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PortLand Malt Shoppe

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716 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the malts they serve, but service is painfully slow. There has been more than 1 occasion this summer where we've been in line for a VERY long time, and people at the next window were helped immediately. So then we moved to that window, and no one even addressed us for 5 minutes...at least they could say "I'll... More 

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Thank Karleigh H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at PortLand malt shop and had some great ice cream. They were very busy and had quite the wait. But it was worth it.

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Thank Twinsmom310
Butterfield, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't think the ice cream was anything special. Maybe because we waited a half hour in line, service was super slow. Seemed disorganized inside. People that were in line after us got their food before we did. They did have a nice view of lake by the tables though.

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Thank allis8030
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for a malt last year while in Duluth and put it on our must do list for this year's trip. The outside is adorable and the malts are good. They aren't that big but they are really filling. I love ice cream and had trouble finishing it. Be prepared to take your malt/ice cream with you as there... More 

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Thank jennifermoa2016
Walker, Minnesota
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a strawberry hot fudge sundae, and didn't realize it would actually be strawberry ice cream...to my delight! They did it right, too, tons of hot fudge on the bottom and even distributed on the sides. The ice cream was amazing and had chunks of whole strawberries in it. Topped with whip and cherry, delightful! And we ate our... More 

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Thank Rachel R
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We always have to make a stop at the Portland Malt Shop when we go through Duluth. The ice cream is delicious and the portions are generous.

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Thank Caroline R
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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151 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Limited menu, great location for malts, cones and sundaes that are nothing special, but ice cream is always a fun treat!

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Thank eatplaylove
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I got a chocolate malt and an ice cream cone and it was very good. It is a great place to go no matter what age you are and the boardwalk is close by!

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Thank Jodi O
Illinois
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stumbled upon this while out on the cakewalk, and sooooo glad we did! Long line to get a delicious malt, but well worth it! Nice people all around and the best malt I have had since being a little kid and going to a real malt shop!

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Thank Rocky M
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't planned to stop here, but did so on a whim. My husband had a malt and I had a milkshake. Both were yummy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth

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