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Best Places to Eat and Drink in Grand Marais Minnesota

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Grand Marais Minnesota has all the feels of a seaside town.  I loved walking along the beach, checking out the very scenic Artist Point and strolling around the local boutiques.  My favorite part however was enjoying the town’s many food and drink options, most of which have great views of Lake Superior.  Check out my Top 7 Food + Beverage stops and let me know if I missed any of your favorites!

We did all of these stops in a day as a walking food tour – highly recommend if you only have one day in the town.

World’s Best Donuts

Start your day (early!) with donuts from World’s Best Donuts.  They often sell out early so plan to arrive earlier in the morning.  Even by 8am you’ll likely be waiting in a line.  Highly worth the wait as all of the cake donuts I tried were so good!

Java Moose

Java Moose has two locations – one in the main town area and another walk-up location by the beach on the way out to Artist Point.  I loved the Harbor Fog Latte and Ryan loved his coffee.  We took our drinks and donuts out to Artist Point to enjoy!

Angry Trout Café

Angry Trout Café has great fish and chips that you can enjoy along the beach.  We ordered ahead since they can sell out and enjoyed our fish and chips plus chocolate cake overlooking the beach.  Watch out for the hungry ducks that may come up by you!

Hungry Hippie Tacos

Probably one of the best tacos I’ve ever had, Hungry Hippie Tacos are amazing! The crispy shell taco (called frybread) is really delicious and unique!  The owners also run a hostel you can book rooms or glamping campsites at.

Sven & Ole’s

Sven & Ole’s is a classic pizza stop in Grand Marais.  Some argue Sydney’s has better pizza.  I suggest trying both and deciding for yourself! We walked up and ordered pizza for takeaway from the window.

Sydney’s Frozen Custard

The perfect spot to grab a dessert, Sydney’s Frozen custard really is delicious.  It isn’t cheap – I paid about $6 for a kid size scoop with chocolate sauce – but it truly is good.  People also enjoy the pizza here but we didn’t get a chance to try it this time!

Voyageur Brewery

A classic spot to end your day overlooking the lake is Voyageur Brewery.  Their rooftop patio has fantastic views and is so relaxing to cheers a great day on the North Shore! 

The Fisherman’s Daughter

One of my favorite spots to stop for fish and chips is The Fisherman’s Daughter! They also have a great patio overlooking Lake Superior. Don’t miss their other delicious food like chowder and fun drinks like local kombucha.

Superior Creamery

I LOVE this newer local ice cream shop. Don’t miss the incredible Salted Honey Bee flavor. Superior Creamery also has great food and a beautiful outdoor patio space. Open seasonally so check hours before going.

For more North Shore stops, check out my 22-must see stops here.  Lizanne of Lizanne Lately also has a ton of Grand Marais inspiration here!

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