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South of the Border Cafe

4 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-4401
+1 218-387-1505
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“herring” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
4 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-4401
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here for breakfast and the place was packed! They had great breakfast and the service was good too. Will definitely return when we are in the area again.

Thank Alicia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cafe, my wife and I were welcomed and showed to a table by the window without any cold aircon draughts! I had the scrambled egg with ham and 2 slices of wholemeal toast (could have had white, or opted for French toast) and my...More

Thank Satravelforlife
Reviewed 9 June 2017

You know everything is made to order because it takes forever to get your food, but when you get it it's good!

Thank Jaymie3303
Reviewed 2 June 2017

great place to start your day off with great breakfast done right and friendly service and real easy on the pocket book $$

Thank rickpete
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Big portions of dismal stuff served here. Coffee not good. Service not good. Grungy. What can I say? Not worth it. Totally not worth it.

Thank Hans50
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent food and staff. We were in Grand Marais 7 days and had breakfast here everyday. The best!!!

Thank jb8885
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its basic, its a classic breakfast joint. Prices are reasonable. Keep your ears open for local gossip. Service is always good. Parking can be an adventure but there is always somewhere to park. This is a very small, simple place with one bathroom.

Thank Snowday2011
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Good breakfast with friendly staff. Hot with good coffee. We went here for the two days we stayed at The Mangy Moose.

Thank eabgj01
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The coffee came immediately. Friendly waitress. We had the basic eggs, bacon, fried spuds, toast etc etc. Came as ordered and hot. Prices were fair. This is the local breakfast spot and that always says a lot.

Thank J T
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's the best in-town breakfast place in GM. Donuts are fine at the donut place, and the crowds show up at the Blue Water, but this is the best down home breakfast. My favorite is the fresh herring with potatoes and toast-a REAL local favorite....More

Thank scooterdork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 W Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604-4401
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-387-1505
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