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Eichten's Bistro

££ - £££American, ,
16440 Lake Blvd, Center City, MN 55012-7671
+1 651-257-1566
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bison burger” (11 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“cheese curds” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
16440 Lake Blvd, Center City, MN 55012-7671
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here after hiking at Taylor's Falls with a friend for lunch. Before we could be seated we were happily distracted and our taste buds were enticed by the samples of Eichten's smoked and jalapeño Goudas and the chili con quest dip while browsing...More

Thank Kmmhappy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all their is a game you can play with your kids in this area of Minnesota. On one side of the building you will find a symbol much like a quilt block. You can have the kids find this one and all the...More

Thank garyaverill1
Reviewed 11 August 2017

My friend and I enjoyed the State Fair winning cheese curds, sandwiches, and blueberry pie. The restaurant has been redecorated and is very cozy. Pies are homemade and can be served with ice cream for an extra treat.

Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Eichten's is a time honored shop where they sell delicious specialty cheese, meats and personally raised Bison meat products. They have been around over 20 years and have a wide array of products in the store. Yesterday we decided to eat a late lunch with...More

Thank Rhiannon H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Stopped for an early lunch. Bistro and store very clean. Pleasant staff but didn't seem very experienced. We had two different waitresses helping us and even asking the same questions only minutes apart. Burgers were tasty but with no sides, we ordered salads. Portions for...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The burgers are bison. Beef on request. This is a small place with a small variety menu but they try to be inventive. The food is good but not a wow factor when we were there. The server was friendly but attentiveness was lacking. They...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were not disappointed with our decision to have lunch here. We started with some cheese curds, which were just as good as the MN State Fair curds. The bison burgers were cooked perfectly and tasted really good. They also have a nice little shop...More

1  Thank Steven G
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Have eaten here several times and have had great food every time. Would recommend to any locals or traveler in the area to stop and enjoy a great meal. Very nice atmosphere and new outside patio.

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We like to stop here for things such as Bison Patties,Ground Bison,Soup Mixes, Cheeses,spreads,and just odd little gifts. Recently noticed they have remodeled more into a nice Cafe/Bistro,on the right side of the shop. Will go back and eat there someday in the near future.

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 19 October 2016

First of all the waitress we had her name was Liz was a lovely, friendly, professional lady, who was non stop busy but still made sure we were ok. The food was delicious, and the store also sold lovely wines, cheeses, goodies, just a plethora...More

Thank 829traveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16440 Lake Blvd, Center City, MN 55012-7671
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Center City
  • Phone Number: +1 651-257-1566
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