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Tavern on Grand

656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
+1 651-228-9030
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“walleye” (121 reviews)
“sampler” (13 reviews)
“wild rice” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We like to try local foods, and you just can't get walleye down south. So, in looking for a place to sample this fish,Tavern on Grand topped every survey, so course, we had to try it. We visited fairly early on the Friday after Thanksgiving...More

Thank s2mc
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Super nice servers! My hubby loves the place, I'm not as fond of the ToG as he is. Big into Walleye (fish) and wild rice. Comfort food for sure. There's parking in back.

Thank Ma L
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant in the world if you are a fan of walleye! Prepared numerous ways and always the best. The remainder of the menu is standard pub fare...also consistently tasty. Service is quick and friendly. All the staff support each other so you...More

1  Thank sgtkj
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Number one wife took the dog for a walk a few whiles ago and came home with a broken wrist. After getting her third cast at a late hour we decided to celebrate with some walleye at the TOG. 'Twas great. I had the North...More

Thank Thaddeus W
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Went for the walleye not disappointed. Get the walleye sampler to taste all preparations.I liked the blackened or grilled. All were well prepared. Went on a Sunday night. Not real crowded but waited a long time for food to arrive. Decor getting worn out but...More

Thank meldeucef
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Super nice and informative bartender. He helped sway us to get the walleye sampler and it was outstanding! He gave us some background on the business (I won’t divulge the secrets, stop in to find out), and gave us recommendations to visit in the area....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary here a coupe of nights ago. Service is top notch! We were waiting for a table that we wanted(had already been in contact with 2 waitresses who were so happy to make sure we were happy) and an employee walked...More

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Went at the suggestion of an info desk person at mps. He recommended the walleye. The location is a bit out of the way for folks staying by the airport, but we were pleased with our meal and enjoyed the knotty pine atmosphere of the...More

Thank rollinbannow
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The four of us went here early on Saturday evening (about 5:00). No problem getting a table in one of their rooms (the place is separated into smallish spaces). Our server was pleasant, engaging, and professional. Plates were cleared when done and water glasses kept...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had never eaten Walleye before and this restaurant was recommended to us as a place that governors and presidents have dined. We ordered the Minnesota plate which had MN wild rice and asparagus, along with the fish. The restaurant has a rustic feel, like...More

Thank 160beverlys
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30 May 2017|
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Response from 2saltydawgs | Reviewed this property |
The Walleye was great- just had lunch and at airport now writing reviews :-) Had the plate with the wild rice - just as I had hoped for, delicious and just right!! Thank you all!!! Once again, TA folks know the best places!
Nancy K
23 July 2016|
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Response from Mortimerfan | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio.
Nancy K
23 July 2016|
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They do not take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-228-9030
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