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Iven's on the Bay - CLOSED

19090 Hwy 371 North, Brainerd, MN 56401
+1 218-829-9872
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
4 Sep 2016
16 Jun 2016
“Great Burgers!”
Restaurant Hours
16:00 - 21:00All hours
££ - £££
19090 Hwy 371 North, Brainerd, MN 56401
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11 - 20 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2015

We've been dining at Ivens for 30 years. Never had a bad experience. Always great food , service and views. Unfortunately a waitress named Jodi who seemingly wished she was elsewhere and also that there were no customers, stained this impeccable record for us. She...More

7  Thank T1942
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

An excellent dinner. Great clam chowder and salad. Outstanding cocktail, wine and beer list. Nice view of the lake, great service.

1  Thank RoyWagner
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

What would a trip to MN's Lakes region be without a dinner at Iven's. On a weekend night things can get very busy so inconsistencies can sometimes exist, but overall you can always count on some delicious items coming from the kitchen. I wish they...More

1  Thank Candy N
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great Place,Great Service, but lacking in consistency of operating days & hours. We organized a group of 6 for lunch and found they were not open. This was disappointing to our group and we have not been back since.

1  Thank MVL82837
Reviewed 8 June 2015

From start to finish we had a wonderful experience. We enjoyed a drink in the bar before dinner - very good wine. Our table was ready and waiting, and the waitress was so helpful with all our questions. Before our dinner we shared soup (asparagus),...More

2  Thank James G
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Where to start? OK, how did they get a Wine Spectator rating when at least half the wines by the glass we requested were unavailable, no wines were served anywhere near the correct temperature and the wine glasses had little to do with the wines...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

Fabulous food and excellent service in a classy comfortable ambience overlooking the lake. I ordered sirloin tips medium rare with lobster hash and green beans. So delicious that I ate everything on my plate. I recommend this place to anyone that likes fine food.

1  Thank Terri M
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I love Ivens food, always have- however, it is getting increasing more difficult to check them out from afar. I want to know what is new on the menu... But when they do not update their website, it is a huge downer on the evening,...More

1  Thank loveeats365
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Beautiful setting off of 371. Excellent service and food is out of this world, love it! Can hardly wait to go again.

1  Thank Marjorie S
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Ivens is not just great food its amazing service. The employees at Ivens have always been top notch especially the bartenders they know their stuff and no matter how busy they are they make you feel like their top priority. Their ever changing menu is...More

3  Thank Sam A
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16:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19090 Hwy 371 North, Brainerd, MN 56401
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Brainerd
  • Phone Number: +1 218-829-9872
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Restaurant Hours: Closed for Season.
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