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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” (23 reviews)
“burger” (41 reviews)
“prime rib” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

A true favorite, great atmosphere, friendly wait staff, great owner (nice dog(s)), and outstanding food. Steak, ribs, burgers, ..... personal favorite shrimp and ribs combo. Excellent breakfasts (prime rib hash!), walleye and eggs, and my wife's favorite bread pudding French toast. Worth the ride and...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This among our favorite dining spots when visiting Grand Marais. While it may seem to be a bit out of the way, the drive up the Gunflint Trail alone is worth the trip. We were there for lunch and all had a soup and sandwich...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 28 July 2015

great food, bit too much. Excellent atmosphere and very friendly staff. Lovely outside bar to cool off in after a day adventuring

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

My family and I went to eat lunch at the trail center after a boundary waters canoe trip. Everybody got a different burger and malt, no one was disappointed. You can ask them to mix flavors in the malts. I had chocolate peanut butter and...More

Thank JPJones25
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We stoped in after a good long hike. We had burgers and malts. The burgers are very good and the malts are killer. The reviews hold true for this nicely kept little sopt on the trail.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went camping in the BWCA and this place was actually our pick up spot. While we waited for our ride back to the resort we decided to get lunch. I ordered the mushroom Swiss burger, California style (lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and...More

Thank Poonoy C
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This was a great place to stop for breakfast. The food was so fantastic we went back the next morning. They also had a cute gift shop area and an essentials and grocery area.

Thank kattie133
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

We have been here several times over the past few years and I'm just now getting around to putting a review on TripAdvisor. The service is always top notch, the food is excellent and the atmosphere is fantastic. Try the maple syrup malt...it's like breakfast...More

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

It is about a 40 minute drive from Grand Marais, but it is worth the trip. The scenery is beautiful. The food was great, large portions and everything was good. The service was excellent. Very unique. Will definitely be back in the future!

1  Thank Ativan1
Reviewed 30 June 2015

My husband and I are vegetarian and have a hard time finding good food at regular restaurants. Although this restaurant didn't cater specifically to vegetarians, they had a couple of dishes that were very tasty. Their veggie burgers were especially good, according to my husband....More

Thank shar0na651
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jim D
What's the cost for 3 nights for 2 people
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
What is there hours in November?
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
How long is breakfast served?
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
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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