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The Classic Grill at Madden's

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN
218-829-2811
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Ranked #1 of 59 Restaurants in Brainerd
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: Restaurant at Madden's Resort
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: Restaurant at Madden's Resort
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English first
Fairfax Station, Virginia, United States
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Service great, the food well prepared. This is the place to eat if you stay at Maddens. Rated one of the top three places for dinner.

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Classic Grill and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor! The Classic Grill is a very popular restaurant in the area and our guests appreciate the cozy setting and unique menu that offers a little bit of something for everyone. Of course in Minnesota, walleye is always a smart choice! The Classic Grill team... More

Fargo, North Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The service was fantastic and the food was really good also! I Loved that they have a indoor and outdoor seating. Gorgeous views

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Classic Grill at Madden's and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor! The Classic Grill crew love what they do and we're so glad that you enjoyed the experience and the ambiance. The views of The Classic golf course are lovely and easily enjoyed from inside or on the patio; we appreciate you mentioning... More

magnolia, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

the grill's best food...all of it!! but the coconut shrimp is divine. we order just that and then ordered it again....

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review of The Classic Grill at Madden's! The jumbo Coconut Shrimp with Oriental plum sauce is one of our most popular appetizers, a tie with our Bleu Beef Wontons with Hoisin sauce. We're glad you enjoyed it and appreciate you visiting us. More

Farmington, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was excellent, but it was made even better by enjoying the view. The patio, where we ate has a view of the 9th and 18th greens and fairways. It's a beautiful course and the view is fantastic.

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review of The Classic Grill at Madden's! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the food as well as the view and ambiance of the patio. We light a fire each night on the patio, as well, which also adds to the experience. We appreciate you sharing your experience and look forward to welcoming you to... More

Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We were staying at Madden's resort and tried all there restaurants and by far this ones the best. It was so good we even can back a second night in a row. I would recommend this place to everyone.

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Classic Grill at Madden’s and for sharing your positive review on Trip Advisor. Madden’s has many dining options ranging from pizza to elegant lakeside dining. The Classic Grill is an intimate setting overlooking The Classic golf course that is very popular with our guests and area visitors and residents. We are pleased that you... More

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Classic Grill shares the building with the golf shop and is located on Madden's Classic golf course. Nice lounge and white table cloth tables are inside and there is outdoor patio seating. It is not a large restaurant so the noise level is low thus conversation between diners is easy going. They do not take reservations. Three of us... More

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Steven C, Thank you for sharing your review of The Classic Grill and Madden's! The intimate setting is very popular with our guests, as is the outdoor seating with fire pit. We appreciate your kind remarks for the dishes you chose and will let the staff know how much you enjoyed it. Since you seem to enjoy seafood, I wanted... More

Minnesota
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If your are looking for someplace special for a special night, this is your place. Beautiful view of the golf course. Food is very good!

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Classic Grill at Madden's and for sharing your positive review! We are thrilled that you chose us for a special occasion and hope you'll visit us again on a "just because" day! The view of The Classic golf course is lovely from our indoor and outdoor seating and we're so glad that you found it... More

Brainerd, Minnesota, United States
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We attended the Jack Pine beer pairings 5 course meal. It was delicious, service was attentive and the atmosphere was classy. Would highly recommend to our friends.

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review of The Classic Grill at Madden's! The 5-course beer pairing dinner was a fun event for opening The Classic Grill for the season and we hope you'll visit us again to experience our new full menu! We appreciate your compliments for our staff and will be sure to let them know how much you... More

Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We love this restaurant because the food is always outstanding with beautiful presentatio and interesting menu specials. The staff is friendly and efficient, and the surroundings are just perfect any time of the year. The dining area is small and cozy with a big stone fireplace, comfy furniture in the bar area to sit and have a cocktail while waiting... More

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Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting The Classic Grill at Madden's and for sharing your rave review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the intimate setting and hope you know that we have re-opened just for Valentine's Day, February 13-16. We'd love to have you join us and try our special sweetheart menu! Thank you and we look forward to... More

Brainerd, Minnesota, USA
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Fall and Winter is a great time to visit this location at the Classic Golf Course (in America's top 50 public) and enjoy the superb service and excellent fare from the executive chef. Great Ambiance with the snow outside framed against a lovely fire in the outdoor firepit. Our window seat also gave us a great view of the huge... More

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