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Sarna's Classic Grill

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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(763) 788-3939
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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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: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 27
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sarna's

I've been here a couple times for lunch and a few times for happy hour. Their chicken salad sandwich is SO good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Kim M
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Grantsburg, Wisconsin
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Grantsburg, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I've been here a couple times for lunch and a few times for happy hour. Their chicken salad sandwich is SO good!

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Midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Four in our party used a Groupon for our dinner. Two ordered the Rib Eye and two ordered the tenderloin. All four steaks were done perfectly and just as requested. The potatoes were delicious; mashed with skins on, creamy and perfectly seasoned. Asparagus was served with the dinner and was cooked just long enough to leave a slight crunch. Service... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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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51 restaurant reviews
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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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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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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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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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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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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