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PortLand Malt Shoppe

716 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (46 reviews)
“praline pecan” (4 reviews)
“waffle cone” (3 reviews)
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716 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely love their malts! Wait time can be really long and they only take cash so plan ahead, but definitely worth it!

Thank N5370OAjessicaa
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for a quick treat, and it took over 25 minutes to get through the line and another 5 minutes to get our malts. Didn't seem they were running very efficient. Otherwise it was very good! Kinda pricey

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family walked from Canal Park to the rose garden. For some reason, I was expecting the Malt Shoppe to be on the street side of the garden, but it was closer than expected. If taking the lakewalk, go up the stairs to get to...More

Thank Denise W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for years, but on a whim decided to see if it was open today. It was and we were happy to be able to get a couple malts. They have so many flavors and also offer ice cream comes and sundays etc....More

Thank Justluck
Reviewed 15 May 2018

There is always a line here to get your malt, and it is always worth the wait. Yum. We got banana chocolate this time and.....great, now I'm salivating thinking about it.

Thank FrozenNorthernGirl
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Portland Malt Shop serves up the best malts in town! They are located right next to Duluth's Boardwalk, which makes it easy to take a walk near the lake before or after you get your malt. One thing to be aware of if walking to...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Yes, you'll drive by and the line will reach the street EVERY TIME but it is worth the wait. Fair prices, large servings, and great service over the counter.

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Usually perfection but my malt was a little gritty - it seemed under blended. Be aware that lines can get long at this popular spot - they only accept CASH - and while there is a sign about the ATM in the shop next door...More

1  Thank Colleen587
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you want a malt,go here! Topped with whipped cream,sugar wafer, and a cherry on top.Thick,delicious and satisfying.

Thank pharmgirl_0169
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This place is known for its incredible malts, but the slow service can be enough to turn a person off. We stopped here for a couple of cones and waited for about 30 minutes. The staff was super slow and moved with no urgency even...More

Thank Kayla G
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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View, Kids, Child-friendly
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  • Address: 716 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
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