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great food - Great people

We love giving customers fantastic food and beverage choices in a friendly, inviting atmosphere.
That's what we've been doing since 2011.
Welcome to Cowboy's family restaurant and watering hole.


Find your new favorite from our famous burger menu or try one of our sandwich specialties. They're all perfect for that lunch time appetite. Stop by and bring your appetite!

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Need to relax or unwind or take a night off from cooking? Come and enjoy one of our delicious dinner menu selections and top it off with a Cowboy dessert special.

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why cowboys?

Looking for something a bit different and not on the main drag?

Current Hours of Operation

You're welcome anytime. No matter if it is summer or winter, we're always ready to serve you with a friendly smile and a great meal.

Hours: Closed Sunday, Monday-Thursday 4-10p, Friday & Saturday 11a-1a

We're Not Far From Brainerd, MN

We're an easy drive into the Brainerd, MN lake country on Hwy 371 & Hwy 77 (Interlachen Rd). You will enjoy the great view of Gull Lake on your way here.

Friendly & Comfortable Atmosphere

Enjoy the atmosphere of being in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Not only are our food and drinks great but we also offer a great atmosphere to relax and unwind.

Best Place To Escape To In Minnesota

Lakeshore and Cowboys has been chosen by Expedia as one of the best places to escape to in Minnesota. Read the article.

customer testimonials

"Awesome food and service! If you go here The Fish Sandwich is unbelievably good! The sauce that comes with it is one of the best sauces I've ever had!!"
— T. Fondie —
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"The staff make you feel like family. They are so friendly and tentative to your needs before you even know you need something, they have it for ya. The food is amazing. We love Cowboy's in Lakeshore."
— A. Lamke —
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"Awesome food. Relaxing. Love it. Good soup. The staff is very friendly, excellent service. I highly recommend this place."
— D. Kozitka-Paul —
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Menu specials

We offer a Monthly Special and two Weekly Specials. Our Weekly Specials are offered Friday and Saturday nights only.

Monthly Special for December

Walleye Dinner. Herb Crusted Walleye, Wild Rice Pilaf, Chef Veggie and Lemon Caper Cream Spice

Weekly Special - Friday Night Fish Fry

8 oz of cod, doused in homemade beer-batter, lightly fried to a golden crisp, served with steak fries and homemade tartar sauce.

Weekly Special - Friday & Saturday Night
Prime Rib Dinner

10 oz Peppercorn Crusted Prime Rib
Chef Vegetable and Potato
Served until gone.

Specials of the Past

Herb Crusted Walleye
Smoked Pork Chop
Hot Beef Dinner
Hot Turkey Dinner
Lobster Tacos
Crabby Patty
Crab Roll
Medium Surf-N-Turf
Sicilian Ribs
Sea Food Jumbalaya