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Sir Benedict's Tavern

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805 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2211
(218) 728-1192
Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quaint Pub with Great Homemade Food

Whether you live in Duluth or surrounding area or are just passing through town you really need to stop in at Sir Benect's Tavern on the Lake. This quaint pub offers several local brews in addition to a full bar. Their menu consists of mainly homemade sandwiches and soups, & great nachos. What... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Judy C
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Duluth, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Duluth, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Whether you live in Duluth or surrounding area or are just passing through town you really need to stop in at Sir Benect's Tavern on the Lake. This quaint pub offers several local brews in addition to a full bar. Their menu consists of mainly homemade sandwiches and soups, & great nachos. What you won't find here are burgers, fries... More 

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Stewartville, Minnesota, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Sir Ben's is always worth the stop. The food is always good, the service great, and the atmosphere cozy and inviting. My husband and I always make it a priority to stop here whenever we are in Duluth. In the summer we love sitting on the patio, facing the lake enjoying a relaxed environment. This place is old with a... More 

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Hopkins, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Came here after a looooong day at the DECC. Our bartender was funny and quick. Open mike is always interesting, esp when you are NOT a local. Had a great time and 4 drinks were under $20. Pretty nice.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I were driving through Duluth on a rainy Fall afternoon looking for someplace new to try. We've driven by Sir Ben's numerous times and just never stopped. Turns out that was a bad decision. This place is a gem. When we entered we were greeted warmly by Josephine who was tending bar and taking orders. She proceeded... More 

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Ledbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Being a Brit I felt like this place was kind of familiar so over the years have gone back to it over several summers. This last time, however, I saw it for what it seems to be, a tired, dismal, uninspiring 'pub' that has not changed one iota since my first visit, except that the food presentation has not improved... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

After a day of hiking and enjoying the great outdoors, a cold tap beer, a great sandwich and a cup of soup can cap your day in a haze of coolness that you'll recall for years. Sir Ben's is just that place. The food is fantastic and the decor will remind you of those hours you spent in dark pubs,... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We arrived right after Sir Ben's opened. We were the third group in line. The first two groups were getting take out orders, as were we. They had a cashier who was spending more time barking orders at the two food preparers than taking orders. We ordered the Italian Melt and the British Melt. My receipt had a time of... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sir Ben's is one of my favorite summer venues. If you can find a spot on the patio facing the lake, you can't beat the view. They used to have Strongbow original on tap, which is why I started going there (now they have Strongbow Gold Apple, which isn't nearly as good). The food is what keeps bringing me back.... More 

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Qidong, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a smaller beer bar with decent sandwich selection. The ordering process is different, go inside and order then go find a table. The sandwiches are good but not great. Good beer selection but nothing special anymore with the brewery explosion.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Sometimes you walk into a restaurant not knowing what to expect and just because its there and you are so damn hungry - Well this place is one of the best surprises ever. They serve a range of sandwiches soups and salads and a small but excellent desert list. Everything was exceeding good! Fresh well prepared and sincerely tasty. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 805 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: (218) 728-1192

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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