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“Fun atmosphere, but not a great value”
Review of Gunflint Tavern

Gunflint Tavern
Ranked #14 of 34 Restaurants in Grand Marais
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$28
Cuisines: American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: View, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Full service bar and restaurant, open year-round, Live Music 250 nights a year, rooftop bar overlooking the harbor, Eclectic/Ethnic Menu
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Fun atmosphere, but not a great value”
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Very fun, bar atmosphere. They have all types of world currency displayed over the bar. Has the feeling of a hip place in the outskirts of a metro area. They have a rooftop deck that would have great views of the lake in the summer. (We were there on a Sat. night in March). Service was okay; not particularly attentive. I ordered butternut squash ravioli. For $19, it was a disappointment. They filled my plate with mixed greens and there were 6 little, tiny raviolis tucked in there. They were about 1"x 1". They were rather dry and bland. I left still hungry. My companions ordered the ribs and were satisfied, but not all that impressed.

  • Visited March 2014
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Minnesota
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great View, Great Food on the North Shore”
Reviewed 1 March 2014

This is a great restaurant with a beautiful view of the Grand Marais harbor on Lake Superior. The food is good, the beer is better, and the atmosphere is charming. A bit more spendy for some that are on a tight budget, but worth the stop!!

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank CoachD9
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Two Harbors, Minnesota
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Must visit spot in Grand Marais”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

In my many visits, I've never been disappointed. Lively, loud, and full of character (and characters). Food is very good-- I especially like the vegetarian chili. Good selection of specially beers, including a number brewed in Minnesota. Decent pours on the distilled beverages.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank David J
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USA
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Good food good beer good music”
Reviewed 7 February 2014 via mobile

I've had many a dinner here, never disappointed. Walleye dinner is comparable to fine restaurant, walleye sandwich falls off the bun, 3 soups of the day, wonderful pastas, great burger. Their side greens is actually a very nice salad -I recommend their romano dressing. Their bargain is baked ziti and well done. They have a large array of local craft beers. Thursday-Sunday there is live music which is also varied and includes talented locals. Good wine list, homemade desserts. An attached comfy bar separated for those who want to watch a game. This place has a very creative menu. Check out the wall of foreign currency and vintage guinness posters.

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Thank snowman3
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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best Tavern In Town!”
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Loved the quiet atmosphere in The Raven - the side bar downstairs quiet dim and full of great people! Plus delicious specialty drinks!!!

Visited September 2013
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Thank Eliza B
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