Food / Restaurant

Soudan’s Only Store – Ice Cream & More!

24 Main Street
Soudan, MN 55782

218-753-2205

Right on the Mesabi Trail, just minutes away from Lake Vermilion - Soudan Underground Mine State Park, in the historic 1894 Mine Headquarters. Stop by for cones & malts or gas & groceries...and pick up your Mesabi Trail wheel pass!

Fortune Bay Casino / Dining Fortune Bay Casino / Dining

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-992-7529

Our 24/7 casino features the latest in gaming technology to keep you entertained! We have 11 blackjack tables and offer live poker. We also have several dining options, including the Sunset Steakhouse and Gold Mine Grill, that are sure to satisfy everyone’s palate!

The Pickled Loon Saloon The Pickled Loon Saloon

20184 U.S. 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-301-0485

The Pickled Loon Saloon is proud of our reputation for great food and service. Our new Grand Rapids location offers breakfast, lunch and dinner along with various food and drink specials and events. We have 20 different beers on tap and pull tabs too. Fantastic views abound from the outdoor patio.

Rapids Brewing Company Rapids Brewing Company

214 North Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-999-9712

Rapids Brewing Co is a brewpub with state-of-the-art brewing equipment in the heart of Grand Rapids. Offering a wide variety of clean, delicious, high-quality beers and fresh, flavorful food made in our wood-fired oven. Our remodeled theater is a first-rate music venue a block from the Mississippi River…a unique gathering place for Grand Rapids

Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews + Wacootah Grille at Giants Ridge Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews + Wacootah Grille at Giants Ridge

6329 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, MN 55708

800-688-7669

As you cruise along the Mesabi Trail, stop by one of the great restaurants offered right onsite at Giants Ridge. Relax in the Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews (Main Chalet), featuring American fare + local brews. Or, stop by the Wacootah Grille, located adjacent to the Quarry golf course, featuring an outdoor patio overlooking the 18th hole & Lake Mine.

Natural Harvest Food Co-op Natural Harvest Food Co-op

732 4th Street North
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-4663

The area’s only natural foods co-op is located just steps from the Mesabi Trail. All produce is organic and comes from local farmers when available. Offering premium groceries, bulk foods, all-natural body care, supplements, and a great selection of local products. In-house deli offers lunch specials, grab & go foods, fruit smoothies, and a full service coffee bar.

The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse

103 North Main Street
Aurora, MN 55705

218-229-0001

Just blocks from the Mesabi Trail – it doesn’t get any fresher that this! Roasted in house organic fair trade coffee, fresh fruit smoothies, when possible locally sourced & organic, sandwiches, soups, bread and amazing sweets & treats. Open: Mon-Fri / 7am – 4pm, Sat / 8am – 4:00pm.

Timberlake Lodge Hotel and Timberlake Restaurant

144 Southeast 17th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

866-800-2200 or 218-326-2600

Come out to the Timberlake Lodge for a relaxing evening after your ride. 84 spacious rooms, including extended stay suites, spa suites & family suites. Finish your evening with a drink and dinner at the Timberlake Restaurant, right on site, offering outdoor patio seating. Start your day with a complimentary hot breakfast.

JJ’s Coffee & Cream (Ice Cream Too!)

212 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-966-5522

Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail - across from US Bank on Howard Street. Breakfast Items - Deli Sandwiches - Full Espresso Bar - Ice Cream Cones, Sunday's, Malts & Floats. Open Monday to Saturday. Check out our Face Book page for hours, menu and schedule for live music.

Black Bear Bakery

17 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-4772

The Good Stuff's in Here! FRESH bakery at great prices. Baked daily; donuts, pastries, pies, & muffins. Full lunch menu w/soup, sandwiches & fresh bread. Don't miss our delicious pasties. Open Mon. thru Thurs. - 5:30 am to 3 pm; Fri. - 5:30 am to 2 pm; Sat. - 7 to 11 am.

Village Inn

1500 13th Street South
Virginia, MN 55792

218-749-8289

The Village Inn is a family restaurant, serving breakfast all day, along with delicious salads, burgers, and dinners. Famous for our fresh made pies. Open everyday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

MJ’s Lodge & Resort / Restaurant

28179 East Shore Drive
Pengilly, MN 55775

218-885-1093

Join us on the shore of beautiful Swan Lake in our family friendly atmosphere - offering newly remodeled cabins and seasonal RV sites. Serving exceptional food plus a full bar. Check out specialty nights - Wed wing night, Thur outside music, Fri fish fry and Sun meat raffle. Open Wed thru Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day, noon to 11 pm.

