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Cornerstone Buffet

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233 Kraft Dr SE, Melrose, MN 56352-1380
+1 320-256-6001
05:30 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 05:30 - 22:00
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Alexandria, Minnesota
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Tonight was our first visit to this restaurant. We don't live very far away but had never heard of this place. We were amazed at the buffet size! Several different varieties of chicken, one steak option, and I think one pork option. Salad bar had a great selection! and a dessert bar. Drinks were not included but for the price... More 

Thank lvinlife
Winnipeg, Canada
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194 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped here for lunch on our way home from Minneapolis. It was a great find, and the lunch buffet is reasonably priced with a good selection. The baked chicken looked unappetizing but tasted good. The salad section was large and the orange kale salad was very good. The drinks are not included in the buffet cost,... More 

Thank hopeforsun
Melrose, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

For a small town, the food was absolutely delicious. There is a buffet each night of the week and we went on Thursday and it was German night. Everything you could imagine was on the menu! Good warm heartfelt food! Definitely going back for more!

Thank tbeuning
Long Prairie, Minnesota
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We've eaten Thanksgiving dinner here two years in a row, and plan to continue to do so in the future. The food is very good with a fantastic variety to meet every family member's needs. The price is fair for what you receive. The service is great and people are friendly. We are appreciative for a place like this being... More 

Thank burzlaffmeyersmith
Farmington, Minnesota
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a buffet as well as a menu to order from. We stopped in for a late lunch and had a pretty decent meal. The one exception to the "decent" meal was their salad bar. There were many selections of "green" as well as pasta type salads and the greens were excellent! They offer organic options as well!y... More 

Thank Lorrie B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is our go-to eating spot in Melrose! Service is good. The buffet is quick or you can order off the menu.

Thank Jan S
Fargo, ND
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218 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is a really good sized restaurant and offer a very large buffet selection. One nice thing about it was that each night there is a little different theme to the buffet. We were there on a Sunday and the selection was quite varied in all departments from salads to desserts. The food itself is ok, the ribs were a... More 

Thank jesseh50
Campbellsport, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Like all buffets, some good items and some not so good. The staff is very friendly and helpful. For the price we paid you can not get any better. Seniors get a good price.

Thank Donna B
Melrose, Minnesota
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Food was hot and very tasty. We came close to closing and they were not upset at all. Very very friendly staff.

Thank carnut113
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I've been in this area several times and didn't know this was here, the billboard on the highway did its job. I had the buffet which offered a nice selection and some of the food is organic. There was also a nice selection of desserts, the apple cobbler was very good and I'm fairly sure it was homemade. Not a... More 

Thank Gayle M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Kraft Dr SE, Melrose, MN 56352-1380
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +1 320-256-6001

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?