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Sail Away Cafe and Bar

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3121 St Croix Trail S, Market Square, Afton, MN 55001-9419
+1 651-436-6555
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: No need to eat at a chain as you will find delicious fresh and healthy...
No need to eat at a chain as you will find delicious fresh and healthy food at Sail Away. Grass fed beef,locally sourced ingredients, gluten free options. Beautiful garden patio seating summers and indoor bar and lower deck open year round. We promise you will have a fun and genuine casual small town experience. Quaint village with many interesting shops. Full Bar, off-sale, daily soups & dinner specials. Open daily 8 am for breakfast. Wonderful pies and desserts homemade on premises. We feature excellent live music every Friday and Saturday at 6:30 year round.
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    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Soup!

We came in for a late lunch/snack about 2:00pm on a weekday. We wanted something light so we looked at the soups, salads, and sandwiches. One of us had a cup of the sweet potato ginger soup (homemade) and a house salad. The soup hit the spot for being tasty and hot, especially for a cold winter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
John G
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Afton, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Saturday was out third visit there for breakfast, but once again short staffed and many excuses. Food is good if you like a 2+ hour breakfast. We left and went to Bayport for an enjoyable breakfast. Third time isn't always a charm. Wishing you luck.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went for birthday lunch with my sister. Sat in the middle of the main room. Servers all around but no service. Finally someone brought coffee. After a while someone finally took our food order. Other people came in & were served but we waited. After 45 minutes a server came & asked if we had eaten already. After over an... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My husband and I were spending our anniversary weekend in Afton, and this was our stop for lunch one day. We loved the cute and cozy decor, and the woman waiting on us provided excellent service! Prompt, courteous, and friendly. We both thoroughly enjoyed our BLT sandwiches. We will definitely be back soon to try something else!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Tried them for Breakfast this spring Had a scramble with hashbrowns, cheese, peppers and ham Eggs were overcooked and crunchy and everything was extremely greasy Left a coating of oil on my plate. Coffee was ok--note they do not have lattes or espressos. Took a long time to get a simple coffee. It was like they had to start from... More 

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chippewa falls wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Some of the best service I've had at a small cafe. Food is home made and excellent. Chili was great.

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Afton, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We came in for a late lunch/snack about 2:00pm on a weekday. We wanted something light so we looked at the soups, salads, and sandwiches. One of us had a cup of the sweet potato ginger soup (homemade) and a house salad. The soup hit the spot for being tasty and hot, especially for a cold winter day. I had... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We happened to be near Afton last Saturday, Jan. 31, and asked someone for a café recommendation, thinking we'd like a cup of coffee. They suggested "Sail Away." So we drove along the tree-lined roads in a part of MN that resembles upstate New York and arrived at a very ordinary-looking café in the small town of Afton. But a... More 

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Castle Danger, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It is not often that I get to Afton for lunch. In fact I rarely eat in Afton but a few weeks ago I did go out to the Sail Away Cafe with the family. It is your run of the mill local cafe but mixed with a bit of healthy food offerings. I believe none of their menu items... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner on the patio on a beautiful summer evening. There was live music which was actually pretty good! The ambiance was very nice - laid back but still good. Decent wine list so we ordered a bottle. The good was so/so. Ordered a shrimp in vodka sauce. Had to order extra shrimp (it only came with a few) and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

If only the service was as good as everything else. Several wait staff came by in the 15 minutes we stood waiting for the to clear one of the half dozen empty tables on the patio with only: "we are busy. Hang on." Two other couples waiting eventually left, but there is little competition in tiny Afton. And food took... More 

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Additional Information about Sail Away Cafe and Bar

Address: 3121 St Croix Trail S, Market Square, Afton, MN 55001-9419
Phone Number: +1 651-436-6555
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Afton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Healthy

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3121 St Croix Trail S, Market Square, Afton, MN 55001-9419
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Afton
  • Phone Number: +1 651-436-6555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
  • Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Healthy

Description

No need to eat at a chain as you will find delicious fresh and healthy food at Sail Away. Grass fed beef,locally sourced ingredients, gluten free options. Beautiful garden patio seating summers and indoor bar and lower deck open year round. We promise you will have a fun and genuine casual small town experience. Quaint village with many interesting shops. Full Bar, off-sale, daily soups & dinner specials. Open daily 8 am for breakfast. Wonderful pies and desserts homemade on premises. We feature excellent live music every Friday and Saturday at 6:30 year round.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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