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Gunflint Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly

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Menu

MAINS​
Served with tavern mash and garden greens
$29.00
Sautéed mushrooms $+6.00
14 Oz. New York Sirloin
Rock salt and black pepper encrusted with red wine reduction
$27.00
Dungeness Crab
A fat pound of sweet claw clusters with drawn butter
Full rack $29.00
1/2 rack $22.00
BBQ Baby Back Ribs
Slathered with our spicy sauce. These are so tasty
$22.00
Walleye Fillet
Chardonnay and lemon baked to delicate perfection
PASTAS​
Served with garden greens
$21.00
Wild Mushroom Ravioli
Pasta filled with a mushroom blend, ricotta and parmesan, tossed with a chardonnay basil sunflower seed pesto
$21.00
Butternut Squash Ravioli
Sweet squash pasta tossed in our southwest sunflower seed pesto
ETHNIC​
$18.00
Bangers and Mash
Savory grilled sausage, mashed potatoes, kraut, coffee onions and honey dijon mustard
$22.00
Nova Scotia Fisherman's Stew
A savory cipolin-style ragout lightly spiced and simmered with salmon, mussels, tomatoes, fennel root, leeks and garlic. Finished with grilled olive tapenade toasts
$18.00
Asian Big Bowl Spicy
Jumbo shrimp, scallops and whole wheat noodles in an aromatic broth with shitake mushrooms and vegetables accented by ginger and seaweed
$24.00
Black beans
Sour cream
Salsa
Guacamole $+4.00
Chicken Mole
Shredded chicken folded into three hand pulled flour tortillas, grilled and smothered in tavern mole sauce with ethnic rice
$17.00
Black beans
Sour cream
Salsa
Guacamole $+4.00
Pork Quesadilla
Shredded barbacoa pork, stout black beans and rice and red onions grilled in a whole wheat tortilla con queso
$18.00
Black beans
Sour cream
Salsa
Guacamole $+4.00
Stacked Enchilada
Seasoned shredded chicken and cotija cheese between layers of corn tortillas. Baked in green chili sauce con queso
$15.00
Black beans
Sour cream
Salsa
Guacamole $+4.00
Tamales
Chicken, green chilis, cheese and masa wrapped in corn husks
Tortillas walleye $19.00
Chicken $17.00
Pork $17.00
Meatless $13.00
Black beans
Sour cream
Salsa
Guacamole $+4.00
Fajitas
Grilled with peppers and onion in an agave marinade. Served with warm flour
$12.00
Grilled chicken $+3.00
Black beans
Sour cream
Salsa
Guacamole $+4.00
Bean Burrito
Our stout black beans and rice, loaded into a tortilla con queso and grilled. Topped with green chili sauce 12
SANDWICHES​
Choice of ripple chips or blue corn chips drizzled with garlic chili sauce. Sub salad or cup of soup for chips,
$14.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
The Tavern Burger
1/3 lb. Lean ground chuck jalapeno bacon, swiss cheese, tomato, butter lettuce, coffee onions and special sauce on a multi-grain bun
$14.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Grilled Chicken Breast
Served just like our fabulous burger above
$14.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Veggie Burger
Black bean and wild rice patty on a ciabatta bun with chipotle aioli, lettuce, tomato.And grilled coffee onions
$17.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Grilled Walleye
Lightly breaded and pan seared on a multigrain bun with lettuce, tomato and crafted tartar sauce
$17.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Cajun Tuna Steak
Grilled and seasoned ahi tuna steak on a warm ciabatta bun with tzatziki and cukes
$15.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Reuben
Hand pulled corned beef or turkey, thousand island dressing and kraut with swiss, grilled on caraway rye
$14.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Cuban
Shredded barbacoa pork, panini style on a ciabatta bun with chipotle aioli, swiss cheese and dill pickles
$12.00
Jalapeno bacon $+3.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Avocado and Provolone Wrap
Spicy guacamole and provolone with lettuce, tomato, onion, garlic chili sauce on a whole wheat wrap
$12.00
Ripple chips
Blue corn chips
Salad $+4.00
Cup of soup for chips $+4.00
Chicken Waldorf Wrap
Chunks​ of chicken blended with brown rice, craisons, walnuts, ginger, spices, lettuce, tomato, onion and honey dijon mustard on a whole wheat wrap
TAVERN PIZZA​
All start with house marinara and quattro fromage
$30.00
The Works
Italian​ sausage, red onions, olives, mushrooms, pineapple, tomatoes, red peppers
$25.00
Italian Sausage
$24.00
Veggie
Red onions, olives, mushrooms, tomatoes, red peppers
$23.00
Four Cheese
APPETIZERS​
$17.00
Ahi Tuna Sashimi
Sesame seared with wasabi, ginger and seaweed
$18.00
Pesto Mussels with Sour Dough Crisps
Two pounds of prince edward island mussels, steamed and tossed in chardonnay pesto
$15.00
Baked Brie en Croute
Served​ with toast points, sliced apples, lingon berry compote and rosemary pecans
$12.00
Bruschetta
Chefs choice.
$13.00
Jalapeno Popper Quesadilla
Fresh​ jalapenos, cream cheese, bacon and pineapple grilled in a flour tortilla with a drizzle of honey BBQ
$12.00
Wild Mushroom Pot Stickers
Stuffed with a mushroom blend, ricotta and parmesan served with an asian dip
$12.00
Spicy Dry Rub Wings
This is how i remember them. Cheers to the king. Served with buttermilk romano and wing dip
$11.00
Hummus Plate
Toasted pita, tzaziki, tomatoes, onions, cukes, greens and olives
$11.00
Baked French Onion Crock with Gruyere
$8.00
Cup $5.00
Bowl $7.00
1/2 sandwich $+8.00
Salad $+8.00
Daily Crafted Soup
7 with a house choice 1/2 sandwich or salad
SALADS​
$18.00
The Chef
Greens, hard salami, boiled egg, turkey, cheddar, romas, onions, cukes, sunflower seeds and croutons
$15.00
Walleye $+7.00
Chicken $+7.00
Waldorf $+7.00
Mixed Baby Lettuces
Herbed goat cheese, apples, almonds and raspberry vinaigrette
$10.00
Dinner Salad
DESSERTS CRÈME BRULE​
$7.00
Tri Berry Crumble
With 1 scoop al a mode
$7.00
Lola's Carrot Cake
$7.00
Lola's Black Patent Chocolate Malt Cake
$6.00
Root Beer Float
$6.00
Three Scoop Sundae
Vanilla with caramel, chocolate, pecans, whip cream and a cherry
$4.00
One Scoop Sundae
As above
$8.00
One Scoop
W/ brandy and crème de cocao
BEVERAGES​
$2.50 2.50
Tavern Lemonade
Jarritos soda jamaica or tangerine
$4.00
Tazo Slightly Sweet Chai with Soy or Milk
$2.50
Organic Fresh Roasted Coffee
$2.50
Hot or Iced Tea
$2.00
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Orange and Cranberry
About
Full service bar and restaurant, open year-round, Live Music 250 nights a year, rooftop bar overlooking the harbor, Eclectic/Ethnic Menu
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I used to go and get the Asian Big Bowl a few years ago. Was great. What I had Saturday was terrible. Service was slow but polite. Did someone take over the place in the last few years?

