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The Classic Grill at Madden's

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$$$$
American, Contemporary
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11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
+1 218-829-2811
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Minnesota
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were invited by friends to enjoy dinner at The Classic at Madden's Resort. The food and service and ambiance were exceptional. We have returned twice and had the same results. We highly recommend The Classic!

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Thank MinnesotaPoppie
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

We're grateful that your friends invited you to The Classic Grill and that you enjoyed the service and ambiance. Your two return visits are the highest compliments you could ever pay us. Thank you for sharing your review and we look forward to your third visit! More 

Plymouth, Minnesota
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very classy restaurant on one of the top golf courses in Minnesota. The food is quite gourmet and a refreshing change from the typical mediocre Central Minnesota fare. The seafood tower is truly a treat and quite reasonable priced as far as seafood towers go. The food was subtly seasoned and delicious. Excellent craft beers on tap and a good... More 

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Thank tdwallst
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review of The Classic Grill at Madden's. We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience and so appreciative that you took the time to share your review for others. We hope you will visit us again this winter because we have some fun things happening at The Classic Grill. New this year, The Classic Grill... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We have enjoyed many meals at the Classic Grill - both inside or on the outside deck! Each experience has left us happy with the food and service! It is exceptional to dine at a place that makes you feel you are the most special "group" in the restaurant!!

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Thank MVL82837
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for dining with us at The Classic Grill! We love reading about your experiences and appreciate your loyalty. It means so much to us and we are thankful for guests like you. Please come and visit us again. We have several fun dinners planned for this winter at The Classic Grill and we look forward to... More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Overlooking one of Minnesota's premier golf courses, The Classic at Madden's, you'll find a quaint yet classy dinning experience. The service is friendly and the food is exceptional. Menu selections are creative, delicious and presented well. Ideal for a romantic dinner for two or an impressive experience for friends and clients.

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Thank John H
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Classic Grill at Madden's and for sharing your generous review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the experience, the service of our team and the menu. We have some fun events planned at The Classic Grill this winter and hope to see you there! More 

Pequot Lakes, Minnesota
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Get food and cozy place to have celebration. Nice views and great location. I would recommend for a great dining experience.

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Thank ToddL1105
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Classic Grill! We are honored you chose us for a birthday celebration and appreciate your recommendation. We hope you will visit us again this fall/winter! More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

From beginning to end this was an excellent experience. The building is beautiful with great ambience. The staff is knowledgeable about all of their food and beverages. There's excellent understanding of gluten-free as most of our table was gluten-free and the menu had several gf options. The seasonal specials were especially amazing.

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Thank Molly W
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Classic Grill at Madden's! Our professional servers and culinary team love taking care of our guests and you are kind for sharing that you had an excellent experience. We hope you will keep an eye on our upcoming dining events this fall and winter at The Classic Grill, including Sushi Wednesdays, New Year's Eve, Valentine's... More 

Livingston, Montana
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great ambience. Comfortable lodge style setting with fantastic food and beverage offerings. From Todd at the bar to Simone in the dining room everyone made our evening a most enjoyable experience. Food and wine selections were top notch. Food preparation was perfect. Service was professional and very attentitive. The resort is fantastic but if I was to experience the Classic... More 

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Thank Tom V
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review of The Classic at Madden's! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the intimate setting, food and beverage selections and the service of our team. We will be sure to share your kind remarks with the team, as they will certainly enjoy knowing that you appreciated their service. We will look forward to serving you... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

The Classic menu is great!! Had shrimp and scallops last night. Others had the fish special and pork chops. Love the wedge salad. Service and atmosphere is over the top! We'll return soon!

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Thank ggx4
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Classic Grill and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. You certainly chose well with the shrimp & scallops (personal fave), as well as the fish special and pork chops (popular guest favorites). We appreciate your review and look forward to seeing you again! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

It was our first time at the Classic Grill and it was for a special birthday for a family member. I loved the smaller, more intimate setting with a wide view of the gorgeous golf course. Two of us swooned over the walleye and the other over the chef's risotto of the day creation. A sublime evening! ❤️

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Thank Martha M
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

We're honored that you chose to celebrate a special birthday at The Classic Grill! The intimate setting is perfect for a special family celebration. I loved reading your reviews of the walleye and risotto, thank you for sharing. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. It's quality in a country club type setting. Gouda chicken is my wife's favorite. Highly recommend.

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Thank Minnybill
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Classic Grill for lunch! We are so pleased you enjoyed it and appreciate your recommendation. We will look forward to seeing you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Brainerd
  • Phone Number: +1 218-829-2811
Description
Restaurant at Madden's Resort

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