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Sunshine Depot

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Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
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701 Main St, Elk River, MN 55330
+1 763-441-1371
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 08:30 - 01:00
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Outside deck over looks the Mississippi River, can be very busy which slows down service, food is good, no complaints.

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Thank IkweWolf
Elk River, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Burgers are terrific, great place to relax. Pull tabs available if you gamble. Service is good but this visit the waitress was slow to check on us. I've usually had decent service.

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Thank Chevytrk54
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I was actually extremely disappointed with my visit here. In all fairness, I have not (and probably won't be) back. Service was not good and the food/drinks were disgusting.

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Thank Nikki W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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162 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Had Lunch here today,I had the Prime Rib Sandwich,after a short discussion with our Waitress,who recommended it when I brought it up. My Wife had a Denver Sandwich. A very short wait later,we were served,I knew something was different when she set the plates down. My Wife's sandwich actually had a visible center to it,(it was large),and she remarked that... More 

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Thank Kevin O
Elk River, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Stopped in for lunch and was seated by the windows overlooking the rear patio. Ordered lunch and while waiting noticed bugs, many bugs, a lot of bugs congregating around the window frame. Moved to another table. Last time going there.

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Thank Vuurbehang
Elk River, Minnesota
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This place has the best food around. I can normally win at pull tabs too. Good beverages, nice clientele, servers, and bartenders. Plus they play oldies music!

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1 Thank Diner E
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015 via mobile

I remeet eating here as a kid and the atmosphere and people are great. Things haven't changed on 20 years. Bar food is good, fun local decor. Server even said it was nice to see me home! I stop in with my folks a few times a year when I return to my home town. Glad it is still open... More 

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3 Thank Jennifer K
Elk River, Minnesota
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Looking for a place for an Irish pint on St. Patrick's day we found Sunshine Depot to have some space. Sadly they didn't have any Irish beer but they did have a delicious corned beef special. The menu here offers more than just bar food and their specials are all made in house. Our server was fast, friendly, and accommodating.... More 

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3 Thank Dena S
Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

we were passing through town and needed a break so we decided to grab a late lunch. We ordered a salad and a burger. Both were pretty good. Average to slightly above average bar food. Not much of a beer selection, so just ordered sodas. The atmosphere is ok if you sit in the back, near the window. If you... More 

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1 Thank Chad H
Ramsey, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

Best pizza in town full menu great food great staff fun place view of the river from the deck always friendly local secret

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
08:30 - 01:00
Saturday
08:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Main St, Elk River, MN 55330
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Elk River
  • Phone Number: +1 763-441-1371

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