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Slippery's Tavern and Restaurant

10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
+1 651-565-4748
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
12 Apr 2017
“The Grumpy Old Men are no longer here.”
10 Mar 2017
“A must stop for us”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A family member called ahead at about 5:30PM on Friday evening, May 19, 2017, to ask if we could have a table for 8 plus a high chair. The answer from the woman answering the phone at Slipperies was yes, no problem. The family member...More

Thank angelfish23
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a big fan of both movies so this was a must for me. We had dinner at a table right next to the window looking out on the Mississippi River. I had a cup of their New England Clam Chowder and the Shrimp Basket...More

Thank JCuster601
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Yes it's true. The name of this place and the town of Wabasha name were used, but going inside here you will be disappointed if you think it will look anything like the bar in the movies. The upside though is that there is plenty...More

Thank traveltheworld012
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We went because of Grumpy Old Men. It was a fun visit. Food good, servers pleasant, very busy. A little over priced.

Thank Carroll S
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We are long watchers of Grumpy Old Men movies, so this was a must stop for us. We sat at the bar and ordered a beer and onion rings. Great atmosphere and after this one man left, bartender told us that he was their grumpy...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 7 March 2017

One of our destinations during our trip motorcycle trip down the Mississippi last summer. Always wanted to go to Slipperys since I first saw the movie Grumpy Old Men. We pulled up to be greeted by wood cutout characters from the movie on a bench...More

Thank easyrider67
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

great burgers, great bloody marys, and a server named Taylor with an amazing personality! we definitely left happy, not grumpy!

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We headed to the area for a quiet vacation. Slippery's was on our must try list. Food was ok, nothing really special, service was great and the atmosphere outside was amazing.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Menu was not accurate, drinks were not well made, service was lacking and when we told the waitress the mushrooms weren't cooked enough....she said "that's what I've heard". That said, they opened (after being closed for the winter) the day before Grumpy Old Men Days....More

1  Thank Sinker123
Reviewed 14 February 2017

stopped for lunch on a rainy Fall day, looking for a nice lunch and a quiet place to talk to an old friend. The location is wonderful with great river views, our waitress was wonderful with suggestions, kept the tea and coffee cups filled. The...More

Thank angry21555
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Are they open Mondays for Dinner?
21 April 2017|
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Response from FloBear2013 | Reviewed this property |
They are open until 9 PM.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Church Ave, Wabasha, MN 55981-1214
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Wabasha
  • Phone Number: +1 651-565-4748
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