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Carmens Restaurant

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1410 Prospect Ave W, Cloquet, MN 55720-1334
+1 218-879-1889
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our 2nd visit for the fish fry... .excellent fish, excellent service! Definitely recommend to anyone visiting the area or to the local area! Always friendly and quick service!! Great job, Carmens!

Thank Thymcruisers
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Two visits in late 2016 and both had excellent food and good service! The best for me is that their barbecued ribs are made with NO garlic! I am allergic and it is difficult to find good ribs. The serving was huge so I had plenty for the next day. The place is old and getting a bit run down... More 

Thank BillandPatinDuluth
Cloquet, Minnesota
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Reasonable price on lunch specials but you have to order a beverage which brings it up to almost normal prices. Asked for unsweetened ice tea with the special and they said they don't have that so I asked if I could just have water with the special and was told no. I would have to order a beverage at full... More 

Thank sherryprovine
Cloquet, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great food and overall good service. There is an attached bar area that you can also get food in. Or stay in the sectioned off dining area for a quieter meal.

Thank Tim D
Cloquet, Minnesota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 November 2016

They have excellent barbecue ribs, but you will need a lot of napkins. Tender and delicious. A real friendly atmosphere with many guests. Wait time can be a little long because of the great food during the busy hours. Which I think may be every night. Have never been disappointed with their meals. On Tuesday nights, it's 2 for one... More 

Thank Phillip D
Barnum, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Atmosphere is great, always carnations on the tables. Waiters are great, personable, and efficient, with great memories for what we had last time. The ribs are always great, and large portions. Prime rib was delicious.

Thank DJH65
Cloquet, Minnesota
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We absolutely love the burgers that you can build the way you want them. You have all kinds of choices.

Thank billdrazich
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142 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Here with a group of family members, the clerk at our motel recommended Carmen's and so glad she did! The eight of us were seated right away, we had wonderful service from a friendly waitress, the check was split (always a plus), the food was great. BBQ ribs just excellent. Liver pronounced by one to be "Heaven on a plate."... More 

Thank Marilinda69
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I love their ribs and they are a great price on Thursdays. Their other food is great also, but I always seem to order the ribs! Service is very good also.

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I always sit on the bar side and despite being "bar food" it is all delicious! Wide variety of options and all around good stuff. Great bloody mary's and beers! The staff is great and the owners are really good guys. Always a stop when I roll through town!

Thank Jillian K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 Prospect Ave W, Cloquet, MN 55720-1334
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cloquet
  • Phone Number: +1 218-879-1889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?