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Brass Rail

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36868 Hwy 65 NE, Grandy, MN 55029
+1 763-689-9965
11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Brass Rail in April 2015. We were there outside of normal eating hours, so there weren't a lot of tables taken. However, even with the small crowd, it did take a long time for our food (and check) to arrive. The chicken was really good. The wedge fries were fairly good, my wife really enjoyed the cole... More 

Thank Al C
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best chicken, curds and coleslaw in the county for less than ten bucks! Packed on a Tuesday at 5:30, but worth the wait! I need to go here more often! The patio and extra room will be nice. Mmm, mmm, good!

Thank Lynn L
East Bethel, Minnesota
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We have been to The Brass Rail many times and love their chicken. This time though the service was horrible. They have added on to the restaurant with another big room and two patios and do not have enough wait staff to handle the crowd.

Thank Mnsister2016
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The hype and news is for a good reason! They have amazing chicken but above and beyond that they are great people. It is a wonderful atmosphere and you can tell they work hard. Great food and great people equals a good recipe in my book. Well done Brass Rail!

Thank Jnewton31
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the Brass Rail at 1:00 PM on a Tuesday afternoon after long hearing about their broasted chicken. There was no parking on the street out front but plenty behind the restaurant. When we went in the main seating area was about half full. I mention this because many of the poor reviews seem to be about poor... More 

Thank Tom H
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Due to a recent review on TV or facebook, I can't remember which, we made a special trip (one hour out of our way) to eat lunch there on a Thursday at 12:30 PM. The place was full. We got the last table. We never got waited on. People who came in after us got waited on. Tables were given... More 

Thank jah77
Moose Lake, Minnesota
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was our first trip back to the Brass Rail since they completed their expansion. It's about a 1.5 hour drive which was being made specifically for the meal, so was looking forward to some great chicken. The restaurant was packed so we had to sit in the new section, which has a cheap cafeteria look. It took about 15... More 

Thank doug954
Duluth, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lots of hype for nothing. Servers and kitchen staff can't handle the crowd. Restaurant is Loud and The only thing good was the cole slaw. Suuuuuper slowwwwwwww service.

Thank Cindy B
Stanchfield, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Our family had a delicious meal ay The Brass Rail in Grandy, MN. Grandy is just a tiny little town if you would even call it that, don't blink or you'll drive right through it andf miss out on the best broasted chicken ever. Their coleslaw is out of this world too and it's been daid that the owner Donna... More 

Thank Natalie S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Went there with some friends to eat and I thought the chicken was gross. The 3 other people I was with liked it. We also had shrimp that no one liked, and a burger that looked like it came from McDonalds. I was not impressed. Service sucks and is slow.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36868 Hwy 65 NE, Grandy, MN 55029
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grandy
  • Phone Number: +1 763-689-9965
The Brass Rail located in Grandy, MN opened May 13th, 1969 and continues to serve world class broasted chicken in a family atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?