The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo

4.9
6 Reviews
$30 and under
American
In 1978, we opened our first Machine Shed Restaurant on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa. We had just 100 seats, but we started with a powerful commitment. That was a five-word constitution: “Dedicated to the American Farmer.” That dedication meant we worked hard to have a restaurant that wasn’t just ‘farm themed’ but something that farmers could be proud of.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 6 people are saying
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4.9based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.9
service
4.6
ambience
4.8
value
Noise · Quiet
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I was looking for a restaurant that served Prime Rib for my birthday. I remember that I had Prime Rib at The Machine Shed last on my last visit. I was very happy to go there for my birthday!!

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo
Responded on November 13, 2020

Thank you for your positive review! We are so happy to hear your experience met the high expectations we strive to meet. We hope you dine with us again soon. Happy belated birthday!

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, huge portions, reasonable pricing!! Always love our visits to The Machine Shed!!! I love eggs!

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo
Responded on November 13, 2020

We are so thrilled to see that everything met expectations - thank you for posting your rating! Hope to see you again soon! We love eggs too ;)

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KayKay
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was very attentive. Seating was spaced well so we never felt uncomfortable. The food was great and a welcome change from the sea of chains and fast food places in Woodbury.

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo
Responded on October 22, 2020

KayKay, your patronage means a lot to us! Thank you for the wonderful feedback.

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GwenB
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great. We were their to celebrate two birthdays. Our waitress was very prompt and attentive as well.

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo
Responded on September 30, 2020

Gwen, it means a lot to us that you chose to have your birthday celebrations with us! We are so glad to hear that everything exceeded expectations. Thank you for providing your wonderful feedback.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wedding anniversary

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo
Responded on September 29, 2020

Hello, thank you for coming in to celebrate your anniversary with us! We are thrilled to see you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon - Happy Aniiversary!

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LindsayA
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!!!! Very quiet- very good with social distancing! Highly recommend!

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo
Responded on September 17, 2020

Lindsay, thank you for stopping into the Machine Shed to dine with us! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

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FAQs

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (651) 735-7436.

The Machine Shed - Lake Elmo is rated 4.9 stars by 6 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.