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Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant

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10 Church Street, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
651-565-4748
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Do you like Walter Matheau and Jack Lemon?

We went there because the movie Grumpy Old Men was filmed there. They have good food and a gift shop. All views are right on the water- The Mississippi River. The restaurant is very close to the National Eagle Museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Dorine K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We went there because the movie Grumpy Old Men was filmed there. They have good food and a gift shop. All views are right on the water- The Mississippi River. The restaurant is very close to the National Eagle Museum.

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Arden Hills, Minnesota
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The service was good. Our food was what you would expect but we all enjoyed what we ordered. Only thing I didn't care for was the cole slaw.

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Louisa, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We ate there Saturday the food and atmosphere was amazing . We ate outside over looking the Mississippi River the restaraunt was made famous in Grumpy Old men if you are on the area you gotta go

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Pardeeville, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We opted to sit out on the balcony overlooking the Mississippi River. We enjoyed our time at Slippery's. My husband had a walleye, which he thought was excellent. I had the salmon salad which was good. The indoors of this restaurant is in need of updating. I would recommend this restaurant for a casual dinner or appetizers and drinks on... More 

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Wabasha, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had an old friend visit me so I thought lunch at the outdoor seating here would be the place to take him. My favorite, slippery burger, was perfect as usual. Tried the jalapeño cheese popper appetizer for the first time and they were tasty! I'd order them again too. Service was good. So peaceful sitting outside and watching the river... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Slippery Burger was pretty good. The appetizers were average. The drinks were really good and a good value.

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Caledonia, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Food was ok but the service could have been better. The view of the Mississippi is very beautiful. The place could use some updating.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Food is decent. This place is known for the movie but not for its service. They seriously need more servers or more help in the kitchen. The view in front of the Mississippi is awesome, however.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Was there on the 23rd, six of us stopped for lunch. Food was terrible, 4 of us had the burgers that were 1/4in thick and charred so bad they were like eating a hockey puck. Two of the women had jambalaya, really dried out as if it was a week old and just being heated up over and over. Will... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was our first visit to Wabasha and we received very poor service here. Our waitress acted like we were a bother to her. The food was not horrible, but it was not great either. We definitely will not be back.

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Address: 10 Church Street, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
Phone Number: 651-565-4748
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Wabasha
Cuisine: American, Pub

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  • Address: 10 Church Street, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Wabasha
  • Phone Number: 651-565-4748

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

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