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Sarna's Classic Grill

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3764
+1 763-788-3939
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here many times. The food is good and I LOVE that they don't microwave anything! The service is good. The only negative is that the last time we were there, a couple of new servers wore a lot of perfume (we are very sensitive to fragrance). Every time they walked by, we got a nose & mouth full... More 

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Thank Mickey M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I like going to Sarna's as it is close to my house and the menu is varied, I usually have the walleye tacos appetizer and always enjoy them. I usually ask for Teresa's section as she is the best wait person! Whether I go there for lunch or dinner, I always have good food. Noticed that the prices have increased.... More 

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Thank Marilyn J
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Used to be pretty good, but portions are significantly smaller now. Owner hangs around and looks intimidating. Servers don't seem too happy. Food just seems cheap, but pricey. Seems like too many "home style" items on menu, but not in a good way

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Thank Katie W
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Nice liesure atmosphere. Portions are big and priced right. Came on a Saturday for Bingo, drinks and food. Plenty of parking

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Thank whichwaynow2
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stopped here for dinner last Thursday for dinner. They have a very busy Happy Hour as the place was crowded. By 6:00pm (end of Happy Hour) the crowd began to thin. When we left around 7:30pm more people were trickling in. We both had the Ribeye steak, which is listed at 16 oz., however, they were quite thin at... More 

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1 Thank Daniel H
Blaine, Minnesota
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Cane here when it first opened. Went there much for the next several year. Was ok to good, enjoyed the staff. Staff does not sell good food. Today was Sunday at 4:50 PM we were asked to wait as they did not have "servers". Lots of empty dinner tables.So ok now we need to go to bar and wait. Guess... More 

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1 Thank Steven H
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I really love Sarnas. It is just beautiful inside, with high vaulted ceilings and a ton of dining and bar room. I have seen everything from wedding parties, birthday parties, bachelor parties and of course sports or other events on the tv's. They have bar bingo and pull tabs. The food is always really good, with specials that change weekly.... More 

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Thank Ericka C
St augusta
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

A group of 5 went to dinner, the service was good, food was Awesome. The Peppercorn burger was perfectly done, great flavor and big portion. We will be back for sure!!

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1 Thank markdombrovski422
New Brighton
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The service was excellent, The food and drinks were served promptly by our waiter who checked back a couple of times to make sure all was good and correct. I had the Cuban, which I believe is a new item on their menu, and it was great! We will be back!

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Thank dschwab_13
missouri USA
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, excellent breakfast buffett on the weekend. Has bar bingo and meat raffles on Saturdays during the fall and winter. Nice place to have a bloody Mary and watch the games while enjoying a delicious lunch.

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Thank gilbert h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3939 University Ave NE, Columbia Heights, MN 55421-3764
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Columbia Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 763-788-3939

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?