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Fun dive bar and grill

Awesome food and drinks. Detroit style pizza and great burgers. Live music on certain nights... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
John R
via mobile
Great burgers and apps

Excellent burgers, the southwest grill apps are delicious. We have tried all the burgers and it’s... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Rockford, Minnesota
via mobile
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2448 State Highway 55 SE, Buffalo, MN 55313-4822
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome food and drinks. Detroit style pizza and great burgers. Live music on certain nights. Can get very busy. Staff is usually good. Bartenders can be hit and miss if you are not a regular they recognize.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Always stop here on our way thru buffalo. It's got cool things to look at inside and out. Been here 2 days and have lunch and dinner both days. Like to stay away from fast-food. They have special everyday that are really good. So far...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Try the Detroit Style or Hand Tossed crust pizza. Always a hit. Many other choices if you're not feeling like pizza. Friendly staff, good service, good beer selection and consistently good food. As with any place if it's overly busy bring your patience.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Always friendly service and a vibrant atmosphere. I love taking Norm's newbies for the Wayside deep dish!

Thank 825jeffreye
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent burgers, the southwest grill apps are delicious. We have tried all the burgers and it’s hard to pick a favorite

Thank ricker40
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Avoid this dump, they have super slow service. Over an hour to get food in a place that's under half full... Left a 20 for drinks and walked out. Lazy employees didn't even apologize or offer any reason to stay. Employees, and management are useless...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

On an outing to Buffalo and some of the surrounding cities (some have nice lakes and beaches), we almost drove past what looked from the outside like a large Metal Warehouse of sorts, but Norm's was our restaurant adventure of the day trip. No dogs...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My husband loves the fish sandwich here. He says it's the best in town. Unfortunately, it's always very noisy and loud so there is little chance of holding a conversation. Go for the food, have your conversation elsewhere.

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My husband and I went there for the Detroit-style pizza and we hadn't been in over 7 years since we live in Georgia. The pizza was just as I'd remembered - great! We sat at the bar because the joint was jumping and lots of...More

Thank Norma W
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I've heard a lot of good things about this place so I thought that I'd check it out for myself. The food exceeded my expectations. I had steak fajitas and my wife had the spinach artichoke dip appetizer. Both were great. I can't wait to...More

Thank Mark D
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Sandra T
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Response from PlumCrazy4406 | Reviewed this property |
This is just a bar and restaurant. It's really not a rest stop, like the name implies; kind of tricky, I know! Sorry!