Valentini’s Supper Club Valentini’s Supper Club

31 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-2607

Serving up the Iron Range’s best authentic Italian cuisine since 1934 – just minutes from the Mesabi Trail and Redhead Mountain Bike Trails! Be sure to visit our location in Hermantown too!!

4 Seasons Market – Ice Cream & More!

54 Roosevelt Avenue
Bovey, MN 55709

218-245-1669

La Cocina & Cantina – Made from Scratch Mexican Cuisine

407 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-8226

Early Frost Farms – Your Embarrass Pit Stop Early Frost Farms – Your Embarrass Pit Stop

7273 Palo Tia Road
Embarrass, MN 55732

218-208-7725

When you’re riding through Embarrass, be sure to make a pit stop at our bike friendly Early Frost Farms. Stop by the General Store offering snacks, baked goods, ice cream treats and beverages when available. Don’t miss the fresh veggies in season. Other amenities include portable toilets, picnic sites and a bicycle fix-it station.

Canelake’s Candies – Minnesota’s Oldest Candy Store Since 1905

414 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1557

The Whistling Bird

101 No Broadway Ave
Gilbert, MN 55741

218-741-5030

Enjoy a taste of the Caribbean on the Iron Range! Offering authentic Jamaican cooking along with traditional dishes with an island flair, and don't forget to check out our full bar featuring tasty island drinks.

Eveleth Boomtown Brewery & Woodfire

501 Hat Trick Avenue
Eveleth, MN 55734

218-248-8381

Enjoy our Range brewed beer, inspired eats, eclectic wines and handcrafted cocktails. The name BoomTown pays homage to our rich mining heritage, and the hard working men & women who carved out the small towns dotted along Minnesota's Iron Range.

Hibbing BoomTown Brewery & Woodfire

531 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-440-1710

Enjoy our Range brewed beer, inspired eats, eclectic wines and handcrafted cocktails. The name BoomTown pays homage to our rich mining heritage, and the hard working men & women who carved out the small towns dotted along Minnesota's Iron Range.

Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews + Wacootah Grille at Giants Ridge

6329 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, MN 55708

800-688-7669

Website

As you cruise along the Mesabi Trail, stop by one of the great restaurants offered right onsite at Giants Ridge. Relax in the Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews (Main Chalet), featuring American fare + local brews. Or, stop by the Wacootah Grille, located adjacent to the Quarry golf course, featuring an outdoor patio overlooking the 18th hole & Lake Mine.

Burnt Onion Kitchen & Brews + Wacootah Grille at Giants Ridge
Rapids Brewing Company

214 North Pokegama Avenue
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-999-9712

Website

Rapids Brewing Co is a brewpub with state-of-the-art brewing equipment in the heart of Grand Rapids. Offering a wide variety of clean, delicious, high-quality beers and fresh, flavorful food made in our wood-fired oven. Our remodeled theater is a first-rate music venue a block from the Mississippi River…a unique gathering place for Grand Rapids

Rapids Brewing Company
The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse

103 North Main Street
Aurora, MN 55705

218-229-0001

Website

Just blocks from the Mesabi Trail – it doesn’t get any fresher that this! Roasted in house organic fair trade coffee, fresh fruit smoothies, when possible locally sourced & organic, sandwiches, soups, bread and amazing sweets & treats. Open: Mon-Fri / 7am – 4pm, Sat / 8am – 4:00pm.

The Hive Coffee & Bakehouse
Early Frost Farms – Your Embarrass Pit Stop

7273 Palo Tia Road
Embarrass, MN 55732

218-208-7725

Website

When you’re riding through Embarrass, be sure to make a pit stop at our bike friendly Early Frost Farms. Stop by the General Store offering snacks, baked goods, ice cream treats and beverages when available. Don’t miss the fresh veggies in season. Other amenities include portable toilets, picnic sites and a bicycle fix-it station.

Early Frost Farms – Your Embarrass Pit Stop
Fortune Bay Casino / Dining

1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790

800-992-7529

Website

Our 24/7 casino features the latest in gaming technology to keep you entertained! We have 11 blackjack tables and offer live poker. We also have several dining options, including the Sunset Steakhouse and Gold Mine Grill, that are sure to satisfy everyone’s palate!

Fortune Bay Casino / Dining
The Pickled Loon Saloon

20184 U.S. 169
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

218-301-0485

Website

The Pickled Loon Saloon is proud of our reputation for great food and service. Our new Grand Rapids location offers breakfast, lunch and dinner along with various food and drink specials and events. We have 20 different beers on tap and pull tabs too. Fantastic views abound from the outdoor patio.

