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Leo's Grill & Malt Shop

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American, Dessert, Hamburgers, Ice Cream
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131 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5121
+1 651-351-3943
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: A classic American Malt Shop in a historic setting near the St. Croix...
A classic American Malt Shop in a historic setting near the St. Croix River.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 66
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun stop on a chilly day

A fun place with a menu that fits the vibe of this 50s style shop. We are boomers & it was fun to hear the "old" music -- The burgers looked tasty and there were lots of options but we opted for lighter choices -- a hot dog basket, grilled cheese and a salad. Also thought it was really great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Minnesota
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Minnesota
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

A fun place with a menu that fits the vibe of this 50s style shop. We are boomers & it was fun to hear the "old" music -- The burgers looked tasty and there were lots of options but we opted for lighter choices -- a hot dog basket, grilled cheese and a salad. Also thought it was really great... More 

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We went on a Saturday night, 4 adults, 3 kids. We waited 15 minutes but it was well worth it! Great burgers (though admittedly I'm vegetarian most of the time), waffle fries and malts. Very good atmosphere for families as it's loud enough that our kids didn't disturb the peace. I had he black and blue with sautéed onions and... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Leo's has the best burger in town by far! The malts and nostalgic surroundings are also wonderful! Very nice family that owns it too!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We'd all love to say we grew up on malt shops and Elvis music, but in reality we were Pokemon freaks who lived on Caprisun and Lunchables. Le sigh. I'd stick to malts and waffle fries which were both exactly what the doctor ordered. Honestly, the burger we had (jalapeños, pepperjack, etc.) was pretty meh. Not terrible, just not worth... More 

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Minnesota, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stopped by for a malt and a bite to eat, couldn't decide on french fries or onion rings, no problem, they have a 1/2 and 1/2 basket. Had this with a turtle malt. Nothing AMAZING, but very good and cute place. Worth the stop.

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Sanford, Florida
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

All I had was a banana split, but I have to say this was the best ice cream I think I have ever had. The whole atmosphere reminded me of a soda fountain of years ago. If I ever make it back to MN again, I'm definitely going to stop here again.

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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116 reviews 116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Three adult & two grandkids ate here. Very kid friendly - paper place mats & crayons, also kid's menu. Adults split two Monday Specials - burger, fries & shake for less than $8. The food was served hot and there was plenty. Of course, the shakes were delicious ! The place was busy & our wait wasn't too bad.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We ordered shakes in their walk-Up window (the entrance is on Main, The window is on Chestnut [the same street as the bridge]). It was a gorgeous fall day, and they were slammed, so the wait was really long, and they even quit taking preferred for a few minutes after our order. Three out of four of us chose to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Beautiful building...turtle sundae was very good. Place was too packed to sit inside. We got our order to go and sat by the river. Prices were reasonable. Would eat there again.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A nice little walkup window to provide an ice cream treat on a warm day. As always, they have a unique blend of ice cream and a variety of different options, from cones, bowls etc... A nice way to walk along and enjoy Stillwater.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: +1 651-351-3943

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Dessert, Hamburgers, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

Description

A classic American Malt Shop in a historic setting near the St. Croix River.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?