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Machine Shed

8515 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-8702
+1 651-735-7436
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good30%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8515 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-8702
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in last weekend as a group of about 50. Soccer team and families in town for a tournament. We did have reservations for the back room. I'm very impressed with the service and staff. All very friendly and work hard to make sure...More

Thank amyt2822016
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went for dinner. Three of us. Had chef salad, shrimp, potato soup and potato skins. All were very good and big portion. Prices are average. Services at our table was great.

Thank JohnF1949
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Service was very nice, plenty of breakfast choices, especially the skillets you won't leave hungry, highly recommend this place.

Thank Bwandas S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It has been a while since we've been here. I used to look forward to going. Now I'm not sure I will take that chance again. It took a while to put our order in, the waitress kept saying she'd be right back. Once we...More

Thank Diane E
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi Diane - I am sorry to hear that your recent visit was not up to the expectations we strive to meet. I assure you I will be addressing these issues with our management team. If you would like to speak further, please email us...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Pretzel fondue was great! Generous portions. The bloodies were awful (No flavor!) I could not choke it down. However our server Britta was great. She politely and quickly addressed the issue.More

Thank Carly W
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Carly - Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Although I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the pretzel fondue, I am sorry that the Bacon Blood Mary was not up to your expectations. However, I am happy to hear...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had to wait a little bit to get a table, but was soo worth the wait!! We looked at things in the gift shop while we waited. Once seated the wait staff was right over to take our order. Everyone was super friendly and...More

Thank SammieDeka
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Been here several times and the service plus food remains good and consistent! Very delicious American food. Western decor and ambience is casual. Good for gatherings!

Thank Boon T
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Nothing stood out either good or bad. The food was decent (we ordered off the menu), the service was good, and the prices were what they should be. Honestly the place reminds me of a Cracker Barrel from the late 1980's, but the food and...More

Thank mspreh
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for dining with us and providing your feedback. We are very proud of our restaurant and our menu, honoring the American Farmer since 1978. We are happy to serve our award-winning menu to patrons who value a traditional family meal – like mom...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Got seated right away. Was told server would be right over. Waited 10 minutes to order our drinks. Wouldn't take our food order with our drink order. Waited 15 minutes for our drinks. Didn't refill coffee. Ordered burrito without eggs got eggs. Husband didn't get...More

Thank DisappointedMom
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Hello, I am so sorry that this happened during your recent visit - it sounds like your experience was not up to our standards at all. I have sent your review for our team to review so that we can work on training our staff...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We walked into a nice little shopping area, prices for items in the shop are reasonable. We got sat down very quickly, the seating is a bit odd, looks a bit dated. The salad bar looks really good but wasn't told anything about it and...More

Thank Candice K
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What are the hours?
4 December 2015|
Response from TravelGnome05 | Reviewed this property |
6am to 10pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8515 Hudson Blvd N, Lake Elmo, MN 55042-8702
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lake Elmo
  • Phone Number: +1 651-735-7436
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