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Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge

143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2087
+1 218-388-2294
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2087
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Enjoyed Thanksgiving up in the Grand Marais area and took in the fabulous buffet at Justine's at Gunflint Lodge. Bison was the best (also served ham and turkey). Sides were amazing and represented woodsy cuisine. Ambience was great and hosts were hospitable. Great place to...More

Thank Roland K
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thanks for your review Roland! We agree that our Thanksgiving feast is worth the trip! We hope you can come back again soon!

Reviewed 27 December 2017

whie staying at Gunflint Lodge, we had breakfast once and dinner twice. the food was excellent and the portions were huge! helpful, courtious staff and great choices even though th Lodge and restaurant is truely in the middle of nowhere! the Lodge/restaurant had complimentary coffee,...More

Thank robk9531
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thanks for the great review Rob! We are in the middle of nowhere, but we do try to offer great food and great service. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hope you can come back again soon!

Reviewed 15 November 2017

When you get the plan that includes the meals with your cabin, you are entitled to go over to the main lodge, into this fabulously cozy and inviting area, where you can pick a table from several places that invites you to look out At...More

Thank Linda G
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you can come back soon!

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is restaurant is now called the “Red Paddle Bistro” located and within the Gunflint Lodge. If your taking a day drive up the gunflint trail, your limited on options for a lunch up here. Issues we had: 1- After you order, wait time is...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Beautiful setting for a great meal the night before we headed out from out outfitters. The shore lunch was delicious and my husbands burger was super yummy!

Thank PaulaBax1
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Our family had stopped on a Saturday evening to check out the Gunflint Lodge and decided to eat dinner at the restaurant, which they are now calling Red Paddle Bistro. We sat outside for pre-dinner drinks and then moved into the dining area for dinner....More

1  Thank jennyann70
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was by far, in my 66 years, the best beef stroganoff I ever ate. I am not kidding. More like beef tenderloin on top of incredible penne pasta with the best stroganoff sauce ever. Our husbands ate their entire meal and then "cleaned up"...More

Thank bikerMary
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed at the Gunflint Lodge for 7 nights in July and ate at the restaurant for 4 nights. The bistro and dinner selections we tried were all amazing, and we especially enjoyed the Sunday BBQ buffet. The variety of walleye options were the most...More

Thank Kalyn310
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Good food and atmosphere- can get crowded at peak times and can get pricey. (But remember you are 50 miles from anything comparable...)

Thank FranMan55
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The dining room at the Gunflint Lodge is open to the public, whether or not you are staying at the lodge, and it's AWESOME! We enjoyed a wonderful dinner (yes, the walleye chowder is great) while looking out on Gunflint Lake. The setting can't be...More

Thank Jodi307
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2087
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-388-2294
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this restaurant is located within the Gunflint Lodge which is located along the Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais, MN
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