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“Great food - Great Manager”
Review of Tavern on Grand

Tavern on Grand
Ranked #28 of 923 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Went with 4 people, and only one dish came out wrong. Waitress took our order, and we never saw our waitress (Margaret) again, (another server brought our food). After looking for her for 10 mins, I eventually asked another waitress to find her, since we were out of beverages and my wife's grilled walleye (not "blackened") came out loaded with pepper and some other spice, and she could not eat it. I would never judge a restaurant on making a mistake, rather how they recover. We went on a Monday night (Aug 12th), and I don't know who the woman manager was, but she jumped all over the situation, questioning the server and the cook. She came to our table, explained everything that happened, and In literally minutes she had everything resolved. Not sure what her name was, but she handled the situation magnificently, which is why I can not give Tavern on Grand a bad review... not to mention that the fried Walleye & Walleye tacos came out great!

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

À good restaurant with a great varitied cart, mostly good. As their Fish dishes, meats, desserts.
But ribs are overcooked and sauce far away to sweater..

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Thank Bomomo46
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

This is a great little neighborhood bar/restaurant which specializes in the Minnesota state fish, walleyed pike—more commonly known as ‘walleye’. They serve it in a variety of ways: pan fried, grilled, blackened, in a quesadilla, as a fish cake, on a sandwich, in a burrito, in a spring roll…the list goes on. You can get it as an appetizer, in a basket with fries, or as a main meal entrée. They have many other wonderful menu selections with a local flavor. On the recent occasion when we tried this place with local friends, three of us had various versions of the walleye – all excellent – and our fourth member had a bowl of the chicken wild rice soup – which was really more of a stew, as you could stand a spoon in it. Absolutely delicious. The atmosphere is casual and cozy, and it can be a little noisy in the seating area close to the bar, but the food here is really excellent. I highly recommend tavern on the Grand and will definitely be a returning customer.

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1  Thank gypsyuno
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Great location on Grand, and the dishes are excellent choices. there is a manager's special if you can get it. Get the Walleye..its delish!

Thank Ixchel27
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

Ma and pa at its best. This place has a Great Minnesota walleye dinner. You can only find a restaurant like this in saint paul.

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Thank travillier
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