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Northern Lights Roadhouse & Pub

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1040 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601
+1 218-226-3012
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Sun - Thu 10:00 - 07:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Chaska, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (4 kids + 4 adults) needed somewhere to have breakfast on our way from Tofte to Two Harbors. Northern Lights was PERFECT. The breakfast buffet was seriously amazing. Salad bar, biscuits and gravy, smoked salmon and pickled something rather, stuffed mushrooms, bacon+sausage...tons of options to please everyone. The service was slow and not the friendliest but I didn't care... More 

Thank karenrar
East Bethel, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Yes, this little jewel of a food stop has become a regular for my family! Stopped in on Friday for the "All you can eat Walleye Fish Fry," & exceptional would describe! Includes the Salad Bar too! Service was a delight as usual. Highly recommend that you try this little hide-a way! Very unique menu, with the Scandinavian touch! Simply... More 

Thank ryejohn123
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We enjoyed the Friday night all you can eat fish fry and the Sunday brunch. The food is good and the prices are fair. We would recommend it.

Thank hate2go
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We recently moved to Grand Marais and have driven past Northern Lights many times on trips to and from Duluth and Points south. From outside it hadn't called to us but on a Sunday trip home today we arrived here just at suppertime so decided to stop in. We'll be back!!! Several unique menu items including a baby greens with... More 

Thank Myrna A
Portage, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Had the Friday fish. Very good. Friendly service. The decor is a hoot in this place. Perfect lake side ambience.

Thank Holly W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had just arrived into town to check-in to a local Lodge. It was late night before Thanksgiving. Needed dinner and was told to try this restaurant. Thankful they were open, but for 3 people who ate sandwiches our bill was $41 plus tip. The Reuben was good but more kraut than meat and our open faced sandwiches were just... More 

Thank Tamara D
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501 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday afternoon to eat after driving past and liking the appearance and am sure glad I turned around!!! I walked in and heard the pleasant sound of a two person band called Sugar Moon, of which they stayed after their final song and found a song I might like to sing with them. I tried, but... More 

Thank Tigerman777
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went here for lunch on a Friday afternoon during MEA break. The place was packed, though we were able to find a spot without much of a wait. Our server was a little curt, but polite. They seemed to be a little overwhelmed by the amount of customers. We had to wait for quite a bit for our food,... More 

Thank enjmbt
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had dinner out on the garden/patio on the bluffs overlooking Lake Superior. Menu includes Northwoods/MN and Scandinavian flavors. Our meals were tasty and relatively inexpensive. A sharp eye on the flower pots & planted areas will reveal little gnome statuettes, part of the friendly/quirky feel of the place.

Thank dolphinbreeze
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176 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Scandinavian food is delicious. The homemade Swedish meatballs are wonderful. The view of Lake Superior while enjoying dinner is a bonus.

Thank Jennyjourneys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 07:00
10:00 - 07:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 07:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 07:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 07:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1040 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Beaver Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 218-226-3012

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