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Tavern on Grand

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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656 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3402
+1 651-228-9030
11:00 - 02:00
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Started off with a Guinness on tap. Good selection of beers. They had a jalapeno 🍺 that was actually not to bad. Had the​ blackened walleye sandwich and fries which was good. Another had a burger that was very good, and another had a BLT which was good but the bread was pretty thick. And another had the regular walleye... More 

Thank BanffHiker
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another mother/daughter date for lunch. The atmosphere is cozy and warm. We had Cheese Curds, The Walleye Sandwich and The Tavern Burger. Lots of food!! The walleye fillet was huge! Lots more on the menu, a good representation of MN. We noticed many regulars and very friendly staff.

Thank Julie S
Zionsville, Indiana
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little neighbourhood restaurant walleye being the special attraction. Walleye Cake is to die for and the blackened walleye also excellent. Tried the sampler appetizer to get 4 different types...great plan. Great local atmosphere.

Thank Gary C
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Coming into St Paul is not complete without a trip to Tavern On Grand. It is local family owned restaurant that is globally known for its walleye. Not upscale, but beautifully rustic in its charm. The walleye can be had grilled, fried, blackened, and on some specials, pecan crusted, (my husbands favorite). Large salads with homemade dressing, roasted vegetables and... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

There isn't much to add. I have walleye a LOT, and last night was the best ever. I had two grilled fillets with wild rice and asparagus. Unbelievable. Not fancy, but who cares. If you have someone who says they don't like fish, take them here.

Thank Rich K
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Tavern on Grand is a must if you're looking for a shore lunch in the city. Burgers are also delicious. The atmosphere is north-woods cabin knotty pine. Service is fast, friendly.

Thank busyeater550
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

menu is awesome, value is wavering, lunch is all in one accord, close location is nice, grand is losing it glam.

Thank Anthony P
Excelsior, Minnesota
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140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have eaten at Tavern on Grand numerous times so I guess we were bound to have a bad experience sooner or later. Ordinarily, we would leave the restaurant raving about their specialty-Walleye (for those who don't live in Minnesota, Walleye is our favorite fish). Offered many ways at the Tavern, from fish tacos to a complete dinner, I opted... More 

Thank 1whosearches
Lakeville, Minnesota
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you like a good bacon, lettuce, tomato sandwich, try the WBLT! W meaning walleye. There is no way to describe how awesome this sandwich is. If you love walleye (the best tasting fish on the planet) try this!!!! The onion rings are awesome as well. Great beer batter!!!! The service was poor. However the manager apologized for the slow... More 

Thank mrenthusi
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189 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Lots of seating available. It sits on busy Grand Avenue which has lots of foot traffic so a popular place. Started with the Dragon Puffs. Probably, along with the tacos, were too much to eat. My brother had the chicken wild rice soup and found it not as tasty as he once remembered. Walleye tacos were good and service was... More 

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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
US$12 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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