Brainerd Restaurants – Dining at Cragun’s Resort

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Looking for the best Brainerd restaurants? Cragun’s Resort has built and maintained a reputation for excellent food service that’s second to none in Brainerd. Where to dine is simply a matter of taste at Cragun’s Resort and Hotel. You can choose from five unique dining experiences, each offering a distinctly different menu and atmosphere. From sandwiches to slow roasted prime rib and pan fried walleye, lakeside dining to dinners at the Legacy Grille, one of Cragun’s restaurants is sure to become your favorite.

Meal service availability may be limited based on occupancy. This is especially true during winter months. Please talk with your vacation sales consultant about meals during your scheduled stay.


Bear Trap Lounge

When the day comes to an end, you can relax and visit Brainerd bars like the Bear Trap Lounge located in the Main Lodge. Watch the game on the big screen TV. See below for Pizza and Appetizer Menu. Karaoke is available on Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9:00 pm.


Hungry Gull Restaurant

The Hungry Gull is one of the most historic Brainerd MN restaurants. The present home of the Hungry Gull Restaurant & Bar is the former home of Island View Resort, dating back to 1926. Walter and Lena Frampton were the original developers that responded to early fishermen and adventurers. Lena served and cooked three hearty meals a day, lumberjack style. In the winter, Walter built the cabins and cut block Gull Lake ice for summer use.


Lakeside Dining Room

The Lodge Dining Room at Cragun’s Resort is one of the best dining facilities in Brainerd MN because it’s a place where you can enjoy the northwoods vacation atmosphere and gorgeous views of Steamboat Bay. Menus are thoughtfully organized and can accommodate special vegetarian and other dietary needs.


Legacy Bar & Grille

Dine in the beautiful clubhouse atmosphere of the Legacy Grille, one of the best bars in Brainerd MN. You’ll overlook the golf course, in a restaurant that overlooks nothing else. Breakfast served daily from 8 am-11 am. Starting at 11 am casual luncheon plates featuring sandwiches, soups, salads and appetizers are served.


Poolside Sundeck

Are you looking for buffet restaurants in Brainerd? Recreation and special occasion dining go together at Poolside where we serve our grand theme buffets. Featuring famous Pit-Roasted Turkey Dinner, Chicken & Ribs Western BBQ, Tropical Paradise Buffet or many of the other special buffets.