November 21 thru December 18: We've closed indoor dining once again and we are limiting our hours while offering take-out only with respect to the restrictions announced by the State of Minnesota due to the increasing COVID-19 infection rate. Please know we care deeply for our customers and our staff, we will continue to support measures that keep people safe and healthy.
Call us at 507-263-0003 to place your order, if phone lines are busy or no answer then we’re on another call so please try back shortly.
We will be CLOSED Monday (11/23) to revamp our kitchen, inventory, and staff to better expedite take-outs.
We will open for take-out on Tuesday (11/24) and Wednesday (11/25) at 10am and close at 2pm.
(Thanksgiving Meal Take&Bake pick up on Wednesday between 11am and 4pm.)
We are closed as usual on Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after (11/26-11/27).
Then, moving forward for the remainder of Minnesota’s 4 week pause:
Mondays - Thursdays 10am-2pm
Fridays & Saturdays 8am-2pm
Sundays - closed
Curbside Takeout - We will continue to take calls for take-out from our full menu Mondays thru Thursdays from 10am until 2pm and on Fridays and Saturdays from 8am - 2pm.
We will be closed on Sundays until further notice.
Take & Bake Meals - We will continue our Take & Bake family meals to enjoy at home several times weekly, our menu will be posted ahead of time on our website. We're adding more dessert options too. Stay tuned on Facebook and our website!
Merchandise - Coming soon, Nick's Downtown Diner merch...watch the website. www.nicksdowntowndiner.com
We are proud to be a part of a vibrant town full of small businesses, and now more than ever it is important to spend your dollars locally. We are grateful for the generosity and kindness we have experienced during these challenging times. Your support will be essential to helping small businesses survive, something we do not take for granted. Stay safe. Be well. We look forward to seeing you for take-out!
Prior to 11/21: Dear Friends,
Throughout this COVID-19 pandemic, we hope you are keeping yourself safe and healthy.
We have created this page to share first and foremost, that your kind words and continued support have warmed our hearts. Hearing from you all gives us the encouragement we need to move forward during this crisis. To say the least, we are overwhelmed by our community's continued support, and we thank you all.
At this time, our restaurant is open at half capacity and takeout. You can make a dining reservations or order for pickup by calling the restaurant at 507-263-0003. We are also creating Take Home Meals for families to pick up in the evenings between 4p and 6p several times a week. These meals must be pre-ordered, we are currently using Facebook to advertise the menus and take orders. Find us here: https://www.facebook.com/cannonrivercatering/
Our team has always used the highest standards of sanitation and cleanliness, strictly following CDC recommendations. We would also like to explain the additional measures we are taking to keep guests and employees safe.
Hand washing is mandatory with increased frequency for all members of our staff.
All staff members will be screened for temperature and signs of illness like cough or shortness of breath before their shift begins.
Signage has been added to our kitchen and dining room to encourage hand washing, prohibit handshaking or personal contact, and to practice social distancing.
Staff and guests are required to keep 6 feet of physical distance at all times.
Our food and beverage deliveries are accepted in a secure location that is monitored and only accessed by approved staff. Any product received is thoroughly cleaned prior to being accepted into our building.
Contact surfaces including but not limited to door handles, tables, chairs, credit card processing devices, tables, faucets, and bathrooms are sanitized regularly.
Single-use menus, cups/glasses, and utensils are now being used to prevent contact.
Our floor plan has been updated to practice 6 feet of social distancing and to adhere to capacity regulation.
Our staff shifts are now staggered to reduce contact amongst our employees.
We are using disinfectant spray with active ingredients registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to kill any traces of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Staff members in the kitchen and front-of-house servers will all be wearing gloves and masks.
Thank you for your support. We look forward to resuming service and seeing you again.
~Chris & Barbara Weigman