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Gordy's HI Hat Drive-Inn

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American, Diner
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415 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1149
(218) 879-6125
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Washington D.C. Metro Area
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By a big group I mean 36! We were on our way to the boundry waters canoe area and stopped enmass. The Gordy's crew did not flinch. They have done this plenty. The food, burgers, shakes and fries for just about everyone. With so many people, it could have been really bad. In that I mean it coukd hsce come... More 

Thank thephan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at Gordy's. It brings me back to the "Good old days". My wife absolutely loves having a burger and fries followed by an old fashioned milk shake. We also love going to the Warming House in the winter!

Thank Rebusicarus
Tulare, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by because we saw the burger restaurant here was well rated. Glad we did. Prices reasonable and the food was great. Particularly liked the onion rings.

Thank Prezz2016
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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118 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always stop here for a burger for lunch when in the Duluth area. Closes for the winter in early September so had to visit one last time until next spring.

Thank Gbtraveler2
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food, great prices, fantastic atmosphere, friendly, speedy service. Will stop here again for sure!

Thank ebbie10128
Clarkfield, Minnesota
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We both ordered the shrimp basket. What good food and what a value! The shrimp were large and the fries that came with were just right. Very fun experience!

Thank Toolman624
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you go through Cloquet, you have got to stop at Gordy's. The burgers, fries and malts are the best! All are very fresh and the service is fast!

Thank KentBert
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My cheeseburger was perfect from the bun to the toppings to the meat. My fries were perfectly done; crispy on the outside and fluffy inside. The reason for the 4 stars instead of 5 is similar to other reviews. It's a bit run down inside and could really use a good scrubbing but, again, that's part of it's charm. My... More 

Thank Barbara J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About a mile or 2 off of I-35 in Cloquet. Worth going out of your way for. Only open during the summer and has good diner food. Hamburgers and fries are a mainstay and were great. It's getting a little run down but that's part of the charm. They could power wash the decks to clean it up a bit.... More 

Thank Pkukk
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped next door at the Warming House for ice cream and ran next door for fried fish and fries. Both were fantastic! Plan your trip to stop in here!

Thank islandinthemist

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 Sunnyside Dr, Cloquet, MN 55720-1149
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cloquet
  • Phone Number: (218) 879-6125

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?