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Washington Square Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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4736 Washington Sq, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3257
8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great bar with friendly locals and great staff and management. Great food and the beer selection is good. The wine selection is limited, but they do have cocktails. Dog-friendly on the patio and very close to many downtown White Bear amenities.

Thank Nicole T
White Bear, Minnestoa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great number of choices and all cooked to perfection. Classic dishes to house specialties, to Mexican. Bloody Marys are the best in Minnesota.

Thank mochidogmn
Minneapolis - South of the River
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121 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have only been to WBL once and the downtown/lakefront area are equally charming. What a wonderful establishment! Ambience both inside and out...Luv the patio, very romantic at night. Our server Dan was exemplary, capable of making great money serving at any 5 star restaurant and definitely an unexpected service gem to this establishment! Give him a raise! The menu... More 

Thank WilderE
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Washington Square. It was a first time visit. Food came out hot and was very good. Lots of menu choices. We would eat there again.

Thank Barbara Q
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable environment---summers for the patio, winters inside by the fire. Food is consistently good whether breakfast, lunch or dinner. Have never had an issue with service or menu items in many years of dining with friends---a great "go to" spot in White Bear Lake.

Thank Sandra L
Corrales, New Mexico
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80 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent selection of beers on tap, full bar; exciting menu, but you need to be careful .... for instance the reuben has great corned beef but way too much thousand island dressing. If I had ordered with the dressing on the side, it would have been an excellent sandwich. The Salads in our orders were fresh and well executed, but... More 

Thank Denny R
Stillwater, Minnesota
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

My wife and I stopped in for a small bite after the movie. She order the fish tacos and I ordered the reuben with seasoned fries. Fish tacos were three with a skimpy piece of tilapia in each. Dry mexican rice. Good guacamole and pico though. The reuben wasn't even grilled. It was like they made toast and then broiled... More 

Thank BKWN8911
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Service can be a little slow, but great variety of food. Good atmosphere, good patio. It's always been a go-to place to meet friends for lunch.

Thank smega9
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

I have never been disappointed with a dinner, lunch or cocktails at Washington Square. I especially love their Southwest Chicken Salad with blackened chicken. It is a bit spicy but I like a lot of spice. Great deck for the summer months and super warm, cozy fireplace for the winter. Love this local place.

Thank Osolucky
Mankato, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for breakfasts. The outside patio was wonderful and relaxing. We all enjoyed our choices. Will go back.

Thank maryg0329

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4736 Washington Sq, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3257
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  White Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: 651-407-7162

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