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Sir Benedict's Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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805 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2211
+1 218-728-1192
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Olalla, Washington
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263 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance is good. The service is very friendly. But when they couldn't get my meal right twice (no meat or onions on a salad), I was underwhelmed. My fellow diners enjoyed their food, however. Sir Ben's has been here for decades and often has live music.

Minnetonka, Minnesota
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106 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sir Ben's is always a top notch experience. Great for lunches or meeting up with friends. Affordable options for a family..

Thank chaya s
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

As a college student almost 20 years ago, I loved the atmosphere and vibe at Sir Ben's. My group of friends met there at least once a week for a delicious sandwich, a beer and a welcoming pub environment. Over the years, the food has gotten better, the taps have gotten better and the warm, welcoming vibe has remained firmly... More 

Thank TheBarnGoddess
Becker, Minnesota
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328 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Such a wonderful diversion from chain places. I had the squash soup and it might be the best soup I have ever tasted! Also, the bacon guacamole sandwich is freaky good! The great part of the sandwiches is that you can build it the way you want it from bread to vegetables, etc. They also have a huge selection of... More 

Thank FamilyDad2013
Maplewood, Minnesota
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

The owners are absolutely amazing and so accommodating. The food was great. We had a rather large crowd and they were able to seat us all together and away from the general crowd. The owners sat with us and told us all of the tales of the hauntings that go on in their restaurant, gave us a tour and answered... More 

Thank Lisa H
Duluth, Minnesota
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

New owners make this spot even more fun — always friendly service, quick and delicious food, wide variety of local and other brews on tap, and interesting places to sit inside and out; frequent live music.

Thank Judy B
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Ice cold beverages, nice wait staff, and a cool location to watch people coming and going by the tavern.

Thank John T
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I ate here with my husband and my brother for lunch on a Saturday. The menu has typical and well prepared sandwich options (Reuben, Cuban, etc) usually with a unique twist, great local beer selection, and gluten-free bread available for substitute. No, you're not really overlooking Lake Superior, that should be obvious if you see the map, but it's still... More 

Thank caroline t
Duluth, Minnesota
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

I have eaten here a couple of times now. Each time has been fabulous! It has a nice cozy atmosphere with a hometown feel. I highly recommend the reuben sandwich, french onion soup, squash soup, and don't forget the chocolate bread pudding and french silk pie...yum! They really have a nice selection of local brews also.

Thank DuluthBobSue
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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184 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This a very fun, friendly spot with good beer choices. They also serve good bar food. Open Mike night has local talent and is fun. Nice patio for outdoor seating.

Thank kay k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-728-1192

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