Only In Your State recently posted "the 12 places you should eat in Minnesota in 2017.  Riverside on the Root in Lanesboro ranks #10! Their article states in part "Lanesboro is a charming town to visit at any time of year, but summertime is especially great.  Why?  Because you get to experience the fantastic restaurants with outdoor seating".  The menu at Riverside offers a variety of appetizers, salads, meat, poultry and seafood. Sink your teeth into stuffed portabella mushrooms, Greek lamb burger, avocado seafood salad or a thick juicy steak.

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Don't forget to make a stop upstairs at their Dirty Martini Lounge.  I've eaten at Riverside on the Root several times and can vouch for their great food and service.  Don't take my word.  When spring rolls around and they reopen for the season, try it for yourself.  Read the entire article at Only In Your State.