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Grandma's Saloon & Grill

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522 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2310
+1 218-727-4192
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right next to the lift bridge!! Family or grown up dining. You will not be disappointed! Have been several times. Consistently good food, with generous portions. Fair Prices. Great Service. Fun decor that came out of "Grandma's" house. Love the Walleye, almost as good as eating it after catching it yourself.

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Thank LoveTheMidwest_2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Seating was fast. No waiting. Took our order quickly. Food started come right away. Food cooked to order. Staff was friendly. Flavor of food was great.

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Thank sbond001
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We attended a local charity fundraiser that was held at Grandma's. They had a huge turnout, live music, great food, decent service. Lots of TVs for watching sporting events, plenty of bar seating, and lots of regular tables to enjoy a meal. They have a lot of employees on hand so finding service is never a problem.

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Thank Darren W
Rochester, Minnesota
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390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I would be willing to bet that a lot of people don't even know there is an upstairs here. Yes they have a full bar, pool tables, darts other games and a sweet juke box that you can run from your smart phone. They also have an outdoor patio with an up close view of the lift bridge. A great... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really lively/popular place and definitely one you need to try. Started off with the Chicken Wild Rice Soup which was amazing. Ordered the Walleye Shore Lunch Platter. Wanted to try walleye and was not disappointed. Cooked perfectly. Comes served on rice pilaf with a small serving of seasoned veggies. Our group of six ordered ordered Ranch Fries... More 

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Thank Carla B
Charlotte NC
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grandma's is a Duluth institution, the restaurant is right on the water front. They have good home made food and always a good selection of local beers.

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Thank mvann4
Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice family restaurant. Loud and lively. Wings were delicious. Waiter was friendly albeit busy. The very best chicken corn soup ever

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Thank valynne1
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of choices on the menu. Food was very tasty and priced reasonably. Comfortable atmosphere with a nice little gift shop

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Thank we3schoes
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grandma's never disappoints. Good selection of food that's well-prepared. The extra long benches of the booths allowed us to fit additional people at our table.

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Thank europewithKellynRyan
Duluth, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Walleye cakes were cold, premade and not rewarmed well. They were a little dark and you can't tell if it's walleye or cod. The stuffed Mushrooms, barely any rice, and cheap undercooked black wild rice, completely covered in a soupy sauce and a ton of melted cheese. A real mess. Caprese appt. nothing more than deep fried store bought... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 S Lake Ave, Canal Park, Duluth, MN 55802-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-727-4192
Description
Since 1976 Grandma’s Saloon & Grill has been a casual but lively adventure to the past where value and customer service are at the center of everything we do. You’re surrounded by authentic antiques, collectibles, and an eager staff ready and willing to please. The award winning food includes overstuffed sandwiches and burgers; USDA choice steaks; house specialty pasta and wild rice dishes; appetizers include nationally recognized homemade onion rings, chicken wings, and stuffed mushrooms. It’s an eyeful as well as a mouthful. The legacy of customer satisfaction has been handed down by the Italian immigrant who started it all, “Grandma” Rosa Brochi. Everything she did in her early boarding house business included “100% customer satisfaction,” words that we still live by today. Grandma’s Saloon & Grill is real history, real antiques, real service, and really good food! A dining experience of legendary indulgence. The original Grandma’s Saloon & Grill is located at the foot of the historic Aerial Lift Bridge, at the tip of Lake Superior. Seasonal deck dining and the new rooftop lounge includes this spectacular view.

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