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant's has a large menu with everything for American, Mexican to Asian. The beer selection was huge with a small but adequate wine list. Their chili was very good and the fresh dinner salad had a variety of greens and other veggies. The night...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ed S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical bar fare, the food here goes above and beyond and we ate here several times over the weekend and enjoyed all our dishes. The live music was great and the service was good despite how busy they occasionally were.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shoelu
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we first sat down and saw the HUGE menu, I was a little concerned about whether they could do all of these diverse dishes well. Boy, was I WRONG! I ordered the Dungeness Crab and my husband had the bangers and mash. Each dish...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank katiebT6980UM
Reviewed 14 February 2019

We most recently stopped in to warm up for the lunar eclipse and had a great time. I don't remember what craft beers I had (I tried three) but all were very good. Service was attentive and friendly. I like the local pub feel, quirky...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Musicmaster
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Just great people all around. The food and drinks are wonderful! Had burgers and fries as well as the pork tenderloin. The ranch dressing is the best.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 806kayleent
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

I had the Tavern Burger and it tasted delicious, it was very hard to keep together but the taste was great, I’d recommend it but with no tomato or onion if you don’t want to be in a battle to hold it together. The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CSGaudet
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Nice menu with a selection of food that I did not expect to find in Grand Marais. The evening we dined there, they had a guitar playing singer backed by another guitar player and she was quite good. Did not expect to find such soulful...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 57russellb
Reviewed 13 January 2019

We stopped two times during our weeklong stay to enjoy the walleye sandwiches at Gunflint Tavern. They are absolutely the BEST! We only wish that Grand Marais, MN wasn't so far away so that we could drop in more often.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 11 January 2019

We have never been disappointed at the Gunflint. During a quick visit to Grand Marais, we ate there twice. Both meals were delicious and our waitress was adorable. The atmosphere is very nice and very clean. One of the favorite foods are the smashed potatoes....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 186curtisp
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