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Trail Center Lodge

7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
+1 218-388-2214
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“prime rib” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
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Reviewed yesterday

We loved the Trail Center! Great people that work there! Kia was our favorite server!! We felt welcomed and comfortable and the food was delicious!!

Thank juliemack2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate at Trail Center (named that because it's half way up the Gunflint Trail to the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness) for lunch this week. We had passed by it many times in years past, and I'm glad we stopped this time!...More

Thank Eldereaglewatcher
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast here twice on our vacation, and ate both breakfast and lunch here last year. The food and service are always first rate, and you definitely don't leave hungry.

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do of you find yourself in the Gunflint Trail. We eat there anytime we are on the Gunflint. We have never had a bad meal - it is not a fast food place and early on season your food.may take more...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who knew, in the middle of the Gunflint Trail, you'd find such great food! This was our 2nd visit during our 2017 trip to GM. Their breakfast would feed Paul Bunyan and Babe. The pancake was dinner plate size! We loved our bartender! He asked...More

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a quick drink after driving the length of the Gunflint Trail on a beautiful afternoon. Our experience with our server was delightful enough to have us come back the following evening for dinner. Again, our the attitude of the server only served...More

Thank mnwieam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place. Food is awesome....good home cooking. Staff are fantastic. Vanny is especially wonderful and amusing. Great service by him and the crew. Malts..OMG...fantastic. Breakfast, lunch or dinner....it is a great place to eat. I highly recommend. About halfway up the trail...More

Thank timmerb922
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and huge portions. Had the walleye dinner and it was delicious. Can't go wrong with this place if you're on the gunflint.

Thank keamn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had one night in Grand Marais and we're bummed that this place was out of town a bit. We decided to make the drive and we were happy we did! This restaurant is WORTH the drive! As far as I am...More

Thank christopher m
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped to grab a malt and appetizers!!! And of course say hello to Mike the dog that my little daughter fell in love with. Great place

Thank Candi O
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Questions & Answers
Jim D
8 May 2017|
Response from JodyK-Eagle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know. Their website has cabin calendars with availability/rates that depend upon the time of year you go.
Edward S
15 November 2016|
Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
Hello! We are closed the month of November and until December 16. Hope to see you up the trail! Sarah
17 July 2015|
Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
Hello! We serve breakfast until 11 am daily. Thanks Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-388-2214
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