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Trail Center Lodge

7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
+1 218-388-2214
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
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Reviewed yesterday

Up touring the North shore and stopped in the Trail Center Lodge for a couple drinks. Service was fast and the staff was VERY friendly. Didn't have anything to eat because we had other plans, but from what I saw around me the food looked...More

Thank Marsha K
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was suggested to us to have burgers and shakes here, so we stopped one afternoon. Had a burger which was great...and too full to have the shake!!

Thank jareichard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been recommended for the shakes we had to stop and were not disappointed! We also had a great lunch, I would definitely recommend if you are up on the gunflint trail to make a stop here.

Thank lindajerry2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting friends on one of the lakes and they took me here for dinner. I had soup I"m pretty sure, a burger with swiss and chili on top and a vanilla malt. It was quite good. The staff is good too and our...More

Thank Spaneen O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been told that traveling the Gunflint Trail was a must do for a visit to Grand Marais. This combination restaurant/general store was the second biggest highlight of the whole trip (seeing Hamilton in Chicago has to be 1st).. Great food and wonderful staff....More

Thank MCFD372
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is your quintessential Northwoods lodge. Great burgers, a fantastic fish fry and the drive is along the scenic Gunflint Trail. We have never had a bad meal there and have always seen wildlife along the way!

Thank beyondthepavement40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are on the Gunflint Trail, you MUST come eat at Trail Center! It is just THE place to eat on the Trail! And for good reason, as everything is delicious, the service is friendly and fun, and the atmosphere is canoe country at...More

Thank Lynda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spend almost a week camping off the Gunflint. Trail Center Lodge was recommended to us by others where we were camping. There was about a 30 minute wait on the Wednesday night we went, but it was worth the wait. I had the ribs, which...More

Thank karril2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had an amazing country breakfast here before a canoe trip. The staff was friendly and the food was good and well priced.

Thank chankins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove 90 miles round trip and had the best ribs ever...tender and tasty. Blue Cheese dressing was delicious. Sauerkraut and pork soup was unique and yummy. Portions are huge. Service was attentive and enthusiastic. One of the very best restaurants in which we have...More

1  Thank ACT63
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Questions & Answers
Jim D
7 May 2017|
Response from JodyK-Eagle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know. Their website has cabin calendars with availability/rates that depend upon the time of year you go.
Edward S
14 November 2016|
Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
Hello! We are closed the month of November and until December 16. Hope to see you up the trail! Sarah
16 July 2015|
Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
Hello! We serve breakfast until 11 am daily. Thanks Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-388-2214
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