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“Excellent dining experience!”
Review of Ernies On Gull

Ernies On Gull
Ranked #1 of 75 Restaurants in Brainerd
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Ernie's on Gull is a year around family restaurant located on the shores of beautiful Gull Lake. Summers our lakeside deck and patio bar and open everyday with the best views of any restaurant in the area. Summer weekends bring nightly entertainment on the patio. Enjoy a cocktail and watch the sun go down to the sounds of local and regional acts. Executive Chef Jason Hawley and his culinary team have assembled a menu that caters to the tastes and trends of today while also embracing the items that have been staples here for many years. Our diverse menu offers a wide range of options to choose from and is constantly being updated as we move from season to season.
Reviewed January 11, 2014

We chose Ernie's because it was near the resort that we had just checked into. This was our first "up north" resort experience in the wintertime, and we were travel-weary and looking for someplace casual but quality. We hit the jackpot. The place was crowded, but our server was quick and friendly. I had the lobster bisque - it was absolutely delicious! Even my husband's house salad was great! We both enjoyed a quality piece of prime rib and the roasted baby reds. The vegetable was a great sautéed zucchini. We gobbled up almost every bit. The choice to eat at Ernie's resulted in one highlight of a great winter getaway!

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Reviewed November 9, 2013

Chris the Bartender was very friendly and my husband enjoyed talking to him about sports as we watched the Gophers win! We enjoyed a good buffalo shrimp appetizer served with excellent homemade blue cheese dressing. Also shared a delicious French dip sandwich served with crispy salty homemade potato chips-- a nice surprise. They have a great setting on the lake here, although we watched from indoors as it was 11/9 and snowing a bit. Would love to return on our next trip to the area.

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Thank summersanibel
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Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Great appetizer.
The weather prevented us from sitting outside. The view of the lake is wonderful.
Food was OK. Service was fast and friendly.
We will put Ernie's into our vacation rotation.

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Thank Pboba
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Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Pretty spot on the lake. Food was good. May have been a better experience had the weather been nice.

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Thank who16
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Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

There is a beautiful deck, but the wind was blowing so we ate inside.

Service was okay. Waitresses were talking to each other.

My lobster bisque was buttery smooth and so delicious! My husband's steak was cooked perfectly and had great flavor. One of my pork chops was perfectly seasoned. One was too salty to eat.

I would go back again to give it one more try. Truthfully, the lobster bisque would be worth it!

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Thank MESClifford
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