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Sarna's Classic Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3764
(763) 788-3939
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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New Brighton
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

The service was excellent, The food and drinks were served promptly by our waiter who checked back a couple of times to make sure all was good and correct. I had the Cuban, which I believe is a new item on their menu, and it was great! We will be back!

Thank dschwab_13
missouri USA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Great food, excellent breakfast buffett on the weekend. Has bar bingo and meat raffles on Saturdays during the fall and winter. Nice place to have a bloody Mary and watch the games while enjoying a delicious lunch.

Thank gilbert h
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

A family group of 15 members met at Sarna's for a casual gathering. Sarna's welcomed us and they were very accommodating, thank you Samantha. The service was outstanding as well. It as a very pleasant experience.

Thank B17MN
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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198 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Just moved to the area and Sarna’s was recommended to us. It is one of the best locally owned restaurants that I have ever dined at…excellent service and very good food. If you’re looking for “comfort food” this is a great restaurant to try. They sat us as soon as we walked in. Before the hostess walked away the server... More 

Thank aerete
Noblesville, Indiana, United States
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Driving around killing time and googled in restaurants. Hopped into Sarnas. Wasn't crowded but we were late lunchers (2). Quick friendly service. Food was quite good. Yes its pub food but it was tasty. Not greasy, not too much, just right.

Thank Jeff R
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This was our third time at Sarna's and the third time our food was barely warm. Also, I think it would be nice to have a small dinner salad served with our $20.00 meals. Our service was okay.

1 Thank nopension
Remer, Minnesota
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61 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Have been there many times -- always decent food and pretty good service. It's a little expensive for the quality and location; but you can always count on getting a decent meal and decent service. For us its a standby place and again tonight - food was good as was the service - and next time we want a quick... More 

Thank Randy R
Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, United States
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We love this place, great food reasonable prices, and always nice staff. Homecooked and plentiful. Sure hit anytime you want a really good meal and a cocktail.

Thank Bob C
Ramsey, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

I have been here twice with the first time being for dinner and the second for brunch. The dinner was very good - I had the turkey with stuffing served on the cranberry wild rice bread. I was great! Enough for lunch the next day and it was still great! We decided to hit it up for brunch a few... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Sarna's many times!! Fantastic food, wonderful atmosphere. The food has so many awesome choices to choose from. I love the pergoies! The burgers are fabulous too!! They have a weekend buffet brunch! Highly recommended!!!

Thank Gail H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3764
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: (763) 788-3939

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