Guidebook for Battle Lake and Ottertail Lakes Area

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Guidebook for Battle Lake and Ottertail Lakes Area

Food Scene
This is a unique mix of hometown cafe with homemade food and great service. There is a large bar/dining area that hosts live music along with darts and a pool table. You will also find a 6 lane bowling alley tucked in back where you can order off the menu (great pizza/burgers etc) and have a frosty beverage. There is also a nice deck out front with full service and a fantastic view of Battle Lake.
Shoreline Restaurant Bar and Bowl
505 North Lake Avenue
This is a unique mix of hometown cafe with homemade food and great service. There is a large bar/dining area that hosts live music along with darts and a pool table. You will also find a 6 lane bowling alley tucked in back where you can order off the menu (great pizza/burgers etc) and have a frosty beverage. There is also a nice deck out front with full service and a fantastic view of Battle Lake.
Walking distance from OTRV and offering good food, music both on the patio and inside, yard games for the whole family and a dock on the lake so you can boat in.
Beach Bums Bar & Eatery
35776 Co Hwy 72
Walking distance from OTRV and offering good food, music both on the patio and inside, yard games for the whole family and a dock on the lake so you can boat in.
The local and semi famous Zorbas Pizza and Mexican restaurant is half a block from OTRV. So many family memories there with a large deck and dock space to boat in as well.
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Zorbaz
36108 Co Hwy 72
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The local and semi famous Zorbas Pizza and Mexican restaurant is half a block from OTRV. So many family memories there with a large deck and dock space to boat in as well.
Great food that you would not expect to find in the little town of Battle Lake for a reasonable price. Try the grapefruit gimlet!
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Stella's Bistro & Wine Bar
114 Lake Avenue South
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Great food that you would not expect to find in the little town of Battle Lake for a reasonable price. Try the grapefruit gimlet!
This local legend is still cooking up the best butter knife ribeye around and the lobster chunks are fantastic. Check them out.. you will not be disappointed.
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Stub's Dining & Saloon
211 South Lake Avenue
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This local legend is still cooking up the best butter knife ribeye around and the lobster chunks are fantastic. Check them out.. you will not be disappointed.
This is also a local legend featuring home made fudge, waffle cones and many different hand scooped icecream choices along with tables full of candy sold by the pound! Salt water taffy anyone?
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Granny's Pantry
106 Lake Avenue South
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This is also a local legend featuring home made fudge, waffle cones and many different hand scooped icecream choices along with tables full of candy sold by the pound! Salt water taffy anyone?
The Otter has been around for 40 plus years and serves good food, fun night life with live music most weekends and dancing.
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The Otter
306 MN-78
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The Otter has been around for 40 plus years and serves good food, fun night life with live music most weekends and dancing.
Larry is a full size grocery store in Battle Lake which is only 6 miles from OTRV.
Larry's Supermarket
102 Gilbertson St W
Larry is a full size grocery store in Battle Lake which is only 6 miles from OTRV.
Drinks & Nightlife
Rustic and chic all at once... good times, good food and karaoke!
Rusty Nail
Rustic and chic all at once... good times, good food and karaoke!
Entertainment & Activities
Thumper is a beautiful 18 hole golf course, event center, restaurant and bar along with a water park for the kids.
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Thumper Pond Golf Course
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Thumper is a beautiful 18 hole golf course, event center, restaurant and bar along with a water park for the kids.
This is a local's 18 hole golf course with a relaxed atmosphere but sill a challenging and fun course. They also have a Par 3 course and driving range.
Balmoral Golf Course
28294 Otter Rd
This is a local's 18 hole golf course with a relaxed atmosphere but sill a challenging and fun course. They also have a Par 3 course and driving range.
You can rent jet ski's, pontoon boat and slip space for your boat here.
The Lodge on Otter Tail Lake
28525 Co Hwy 145
You can rent jet ski's, pontoon boat and slip space for your boat here.
You can rent pontoons and jet ski's here.
Barky's Resort
28484 Co Hwy 145
You can rent pontoons and jet ski's here.
A fun place to visit anytime but especially during the Phelps Mill Festival the second week of July! Great food, music, wine and beer tasting, activities for the kids and many local artists with their unique wares for sale.
Phelps Mill Park
29035 Co Hwy 45
A fun place to visit anytime but especially during the Phelps Mill Festival the second week of July! Great food, music, wine and beer tasting, activities for the kids and many local artists with their unique wares for sale.
Shopping
The Rusty Anchor
The local liquor store is also located in Battle Lake.
Battle Lake Liquor Store
414 Lake Ave S
The local liquor store is also located in Battle Lake.
Stop in for unique gifts, clothing and a great lunch. Located in both Battle Lake and Ottertail City.
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The Williams Company Store & Deli
101 Main St
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Stop in for unique gifts, clothing and a great lunch. Located in both Battle Lake and Ottertail City.
Much more than clothing as local artists have booths here as well. You can spend hours wandering the isles here and come away with well made and unique clothing and gifts.
Periwinkle
227 MN-78
Much more than clothing as local artists have booths here as well. You can spend hours wandering the isles here and come away with well made and unique clothing and gifts.
A wonderful spot to shop for a special gift, gourmet kitchen items and a wonderful homemade lunch items and specialty coffee.
The Williams Company Store & Deli
102 Summit Street West
A wonderful spot to shop for a special gift, gourmet kitchen items and a wonderful homemade lunch items and specialty coffee.
Fun shop filled with local items.
The Funky Farmhouse MN
122 South Lake Avenue
Fun shop filled with local items.
Parks & Nature
This park features great walking and biking trails. You can rent bikes in Battle Lake. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months.
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Glendalough State Park
25287 Whitetail Lane
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This park features great walking and biking trails. You can rent bikes in Battle Lake. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter months.
Arts & Culture
Check out some of the local artists here.
Art of the Lakes
108 Lake Ave S
Check out some of the local artists here.