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Family Tradition Restaurant

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816 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1157
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Love it or hate it

You either love their pizza or hate it, I happen to love it. Their fake Mexican isn't bad, haven't had much else. Good prices, less than stellar service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Mackenzie R
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  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

You either love their pizza or hate it, I happen to love it. Their fake Mexican isn't bad, haven't had much else. Good prices, less than stellar service.

Thank Mackenzie R
Mission, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Turkey dinner with all the trimmings! DELICIOUS! They give you such huge servings that we always bring enough Turkey home for a sandwich. Service is super great also.

Thank 1261Cookie
Cloquet, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you need breakfast -- you're safe. Nobody can screw up eggs, toast and hasbrowns -- but you are advised to steer clear of thei beef tips on noodles -- which is as unappealing in taste as it looks and is the cost of a nice juicy steak you could get down at Trapper Pete's in Esko. Truth be told,... More 

1 Thank CSS33
St.Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Two of us came here for lunch on July 4 weekend, based on Trip Advisor recommendations. There are several highly rated TA restaurants within a fe blocks on highway 33, north of the main business district. I had a hot turkey sandwich which I'd describe as mediocre. There were a few narrowly sliced pieces of turkey on brea, with lots... More 

1 Thank Seniordad
Minnetonka, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What can a say when your here you feel like family. I have been stopping here on my way to go see the in laws. It a must stop for great food and big portions. I have yet to finishes the Johns omelet, if the buttermilk pancakes weren't so amazing I think I could do but I have to have... More 

Thank Kripkocher
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I love Family Tradition resturant. We had a family breakfast that included children and we all left full and happy. I had the special which included 2 pancake, 2 eggs,and 2 sausage links. The price and portion was great. I have had lunch there and they habe a great selection and the service made you feel right at home. A... More 

Thank Kara L
Duluth, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Decided to try Family Tradition after hearing numerous good reports from others. The kids pancakes were excellent. My wife's blueberry French Toast was great. I had the "John's omelette" a 5 egger, stuffed with hash browns, sausage, ham, cheddar, and green pepper. It was great, and perfectly cooked. We will be back. Very reasonable prices

Thank J B
Sioux Falls
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We just finished the best breakfast of our trip! I highly recommend the breakfast special. The pancakes are really good but the bran muffin is the best!

Thank SDGRL2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This diner has it all. Good food. Large portions and home town appeal. Portions are large. You definitely get your money's worth. Try the omelets.

Thank J G
Duluth, Minnesota
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Breakfast is the best! Fast friendly delicious!Enough food to split w your buddy.Hot Turkey or meatloaf sandwich is great home cooking. We literally got our order in 5 minutes

Thank Tami43018

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 816 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1157
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cloquet
  • Phone Number: 218-879-1210

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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