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Trail Center Lodge

7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
+1 218-388-2214
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a cabin nearby and the Trail Center was our go-to for dinner. There was much more on the menu I would have liked to try but we didn't have time.. the snow crab was really good as well as the hot beef....More

Thank AdventureAwaits32
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a special place. Great menu and friendly people. Unique restaurant with lots of history! A very pretty drive up the Gunflint Trail to get there.

Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Nice place to stop and have a good meal. The food is good and the staff were friendly. There is a little store and a gas pump if you need it. If you like pancakes they have a pancake challenge I doubt anyone could win....More

1  Thank 1travelfool
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived at Big Bear Lodge after a looong drive. Not wanting to cook the first night and after reading other reviews and recommended from a friend we decided to venture back out for dinner. Andy at Big Bear Lodge recommended if we were heading there...More

Thank Olsondmo
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Located on the Gunflint Trail this is one of the few restaurants (and bars) in this area. It is a great place with lots of choices. We were spending the day in the area and had breakfast after sunrise and a late lunch. Breakfast was...More

Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Six of us spent a week on the Gunflint Trail and we ate at Trail Center twice. We initially stopped for beers and a snack and came back 2 days later for dinner. Our server, Sue, was funny and personable yet incredibly efficient -- and...More

Thank shs1058
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Up touring the North shore and stopped in the Trail Center Lodge for a couple drinks. Service was fast and the staff was VERY friendly. Didn't have anything to eat because we had other plans, but from what I saw around me the food looked...More

Thank Marsha K
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It was suggested to us to have burgers and shakes here, so we stopped one afternoon. Had a burger which was great...and too full to have the shake!!

Thank jareichard
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Having been recommended for the shakes we had to stop and were not disappointed! We also had a great lunch, I would definitely recommend if you are up on the gunflint trail to make a stop here.

Thank lindajerry2015
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I was visiting friends on one of the lakes and they took me here for dinner. I had soup I"m pretty sure, a burger with swiss and chili on top and a vanilla malt. It was quite good. The staff is good too and our...More

Thank Spaneen O
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Questions & Answers
29 September 2017|
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Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
We are located 29 miles out of Grand Marais on the Gunflint Trail
Jim D
8 May 2017|
Response from JodyK-Eagle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know. Their website has cabin calendars with availability/rates that depend upon the time of year you go.
Edward S
15 November 2016|
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Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
Hello! We are closed the month of November and until December 16. Hope to see you up the trail! Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-388-2214
  • E-mail
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