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Sarna's Classic Grill

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American, Hamburgers
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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(763) 788-3939
Website
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place not great food

Came here for lunch and had the fish. Not good. The atmospere is very nice and would consider it an upscale lunch destination but I made a bad choice. Probobly give it another shot but avoid the fish!

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
steve g
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Cleveland, Minnesota
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56 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We have always driven by this restaurant but we never thought to stop and eat there. You get used to eating at the same places you always go to. Well, we finally did it. We decided to try it out. What a find! The food is fabulous. Very consistent cooking too. We've been back a couple of times and it... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We throughly enjoyed the Sunday Brunch at Saran's. We have been there for dinner several times also. In the evening do try the Pecan Crusted Walleye Fish. Outstanding !! The Sunday Brunch has many choices so everyone has the opportunity to get what they seriously enjoy or to try something new to them. Service has Always been great.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My family had been coming here for several months on Wednesdays for the All you can eat crab legs. Most of the time it was great until Dec 10th 2014 we went for my sisters birthday and received not one but several frozen crab legs and I mean ice on them FROZEN!!!! as well as several overcooked crab legs. We... More 

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Minneapolis
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

This is the best place to eat a burger and fries while drinking a glass of Malbec! In summer you can sit outside on the large patio and enjoy music. Great place!I have never had a better burger than their Juicy Lucy, cheddar and bacon stuffed! The meat is grilled to perfection! The wait staff is wonderful and friendly. The... More 

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Cleveland, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Came here for lunch and had the fish. Not good. The atmospere is very nice and would consider it an upscale lunch destination but I made a bad choice. Probobly give it another shot but avoid the fish!

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Can't say it enough Theresa is a great server she is energetic super super friendly...overall great person...love the food here if your in to pull tabs here is your place good drinks and a great price...thanks Theresa for a great night....we will definitely be back. :-)

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Nice Place Friendly Staff Prices beginning to be somewhat high it caused me to cut back on my visits. Food is good but not great just average neighborhood Fare. I will keep going just not as often.

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Minneapolis
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Jax is only $2.00 more. Sarnas yummy fried chicken is gone now. Seems like they're not trying any longer. Was good while it lasted.

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Minneapolis
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Our birthday group of for Wien friends visited this place on a Monday for lunch. To our surprise, it was "$4 martini day!" Well we couldn't pass that up and they were fabulous! We enjoyed the fiesta special, triple berry and a chocolate one with Baileys. (Note: we each had one martini, not one of each flavor mentioned! 😊) The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: (763) 788-3939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?