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All 26 Columbia Heights Restaurants

Sarna's Classic Grill

3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(763) 788-3939
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Price range: $0 - $12
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Delicious food, attentive waitress & 'complementary' birthday cupcake.. made for a memorable 'girl friend' birthday celebration (unlike many sites, there was no hurry to leave as we lingered over birthday presents & 'catching up')

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brooklyn center, MN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I wanted to try a new restaurant not the same ones we do every almost every week. Sarna's in Columbia Heights is a nice change but still has average american food. My husband got New York Strip Steak dinner (He said it was good to average good tasting not impressive but good. I got their Mushroom Chicken sandwich. It was... More 

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Columbia Heights
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We consider ourselves to be very fortunate to have Sarna's in our neighborhood. Although we do not eat at Sarna's on a regular basis, my wife and I have on many occasions been grateful that Sarna's is in the neighborhood when it comes to making dinner plans for those unexpected guests who drop in on short notice. We have found... More 

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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food was okay, the service was good, the waitress was outstanding, but when we left the hostess didn't seem to care, there must have been something interesting happening behind the stand because she didn't even look up when we said goodnight to her.

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Seattle, Washington
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165 reviews 165 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Reservations for 5 at 5---this is a Bar & Grill Saturday evening busy and chatty time with a large menu... Building appears almost new inside and out---Seated almost immediately---drinks ordered--- Of items all ordered, the stand-out items were the Pecan Walleye( hefty fillet) accompanied with Garlic Redskin mashed potatoes and sautéed summer squashes....Nicely plated and excellent quality for Walleye...Babyback Ribs... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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267 reviews 267 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A group of former (retired and otherwise no longer there) and current employees of the company form which I retired met for dinner at Sarna's Classic Grill. It is a large grill and bar type establishment with lots of space for large groups. We were able to be off by ourselves s o we could reminisce about the good and... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food, for the most part, is good. There are, however, some bartenders and servers that are far from courteous and friendly. I live near there and have been many times since they opened, now only because it is convenient.

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St. Francis
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went to Sarna's because I had bought a Groupon and we will definitely go back. It is similar to a Champ's, but a little more upscale - roomier inside with a lovely patio with pond and waterfall. Since the Groupon had to be used all at once, our waitress recommended that we go for the highest price items which... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The staff was able to seat out large party of 12 on the outdoor patio in a very reasonable amount of time. Although I did not order food, the people who did at our table were very satisfied. My only complaint was that although it was "craft beer night", my favorite local craft beer (which I ordered, was not included... More 

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86 reviews 86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I had Sunday brunch last week at Sarna's. It was not worth the $17! There's one pre-made Caesar salad with (for my taste) too much dressing, and some jello concoction (I didn't try it) that reminded me of the junk people brought to church basement lunches in the 60's. The 2 shining stars on the table were the bacon &... More 

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Additional Information about Sarna's Classic Grill

Address: 3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
Phone Number: (763) 788-3939
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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