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The Best Restaurants in Grand Marais

The best dining within walking distance of East Bay Suites

Open Year Round

BLUE WATER CAFE ≈ 2 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • BREAKFAST ALL DAY

218-387-1597
bluewatercafe.com

Downtown Grand Marais’ diner. Two short blocks from the East Bay Suites and you’re at the Blue Water. Slide into a booth for stack of ‘cakes and hot coffee, hot ham and cheese with fries and a Coke, and the broasted chicken – all our favorites. Open breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


CROOKED SPOON 2 Minute Walk (limited winter hours)
LOCALLY OWNED • OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER

218-387-2779
crookedspooncafe.com

Downtown Fresh food with flair. Quality ingredients cooked with their own twist bring us back for the kobe beef burger, mac and cheese with a truffle crust, seared scallops with blood orange beurre blanc and to hear about the daily specials. Just one block from East Bay Suites, the Crooked Spoon has a great wine and beer selection. Open lunch and dinner.


GUN FLINT TAVERN ≈ 3 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • OPEN FOR LUNCH & DINNER • SEASONAL ROOF-TOP DINING

218-387-1563
gunflinttavern.com

Downtown Drinks, food & live music. Tasty, well-rounded eclectic menu plus a dozen micro-brews on tap, a full bar and a seasonal upstairs deck bar overlooking the harbor. The soups are always tasty and we’re rather fond of the Reuben and the Hummus plate, but the Tamales and Bangers and Mash are good, too! Check the wall for daily specials and listing of the live entertainment provided weekends throughout the year plus special occasions and open mic nights. Open lunch and dinner. Beer, wine and hard liquor served.


JAVA MOOSE 5 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • COFFEE SHOP

218-387-9400

Downtown and on harbor Can anything be better than sipping a cup of hot coffee with an amazing view of the harbor?  How about paring that with a cup of hot soup, a sandwich or a scone?  This coffee shop is a local favorite with an additional outside shop open by the harbor every summer.  Let us start your morning out right.


SVEN & OLE’S 1 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • WORLD FAMOUS PIZZA

218-387-1713
svenandoles.com

Downtown Renowned pizza place. Just a block from East Bay Suites this pizza parlor is the anchor of Grand Marais restaurants. These guys started out selling their mom’s brownies to make money for college and have been feeding visitors and locals ever since. They’ve got pizzas, subs, salads, unbaked pizzas to take out, delivery, appetizers, real ice cream treats and a full bar at the Pickle Herring Club. We’re especially fond of the Uf-Dah ‘Za [wild rice & Canadian bacon] and the Meat ‘Za. Open lunch and dinner. Beer, wine and hard liquor served as well.


MY SISTER’S PLACE 9 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • INCREDIBLE BURGERS

218-387-1915
mysistersplacerestaurant.com

Highway 61 Our burger & pizza joint. Over twenty different ways to have a burger, plus a selection of hot dogs, sandwiches, appetizers and thin-crust wood-fired pizza and calzones. Some of us like the Goober Burger [mayo and peanut butter] and some of us like the Juicy Lucy [cheese inside] and we all like the House Special pizza. Everyone gets a sucker if they clean their plate.   Open lunch and dinner.  Beer and wine served as well.


HUNGRY HIPPIE TACOS ≈4 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • WHO DOESN’T LOVE TACOS?

218-387-3382
hungryhippiehostel.com/the-tacos

Downtown on Hwy 61. Don’t overlook this local taco joint. Hungry Hippie Tacos serves northern style tacos & provisions!


Wunderbar Eatery ≈4 Minute Drive
GLAMOROUS • OPEN BRUNCH, LUNCH & DINNER • LIFE IS GOOD

218-877-7655
wunderbarmn.com

Remember your friend with the fun mom growing up? The one that let you dress up the dog, eat with your fingers, spill, break things and have ice cream for dinner? Now imagine her twenty years later running a roadhouse.

Seasonal

WORLD’S BEST DONUTS ≈30 Second Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • WORLDS. BEST. DONUTS. (it’s just like the name says)

218-387-1346
worldsbestdonutsmn.com

Downtown What makes you think of summer?  Around Grand Marais, it is the fresh scent of cooking donuts from the Donut Shop since 1969.  Across the street from East Bay Suites, you’ll smell the fresh daily made donuts cooking and understand why sometimes there is a line down the road just wanting to grab one of these nostalgic treats.  Fifteen types of freshly baked goods, from cake donuts to Roly Polies and of course the famous Skizzle.  Don’t wait to grab one they do sell out!   If you know what you want you can avoid the lines and jump to the Whiz up window to order.


HARBOR HOUSE GRILLE ≈7 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • DAILY SPECIALS • OUTDOOR DINING

218-387-1889
harborhousegrille.com

Hwy 61 Dine with us and you’ll see why our goal is to satisfy your every craving. Located across from the harbor is this cozy neighborhood restaurant serving up tasty handcrafted meals, using fresh & seasonal ingredients.  Chef and restaurant owner Ed Straub creates each dish on site & from scratch, using simple products while developing extraordinary flavor. Relax and enjoy a meal with us while overlooking the serene water of the biggest of the Great Lakes.  Beer, wine, and spirits served as well.


SYDNEY’S FROZEN CUSTARD ≈2 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • WOOD-FIRED PIZZA

218-387-2632
facebook.com/sydneysfrozencustard

Downtown  Not just creamy rich frozen custard anymore.  Bring an appetite and choose from the delicious and fresh gyros, stuffed pitas, hot dogs (with just about any topping) and now fire roasted pizza from the brick fire oven.  Enjoy on our rooftop seating area or on the beach with the wide open lake as your view.


ANGRY TROUT CAFE ≈7 Minute Walk
LOCALLY OWNED • OUTDOOR DINING ON THE WATER

218-387-1265
angrytroutcafe.com

On the Harbor Dine right on the harbor. The Trout is famous for fresh, fresh, fresh ingredients including locally produced foods. We like watching for the otter while we lunch on the wild rice salad, fish soup, and fresh pasta. Open lunch and dinner, seasonally. Beer and wine served as well.