We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crooked Spoon Cafe

17 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
218-387-2779
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #3 of 30 Restaurants in Grand Marais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Write a Review

279 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    208
    48
    11
    6
    6
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Seriously the BEST food I have ever eaten! Quaint litte restaurant with gourmet quality entrees. This is a must stop for anyone passing through or by.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is quaint, the atmosphere exudes local appeal. Service was personal, friendly, fast (relative), and helpful! We went at lunch and the menu wax perfect for the punt of choices, and the price was more than reasonable for the amount of food. The food itself is an experience you won't want to miss! If you have to wait in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Fargo, ND
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We traveled for 6.5 hrs and did not have time to change prior to dinner. It did not matter if we were dressed up or down. It was my man's birthday and we had 2 of our adult children with us at the start of a skiing weekend. I had the roasted Alpaca (which I was a little leery of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Maple Grove, MN
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

The Crooked Spoon Cafe is not to be missed when visiting Grand Marais, MN. The food is excellent and they serve everything from hamburger to tofu, which pleases everyone. They have special meals on holidays and for special events. Friendly, nice, cozy, plain to fancy food in a small town.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I dined here a few years ago and thought it was reasonably tasty. Coupled with my previous experience and the reviews here, I tried it again and was disappointed. The restaurant was full for lunch, so perhaps the chef in the back had trouble keeping up. We ordered a squash latke as an appetizer and after 30 mins of waiting,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, CA
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

We consider this a find. Terrific food with a creative touch, and very good service. Two of us had the Reuben, one had fish, another adult--vegetarian black-eye pies dish, and the kids--Mac and Cheese. All except the adult with the vegetarian dish would give the restaurant an excellent rating. The one with the vegetarian dish was a bit disappointed. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I love Grand Marais, and the Crooked Spoon is one of the reasons! Creative dinners, delightfully prepared and presented. The prices are very fair for the quality. Servers were friendly and helpful when we have been there. Hubby had the duck and last time I had the beef cut of the evening- sirloin, which I usually don't order- but the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

Was pleased with the food and price in this quaint little restaurant. I thought for the quality prices were right on track and the menu was creative and interesting. The good was prepared technically correctly with rich and well developed flavors. For a small town this place is a little gem. Wish it was in our home town!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Duluth, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

My daughter and I, dedicated foodies spent weekend in Grand Marais at a crafting workshop in Grand Marais at the North House folk school. beyond our excellent workshop our dinner at the crooked spoon exceeded all expectations. both being Lamb enthusiasts we had the lamb shank. Quality of the meet and preparation were outstanding. Crab cakes, wine poached pear salad... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chicago, IL
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

This is a very nice restaurant. The American-inspired dishes are very well-prepared, not really exotic (except for the delicious Kangaroo) but excellent in quality and the portions are generous. The small space is indeed small but cozy and makes for a nice evening. We waited at the bar for about an hour enjoying appetizers and the good selection of wine... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Crooked Spoon Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Crooked Spoon Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Crooked Spoon Cafe, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing