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The Classic Grill at Madden's

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN
218-829-2811
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Ranked #2 of 60 restaurants in Brainerd
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: Restaurant at Madden's Resort
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Description: Restaurant at Madden's Resort
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English first
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
13 helpful votes 13 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We live nearby so we are familiar with Madden's classic Grill. This is probably one of the Brainerd Lake's more classy restaurants. The wait staff is very attentive and tends to your every need. The food and plating is exceptional. Since it was our anniversary we were offered a complementary desert which was very good. The setting for the restaurant... More

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Minneapolis
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Each time I visit Madden's I make a stop at the Classic for Lunch. They have many options and it is fun to watch the golfers come in. The beautiful surroundings make it a great place to eat outside. The greek burger that I had was a bit on the salty side but still very good. I enjoyed the fresh... More

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Minnesota
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

When you're visiting the Brainerd Lakes area, you wouldn't think of dining at Maddens Grill unless you were staying or golfing there. We are local to the area so we know good dining here. Their menu, service, and atmosphere are fantastic. They have a great bonfire pit on the back deck for chilly afternoons and evenings. for a great dining... More

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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! The atmosphere is unique, in that it is very intimate and cozy. We are thrilled that you enjoy our menu and service, as well! The bonfire on the deck, which overlooks The Classic golf course, is a great place to enjoy an after-dinner drink and the company of your guests.... More

East Bethel, MN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Our. Server was awesome. Can't remember his name, but he was a local. The scallops I ordered were served on a huge pink shell, which totally made dinner feel like fine dining;) with a great view of the course.

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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 and for sharing your experience! We're so glad you enjoyed the service, your dish and views of The Classic golf course. We appreciate all of your positive remarks and look forward to seeing you at The Classic Grill again soon! More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We finished a Great Round of Golf at the Classic and had lunch on the patio with a round of beers for everyone. the service as with all of Madden's was Great. the Food was better then great !! it was agreat day in the minnespta summer !!

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St. John
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The service is always excellent! Always a weekly theme variation. Presentation is fantastic. Views are outstanding

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is a 5star resturant with wonderful ambiance. The service is the best around and if you like to golf it is the only top 100 in the area. Madden's resort is terrific to. All on gull lake and more golf. You need to go

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Minnesota
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

Tonight it is our anniversary and it is the Rod and Todd show .....fabulous food Loveya, service , cocktails and atmosphere ..... Outdoor bonfire stoked just for us by Todd .....can't tell you how much we loved dining here ....in November ! Usually , where we live ....service and selection go down the tubes after labor day ...this place is... More

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