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Brass Rail

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36868 Hwy 65 NE, Grandy, MN 55029
+1 763-689-9965
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Stanchfield, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a delicious meal ay The Brass Rail in Grandy, MN. Grandy is just a tiny little town if you would even call it that, don't blink or you'll drive right through it andf miss out on the best broasted chicken ever. Their coleslaw is out of this world too and it's been daid that the owner Donna... More 

Thank Natalie S
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with some friends to eat and I thought the chicken was gross. The 3 other people I was with liked it. We also had shrimp that no one liked, and a burger that looked like it came from McDonalds. I was not impressed. Service sucks and is slow.

1 Thank Jlpd L
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I am 52 years old and have spent my entire life living within 10 miles of the best chicken ever. The Brass Rail in Grandy MN has been known for it's "Word Famous Chicken an cole slaw" since before I was born thanks Donna and the late Ennis Biggens. Donna and the new co-owner have just finished a new large... More 

Thank natalie a
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is great! Best chicken around, hands down. Not sure what they put in the coleslaw but it tastes great. My husband isn't big on coleslaw, but he eats theirs every time...then you know it's good! Great place to eat, definitely recommend the chicken!

Thank Nina J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent place to go for Chicken, I live 80 mile away and do a road trip at least 2 times a year just to eat there. Highly recommend the Brass Rail for there Chicken.

Thank Jerry G
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic hole-in-the-wall with the best Broasted Chicken. If your looking for a comfortable place to relax and have a great meal, this is it. Be patient, they run on a small amount of staff, but the food is worth the wait and priced right.

Thank Allison S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The chicken here is to die for. The service is lacking to say the least. They usually have one person working and they are also answering the phone and serving customers. It is always busy and always short staffed.

Thank Justin H
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I like their chicken but I really like their Burgers and beer served in iced mugs. Donna Biggins is old school friendly and opinionated. He partner is friendly and manages well. I am a hero there because he told me "ever since I threw out that troublemaker he has never came back" .so he bought me a beer. P.S. I... More 

Thank ntmccarty
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way through and picked up some chicken to go. It was unbelievably delicious! We sat at the bar while we waited and everyone working was very friendly & chatty. Will definitely make it a point to drive up there sometime soon to enjoy a meal. Highly recommend!

Thank Deb55449
Princeton, Minnesota
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

we have been hearing about this bar/grill for a couple of years, many people raving about the broasted chicken served there. We decided to finally go there on a late Sunday afternoon during peak fall color season. We were lucky to get a table right away as it was super busy. We waited about 5 minutes before anyone saw we... More 

Thank Mary J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36868 Hwy 65 NE, Grandy, MN 55029
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grandy
  • Phone Number: +1 763-689-9965
The Brass Rail located in Grandy, MN opened May 13th, 1969 and continues to serve world class broasted chicken in a family atmosphere.

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