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Anchor Bar

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American, Hamburgers
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413 Tower Ave, Superior, WI 54880-1048
715-394-9747
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Burger in the Twin Ports Period!!

And cheap!! Great mariner theme - if you are on a date try and sit in the library. OK for kids if it is 6 pm or earlier. Heavy lunch crowd and they don't take cards.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Michael H
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

And cheap!! Great mariner theme - if you are on a date try and sit in the library. OK for kids if it is 6 pm or earlier. Heavy lunch crowd and they don't take cards.

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Hastings, Minnesota
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Don't let the outside appearance stop you from going inside! Its an old fashioned, quirky place. Decorated with lots of old fishing gear and antiques. The inside décor of the building reminds me of an old wood, plank ice house. Uneven floor, mismatched tables and chairs. But a very friendly, warm place. The burgers are the best around, including the... More 

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

For the money this is the best burger you can get. This place does it up good. Fresh burgers and homemade French fries. If you can't find a burger on the menu that suits you well then your just not hungry. If you come during lunch good luck finding a place to sit. If you have a choice come a... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Anchor is a total dive bar but I love it! This is the place in Duluth/Superior for burgers! The prices are dirt cheap, the burgers and fries are hot, a little greasy and delicious. The bartenders and staff have major street credibility, and the dusty artifacts tacked on every surface in the bar adds character and a laid back... More 

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Saginaw, Minnesota
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We go there for lunch quite often, but you better get there early if you want to be seated right away. The menu has quite a selection of different types of burgers so I have a hard time saying what my favorite is but maybe the cashew bacon cheeseburger. They are not stingy with the fries either. The ambiance is... More 

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Borden, Indiana
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93 reviews 93 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I was recommended by a co-worker to give it a look and when I found out it was visited by Guy Fieri, well that sealed the deal. Great burgers and fries and extremely value priced for a great meal. The atmosphere was very unique with all the beer and shipping memorabilia. Small town, local hang out. Recommend experiencing the Anchor... More 

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Superior, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

The Anchor is a fun local bar with great burgers and home fries on the cheap. Often it's packed and there's a wait for a table and an even longer wait for food, so don't plan to be in and out - it's an experience, and one to be enjoyed with friends. The decor is a crazy jumble of Great... More 

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Senior Contributor
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11 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

EXCELLENT BURGERS AND FRIES! this place is THE Best. No, it is not clean and to some it might be considered a dive. But it is one of those hole in the wall specialties that works. Be sure to stop in! The waiting line speaks for itself :)

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

True dive bar!! Not trying to be something they are not.... Small place with a tiny kitchen that only has the best burgers in a 150 mile radius..... Worth the stop, don't judge the outside of the place, remember it is a dive bar with great burgers and fries..... Tip: order the tall Grainbelt, they come in a huge frosty... More 

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Duluth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Looking for a good burger at a great price? For over 20 years, my family has enjoyed the Anchor Bar. Our favorite table is in the game room; it has a great view of the bar, yet it is private. Place your order then, people watch or play a game of cards until your hot basket arrives. I always order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 413 Tower Ave, Superior, WI 54880-1048
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Superior
  • Phone Number: 715-394-9747

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?