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Gordy's HI Hat Drive-Inn

415 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1149
(218) 879-6125
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Ranked #1 of 30 restaurants in Cloquet
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Minnesota, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Same old same old. Nothing special. The shakes are good but otherwise overpriced. They may have been on diners drive ins dives but you could see the host was disappointed.

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My kids look forward to Gordy's opening up every year. It's means good burgers, better weather and a fun place to meet up with friends. The burgers are good, my kids rave about the french fries and the fish sandwiches are gigantic! It is a bit expensive unless you are having one of their daily specials. It's a treat our... More

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Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The food has gotten worse and worse over the years. Somehow they got this great reputation with a lot of good advertising and some friends who promoted. It's not that great - overpriced, average or less food, noisy, just not a very good place to go. I stopped going there several years ago

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I grew up in Cloquet and Gordy's was always the place to go for burgers, fries, and shakes during the time of the year they were open. I moved away several years ago but came back for a visit. Of course I had to visit Gordy's! I love their onion rings and shakes. I was very excited and happy for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Terribly overrated. The food is mediocre and I really don't understand what the hype is all about. I do enjoy the fries tho.

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Solon Springs, Wisconsin, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I will go here before any fast food but nothing to write home about. Great people and great set up all around. The burgers are just burgers but great price, go there for the ice cream.

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Cloquet, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Good burgers, thick shakes, homemade fries. If you like fish you have to try the fish burger ( it's big enough to share ) or try a coney . I would skip the chili its a little to mild/sweet for my taste.

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Madison, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We stopped here on our way back from Duluth and were not disappointed. This charming old burger joint offers delicious burgers and fries and good service. Their chocolate malt/shake is also quite good!

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Kenora, Canada
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

On a recent trip to Minneapolis we stopped at this cute little diner. It was noon and the place was packed so we thought this would be worth the wait, fortunately we went thru the line quite quickly and had our food in about 7 minutes. I ordered the fish and chips delicious and my husband had the burger and... More

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Minneapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Gordy's is terrific for tasty classic fast food. The burgers are old fashioned drive in style hand formed burgers on a simple white bun with classic toppings ketchup, mustard & onions. Do not be looking for or comparing to trendy gourmet burgers this isn't that. The French fries are crispier than you'll find anyplace and the fried fish as a... More

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