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PortLand Malt Shoppe

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716 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth the stop!

Excellent malts! Small walk up ice cream and malt shop in Duluth. Only a slight detour from the highway when traveling up the North Shore, but worth it. It's a little pricey, but you get your monies worth in taste and volume. Limited parking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent malts! Small walk up ice cream and malt shop in Duluth. Only a slight detour from the highway when traveling up the North Shore, but worth it. It's a little pricey, but you get your monies worth in taste and volume. Limited parking.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We went on a weekday afternoon and the line was still about 10 people deep, which is a lot better than on weekend evenings when you could be waiting upwards of an hour. However, their ice cream, especially the malts are well worth it! The only difficult thing is to decide what you want to get, but you have plenty... More 

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great malt and ice cream shop along the boardwalk. Very fast service, reasonable prices, great ice cream! Will definitely go back!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

this is the best place to get ice cream in Duluth. As a resident, it's easy to complain about the high price of the malts but they really are good and rightly so this isn't a McDons dollar cone. Big portions, but sometimes the lines are obnoxiously long. Where we go for ice cream every time regardless.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We had to wait 45 minutes for a shake and 2 root beer floats! While I would love to say that we were idiots, it was worth every second! I consider myself to be an ice cream snob and honestly this was fantastic! I would highly recommend you go and try them out!

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Wilmot, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited Portland malt shop for first time and would definitely go again. Great selection and malts come in nice glasses w whipped cream, cherry, and wafer cookie on side. It was busy day when we went so had to wait about half an hour but we had the time so it was ok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place has great malts and a multitude of flavors. The building itself if cool too and the location is worth the visit. The malts are a little expensive but what isn't these days.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Located high on a hill overlooking the harbor of Lake Superior, one finds a fun ice cream location, scenic views, area shopping, and a relaxing park. This is probably one of the most popular stops in Duluth. Large selection of flavors of ice cream and generous malts offered. Especially popular with families with kids, adults, and old timers!

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

When you visit the malt shoppe you might have to wait in line. I visited on a Sunday night and did not have a wait. The malts are crafted with hand dipped ice cream and are thick enough to eat with a spoon. The are delivered to you with a sugar wafer and whipped cream topped with a cherry. Delicious!

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Superior, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Such an adorable little malt shop... great ice cream and right on the Lakewalk. Only open during the Summer.

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Address: 716 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth

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  • Address: 716 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth

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