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The Classic Grill at Madden's

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
+1 218-829-2811
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork chop” (8 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary
PRICE
$$$$
DETAILS
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Classic is the the best dining experience in the lakes area, without question in my opinion. Dave is the best waiter in the lakes area and ranks with one of the best I have ever seen. The golf course view, beautiful dining area, top...More

Thank TomK84
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for dining at The Classic Grill and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor! We are honored that you consider us the best in the area. You are kind to share your generous praise for Dave and we will be sure to share...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Classic has a variety of food items at various price points, and all of it is good. You can enjoy more expensive items like the pork chops or filet, or cheaper items like a hamburger. The chop salad is great, if you'd like something...More

Thank Sheri S
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you, you have done a wonderful job of explaining the variety of options on our menu at The Classic Grill! Our fish and risotto specials are also very popular among our guests. Chef Darrell's homemade cheesecake is a long-standing favorite. As you've guessed, we're...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have been here generally once a year and they always do a great job, the service is excellent and their food is always outstanding. I opted for a Reuben sandwich over the lunch hour and it was excellent as was the crispy french fries....More

Thank Carrie S
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting The Classic Grill for lunch and for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your lunch, the service of our staff and the outside dining with the view of the golf course. We...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Food was fresh, average club sandwich. It was a beautiful day to sit on the patio overlooking the golf course. The sauce on the turkey club was not flavorful as described. They also gave me a dirty menu. Service was a bit slow.

Thank JulieALS
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by to enjoy lunch on the patio! We custom print our menus and should not have given you a dirty one. I apologize and appreciate that you mentioned it. We hope you will stop by and see us again.

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Classic Grill at Madden's. Great atmosphere and Awesome staff. Our server that evening was Alex. He was attentive and friendly. He took the time to answer any questions we might of had. Two in our party ordered the porkchop dinner. Their comments...More

1  Thank Anndaily
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us, we're so happy you enjoyed your evening out. We will be sure to share your kind words with Alex. The pork chops are one of the most popular items on the menu and I regret that yours were dry. That...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

We decided to eat here after looking at lake cabins all day. We sat outside and enjoyed a drink while watching the last of the golfers go by. Our server was wonderful and didn't hurry us. I had the Salmon with curry sauce and my...More

Thank konakai2008
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

We're so glad you decided to stop by for dinner at The Classic Grill! Dining on the patio is a favorite experience for many. And on cool nights, it's lovely to sit around the fire pit. We appreciate that you shared your experience and we...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you are looking for an exceptional meal while in the Brainerd Lakes area of Minnesota then I highly recommend you go to the Classic Grill. This small restaurant (perhaps 12 -15 tables) is located in the beautiful log building that also serves as the...More

1  Thank gordy g
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your glowing recommendation of The Classic Grill. You chose well with the Pork Rib Chops and Chicken Lobster Oscar, two of our most popular menu items. It's because of fine folks like you that The Classic Grill has become a favorite...More

Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great food and cocktails, beer, wine in gorgeous setting at the edge of the Classic golf course. Excellent dinner menu. Patio dining by the 18th green with the firepit going on a nice summer eveining.

Thank diney2013
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at The Classic Grill and sharing your review. Your words paint the picture of a perfect summer evening. We hope you will get to have a few more of these evenings this summer and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 8 August 2016

Excellent meal choices, professional and friendly staff, and really, really great food. Looking forward to coming back.

Thank Andrew S
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Andrew, thank you for dining at The Classic Grill and for sharing your generous review. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stopped in for lunch over looking the golf course great view and very efficient staff. Meal had such a great presentation. We'll be back.

Thank surestop
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by The Classic Grill for lunch! We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed the view of The Classic golf course and the presentation of your meal. We hope to see you again!

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Valentine's Day dinner menu
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Response from Cara L | Property representative |
Greetings from Madden's! If you have a question about our menus or if I can assist with any other questions you have, I am happy to do so. You may also call me at 218-855-5946.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Brainerd
  • Phone Number: +1 218-829-2811
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Description
Restaurant at Madden's Resort