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Tavern on Grand

656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
651-228-9030
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Ranked #34 of 785 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
MN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very casual restaurant, cabin decor.... tables and booths, limited menu. The food in general was so so but the walleye was worth the price of the meal.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Cool up north decor with a tavern feel. They had some of the usual bar food menu items along with many walleye selections but the walleye spring rolls were fabulous. Not too greasy and a light sauce. Would visit again for the rolls!

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Mapleton, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our family lives a couple hours south of St Paul. When we need a place to linger and say good bye to a family member after dropping in college or to welcome them back to MN after picking them up at the airport, we have been happy with Tavern on Grand. The atmosphere is casual with a nice neighborhood bar... More

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Our "go to" place when in the Twin Cities for walleye never disappoints! This visit I ordered a side salad and the $12 Walleye Sampler "appetizer" which included four offerings (grilled, fried, blackened and a "cake" with Bearnaise sauce) for dinner which was more than enough food for me (I had leftovers); all of the preparations were delicious! Service was... More

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MB, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were visiting my sister-in-law in St.Paul and she suggested Tavern on Grand for walleye. I don't know why we'd never been before but I will definitely return our next visit. The food was excellent. Everything came out quickly and piping hot. The walleye bites in particular were still hot when we bit into them, we even ordered a second... More

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We went with friends. (My cousin, whom I had not seen in 60 years!) They have gone here occasionally over the years and recommend the place. It was our first experience with walleye. I'm glad we had it here first. Subsequent experiences (on this trip) were not nearly so tasty. The restaurant was quiet enough that we could talk and... More

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Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We met a friend here for dinner. It worked well with a five year old and 12-week old. The walleye was delicious! The wait staff was helpful, albeit slow at times.

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Redington Beach, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I wanted a good tasting walleye and I waz told to visit this place. Even thou its the other side of town. I went and was really glad I did. Ask for Tara. She is a great waitress

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Best walleye around. Been here numerous times - the walleye is always great. It is Canadian walleye prepared a number of ways. I prefer the standard grilled fillet - excellent – moist, tender and flavorful. Just falls apart on your fork. I also liked the blackened, grilled fillet - not too spicy and just as tender. You can get the... More

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Bradenton, Florida
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is one of our favorite places to eat when in the Twin Cities, it is always consistently well prepared walleye, efficiently served with a "Grand" presentation all at a reasonable price. Wait staff is always great.

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