I travel to Fairmont at least 5 times a year if not more. Every single time I go, I HAVE to go to the Channel. The food is amazing! Not just the burgers either, everything is soooo good. The staff is always very nice and...More

Thank Alysha L
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The menu is mostly bar food, but if you sit on the patio, who cares. Great place to eat on a nice summer night.

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Really good burger with an excellent service, cold beer and a lake close by to complete the nice view

Thank Leonardo B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great burger place with great view of Hall Lake. Boat dock for boaters. Servers are very friendly and prompt. For those who want something other than a burger they offer a few other things--but it is really all about the burgers.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The Channel Inn is a nice little hidden gem on a lake in Fairmont. Nice outside/covered seating. Make sure to place your order inside at the bar. Very good burgers. Credit cards are not accepted but there is a ATM machine on site.

1  Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Some local friends took us here for supper. We all ordered burgers and they were very good. The place has some character and we enjoyed our evening. We stayed later (after our meal) to visit and we never felt rushed or that they needed us...More

Thank JandJSeward
Reviewed 5 April 2017

small town burger place and great. I was born in Fairmont, and never got bored of coming to the channel in and having a shoom burger.

Thank michael h
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I love everything on their menu! Great service, great views, great atmosphere. I would recommend ordering a patty melt "dirty" aka extra cheese, onions, and mushrooms!

Thank Audreyann73
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Great burgers. No salads but grilled chicken option. Smaller place and pretty loud so hard to visit but fun place. Outside seating in the summer is awesome because it's on the lake. Can dock boat and go eat or get carryout.

Thank betdoug72mn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 W Lair Rd, Fairmont, MN 56031-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Fairmont
  • Phone Number: +1 507-238-9700
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