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Angry Trout Cafe

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408 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
+1 218-387-1265
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are tons of restaurants I love. Fancy restaurants with cocktails crafted by mixologists, sushi bars with beautiful rolls, and what have you. But whenever I think of my absolute favorite place, it's here. Granted, they're really lucky with their location, but the service and food is perfect, as well. The menu is small, but it's all fresh food. I... More 

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Thank Taylor D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The preparation of each dish is special often using local fruits and vegetables. The seasoning of fresh herring, whitefish and trout is outstanding. The setting right on the water is spectacular. We have dined here several times for 20+ years. Normally service is friendly but we dock one star for a surly server who could not be bothered to tell... More 

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Thank ACT63
NW Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A delightful restaurant practically overhanging Lake Superior. Very good seafood fresh from the lake. The fish market and marina is right next door. Minimal on site parking. Most park on the side of the highway. When busy you may have a short walk.

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Thank jds-mn
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We always make a visit to Angry Trout when we visit Grand Marais in the Fall. Great food and the best maple mustard dressing in the world.

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Thank Brent P
Peak District, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Recommended and room to park opposite, although you may have to park further away on busy days. Food was good - local fish fillets - battered not breadcrumbed. Fries were nearer game chips. Tea was Earl Grey - a popular choice in this part of USA. Large locally crafted teapot. Somewhat pricey.

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Thank JaQuote
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My all time favorite place to eat~ever. The fish is always the best whether it's salmon, whitefish, herring or whichever! The salads and chowder are my favorites. Beautiful location and in my favorite town.

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Thank Geri C
Ogden, Iowa, United States
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had a late lunch at the angry trout. I had the salmon & it was amazing. The best I had ever had. My husband had the fish & chips & was disappointed with it. The fish looked more like walleye fingers & got very little fish & lots of fries.

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Thank Sara A
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Walked in and ignored by front desk staff for a few minutes. No hi, welcome or anything making you think they want your business. Menu doesn't seemed to have changed in over ten years. Chicken was fine. Also had fried fish special. Asked for lemons told don't have. Waitress never came back to see if we needed anything or if... More 

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Thank susan b w
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This used to be our favorite place in Grand Marias. However the last 3 years they haven't had any white fish when we go. We end up going to Harbor House Grille where they always seem to have white fish. The food is great, the location is great, I'm just frustrated that they run out or don't have the fish... More 

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Thank Albert F
Minneapolis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Best fish and chips in Grand Marais. Everyone working was friendly and upbeat. Restaurant has awesome views of the lake and the pricing wasn't too high. They also make their own soda which was really good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1265
Description
We are the Angry Trout Café, serving local fresh ingredients. We do not allow animals.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?