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Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge

143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2087
+1 218-388-2294
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you get the plan that includes the meals with your cabin, you are entitled to go over to the main lodge, into this fabulously cozy and inviting area, where you can pick a table from several places that invites you to look out At...More

Thank Linda G
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you can come back soon!

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This is restaurant is now called the “Red Paddle Bistro” located and within the Gunflint Lodge. If your taking a day drive up the gunflint trail, your limited on options for a lunch up here. Issues we had: 1- After you order, wait time is...More

Thank RedSoxsFanMan
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Beautiful setting for a great meal the night before we headed out from out outfitters. The shore lunch was delicious and my husbands burger was super yummy!

Thank PaulaBax1
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Our family had stopped on a Saturday evening to check out the Gunflint Lodge and decided to eat dinner at the restaurant, which they are now calling Red Paddle Bistro. We sat outside for pre-dinner drinks and then moved into the dining area for dinner....More

1  Thank jennyann70
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This was by far, in my 66 years, the best beef stroganoff I ever ate. I am not kidding. More like beef tenderloin on top of incredible penne pasta with the best stroganoff sauce ever. Our husbands ate their entire meal and then "cleaned up"...More

Thank bikerMary
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We stayed at the Gunflint Lodge for 7 nights in July and ate at the restaurant for 4 nights. The bistro and dinner selections we tried were all amazing, and we especially enjoyed the Sunday BBQ buffet. The variety of walleye options were the most...More

Thank Kalyn310
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Good food and atmosphere- can get crowded at peak times and can get pricey. (But remember you are 50 miles from anything comparable...)

Thank FranMan55
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thanks for the review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The dining room at the Gunflint Lodge is open to the public, whether or not you are staying at the lodge, and it's AWESOME! We enjoyed a wonderful dinner (yes, the walleye chowder is great) while looking out on Gunflint Lake. The setting can't be...More

Thank Jodi307
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner while scoping the place out for a potential wedding destination. The food did not fail to impress!More

Thank Kellie S
jtfred, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks for your review Kellie! We are glad that you enjoyed your stop up at Gunflint and hope we are still in the running to host your wedding! Please let us know if we can answer any questions you might have about our options for...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Great food, not a lot a ambiance... needs music like the bar area. Seems uptight compared to the Red Paddle Bistro, which is more laid back.More

Thank dmkrusito
GunflintOwner, Owner at Justine's at the Gunflint Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Thank you for your comments. Both our dining areas at the Gunflint Lodge share music and the same menu, so I'm sorry if you weren't able to experience that during your visit. We do offer live music on Fridays and Saturdays in the winter, so...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 S Gunflint Lk, Grand Marais, MN 55604-2087
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Grand Marais
  • Phone Number: +1 218-388-2294
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this restaurant is located within the Gunflint Lodge which is located along the Gunflint Trail near Grand Marais, MN
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