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36868 Hwy 65 NE, Grandy, MN 55029
+1 763-689-9965
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to go for Chicken, I live 80 mile away and do a road trip at least 2 times a year just to eat there. Highly recommend the Brass Rail for there Chicken.

Thank Jerry G
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic hole-in-the-wall with the best Broasted Chicken. If your looking for a comfortable place to relax and have a great meal, this is it. Be patient, they run on a small amount of staff, but the food is worth the wait and priced right.

Thank Allison S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The chicken here is to die for. The service is lacking to say the least. They usually have one person working and they are also answering the phone and serving customers. It is always busy and always short staffed.

Thank Justin H
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

I like their chicken but I really like their Burgers and beer served in iced mugs. Donna Biggins is old school friendly and opinionated. He partner is friendly and manages well. I am a hero there because he told me "ever since I threw out that troublemaker he has never came back" .so he bought me a beer. P.S. I... More 

Thank ntmccarty
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped on our way through and picked up some chicken to go. It was unbelievably delicious! We sat at the bar while we waited and everyone working was very friendly & chatty. Will definitely make it a point to drive up there sometime soon to enjoy a meal. Highly recommend!

Thank Deb55449
Princeton, Minnesota
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

we have been hearing about this bar/grill for a couple of years, many people raving about the broasted chicken served there. We decided to finally go there on a late Sunday afternoon during peak fall color season. We were lucky to get a table right away as it was super busy. We waited about 5 minutes before anyone saw we... More 

Thank Mary J
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I heard great things about this establishment but I was very disappointed with the chicken. We ordered a 12 piece broasted to go. It was very over done and hard and chewy. In addition, another patron and I waited for a good five minutes before someone acknowledged we were waiting to pick up our orders. I wouldn't make it a... More 

Thank Lutle1
Rush City, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We eat here often, we live about 20 miles away. The chicken is fantastic. I also like their broasted potatoes with sour cream. Each time we go, doesn't seem to matter what night, they are busy. They are expanding. Doesn't look like much from the outside, but great food. Good value for your dollar. Beer is served in a frosty... More 

Thank 150jeff1953
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This the place to get really good fresh broasted chicken. The Coleslaw was very good and the sides are large. The food was delicious and hot hot hot. Fresh

Thank Douglas R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I grew up going to the Brass Rail with family, and I am still dining here after 30+ years. They have the most amazing broasted chicken! I highly recommend the 1/4 dark with slaw, broasted potatoes, and Texas toast - you won't be disappointed.

Thank VFerguson81

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36868 Hwy 65 NE, Grandy, MN 55029
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grandy
  • Phone Number: +1 763-689-9965
The Brass Rail located in Grandy, MN opened May 13th, 1969 and continues to serve world class broasted chicken in a family atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?