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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
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank Darren W
Rochester, Minnesota
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651 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

Thank traveltheworld012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Carla B
Charlotte NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

Thank mvann4
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank valynne1
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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

Thank we3schoes
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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205 reviews
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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.

Thank europewithKellynRyan
Duluth, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First - this establishment has a very cool history. This is a teaser - you must visit this location and read the back of the menu. It makes your experience and the atmosphere that much more special. Great place to dine with friends and/or family. Our wait staff was super friendly and attentive - food and drinks were served promptly... More 

Thank HopheadWI
Duluth, Minnesota
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandma’s Saloon and Grill in Canal park is a quick and tasty place to go with your friends and family. As I walk into Grandma’s, I am welcomed by polite waitresses.The temperature is perfect: not too warm and not too cold. There is soft lighting with a variety of people. There are two areas for seating, one near the bar... More 

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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
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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
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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