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Ernie's On Gull Lake

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10424 Squaw Point Rd, East Gull Lake, Brainerd, MN 56401-3099
218-829-3918
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 58
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    Very good
  • 23
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lakeside dining.

Gull Lake residents and vacationers travel by boat to Ernie's in the summer. Area diners enjoy the choice of indoor or patio by the lake. Families enjoy the menu choices. Servers help make the lake experience memorable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Nedra V
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gull Lake residents and vacationers travel by boat to Ernie's in the summer. Area diners enjoy the choice of indoor or patio by the lake. Families enjoy the menu choices. Servers help make the lake experience memorable.

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Thank Nedra V
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

food is good, drinks are good and the staff is enjoyable. They even carry some of the local brewery's beer on tap! food is good quality for the price. i have always take the out of town family there to eat. Love the view of the lake.

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Thank Jacquelyn L
Brainerd, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Ernie's on Gull is all about food, service and a great view of the Lake. Whether it is a summer sunset or a chance to play winter Golf at a Frozen Fore event, this is the place to enjoy it all. They are very versatile in their food choices and the menu changes from season to season. The best indication... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Was traveling through the area on business and find this great lakeside spot. Food was great, service was excellent and the drink menu was perfect.

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Thank Tcgray01
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Looks like a great place to take your boat, dock and have lunch or dinner. We were there when it was raining but it was still a great place. The sandwich was excellent. I heard the fish was good.

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Thank Woody_Boater
Fayetteville, Georgia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

laid back, great food, perfect patio, marina all in one place.... It is the perfect place to hang out with family and friends

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McHenry, Illinois
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Awesome view and great burgers. Hard to find but worth it. Come by car or boat. Recommended by a local and and to google it to find it but worth it.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Amazing food. my wife and I went here for dinner on a Friday. they were accommodating and service was fairly fast for a busy night. would definitely recommend the French fries.

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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Go there quite a few times during the summer. Every time has been good food and service. Steaks, seafood and pizza all good.

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Thank 5353cheryl
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Perfect place to see the boats coming and going. If you are cruising on the lake and just want to stop and have a drink, there is a dock for you to anchor the boat, refuel ( you and your boat) and relax. On the weekends they have live music outside. Food is ok and portions are very generous. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10424 Squaw Point Rd, East Gull Lake, Brainerd, MN 56401-3099
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Brainerd
  • Phone Number: 218-829-3918

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?