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Trail Center Lodge

7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
+1 218-388-2214
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“burger” (50 reviews)
“fries” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is located off the beaten path but well worth the beautiful drive. Extremely clean, friendly, and with great food! I had the rib eye steak which was cooked to perfection, A rarity in todays world. My wife had the Italian chicken and it...More

Thank davids3187
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Big Bear Lodge and Cabins and Andy recommended dinner here. We had a popover with mashed potatoes and beef, gravy. The food was fantastic and so much food for a serving, I could not finish it.

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Trail Center Lodge in cabin 2 for an extended weekend. It was excellent! The cabin was clean, comfortable, it had everything you needed for cooking, etc. The dock was right outside the door. We used that a lot. It is right...More

Thank Dibella32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although breakfast didn't rest well (perhaps an aversion to certain fats in cooking?) It tasted great, and was a great price for being up here. The trail food they make is incredible! Beef stroganoff with cous cous was so Good! Even the breakfast, without frying...More

Thank adamwaultee
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed another great dinner with varied options for all 6 of us! Service was again perfect! I wish the restaurant was closer to the Twin Cities because we would become frequent customers. Keep up the good work on the basics (I believe) of successful...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place is simply terrific and it is a must stop if you are anywhere near Grand Marais- just about 25 minutes drive from town up the Gunflint Trail. Fabulous food and best burgers on the North Shore. Owners have hearts bigger than Cook County....More

Thank burgernorth
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I can't believe that we have been on the Gunflint several times a year but never stopped at Trail Center before. In the winter the all you eat crab legs are wonderful as is the salads, burgers and atmosphere.

Thank Linda Cullen G
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I have been stopping at Trail Center it seems forever now. Whenever I am up on the Gunflint to visit friends, it is the place I stop for good bar service and food. They make a good bloody mary I might add. I have stayed...More

Thank BearManNorth
Reviewed 31 January 2018

5 of us shared a cabin (1 double, 4 twin) as we worked the John Beargrease sled dog race---Food, excellent, Sarah Hamilton rocks, I so would recommend this place. I don't get up there as much as I would like

Thank DuluthmnFroggie
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while snowmobiling with friends. Great access from trails and gas pumps for sleds. I ordered a burger but made the mistake of ordering medium well. The char was a bit much and the burger was tough. Should have just let them do...More

Thank Rpod-lady
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MN-RN63
29 September 2017|
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Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
We are located 29 miles out of Grand Marais on the Gunflint Trail
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Jim D
8 May 2017|
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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.
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Edward S
15 November 2016|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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