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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(763) 788-3939
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 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, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 26
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  • 10
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
North East favorite

Good fast causal dining and drinking establishment in Columbia Heights. Both indoor and patio dining. Large and varied menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
Mars1964
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Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have never been disappointed in the meals at Sarna's The service is great, they have a full bar, the appetizers are very good. I would recommend this restaurant highly.

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Minneapolis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Looked forward to this return visit for dinner as is had a great lunch with oriented here. We were too late for happy hour but they had a 'surprise beer' special for $3 and half price bottles of wine. We had a great Pinot Noir. Very friendly and efficient waitress. One person had the fish and chips and loved it.... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have had lunch and dinner both during the week and on the weekends, alway great food and service. It is consistantly a wonderful experience for both business and pleasure.

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New Brighton, Minnesota
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

So. Friends told us that Sarna's had a prime rib special on Friday and Saturday nights for $21.99. We decided to try it last Saturday and it was exactly as advertised. We got a salad, bread stick, baked potato (with butter and sour cream) and a remarkably LEAN (for prime rib, at least) chunk of meat served perfectly medium rare,... More 

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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Good fast causal dining and drinking establishment in Columbia Heights. Both indoor and patio dining. Large and varied menu.

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had the all you can eat snow crab. I was pleasantly surprised by the nice atmosphere. I was expecting a more typical NE place that has seen better times. Not the case here. The place is very nice and has great great food and service. Hard to beat.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I've driven past Sarna's many times but never tried it. Took the family there to celebrate a recent accomplishment and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and friendliness of the staff. The pecan crusted walleye was fantastic! Prime rib was done to perfection. Best of all was the friendly waitress! She was engaging and friendly and happy... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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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
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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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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 12
Cuisine: American

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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 12
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?