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Sarna's Classic Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421
(763) 788-3939
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank nopension
Remer, Minnesota
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56 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 

Thank kkchapy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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288 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

It is really a different type of place when you get inside. Not what we expected-a diner feel with a large bar in the center. Happy hour food was great-steak bites and the periogis-$5.99 each, service at bar great and he was talkative and nice. Drinks are $3.00 Quick getting drinks and also food. Clean inside and out and no... More 

Thank JULIA68
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

The food is always good, the service is excellent, and have dined there many times. Meet other friends there, as they, too, find the restaurant handy, They have lunch specials, drink specials and the service is great! Plan to eat there whenever friends want to "eat out.":

Thank Marilyn J
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Went to Sarnas on Saturday night 5 ish, with two other couples. Seated quickly,drink orders up and delv. fast. Had the jalapeno poppers appetizers yum, a bit of a hot bite but very good. All 6 of us had different food orders and everyone was happy with their choice. Huge jumbo shrimp, Big walnut salad, hand carved turkey potatoes dressing... More 

Thank Debbie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
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
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: (763) 788-3939

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?