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Address: Lake City, MN
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Ideal location for spotting eagles in early spring.

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Quick stop but loved it

My husband wanted to stop as we were doing a road trip. We were very happy. He had the beer sampler and we had chicken nachos which were good. Super nice young waitress, very cool... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 July 2015
LoriP20
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Phillips
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Sleepy Eye
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You need to visit this city around Halloween there are people that go all out to decorate their homes and we had an awesome viewing experience. Beautiful Lake Pepin that we came by on accident was a pleasant experience and we were able to take in a beautiful sunset.

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Thank Thomas W
Spooner, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food, beer and services is great. They had a guy playing the accordion so loud that my ears rang for hours after. Other then that I'd go back for sure

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Thank sunnytripsvic
Minnesota
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a beautiful location with indoor and outdoor seating with a great view of the lake. They have a lot of memorable beers, including one with Capt'n Crunch that goes into the mash. I tried it, and it was very good. I'd pick it again if I went back. The brisket sandwiches were good, too. This is a favorite... More 

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Thank BillBMN
Lake City, Minnesota
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Reads Landing is a local favorite. It's the perfect spot to relax awhile and enjoy a good meal as you enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the Mississippi River. The craft beer selection is great, as are the delicious variety of sandwiches and entrees. One not-to-be missed crowd pleaser is an order of shrimp and grits! The owner and staff are... More 

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Thank KarenC327
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

So we went to check out this place because of the great review here! So many people complimented the view and eagle watching! I am not sure where they have been there so that they could see eagles but we were there end of September and we sat outside! the view is nothing special but boy i have never seen... More 

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Thank saeed m
Saint Peter, Minnesota
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

A great place to grab a craft beer, some good food, and watch the eagles! They had a Capn Crunch beer that was quite interesting.

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Phillips
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

My husband wanted to stop as we were doing a road trip. We were very happy. He had the beer sampler and we had chicken nachos which were good. Super nice young waitress, very cool decorations, nice deck overlooking the river. Highly recommend.

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Thank LoriP20
Stockton, MN
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92 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Excellent stop on the Minnesota side of the Mississippi to stop and have a look. Reads Landing is also one of the best spots to see Bald Eagles on the river. Especially in March when the river ice begins to break. The eagles will gather on the ice near the open water, often where the Chippewa River dumps in to... More 

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Thank Christopher P
New Brighton, Minnesota
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87 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

This was our first trip to check out the eagles. I didn't know what to expect but was so happy we went. We sat at a couple of the pullouts on hwy 61 and watched eagles for hours. We counted at least 50 or more. Most were at a distance on the ice shelf in the river but we did... More 

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Thank Cindy6074
Red Wing, Minnesota
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

The best shrimp and grits stew I've ever had! This is the perfect place to stop while taking the scenic route along the Mississippi on the Minnesota side. The beer selection is spot-on and the food... well the food... my 18 year old cannot stop talking about her beet salad! The atmosphere is cozy and it's a bonus to get... More 

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