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The Uptown

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Wadena $$ - $$$ American,
224 Jefferson St S, Wadena, MN 56482-1532
+1 218-631-3498
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (12 reviews)
“cobb salad” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
224 Jefferson St S, Wadena, MN 56482-1532
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't ask for more in a restaurant. We needed some accommodations as we had our 9 month old with and Sheena was so gracious at finding/making us the perfect spot (which ended up being a table booth hybrid). We had the chicken nachos and fried...More

Thank eimajine
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Met childhood friends for lunch. Had the spicy poblano white cheddar soup and ceasar salad and both were very good. The cobb salad looked good as well as the rueben. We were all pleased with our food.

Thank whereintheworld2
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

From homemade wing sauces, pasta, steaks & burgers, they have a little bit of everything to offer. Hand cut boneless wings are so tender & perfect. The adult mac & cheese is to die for. Moms chocolate cake was the best finish to our visit....More

Thank Brandy H
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I had the "B" burger, Fresh Angus Beef, with Roast Beef and some special Sauce, WOW, this burger rocks. Moist, tender and served on a Pretzel Bun.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It was NYE and the specials they offered sounded amazing, but we opted for burgers and split the nachos for an appetizer. The food was fantastic and the service, superb. I will be back when in the area, and have already recommended it to several...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Server was fantastic. Food is excellent. Ambiance is great. Not that there is a ton of choices in Wadena, but this would be a restaurant to visit no matter what town it was in.

Thank Rick J
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Good was great! I did expect the atmosphere to be supper club like. It was very casual. Parking on the street which is much.

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The Hagen Brothers have it all going. Since taking over this eatery in small-town Minnesota, The Uptown has become a warm place to share a drink, have a meal, or just enjoy some good old Minnesota Nice. The menu has been updated as well and...More

Thank lou_robins2013
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Good food, reasonably priced. Our server Belle was not only very good but also delightful and made our visit a wonderful experience.

Thank schwan2016
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My husband and I were looking for a place to dine while on our way back from Itasca State Park. We were so pleasantly surprised when Wadena had such an incredible restaurant! The food was perfect and the staff was so helpful and friendly. We...More

Thank Kasey T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Jefferson St S, Wadena, MN 56482-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Wadena
  • Phone Number: +1 218-631-3498
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