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All 31 Grand Marais Restaurants

Trail Center Lodge

7611 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1.2183882214
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Ranked #3 of 31 Restaurants in Grand Marais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

Great food, friendly service, beautiful setting. Full service bar, store and camping supplies. arrive by boat, float plane, car, canoe, snowmobile, or anyway you can get there.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place is great. Staff and food are the best. Love the "Canoe". Can't beat those Trail Center malts.

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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I live in a tourist area and we have nothing that compares with this restaurant service, food and price all excellent...my favorite restaurant.....don't miss this place

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indianapolis, IN
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185 reviews 185 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a great time here. Our extended family arrived at 6pm on the Friday of Labor Day weekend to have the fish fry. We expected a very long wait, but we lucked out and got right in. The staff was lots of fun and the fish was great! This is not a fancy place, but perfect for us! I... More 

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ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The thirty minute drive from Grand Marais might seem long, but it is worth it! And that drive is pleasant enough. We have eaten in restaurants around the world and this has become one of our favourites. The interior is charming, clean, and rather unique in its decor. The log walls are filled with antiques and has a rather south-western... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This place has the best food around. We've eaten there many times and had a variety of meals. Every single time they've been exceptionally tasty and reasonably priced. If you go be sure to ask about their famous $3.95 pancake. They have on the menu that if you can eat 3 of them you can have them for free. We... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Worth the drive. Driving the Gun Flint Trail at the end of September is nothing beyond marvelous. Having an early dinner,which we were glad we did,because this place fills up fast.Even on a Monday night.The food was awesome. The service was superb. The little store connecting the restaurant was very charming. You'll be sorry if you drive by and don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We timed our trip to get breakfast at the trail center and were not disappointed! We both ended up ordering the Trail Center's french toast, which is their homemade bread pudding, dipped in their french toast batter and grilled. This was served with their homemade pumpkin syrup. It was indeed heaven on a plate! I bought some pumpkin syrup and... More 

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Grand Marais, Minnesota
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Normally I do not leave bad reviews because I am a local and in the industry myself. I have contemplated this for 2 weeks now, and have decided to write about my experience here. I ate breakfast with a friend and I ordered the Walleye and Eggs. My friend ordered the Prime Rib and Eggs. When I received my plate,... More 

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Trailwood, Owner at Trail Center Lodge, responded to this review

J****, We are very sorry to hear you had such a bad experience at Trail Center. Would you please email me and tell me what day that was? I have not been able to find the cooks copy of your meal, let alone an unpaid check. I have checked every day for the last 2 weeks. You should still have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

A true gem in the north woods, and a highlight of our trip. The staff are friendly and dinner service was quick. The menu isn't expansive, but what's there is done right. Still, there are entree, sandwich, burger, soup and salad choices to choose from. Not sharing a dessert is our only regret.

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Additional Information about Trail Center Lodge

Address: 7611 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone Number: +1.2183882214
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: American

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