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The Sports Garden

€€ - €€€American,
425 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
+1 218-722-4724
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar
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425 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a fun little spot to visit. The food was nothing spectacular but my wife did get a great deal on a pitcher of margarita.

Thank asteen7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here with a family of 5. Very slow service especially for 2 pm on A Thursday. Small cups for the drinks. Food was good but seemed to be a little on the pricey side for a bar and grill. In response to one...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had burgers for lunch here. Yum!! They were excellent!! Fries and onion rings are good too!! Very tasty drinks. And if you Park in the lot, you get a $5 off coupon. It is a bit pricey, but the coupon helps... Will definitely be...More

Thank Shala W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I have been visiting the Sports Garden for at least 25 years. You could always count on great atmosphere, food and service. All was missing during our last visit. Over half the tables were empty, which surprised us considering this is the busy part of...More

Thank MNLisa1960
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Tried a new (to me) salad that was great. The Apple and Pear salad. Was wonderful. That's not the only thing that makes it great. The place is clean, lots of room, outside seating and very, very nice workers. We have been there before and...More

Thank rickmU9136RJ
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We went here the evening of Grandma’s Marathon was over, my husband who ran it saw an all you can eat pizza buffet. We got there and the pizza options were very very poor. They didn’t taste like anything either. They did have breadsticks, so...More

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We parked in a $5.00 lot to spend the day in downtown Duluth. They gave us a coupon for $5.00 off at this restaurant. Had the fish and chips and it was tasty.

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 15. While tables were open, it took a long time for them to figure out how to seat us. Once they did we ordered fairly quickly but our order took a long time. We had chicken strips, the wild rice...More

Thank ND1438
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I stopped for a beer and app, and won't be back. Saw a man with a long beard in the kitchen preparing food without a beard net. Really wish we would have noticed that before we ate because we never would have ordered...More

1  Thank AngieRG12
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were in Duluth celebrating my birthday. We stopped in on Saturday afternoon. The service was great. The food was good and priced very well. I would definitely come back next time I am in Duluth.

Thank cjr367
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-4724
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The family friendly atmosphere at The Sports Garden allows you to enjoy an interactive and entertaining dining room where it's truly OK to bring the kids... and then act like one! It's 20,000 square feet of sports, great food, and fun, accented by multiple flat screen TVs! It's also full of games - arcades, a pool table, darts, air hockey - and the food is just as fun! Specialties include Juicy Lucy's, large chicken wings, and shakes! Don't forget about The Sports Garden's Famous Saturday Buffet! At night, the Sports Garden becomes the perfect place to meet lots of fun people, whether it's on the dance floor, at a concert, or a special event. The Sports Garden: ALWAYS a GREAT time!
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