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“A definite treat!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Crooked Spoon Cafe

Crooked Spoon Cafe
17 W Wisconsin St, Grand Marais, MN 55604
218-387-2779
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Ranked #1 of 30 restaurants in Grand Marais
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Mason City, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“A definite treat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

My son and I enjoyed wonderful meals and great service here. I had I had the double cut pork chop with balsamic, onion and bacon marmalade with blue cheese mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts. My son had the pan roasted chicken with mashed potatoes and chard. All I can say is "heavenly". Everything was perfect, great portions and delicious. Even though we were quite content after our meal we each had desert, and I don't regret that one bit! I had the banana brûlé, with banana rum caramel sauce, vanilla bean ice cream,
cashew brittle and sea salt. My son had the coffee bean crème brûlé. Fabulous!! I cannot wait for another visit up north, because I will be back to the Crooked Spoon.

  • Visited March 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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Duluth, Minnesota
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32 restaurant reviews
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“Crooked Spoon Serves Up Delightful Dishes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

After a cabin concert with Michael Monroe, three of us went to lunch at the Crooked Spoon because we recalled eating their several years ago and having good food. It was still there and still as good as ever. The salads were large in proportion and the vegetarian options excellent. The details of presentation made for lovely to look at servings as well as the textures a delight to the tongue. They served appropriate Irish dishes for St.Patrick's Day and those who ordered the Reuben and found it to be mouthwatering good.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oakdale, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Very, very good. Cute and quaint!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Had lunch there on March 23, 2013. That was the last day before their closing until early May.
Husband had the special of the day which was a reuben. I had the french onion soup.
We were really looking forward to the oven fries, but alas, prior to our getting there, someone had ordered their last order for takeout. Because it was the last day, they did not have any more. Had to sub in the dill chips which were good.
Had a decandent dessert to share.
Will go back next time and hope to have those oven fries.

  • Visited March 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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Thunder Bay, Canada
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8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“An excellent restaurant in Grand Marais”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The food was excellent. Both our meals were well prepared and presented, large quantities and the quality of the food was excellent. The service was very good as well and the waitress knew the menu very well and could answer any questions. We would definitely recommend The Crooked Spoon to anyone wanting a really great meal in Grand Marais.

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“Unsurpassable food quality!!”
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.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
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