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Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
+1 651-565-4748
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We dined here because of the connection with the Grumpy Old Men movies. The food was very good. We took a short walk along the river from the Eagle Center. Grumpier old men was playing in the bar, but the sound was turned down so it didn't intrude on our meal or our conversation.

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Thank FloBear2013
Austin
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We went here for lunch and had a window seat so we could observe the action on the river. Lunch was excellent, waiter had a good knowledge of the area and was willing to take the time to chat with us. The ducks was a hit with the eight year old grandson. He shared part of his bread with them.

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Thank Charles S
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

WONDERFUL FOOD, service was great, overlooking the river. Had a little gift shop...Grumpy old men endorsed.

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Thank Cindy P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

After visiting the National Eagle Center, we decided to find a place for a late lunch. Slippery's is evidently known for it's connection with grumpy old men, so we decided it'd be fun to visit. The hostess was quick and friendly. Waitress was good. Food and prices were okay. Nothing to write home about, except the appetizers (onion rings, cheese... More 

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Thank Milwaukeetraveler-dj
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A shop owner in Wabasha recommended this place to us. The view of the river and bridge is fantastic. Very average bar food. They were very busy and seemed understaffed. It took about twenty minutes to get the waitress to come to our table to pay our bill. Lots of references to the Grumpy Old Men movie here.

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Rogers, Minnesota
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here to check out the place that was in the Grumpy Old Men Movie! We took some pictures and had the appetizer combo with Onion Rings, Cheese Curds and Jalapeño Poppers! It came with a great tasting ranch dip and a raspberry dipping sauce that was great! Everything tasted great! There is even a gift shop and lots... More 

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Thank Wendy B
Wabasha, Minnesota
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Slippery's is under new management and continues to be a great place. Curt is adding his own touch to it now and has great ideas. Slippery's is Wabasha at its best. Great food, great view, great service and a taste of Grumpy Old Men. We are never disappointed when we visit.

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Thank Lauri H
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Nice bar with nice people! Good food! In the back they have a pool table, dart boards and a jukebox to keep you entertained.

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Thank Mary L
San Francisco, California
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We ate here twice during a family reunion visit to Wabasha. Some of us had good food, some of us had average or worse food. The walleye pike dinner with baked potato was very good, but stay away from the jambalaya. You will do better with burgers, steak and prime rib than with the more exotic options. Service is good.... More 

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Thank CLT29
Rochester, Minnesota
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Popular place in the Summer for boaters and visitors to the Eagle Center in Wabasha, MN. Mid range prices with outdoor eating areas in the summer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Wabasha
  • Phone Number: +1 651-565-4748

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?