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Trail Center Lodge

7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
+1 218-388-2214
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been stopping at Trail Center it seems forever now. Whenever I am up on the Gunflint to visit friends, it is the place I stop for good bar service and food. They make a good bloody mary I might add. I have stayed...More

Thank BearManNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 of us shared a cabin (1 double, 4 twin) as we worked the John Beargrease sled dog race---Food, excellent, Sarah Hamilton rocks, I so would recommend this place. I don't get up there as much as I would like

Thank DuluthmnFroggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while snowmobiling with friends. Great access from trails and gas pumps for sleds. I ordered a burger but made the mistake of ordering medium well. The char was a bit much and the burger was tough. Should have just let them do...More

Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfast, or fun evening enjoying a burger and a bottle of beer. This is one of our favorite stops when riding up the Gunflint Trail on the Harley or enjoying the fall colors from the pickup. We love this place. Two thumbs up!

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We planned late afternoon cross country skiing at nearby Bearskin Lodge followed by dinner at Trail Center. It was a great day and Trail Center made it even better with excellent service and food! This is the place on the Gunflint Trail NOT to be...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We stayed in a cabin nearby and the Trail Center was our go-to for dinner. There was much more on the menu I would have liked to try but we didn't have time.. the snow crab was really good as well as the hot beef....More

Thank AdventureAwaits32
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a special place. Great menu and friendly people. Unique restaurant with lots of history! A very pretty drive up the Gunflint Trail to get there.

Thank Carol-Ann B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Nice place to stop and have a good meal. The food is good and the staff were friendly. There is a little store and a gas pump if you need it. If you like pancakes they have a pancake challenge I doubt anyone could win....More

1  Thank 1travelfool
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived at Big Bear Lodge after a looong drive. Not wanting to cook the first night and after reading other reviews and recommended from a friend we decided to venture back out for dinner. Andy at Big Bear Lodge recommended if we were heading there...More

Thank Olsondmo
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Located on the Gunflint Trail this is one of the few restaurants (and bars) in this area. It is a great place with lots of choices. We were spending the day in the area and had breakfast after sunrise and a late lunch. Breakfast was...More

Thank dsj5777
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Questions & Answers
28 September 2017|
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Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
We are located 29 miles out of Grand Marais on the Gunflint Trail
Jim D
7 May 2017|
Response from JodyK-Eagle | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know. Their website has cabin calendars with availability/rates that depend upon the time of year you go.
Edward S
14 November 2016|
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Response from Trailwood | Property representative |
Hello! We are closed the month of November and until December 16. Hope to see you up the trail! Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7611 Gunflint Trl, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2048
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-388-2214
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