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Tavern on Grand

656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
+1 651-228-9030
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (105 reviews)
“shore lunch” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tavern on Grand has a history of great food! Minnesotans especially appreciate how they cook the state's favorite fish - walleye! It's the best of anywhere - fried, grilled, blackened - and more, they specialize in cooking this and other favorites. Great bar food -...More

Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Started off with a Guinness on tap. Good selection of beers. They had a jalapeno 🍺 that was actually not to bad. Had the​ blackened walleye sandwich and fries which was good. Another had a burger that was very good, and another had a BLT...More

Thank BanffHiker
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Another mother/daughter date for lunch. The atmosphere is cozy and warm. We had Cheese Curds, The Walleye Sandwich and The Tavern Burger. Lots of food!! The walleye fillet was huge! Lots more on the menu, a good representation of MN. We noticed many regulars and...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great little neighbourhood restaurant walleye being the special attraction. Walleye Cake is to die for and the blackened walleye also excellent. Tried the sampler appetizer to get 4 different types...great plan. Great local atmosphere.

Thank Gary C
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Coming into St Paul is not complete without a trip to Tavern On Grand. It is local family owned restaurant that is globally known for its walleye. Not upscale, but beautifully rustic in its charm. The walleye can be had grilled, fried, blackened, and on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

There isn't much to add. I have walleye a LOT, and last night was the best ever. I had two grilled fillets with wild rice and asparagus. Unbelievable. Not fancy, but who cares. If you have someone who says they don't like fish, take them...More

Thank Rich K
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Tavern on Grand is a must if you're looking for a shore lunch in the city. Burgers are also delicious. The atmosphere is north-woods cabin knotty pine. Service is fast, friendly.

Thank busyeater550
Reviewed 13 February 2017

menu is awesome, value is wavering, lunch is all in one accord, close location is nice, grand is losing it glam.

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have eaten at Tavern on Grand numerous times so I guess we were bound to have a bad experience sooner or later. Ordinarily, we would leave the restaurant raving about their specialty-Walleye (for those who don't live in Minnesota, Walleye is our favorite fish)....More

Thank 1whosearches
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If you like a good bacon, lettuce, tomato sandwich, try the WBLT! W meaning walleye. There is no way to describe how awesome this sandwich is. If you love walleye (the best tasting fish on the planet) try this!!!! The onion rings are awesome as...More

Thank mrenthusi
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Nancy K
I also would like to know if they allow dogs on the atio?
22 July 2016|
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Response from Mortimerfan | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio.
Nancy K
Do they reccomend reservations, or even take reservations?
22 July 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations.
Ashley L
Lame. I can't even answer my own question, my response has been flagged as having a problem with submission.
15 December 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-228-9030
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