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.
Dining options may be limited based on occupancy. This is especially true during winter months, see more specific details for each dining location. Please talk with your vacation sales consultant about what’s available during your scheduled stay.
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. Karaoke is available on most Friday and Saturday nights starting at 9:00 pm.
Irma’s Kitchen, Gull Lakes freshest new restaurant is open seasonally May-October. Located in the former home of the Hungry Gull Restaurant the building dates back to 1926. All food items are made in house using many of Irma’s recipes and the freshest local ingredients.
The Lodge Dining Room is open for breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings during the winter months. It is available for private group functions at other times. 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.
Open during the golfing season, currently closed for the 2019 season and will re-open April 2020. 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.
The Cabana Cafe is open on Friday evenings and all day Saturday during the winter season. The Cabana Cafe will be open during other busy days based on occupancy. Located at the indoor pool at Cragun’s Resort, the Cabana Café serves breakfast, lunch and light dinners in the poolside cabana area. The menu includes snacks, sandwiches, salads and a full cocktail menu with seating available poolside, on the adjacent sun deck or in the nearby dining room. Open daily (based on occupancy).