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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
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork chop” (8 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Stopped in for dinner time and what a treat. Great professional presentation equal to the a quality of Madden's. Plus the dessert's ever so delicious.

Thank surestop
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

You are very kind to share this nice review of The Classic Grill- thank you. We're so happy that you enjoyed the presentation of your dishes and the dessert! Thank you for visiting us and we hope you will stop by again soon.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here since the beginning, and keep coming back for the food and service that Dave especially provides, Todd is great too. Our kids have grown up coming here, and tonight I was inspired to write this review because not only did we have...More

Thank drjohn2
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for dining with us at The Classic Grill! We appreciate that you have been dining with us since the beginning and that you keep coming back. You are kind to mention our amazing team members- we will be very happy to share your...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We went here because we met a nice family that said this was their favorite restaurant on the Maddens resort and we could t agree more. The food was amazing and the staff was super friendly. I will be backMore

1  Thank Mary B
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Mary, Thank you for dining at The Classic Grill and for spreading the word about your experience. We appreciate your generous review of the food and the service of our team. We will eagerly await your return visit, which is the highest compliment you could...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Good friends visited us for a week for fishing and fun times. wanting to celebrate with a good dinner we decided to return to the classic grill at maddens. it was wonderful as always with great food, good wine, service was excellent and a wonderful...More

Thank goklatt
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for returning to to The Classic Grill! Celebrating good times with old friends over good food and wine with excellent service is what we're all about. It means so much to us that you chose us for this special time. Thank you, we...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The Classic Grill at Madden's is a traditional home in path restaurant. The service was exceptional. the food was magnificent. I had a poached pear salad with grilled shrimp. Which was presented in a lovely manner. The onion soup was delicious.More

Thank Maria G
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you so much for dining with us at The Classic Grill! The pear salad is new to the menu this year and has been a hit. We're so glad that you enjoyed the presentation and service, as well. We are very appreciative of your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

I think this is the best dinner option in the Brainerd area. Excellent chef, nice wine list, excellent cocktails, nice view out to a garden area that leads to their well manicured golf course. there's a nice patio area too. we had 7 people for...More

Thank Daveptaz
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your nice review of The Classic Grill! Because of remarkable guests like you, The Classic Grill has become a favorite in the area. We are so appreciative of your business. Chef Darrell & culinary team works hard to offer a fresh, unique...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Madden's on Gull Lake is a first-class resort just outside of Brainerd, MN. This restaurant is one of the more formal dining options at Madden's. It is popular not only with those who are staying at the resort but also with the locals. The Penne...More

Thank Kirk G
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you very much for dining at The Classic Grill and for sharing your experience! The penne pasta with chicken is a popular dish and we are so glad that you enjoyed it. Dining-on-the-patio season is upon us and our guests just love that option,...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I wanted to avoid the day of Mother's Day crowds and craziness! We met for an afternoon on the patio! Absolutely beautiful! Simone was our server, fantastic! We shared the Thai chicken wrap, delicious! I chose the homemade potato salad Chef Darrel...More

Thank KKLMinnesota
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We are honored that you chose to celebrate Mother's Day with us at The Classic Grill. We couldn't be happier that you and your daughter enjoyed your food and our fun summer cocktails. You are so kind to mention Simone's service and we will be...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

World class chef & excellent entrees! Only what you might expect in the finest & ;largest cities. The "Classic" is a gem tuck in the Northern woods next to a world class golf course. Both being enjoyed from your dinning table. My wife & I...More

Thank Michael M
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for being a loyal Madden's guest and for sharing your experiences on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your generous review of The Classic Grill. We are very much looking forward to your return and hope you'll enjoy trying some of the new items we...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

So have you ever had that feeling on about the 15th green that you can't wait for the round to end so you can claim a seat in the restaurant and enjoy a cold one and a great meal cooked by a real chef...not the...More

Thank FlyboyTed56
Cara L, Manager at The Classic Grill at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for sharing your kind words for our hard-working team at The Classic Grill. They love what they do and it shows. We're humbled to be the #1 restaurant in Brainerd and we appreciate that our wonderful guests like you take the time to...More

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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
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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Restaurant at Madden's Resort
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