The Pickled Loon Saloon
Valentini’s Supper Club

31 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-2607

Website

Serving up the Iron Range’s best authentic Italian cuisine since 1934 – just minutes from the Mesabi Trail and Redhead Mountain Bike Trails! Be sure to visit our location in Hermantown too!!

Valentini’s Supper Club
Natural Harvest Food Co-op

732 4th Street North
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-4663

Website

The area’s only natural foods co-op is located just steps from the Mesabi Trail. All produce is organic and comes from local farmers when available. Offering premium groceries, bulk foods, all-natural body care, supplements, and a great selection of local products. In-house deli offers lunch specials, grab & go foods, fruit smoothies, and a full service coffee bar.

Natural Harvest Food Co-op
Eveleth Boomtown Brewery & Woodfire

501 Hat Trick Avenue
Eveleth, MN 55734

218-248-8381

Website

Enjoy our Range brewed beer, inspired eats, eclectic wines and handcrafted cocktails. The name BoomTown pays homage to our rich mining heritage, and the hard working men & women who carved out the small towns dotted along Minnesota's Iron Range.

Hibbing BoomTown Brewery & Woodfire

531 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-440-1710

Website

Enjoy our Range brewed beer, inspired eats, eclectic wines and handcrafted cocktails. The name BoomTown pays homage to our rich mining heritage, and the hard working men & women who carved out the small towns dotted along Minnesota's Iron Range.

MJ’s Lodge & Resort / Restaurant

28179 East Shore Drive
Pengilly, MN 55775

218-885-1093

Website

Join us on the shore of beautiful Swan Lake in our family friendly atmosphere - offering newly remodeled cabins and seasonal RV sites. Serving exceptional food plus a full bar. Check out specialty nights - Wed wing night, Thur outside music, Fri fish fry and Sun meat raffle. Open Wed thru Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day, noon to 11 pm.

Black Bear Bakery

17 West Lake Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

218-254-4772

Website

The Good Stuff's in Here! FRESH bakery at great prices. Baked daily; donuts, pastries, pies, & muffins. Full lunch menu w/soup, sandwiches & fresh bread. Don't miss our delicious pasties. Open Mon. thru Thurs. - 5:30 am to 3 pm; Fri. - 5:30 am to 2 pm; Sat. - 7 to 11 am.

Village Inn

1500 13th Street South
Virginia, MN 55792

218-749-8289

Website

The Village Inn is a family restaurant, serving breakfast all day, along with delicious salads, burgers, and dinners. Famous for our fresh made pies. Open everyday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

JJ’s Coffee & Cream (Ice Cream Too!)

212 East Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

218-966-5522

Website

Just minutes from the Mesabi Trail - across from US Bank on Howard Street. Breakfast Items - Deli Sandwiches - Full Espresso Bar - Ice Cream Cones, Sunday's, Malts & Floats. Open Monday to Saturday. Check out our Face Book page for hours, menu and schedule for live music.

The Whistling Bird

101 No Broadway Ave
Gilbert, MN 55741

218-741-5030

Website

Enjoy a taste of the Caribbean on the Iron Range! Offering authentic Jamaican cooking along with traditional dishes with an island flair, and don't forget to check out our full bar featuring tasty island drinks.

Timberlake Lodge Hotel and Timberlake Restaurant

144 Southeast 17th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

866-800-2200 or 218-326-2600

Website

Come out to the Timberlake Lodge for a relaxing evening after your ride. 84 spacious rooms, including extended stay suites, spa suites & family suites. Finish your evening with a drink and dinner at the Timberlake Restaurant, right on site, offering outdoor patio seating. Start your day with a complimentary hot breakfast.

Soudan’s Only Store – Ice Cream & More!

24 Main Street
Soudan, MN 55782

218-753-2205

Right on the Mesabi Trail, just minutes away from Lake Vermilion - Soudan Underground Mine State Park, in the historic 1894 Mine Headquarters. Stop by for cones & malts or gas & groceries...and pick up your Mesabi Trail wheel pass!

Canelake’s Candies – Minnesota’s Oldest Candy Store Since 1905

414 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-1557

Website

4 Seasons Market – Ice Cream & More!

54 Roosevelt Avenue
Bovey, MN 55709

218-245-1669

La Cocina & Cantina – Made from Scratch Mexican Cuisine

407 Chestnut Street
Virginia, MN 55792

218-741-8226

Funding Source

The Mesabi Trail™ has been funded in part by the LCCMR and the Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund.