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“Very good Pizza”

Sven and Ole's Pizza
Ranked #11 of 34 Restaurants in Grand Marais
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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67 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Very good Pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2007

This restaurant was a little bit hard to find since there wasnt a huge sign on its storefront.

It was very busy at 2pm on a Saturday. We were lucky enough to grab a booth. It only took 15 minutes for a pizza to get done. It was one of the best pizzas I have had. I am not one who eats the crust of a pizza, but I ate all of mine on this one.

It was very busy place, with lots of families and couples.

It was a rainy day in Grand Marias and this was by far our best place of the day.

If you have left over pizza, definately get a to-go box. They are very cute!

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La Crosse, Wi
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Hits the spot after skiing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2007

We head here after skiing every year we come up to Grand Marais. We order the biggest size vegetarian pizza we can get and have never been disappointed. The thick crust is so well done, we couldn't think of what we'd rather have after skiing all day. And don't forget to order ice cream sundaes afterward. Bridgeman's ice cream is a rare find and soooo worth it. P.S., if you have leftovers, it will last for days....and it's just as goooooood! Great Minnesota atmosphere. Yah-hey!

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Rochester, MN
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A North Shore Cultural Icon”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2007

No trip to Grand Marais is complete without a stop at Sven & Ole's.
Enjoy pizza and hoagies in a very casual atmosphere, right in the heart of Grand Marais. Stop in after a long walk along the shore or a strenous hike on the bluffs. For the adults, stay a little longer for a beer at the balcony bar.

When you first stop in, send one or two of your party to find a seat (it can get very crowded), while the rest of your crew stands in line to order. Take a cup with your number and find your table. Service is fairly quick for a pizza joint and once your pizza is piping hot, they will deliver to your table to enjoy. Not a place to miss!

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Ontario, Canada
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204 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“A Northshore Institution - Sven & Olie's Pizza in the Heart of Grand Marais”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2006

A scenic drive from Thunder Bay South to Duluth, or Duluth North to Thunder Bay is not complete without a slice or two at Sven & Olie's Pizza in Grand Marais.

Reasonably price, always fast, and usually packed, you won't be disappointed with their pizza or subs. Their dining room is lined with local cultural artifacts, like old photos, skiing equipment, toys, etc...

Don't make the mistake of driving through, stop and have a slice, and better yet pick up a few for the road, otherwise you'll be disappointed once it's too late to turn back.

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