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Sydney's Frozen Custard

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14 S Broadway Ave, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5016
+1 218-387-2632
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've usually loved Sydney's. The view is fantastic, even when the weather keeps you off the rooftop seating area. The custard is actual frozen custard with great flavor, and the wood-fired pizza is flavorful and crispy. Planning a birthday girl's favorite dinner at Sydney's, I was warned that Sydney's sometimes stops serving food early, even in the summer. So I... More 

Thank Jeanne B
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to Grand Marais many times and always overlooked this place. Our neighbor recommended we stop by on our recent fall trip and we discovered they have a wonderful roof top eating area - and you can bring your dogs - a bonus for us. We only tried their sundaes, which were tasty but spendy. Come for the view... More 

Thank NorthStarGal
Madison, wi
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a nice summer afternoon it's a tough choice as to whether to sit in front and listen to the live music they sometimes have or sit up on the amazing roof time dining area. This time we chose the roof top b/c the sun was warm and we wanted to gaze out on Lady Superior before having to head... More 

Thank tobyg176
Litchfield, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Grand Marais several times over the years, and this was our first time eating at Sydney's. It has become my new Grand Marais favorite. We were looking for a dog friendly place to eat. Sydney's has two areas they allow you to bring your dogs - there's a patio in front, and an upstairs deck in the... More 

Thank calgalinmn1956
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Awesome Turtle Sunday. Pecans were toasted. Lots of toppings. Went up on the roof to eat it and watched Lake Superior.

Thank Colleen O
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We had a lovely breakfast of crepes and coffee on the rooftop overlooking Lake Superior. The food was tasty and light and the view made for a memorable morning.

Thank Lasankofa
Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Super ice cream that was very flavorful. If you go through to the back there is a wonderful view. There is also a rooftop deck, which we did not try out. We asked for a single and were charged for a double. I did not catch it until we had made it back to our hotel. Lesson learned! Check receipts... More 

Thank CasualTravelSR
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The custard is good- but a little $$ for what you get. The real reason to stop here is the rooftop deck with a view of the lake. Gorgeous!

Thank Jen D
Bloomington, Minnesota
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The custard here is wonderful. Each time we come we comment that 'it still is good!'. The seating on the upper deck offers great views and if the sun s shining you can get a tan while indulging. 😊 The seating inside give you views of the water as well. The food here is also good.

Thank Robert W
Fargo, North Dakota
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is right on the beach of Lake Superior. You place your order at one window and pick it up at the next. They had good frozen custard.

Thank Kay B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $20
American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S Broadway Ave, Grand Marais, MN 55604-5016
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-2632
We serve Wood Fired Pizza, in addition to our Vienna Hot Dogs, Gyros, Salads, Frozen Custard- milk shakes & malts, our very own Sydnami. We also have an espressso bar and fabulous sundaes! We have vegetarian options. We offer BREAKFAST on Fri, Sat, Sun & Mon from 8am-11am. The rest of our menu 11am- close.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?