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A few words about Grandma’s Saloon & Grill

Legendary Indulgence!

Since 1976 Grandma’s Saloon & Grill has been a casual but lively adventure to the past where value and customer service are at the center of everything we do. You’re surrounded by authentic antiques, collectibles, and an eager staff ready and willing to please. The award winning food includes overstuffed sandwiches and burgers; USDA choice steaks; house specialty pasta and wild rice dishes; appetizers include nationally recognized homemade onion rings, chicken wings, and stuffed mushrooms. It’s an eyeful as well as a mouthful. The legacy of customer satisfaction has been handed down by the Italian immigrant who started it all, “Grandma” Rosa Brochi. Everything she did in her early boarding house business included “100% customer satisfaction,” words that we still live by today. Grandma’s Saloon & Grill is real history, real antiques, real service, and really good food! A dining experience of legendary indulgence. The original Grandma’s Saloon & Grill is located at the foot of the historic Aerial Lift Bridge, at the tip of Lake Superior. Seasonal deck dining and the new rooftop lounge includes this spectacular view.

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Testimonials - Don’t just take Grandma’s word for it...

  • Grandma's Saloon and Grill has been featured in a variety of national and local publications including nationally famous LIFE magazine, where the restaurant's Walleye Filet Sandwich was specifically recommended in an article featuring “Perfect Weekend Drives.” Grandma's was also featured in Midwest Living magazine's “Best of the Midwest” issue which explores the 'must do, must see and must eat' places of the region. In 2007 the restaurant was named “Best Landmark Restaurant in Minnesota, 2007” by the “Official Best of” website.

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  • A Duluth Must See

    The restaurant is the cornerstone of Duluth's lively Canal Park scene and is known for its eclectic décor of antiques and collectibles as well as a mouth- watering menu. It has been drawing tourists for decades and keeps the locals coming back time and again.

  • The Original

    Grandma's Saloon and Grill, a Duluth icon, has been serving up unforgettable experiences since 1976. The landmark restaurant is located at the foot of Duluth's most recognizable landmark, the Aerial Lift Bridge, and is a stone's throw away from mighty Lake Superior.

  • Brew with a view

    The summer months offer patrons an outdoor dining experience like no other. Imagine a perfect summer day -- blue skies and warm temperatures. You are sitting outside on the deck with a tall cold beverage and a group of good friends. The sound of gulls in the distance draws your eye to Lake Superior, and you watch as a 1000-foot ore boat draws closer and passes underneath the Aerial Lift Bridge.