gunflint trail north shore mn

gunflint trail restaurants

This 57-mile Scenic Byway is the perfect day trip. Head north into the woods for scenery, perhaps a hike, a swim, some berry picking and a delicious meal. Restaurants on the Gunflint Trail include lodge dining rooms, resort restaurants, a small seasonal cafe and a popular mid-trail stop.

gunflint mile 43.7 + 0.6 miles from Gunflint Trail

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Panoramic view of Gunflint Lake with some amazing sights and glorious sunsets. In the winter, deer gather at the feeder outside the dining room windows to graze on the food that we put out for them. We serve hearty Northwoods fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We make extensive use of native ingredients, including wild berries, maple syrup, wild rice, and mushrooms. Small bar and patio seating, too!

 

Gunflint Lodge, 143 South Gunflint Lake | Grand Marais
218-388-2294
gunflint mile 25.9 + 0.9 miles from Gunflint Trail

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Dining on Minnesota’s Gunflint Trail is filled with its share of s’mores and shore lunches, to be sure. But come dinner time, we lay out our finest in four courses, each with regionally grown, naturally raised, wild caught ingredients. Or join us for simpler lodge fare: family-friendly pasta night;  hot soup or chili to warm a cool afternoon;  a steaming mug of rich hot chocolate with maple cookies; or a simple glass of wine or beer by the fieplace. Fine Dining available on select nights during winter and summer seasons.

 

124 East Bearskin Road | Grand Marais
218-388-2292
gunflint mile 29.0

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Our lakefront family resort dining room is open for breakfast and dinner to our cabin and campground guests and also to non-guests.

 

372 Hungry Jack Road | Grand Marais
218-388-2265
gunflint mile 29.0

Baked Goods

Coffee

 

Coffee shop on the Gunflint Trail featuring Carlson Roasting Co Organic Fair Trade Coffee. Open 7am to 2pm daily.

 

7575 Gunflint Trail | Grand Marais
gunflint mile 29.1

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Located on the beautiful shores of Poplar Lake, Trail Center has been a landmark on the Gunflint Trail since 1938. Originally built as a logging camp, it is now a full service restaurant & bar, gas station, gift store, grocery shop, information center with cabins and a small motel.

 

7611 Gunflint Trail | Grand Marais
218-388-0102
gunflint mile 30.6

Brewery/Bar/Winery

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Enjoy our excellent restaurant with birds-eye-view of the scenic Poplar Lake. We serve a full breakfast menu, lunch, and a large selection of dinners. Full liquor and beverage service available. Catch your favorite sports on the big screen TV and karaoke on Saturdays. Lounge menu offers appetizers, burgers, sandwiches and pizza. Handicapped accessible.

 

7890 Gunflint Trail | Grand Marais
218-388-2222
gunflint mile 38.3 + 0.2 miles from Gunflint Trail

Beer & Wine

Family-friendly

Casual

 

Join us in the Diamond Willow Furnished Dining Room June 1 through September 30.  All You Can Eat Breakfast is served 8-9:30 Friday through Tuesday.  Dinner is served at 6pm Tuesdays and Fridays only.  Maximum Occupancy 12 people.  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.  If space allows, non-guests can call one day in advance for both breakfast and dinner. Ice Cream Sandwiches and Take-n-Bake pizzas can be picked up all day, everyday.

New for the 2021 season - we will NOT be serving dinner.

 

65 Loon Lake Rd | Grand Marais
218-388-2232
gunflint mile 55.00

Beer & Wine

Family-friendly

Casual

 

At the very end of the Gunflint Trail; open daily 8am to 8pm mid-May through September. Full breakfast menu, great sandwiches, pizza.

Closed summer of 2022; reopening spring of 2023

 

Way of the wilderness, 12582 Gunflint Trail | Grand Marais
218-388-2212

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