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Good Ol Days Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
+1 218-753-6097
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“reuben” (2 reviews)
“bloody mary” (7 reviews)
“great lunch” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost difficult to believe that people go here for food! It was like a comedy of errors for us from the time that we sat down. Waitress didn't have a clue what was included in the meals, what the special was, what type of beer...More

Thank Monica19498085
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I've been here several times traveling through to Ely. I've always had a good lunch. The fries come hot and the patty melt is delicious.

Thank Karin L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After touring the Soudan Mines we headed to Tower for lunch and ate here. We loved the atmosphere and the food. The wings were a big hit as well as the wild rice soup. And Hamm's beer of course. Some others in the group got...More

Thank Juanita H
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

They usually have good bloody Mary's. Been here a few times. It's not always consistent unfortunately . One time I wondered if the bartender forgot the vodka. Food is just okay.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Too bad the good ol days have passed.... just as you should pass by this place. We came here to try the famous Bloody Mary that we had heard so much about. Personally, it was one of the worst bloodies I've had. Sure, the presentation...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had the best bloody mary here... Quaint and fun. It is next to the laundrymat in town. Lots of fun antiques shops nearby.

Thank susiesnoflake
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice place for a meal but the food (Friday Night Fish Fry) was mediocre at best. We also ordered (twice) a couple of Brandy Manhattans and they had no clue how to make them, But I suspect the bottle beer should be a-ok. Nice owners...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Owners Carol and Randy are nice folks. Their bacon cheeseburger is the best in the county, in my opinion. Their Blood Mary is awesome but not inexpensive.

Thank David Q
Reviewed 13 September 2016

In addition to having the BEST Bloody Mary in the trip-state region, the atmosphere is fun and funky. A toy train runs around the interior up by the ceiling. Old photos and memorabilia add to the fun. A life-size Elvis statue greets you providing a...More

Thank Signe H
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great place. I bet this place has not change much in the last several decades and glad that it has not. Great wings and old school Hamm's beer hard to beat. Thanks for keeping it real!

Thank Steve O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Tower
  • Phone Number: +1 218-753-6097
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