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Fri, 9/17
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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups
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
$12 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Pub
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Waterfront
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon with friends at Grandma's. We ate on the roof deck with a beautiful view of Duluth. The food was good, decent menu options of deep fried goodness! The onion rings were awesome and the serving size just right. The service was pretty...good too.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We checked in at 12pm on Labor Day and were told by the hostess with an attitude that it was a 45 minute wait. We said that is fine and went for walk. It is now 8:15 pm and we have still not received a...text that our table is ready. We ended up eating leaving and elsewhere.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sisters and I enjoyed some delicious cocktails on the second floor while waiting for our table in the restaurant! Great views of the bridge and a fun bartender! The salad and sandwiches we ordered were wonderful and service was prompt and very nice!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The outside bar was comfortable the bartender that afternoon was super !!! So that part rates a 5 star . Went back later to eat some supper . Bartender was overwhelmed and rude. Told him my beer was skunky he grabbed it said well what...do you want then. ? We told him nothing we are done here. And left. We know they are short staffed and over worked during this times. My opinion is to let less people in at one time . So the staff can treat every guest like they should be treated .More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good burgers, great local craft beer selection (with samples), friendly staff. The onion rings were a great appetizer.

Date of visit: August 2021
General M, Owner at Grandma's Saloon & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sounds like you enjoyed your time with us 😊 We make our onion rings fresh every day and I will happily pass on shoutout to the onion ring crew! Thanks, William.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

upon arrival were told there would be a 45 minute wait for upstairs dinning. After waiting over an hour we went to check on our status and they were able to get us to a table right away. Upon arriving upstairs we noticed there was...a ton of open tables so not sure why us and many others were waiting for tables. Then we got the menu and realized it was an extremely limited menu. Nobody warned us of the limited menu when we checked in. Needless to say I was not very happy with waiting over an hour and then not even being able to get the grandma's food we were expecting. We decided to get a piece of cheesecake and leave as we were both so disappointed after the long wait and limited menu.More

Date of visit: August 2021
General M, General Manager at Grandma's Saloon & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Matt, I was sorry to read about your frustrating visit with us. Staff shortages have unfortunately been quite a challenge for us this summer and the scaled back upstairs menu and open tables are symptoms of that. We are trying as hard as we...More

Reviewed August 4, 2021

Long wait,very limited menu,ordered chicken strips only came with fries barely warm over done tastless. This for $14.00 come on.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 3, 2021

Went to grandma's for a date and had the best time of my life. The food was absolutely amazing. I would definitely go again!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed August 3, 2021 via mobile

Very good taste & generous portions! Great view outside deck! Very friendly staff! 45-60 minute wait. But they text when table ready and we just walked around! Great place!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 1, 2021 via mobile

Good food quick service. At first the host said 40 minute wait. So I ask can we sit at the bar and bam we got our drinks and food quick. Will be going back!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grandma's Saloon & Grill

Yes, Grandma's Saloon & Grill offers takeout services.

Grandma's Saloon & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4