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Earthwood Inn Motel

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American, Bar, Pub
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933 Stanley Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-4013
+1 218-834-3847
11:30 - 01:00
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fish and chips! (And really good fresh coleslaw). My wife had an awesome 1/2 pound cheeseburger. They form the patties when you order it. You know they take their fish and chips seriously when they have malt vinegar on the table. We'll definitely be coming back.

Thank Aaron J
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This time we had the Kettle River pizza 'Hot Hawaiian' (pepperoni, pineapple, and jalapeño) and I highly recommend it. Good place for a decent casual burger. The staff are always friendly and they have a retro arcade game that makes it fun.

Thank McMaudCat
Dilworth, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the fish and chips. I was so surprised at how good it was. From start to finish, one of the better fish and chips meals I have had. The coleslaw and Tartar sauce were homemade and both were excellent. The fries were freshly cut. Plus the hushpuppies were so flavorful.

Thank kzbasnik
rericpotts, Owner at Earthwood Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you so much! We depend on social media to drive our business and whether we are hitting the mark in quality and quantity of food. Your input helps maintain our motivation to exceed. More 

Buffalo, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you're looking for big screen TV's, 20 different beers on taps, and a 3 page wine list keep driving- You will be disappointed- If you're looking for a cold beer, a tasty burger and some great local banter, well my friends you will be as delighted as we were-I can't believe it took this many years of coming up... More 

Thank cloverfields7633
rericpotts, Manager at Earthwood Inn Motel, responded to this review

We work very hard at giving a "Northshore Experience" of good people, good food, and making folks feel like their family. Many of our locals use us for family gatherings and birthdays because of that "Cheers" feeling - where everyone is a friend! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not so impressive from the outside. Classic bar food. Burgers are great. Hand made patties with great flavor. French fries are delish. (Don't go if you're on a diet)

Thank Jennifer M
rericpotts, Owner at Earthwood Inn Motel, responded to this review

Thank-you so much for your review. You are correct! Our emphasis is on the quality of our food and our homey atmosphere, not so much the outside appearance. It's hard to dress up a building that is almost 60 years old. We only use 100% Angus beef for our hand formed burgers & wild caught Alaskan Cod for our fish.... More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! It's a bar. In northern Minnesota. Great beer options. Okay... You get that sometimes. There is standard bar food on the menu. Okay. But then there is a menu with top end options. I come from Portland Oregon which some consider a foodies Paradise. But the salmon dinner I ordered here was every good as what you would get... More 

Thank lairdg2015
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were staying at the motel for a night and thought it would be enjoyable to walk instead of drive to dinner. The parking lot beginning to fill with apparently local customers on a Saturday also looked like a good sign, and it was. It's a prototypical Northwoods bar/grill interior, with a nice selection of 5 or 6 tap beers... More 

Thank homegrown_music
Northern Minnesota
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Sorry to give a local establishment a bad review--it should be 2 1/2 stars--but "hidden food gem" must have been awarded by someone under the influence. In the multiple times I have had lunch or dinner at the Earthwood, there have been multiple order mixups (as in, they forgot my order altogether though we were only 4 in a mostly... More 

1 Thank Sweetwater12
rericpotts, Owner at Earthwood Inn Motel, responded to this review

We were rated as "Hidden Food Gem" by an independent magazine and even we were surprised when they contacted us. They informed us that readers had asked them to visit us. The rating was based upon our "Ragin Cajun" 1/2 lb burger and our wild caught Alaskan cod "fish & chips". We only use 100% Angus beef for our hand... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic homemade burgers! Hubs and I stopped for a picture of Pierre the Voyageur and saw the "Best hidden gem food award" and decided to stop for lunch. Awesome! Great service, food was delicious and the scenery on the deck was great!

Thank Naamphong O
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We thought we'd try a local place while staying at the BnB. Food was so so. Atmosphere was nearly all locals preparing for a card tournament. Had a mixup on our order and the drink I ordered wasn't good. Overall, I'd pass if we were here again.

Thank Neal L
rericpotts, Owner at Earthwood Inn Motel, responded to this review

The Earthwood Inn was 1 of 3 restaurants rated "Hidden Food Gem of the Northshore" by Superior/Duluth Magazine. We are the only restaurant in Two Harbors to receive this rating. We live by this standard every day, inspecting each plate coming back to our kitchen to ascertain why, if any food is not consumed by our customers. We use 100%... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 933 Stanley Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616-4013
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Two Harbors
  • Phone Number: +1 218-834-3847
Selected as "Hidden Food Gem of the Northshore". Local beers & food such as the Rajun Cajun 1/2 lb Hamburger, & Wild Caught Alaskan Cod Fish & Chips. Each hotel room is uniquely decorated for that outdoors' Northshore experience. Large outdoor deck allows views of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world.

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