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Trail Center Lodge

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7611 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1.2183882214
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a late night and decided to stop in for a late dinner. We had hamburgers and malts. Tasted great. Perfect size. Lots to choose from the menu. Building has a lodge feel. There is a little trinket/market attached. Service was great.

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Thank Kimberly L
Grand Marais, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will admit, I left a bad review on this restaurant last year. BUT I had a great experience this time around. I had the "Mom's Biscuits and Gravy". They were AMAZING!! I wish the sausage was a better quality (hence the 4 star), but one thing I will say is that the eggs were a perfect medium. I do... More 

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Thank mywebinak
Mankato, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a nice day trip up the Gunflint Trail from Grand Marais, Trail Center Lodge was recommended to us as a nice place to have lunch. It didn't disappoint. Wonderful variety of sandwiches and burgers as well as good variety of beers from around the area and state. I particularly enjoyed the wild rice soup. If you... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice restaurant on the Gunflint Trail - full bar, restaurant, gift shop, convenience store/mini grocery. Good place to get a shake or malt after canoeing/kayaking the Boundary Waters.

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Thank Charlie C
Morrill, Kansas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place to stop at for a meal! We were on vacation and made this a destination stop - ended up eating here twice. Service was great, waiter and waitress were very friendly. Beautiful view. Had the Canoe burger - AMAZING! Fish and chips were also wonderful.

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Thank countryfarm86
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great burgers! They even have Gluten-free buns. Serves maybe a little slow but really worth the wait.

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Thank Kathy B
Harvard, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place; great service and the food is always awesome. The perfect stop after a week in the BWCA. The BLT's are perfection, and the deep fried bacon is to die for. Can you tell I like bacon? :-)

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Thank Brian S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thorough enjoyed eating and drinking here! Great bartender, very personable and friendly. Fun atmosphere! We had good food and cocktails. We were only in Grand Marais for 4 days and we visited Trail Center Lodge twice. A definite go to, I understand there may be a wait in the summer months but I think it's worth it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food there was very good and the service is good too. I had the all you could eat fish fry. There was a good view of the lake in the back and still plenty of snow to go snowmobiling.

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Thank Blake M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always eat here on our way up the Gunflint Trail. Food is ok, nothing exceptional but always consistent. Great maple malts!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7611 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1.2183882214

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