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Sarna's Classic Grill

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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3764
+1 763-788-3939
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“walleye” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3764
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I flew back to Minneapolis for a visit and family reunion with my sister in August. We had a girls only family reunion here on Saturday August 26, 2017. There were about 15-20 of my family that attended. Food was good, and the drinks were...More

Thank lizzie0244
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Walleye made for Minnesotans and everyone else for that matter. Garlic mashed spuds that would make your Mama proud. Dessert - WOW! Michelle rates an award of her own - OUTSTANDING!

Thank RSW2346
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

This is one of our go-to places for family brunch on Sunday. They have a nice variety of food with fruit, salad, and classic brunch items. The staff are always welcoming and friendly too.

Thank tttgoddess
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Service was great. Food was fantastic. The restaurant was very busy, but we didn't have to wait long for our drinks or food.

Thank Vmh5218
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here many times. The food is good and I LOVE that they don't microwave anything! The service is good. The only negative is that the last time we were there, a couple of new servers wore a lot of perfume (we are very...More

Thank Mickey M
Reviewed March 19, 2017

I like going to Sarna's as it is close to my house and the menu is varied, I usually have the walleye tacos appetizer and always enjoy them. I usually ask for Teresa's section as she is the best wait person! Whether I go there...More

Thank Marilyn J
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Used to be pretty good, but portions are significantly smaller now. Owner hangs around and looks intimidating. Servers don't seem too happy. Food just seems cheap, but pricey. Seems like too many "home style" items on menu, but not in a good way

Thank Katie W
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Nice liesure atmosphere. Portions are big and priced right. Came on a Saturday for Bingo, drinks and food. Plenty of parking

Thank whichwaynow2
Reviewed December 2, 2016

We stopped here for dinner last Thursday for dinner. They have a very busy Happy Hour as the place was crowded. By 6:00pm (end of Happy Hour) the crowd began to thin. When we left around 7:30pm more people were trickling in. We both had...More

1  Thank Daniel H
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Cane here when it first opened. Went there much for the next several year. Was ok to good, enjoyed the staff. Staff does not sell good food. Today was Sunday at 4:50 PM we were asked to wait as they did not have "servers". Lots...More

2  Thank Steven H
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Response from Marilyn J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know either. Call them at 763-788-3939
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
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: +1 763-788-3939
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