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Tavern on Grand

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656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
+1 651-228-9030
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to really like coming here for the Walleye fish basket, not sure if they changed it, I haven't been there for awhile, but it was really good.

Thank tif316
Burnsville, Minnesota
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163 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the walleye here and it is the main reason we go there. The service was superior and right on the spot. Many times there is a wait, most times a short one. They turn the tables over quickly, but I do not feel rushed. They just do this with efficiency. They are very laid back but not aloof. I... More 

Thank Bruce M
Mechanicsville, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and had gone on recommendation of friends. Was not disappointed. Had the walleye sampler and it was delicious. The walleye cake was a nice surprise as well. Service was friendly and quick. Great value for the quality of food!

Thank chuck1077
cottage grove, oregon
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered The Tavern on Grand Ave, on a long walk looking at the lovely old mansions overlooking The Mississippi. The non pretentious neighborhood restaurant and bar was very busy and most people seemed to be there for the local tasty walleye. Reasonable prices, friendly waitresses, and good food, a winning combination.

Thank cstclair
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Im a fish person and the walley here was a explosion of tastes, it was made just petfectly and was presented nicely. I have this fish on my top 5! The resturant provided a nice enviroment and great staff. A varm and familiar feeling. I would love to come again!

Thank Annamannagryn
Fullerton, California
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very popular with the locals. I have been here a few times in the past and always try and visit if I am in the area. The restaurant is very basic with few frills. However their Walleye is excellent. They also have a good selection of beers.

Thank Hanepoot
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Whenever we fly into MSP (a few times a year) our first stop after picking up our rental car is Tavern on Grand. It doesn't look like anything special but the food is wonderful, especially walleye in all its forms. They don't make the best mixed drinks, but for bar food and the best fish I've ever eaten, eat at... More 

Thank Mortimerfan
Larchmont, New York
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were originally booked to eat elsewhere but changed our plans because we wanted to have walleye and stay near the Macalester campus. Tavern on Grand was touted online as the best walleye in St. Paul. Not possible. Service was painfully slow and haphazard. My walleye dinner included a salad which arrived shortly after we order. My companions order soup... More 

Thank SusanG9141
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

The walleye at Tavern on Grand is great. And the French Onion Soup is rich with just the right amount of warm stringy cheese on it. My husband and I go for lunch there several times a year. We get the walleye grilled with the baby red potatoes. One filet is more than enough for us. We have been there... More 

Thank JoS1221
Jefferson City, Missouri
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211 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We come here whenever we are in town just to order the walleye fish. It is served in many different ways but never fails to disappoint. Of course, they have a full menu so one does not have to get fish. Servers are very friendly and provide great service.

Thank showmemo61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 30
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?