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Good Ol Days Bar and Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
+1 218-753-6097
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Pub
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314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

As soon as we entered the place we were greeted and told to sit anywhere and we sat near the bar. More table around the corner to the right and bathrooms in that area. Men’s and women’s bathrooms not really suitable for young kids as...More

Thank fortfontaine
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The best home made malts and burgers Ive ever had. The cocktails are pretty good too. We try to stop at least once a month

Thank viking226
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Almost difficult to believe that people go here for food! It was like a comedy of errors for us from the time that we sat down. Waitress didn't have a clue what was included in the meals, what the special was, what type of beer...More

1  Thank Monica19498085
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I've been here several times traveling through to Ely. I've always had a good lunch. The fries come hot and the patty melt is delicious.

Thank Karin L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

After touring the Soudan Mines we headed to Tower for lunch and ate here. We loved the atmosphere and the food. The wings were a big hit as well as the wild rice soup. And Hamm's beer of course. Some others in the group got...More

Thank Juanita H
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

They usually have good bloody Mary's. Been here a few times. It's not always consistent unfortunately . One time I wondered if the bartender forgot the vodka. Food is just okay.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Too bad the good ol days have passed.... just as you should pass by this place. We came here to try the famous Bloody Mary that we had heard so much about. Personally, it was one of the worst bloodies I've had. Sure, the presentation...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had the best bloody mary here... Quaint and fun. It is next to the laundrymat in town. Lots of fun antiques shops nearby.

Thank susiesnoflake
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice place for a meal but the food (Friday Night Fish Fry) was mediocre at best. We also ordered (twice) a couple of Brandy Manhattans and they had no clue how to make them, But I suspect the bottle beer should be a-ok. Nice owners...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Owners Carol and Randy are nice folks. Their bacon cheeseburger is the best in the county, in my opinion. Their Blood Mary is awesome but not inexpensive.

Thank David Q
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
6:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Main St, Tower, MN 55790-5106
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Tower
  • Phone Number: +1 218-753-6097
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