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The Rock

1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
+1 231-591-2206
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (10 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Mongolian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have eaten here a number of times. You pay one price (I think it is just under $10) and everything is unlimited. Some of the food is better than other food, but there is always something for everyone. We like to take larger groups...More

Thank olsenkim
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This restaurant caters to Ferris state university students and the general public with outstanding entry price for children and adults.Once in ,there are a variety of food selections including a Mongolian grill and featured food stations.They have a huge selection of deserts and ice cream...More

Thank michaelgrace89
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Not the college food I remember! Wonderful selection. Very tasty! Great hours! I can leave Big Rapids and know my daughter will not starve and have plenty of great food choices!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to dine. Many stations to have your choice of food. Great salad bar, grills, pizza, desserts, drinks. Price is right

Thank carol e
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The rock is a college food eatery and it s like a all you can eat place but it's great with the monglian grill. It's a must ,us a great salad bar and burgers sandwiches and dessert and much more. It's a us the table...More

Thank crowwalker56
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, great variety, awesome price. Clean and has friendly staff! Will place this in our favorites

Thank James M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Go with an empty stomach! Staff is polite and helpful. They have a VERY large variety of bottomless food options! Fresh, made to order stir fry, burgers, pizza, salads, cereal, desserts, soups, waffles, sandwiches, and those were just the items I tried! Everything is self...More

Thank johannae937
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden place where I wouldn't expect many different and low priced valued food like this here inside a building. Vey nicely set up. Its well worth visiting. Also beaware of the metered parking its near/ on Ferris State campus.

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Many things to chose from. I love the Mongolian grill, definitely my favorite. It is on the collage campus so you will be eating with many collage students. The price can't be beat, and the food always seems fresh.

Thank W7397UQshannonc
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This restaurant is operated by Ferris State University. As I understand it, the culinary students prepare and serve the food under the close supervision of their instructors. You pay one low price per person, and it is all you can eat from many different stations....More

Thank Polly b
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3 December 2016|
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Response from Danielle I | Reviewed this property |
My daughter used one of her guest passes for me. But I think the cost was around 10$.
Jenny B
15 May 2016|
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast through supper and I believe until Midnight
15 November 2015|
Response from GrandmaOzark | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if Ferris has a Food/Hospitality Program but certainly a lot of students work there. I think it is open to the public because it is centrally located within the community, It is large enough to service extra... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1420 Knollview Dr, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI 49307-2289
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mecosta County  >  Big Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 231-591-2206
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