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Good Ol Days Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
+1 218-753-6097
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08:00 - 01:00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They usually have good bloody Mary's. Been here a few times. It's not always consistent unfortunately . One time I wondered if the bartender forgot the vodka. Food is just okay.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Too bad the good ol days have passed.... just as you should pass by this place. We came here to try the famous Bloody Mary that we had heard so much about. Personally, it was one of the worst bloodies I've had. Sure, the presentation is pretty good if you can get past watching the bartender put his fingers all... More 

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Thank Erin W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had the best bloody mary here... Quaint and fun. It is next to the laundrymat in town. Lots of fun antiques shops nearby.

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Thank susiesnoflake
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222 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice place for a meal but the food (Friday Night Fish Fry) was mediocre at best. We also ordered (twice) a couple of Brandy Manhattans and they had no clue how to make them, But I suspect the bottle beer should be a-ok. Nice owners but don't order Fish Fry or a Manhattan.

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Thank Peter L
Ely, MN, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Owners Carol and Randy are nice folks. Their bacon cheeseburger is the best in the county, in my opinion. Their Blood Mary is awesome but not inexpensive.

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Thank David Q
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

In addition to having the BEST Bloody Mary in the trip-state region, the atmosphere is fun and funky. A toy train runs around the interior up by the ceiling. Old photos and memorabilia add to the fun. A life-size Elvis statue greets you providing a fun photo-op. The service is sometimes slow but not for lack of effort. The staff... More 

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Thank Signe H
Rolla, Missouri
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great place. I bet this place has not change much in the last several decades and glad that it has not. Great wings and old school Hamm's beer hard to beat. Thanks for keeping it real!

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Thank Steve O
Tower, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Doesn't matter if it's breakfast, lunch or dinner, we have always had a good meal. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff. Try their fabulous bloody mary with 23 food items in this drink!!

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Thank Gina G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Tried to have lunch there but was greeted with the above caption. I have eaten here before, I had the club sandwich and found it to be a little pricey and then realized how big it was. It was like a 2 in 1.

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Thank J304C
Litchfield, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I've been frequenting Good Ol' Days since the day it opened. It was popular then, and it has only gotten more popular. The food is always good, the staff is always friendly, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. You may have read some reviews that talk about slow service. Well, the service isn't slow because they don't work hard, it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 01:00
Monday
06:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 01:00
Thursday
06:00 - 01:00
Friday
06:00 - 01:00
Saturday
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Tower
  • Phone Number: +1 218-753-6097

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?