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The Fireside

1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
+1 218-847-8192
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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1462 E Shore Dr, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501-4723
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stopped for happy hour-4;30- 6;30. We never go to eat that early but bad weather brought us there early.They have 5-6 appetizers for $7 and beer $4 and some wines$4. The appetizers were not your normal..2 deep sea scallops with sweet pea puree and...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent place for dinner. The wild rice and mushroom soup was delicious and the smoky corn and tomatillo relish added a nice crunchy texture. The shrimp were tasty but I wished I'd ordered the walleye/pickerel. The bite I tasted nearly melted in my mouth. The...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We were seated in a corner table Vernon king the sunset on the lake. Nice and quiet so be could have a good conversation. The waitress was more than accommodating. I had the Duck. It was OK but wouldn't order again. They should have had...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

You can trust The Fireside to do it right -- from the food to the service to the ambiance. Our go-to 'nice' restaurant in Detroit Lakes.

Thank rfalstad
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I was here for my birthday dinner. I love this restaurant. I love the walleye. I have the parmesan crusted walleye each time I come. Good choice of wine. My significant other had the deep fried walleye. He said it was very good. I This...More

Thank Mo M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My wifevsnd I took my brother and his wife out for supper on a Sunday evening. This is the first time we have been to the Fireside although we have eaten at many other restaurants in the Detroit Lakes area. This is definitely a upper...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is nicely nestled between oak trees and broad big windows that overlook the Lake. If the sun is still out, try not to sit right by the window because it will be in your face, besides the tinted shades. The interior decor lends...More

Thank UteKMercado
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The food is good here. The atmosphere is great. We enjoyed the music! Service is great. Breakfast is fantastic!

Thank 2ndtimearounders
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Wine Wednesday today which meant $17 bottles, so we had wine with our meal plus plenty left over to take home. I didn't even know you could take an unfinished bottle home. Beer list is a little lacking compared to many places but they had...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Pasta, Steaks, Seafood, great apps and cocktails with a spectacular view! What more could you ask for? We had such a great time the first night- we came back the next night for dinner as well! Fine dining with small town prices. Extensive list of...More

Thank RichelleMN
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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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
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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