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“Good food, good drinks, good service, great location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant

Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant
10 Church Street, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
651-565-4748
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Ranked #6 of 18 Restaurants in Wabasha
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Little Canada, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good food, good drinks, good service, great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were looking for a spot to have a nice lunch by the river on a Sunday afternoon. We were directed to Slippery's by a smart phone search. Great choice.
The bar struck me as sort of a dive bar but the drinks were good. Once we were seated (on their deck overlooking the Mississippi) I ordered the Cajun catfish. In one word... succulent. My wife's meal (chicken) was also very good, according to Darlene.
The entire time we were there we felt as if we were treated like old friends. Service was available, not over the top, but definitely not French!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Fun atmosphere with memorabilia from the Grumpy Old Men movies. Explain the real life tie ins to the movies as well as info about the filming locations. They even have the movie playing on a tv. We recommend cheese curds, Bloody Mary and a deluxe slippery burger

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great Menu, Great Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

The site where Grumpy Old Men was filmed. Large menu selection with very tasty food. Outside dining available on the deck facing the Mississippi River. Also has an outdoor bar area with river views.

Visited August 2013
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“Been here many times... This might keep us from coming back.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

2:15 on a Wednesday afternoon shouldn't take 15 minutes to take a drink order and another 10 to bring two drinks. The table next to us was seated 20 minutes after us with another waitress. They got their drinks and appetizer before we got a drink.

****it seems to be some if the staff are poor*** not the restaurant itself. Poor management.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Minneapolis
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81 reviews 81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Perfect river location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We ate here for lunch today...super easy to dock the boat..got a great table for lunch (The tables were a little tight) and had super fast service.
The hubby had a philly and fries ( the fries were super good) I had chicken salad with the thai peanut sauce and it was one of the better salads I've had. Drink refills were fast and there was no rush to get us in and out the door. Also, thought it was not too spendy ,..
If stopping in Wabasha this is a must!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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