2012 INFO: Phone 320-485-3704 (Metro Call) for more info! Orchard-Bakery-Restaurant located 5 miles west of Winsted at the end of McLeod Cty rd no #56. Housed in a 1932 dairy barn, COBR offers value from food to apples with an emphasis on service. Soups, salads and sandwiches are popular. 2012 APPLE CROP: Unlike many regions, we have a large crop. The apples are sizing well, and will offer good picked or u-picked fruit. The 2012 season is running 12 days early at Carlson's. Call ahead for varietal information.and will be offerring u-pick on several varieties. Free weekend hayrides. RESTARAUNT INFO: Seats 120 - does fill but worth the wait. Kids meals also. .Tasty menu with excellent waitstaff. 99 pie/ice cream w/ meal. HOURS: Opening Day August 14, 2012. Open AUG, SEPT, OCT: Tuesday-Sunday, 10-5, Lunch served 11-4(Except four Pork Chop Sundays - read on) Closed Mondays. Pie/Ice cream served all open hours. NOV. HOURS: 10-4. SATURDAYS in Sept & Oct: : Food and Live Music with REGULAR MENU!!! SUNDAYS Sept. 30, OCT. 7 and Oct 14, and Oct 21: 11:30-4:00 Grilled PorkChop Dinner with LIve Music by various artists. (no regular menu-CHOPS ONLY THESE SUNDAYS!) DIRECTIONS: from 394/12: 3 miles west of Howard Lake, take Wright Cty 5 south 5 miles to Carlson's Orchard Bakery & Restaurant on right. ..from Hwy 7, west to Winsted turnoff (Cty #1), then north 3 miles on Cty Rd. 1 to Cty Rd 5. Left 4 miles on Cty Rd. 5 to Cty 31, Right on 31 for 2 miles to Carlson's. FOLLOW THE BLUE SERVICE SIGNS ALONG THE WAY!. Metro phone 320-485-3704 for info or directions. Phone 320-485-3704 (Metro call) for more info.
Farm bakery. Another great 2012 Honeycrisp and Haralson Apple crop. Apple pie served all hours. Closed Mondays! Free weekend hayrides. Large, high quality, 2012 apple crop. Barn restaurant. Kids play area Soup/Salad/Snadwich menu Kids menu Booth or table seating Air conditioned. Walking trails, picnic tables
Opening Day: Aug 14, 2012. We have several varieties of u-pick apples. Check in with the cashier for a map, picking bag and varieties available. EXCELLENT 2012 Honeycrisp, Honeygold and Haralson crop. Crop is running 10-12 days early in 2012...call ahaead for varietal informatioon
September and October are for u-pick, all times freat for dining! - call 320-485-3704 (Metro call) for availability.
Many weekends in Sept and Oct we feature various musicians on Sat/Sun. Call 320-485-3704 for details, or view the evnt calendar for specifics.
All good music while you dine.
Sundays Sept 25, Oct 2 and 9 and Oct. 16 we offer our Pork Chop Dinners with live music. A fall classic and favorite. Service begins at 11:30.
What a gem! A friend suggested we go and i was amazed at all Carlson's has to offer. I truly can not get over the delicious soup and chicken salad sandwhich i had.... [more]
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The annual pork chop dinner is excellent. A great community atmosphere in a spotlessly clean restaurant setting and great food. My family and I are looking forward to going to this years dinner. You will have a good time if you attend.