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111 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
218-387-1563
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good but not great food. Fun atmosphere.

We ate here our first night in town. It was a very good meal, if not great The atmosphere was fun, and the live acoustic music made it one of our favorite nights. The food was above average but not the best we had in town, but for the price it was very good. We really enjoyed the Naan/hummus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Huddersfield
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Food was average bar food. Waitress was friendly. Portions not too big or too small. Flavor was meh.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We always eat at the Gunflint when we're in Grand Marais. The menu is eclectic and everything is prepared well, there's often music on the weekends, and they're brewing good beer now.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We ate here our first evening in Grand Marais. The hostess acted as if she couldn't be bothered to find us a place to sit. There were several tables available but there were only two of us and she would not sit two people at a table for four. We ended up perched at the end of the bar at... More 

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thunder bay
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Went with some friends while on a road trip. They were short on tables, so sat us at the end of a very long table, beside another party. Our end of the table was extremely narrow, we were cramped for space, which became frustrating once the food came out and everyone was trying to eat. We started with the mussels... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We ate here our first night in town. It was a very good meal, if not great The atmosphere was fun, and the live acoustic music made it one of our favorite nights. The food was above average but not the best we had in town, but for the price it was very good. We really enjoyed the Naan/hummus appetizer.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

A real surprise treat. Went with a local recommendation that was greatly understated. The Gunflint has a fantastic selection of craft brewed beers and has their own wonderful brewery. Tasted 3 of their brews and all were wonderful examples of the styles. The food was inventive, upscale and wonderful. There were 3 of us and everything was great. This is... More 

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Milford, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The atmosphere is really unique the staff is friendly and good at providing excellent service. The menu selection is awesome and the entrees we ordered were really flavorful. We were very impressed with the Gunflint Tavern. We asked some customers on the sidewalk before we went in how the food was and got a very positive feedback.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Visited twice in the last week. On the weekends, expect a wait not only for a table but for food as well--wait is worth it. Arrive on the earlier side for meals and you can get a table by the windows, which is the best. Great selection of beer, from not only their own, but Castle Danger, Surley, etc. They... More 

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Dayton, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Had been to the Tavern earlier in the day and had a appetizer and drink. Very friendly female bartender in the lower dragon bar. She was super busy but attentive. We returned later that evening to have dinner, we went to the lower bar for a cocktail and their was a guy bartending and he let us sit there for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Good food nice service although she tried to tell me the balsamic dressing was like blue cheese. The place had a good atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: 218-387-1563

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

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