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Grandma's Saloon & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a very good menu to choose from and the food is prepared quickly while tasting amazingly. The wait staff is all smiles and welcoming. The gift shop has a great selection of clothing and food preparation items.

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Thank Marnie K
Duluth, Minnesota
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Grandma's restaurants have the same menu and specials, my favorite dinner at their Virginia MN store is the steak kabobs. The two stores in Duluth just don't get it right. I don't understand. The last time we ate at this restaurant the meat was so tough we couldn't chew it. They took a dollar off our bill.

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Thank kslzrt
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had lunch here while visiting the area. The service was very good. We each had a burger, which was good. Hubby ordered onion rings with his instead of the fries. The onion rings were the largest that I have ever seen & were delicious! Good Bloody Mary full of goodies! Fun place with a great atmosphere.

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Thank Doreen M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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368 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stop here twice a year. Always fun and pretty good food. I have the French Onion soup which is great and their Buffalo wings. My son loves their spaghetti and meatballs.

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Thank CanadianAmericanGirl
Alexandria, Minnesota
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yeah, this is a bit more (quite a bit more) than Grandma's home cooking (nothing will ever outdo my own dear Grandma's kitchen aroma). This is one fantastic place as is so many others in Duluth and of course Superior. Been awhile since being there so when I have to answer the question of when we visited and the only... More 

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Thank BouncySonnyMac
Roseville, Minnesota
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off for lunch after visiting the nearby aquarium. Couldn't work up the courage to order fish, but the meat loaf was good (had better, but it is still worth the money). Add a Grandma's special brewed beer and I had the fuel to fight the cold. My wife's Ruben sandwich was loaded with tender corned beef and plenty of... More 

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Thank Thaddeus W
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way up north and as usual it was great! We always get the wild rice soup and it is always wonderful! Perfect for a cold day. In addition we tried the chicken pot pie and it was also great. It had huge pieces of chicken breast and the small size was more than... More 

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Thank Jamie R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food. Service has always been good every time I go. There is a good size menu but it's hard to pass up the classic wild rice soup especially on a chilly day by the lake!

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Thank Megan B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grandma,s is a icon in Duluth and a must visit destination if only visiting Duluth located right next to the lift bridge you can watch passing ships entering and exiting the port under the bridge. service, atmosphere and food are always on top

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grandma's is always the go to place when we are in Duluth. The food is fantastic and the atmosphere is the best. The pan fried walleye fillet is fantastic and the wild rice with the white wine sauce is phenomenal.

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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
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
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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