Ernie’s on Gull

10424 Squaw Point Rd
Brainerd, MN 56401

Truly Unique Flavor
From starters and small plates to delicious entree options and more, we offer authentic flavors that compliment our lakeside view.
Visit us today!

Dunmire’s On The Lake

19090 MN-371
Brainerd, MN 56401

Enjoy Dunmire’s lakeside on North Long Lake!
Now serving breakfast Saturdays & Sundays from 8-11:30am!
Breakfast + loaded bloodys & bottomless mimosas | 8-11:30am + Chef’s Choice | 5pm
Breakfast + loaded bloodys & bottomless mimosas | 8-11:30am

Bar Harbor Supper Club

8164 Interlachen Rd
Lake Shore, MN 56468

Bar Harbor is committed to giving you the best customer service experience possible. Whether you enjoy a one of their USDA Prime beef products such as their dry-aged filet mignon or if you are just stopping in for a drink or two at happy hour, the staff is focused on meeting your needs and doing everything possible to ensure you have the best experience.

Zorbaz on Gull Lake

8105 Lost Lake Road
Lake Shore, MN 56468

Zorbaz on the Lake waz conceived in 1969 and eztablizhed in an old candy ztore by a dizgruntled zpeech teacher and hiz dental azziztant wife. The name comez from the popular 1960’z movie Zorba the Greek ztarring Anthony Quinn. Zorba waz fun loving, free zpirited, carefree and happy. Exactly the atmozphere and attitude the teacher and hiz bride wanted for their no zhirt, no zhoez, no problemz northern Minnezota lakez area beach bar. Why Mexican food and pizza inztead of gyroz, lamb and baklava? Why not!

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Black Bear Lodge

14819 Edgewood Drive
Baxter, MN 56425

Enjoy north woods atmosphere in our award winning, authentic log restaurant. We offer casual, full service dining featuring Prime Rib, walleye, steaks, pasta, burgers and sandwiches.
Our dining room boasts a massive stone fireplace and handmade wood furniture. It is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner or special occasion.
The saloon is a great place to kick back, enjoy a cold beer and watch a game.
Black Bear Lodge and Saloon offers something for everyone’s appetite! Open daily year round for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted.
Black Bear Lodge and Saloon offers something for everyone’s appetite. Open daily, year round for lunch and dinner. Reservations accepted.

Sunshine’s Summerhouse

2008 Hill Drive
Nisswa, MN 56468

Welcome to Sunshine’s SummerHouse! We are a Craft Kitchen with Elevated Cocktails and lots of Summer Vibes Year Round! We have Juicy Burgers, BBQ Smoked Meats, Pastas, Fresh Salads and more! Lakes Area Tequila Bar with over 50 tequilas!
Available for Take-Out & Dine-In
Mon-Friday 11a – 10p
Saturday 9a – 10p
Sunday 9a – 8p
*9a-11:30a Sat & Sun – Breakfast!
​No Reservations Required

Sherwood North

8789 Interlachen Rd
Nisswa, MN 56468

Sherwood North has a rich history in nearly 100 years of operation. Sherwood was built in the 1930’s when a log shipment meant for Duluth was abandoned at a lakes area warehouse. Those logs found a new destiny as the Sherwood Forest Lodge and the surrounding cabins. Today, the building and surrounding grounds retain their sense of wonder and opportunity. Large logs surround the interior, complemented by some modern updates to the bar, dining room, patio, tables, and decor.

Cowboy’s of Lake Shore

8385 Interlachen Road
Lake Shore, MN 56468

Great Food – Great People
We love giving customers fantastic food and beverage choices in a friendly, inviting atmosphere.
That’s what we’ve been doing since 2011.
Welcome to Cowboy’s family restaurant and watering hole.


The Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge

23521 Nokomis Ave
Nisswa, MN 56468

Relax in the beauty of Minnesota’s rich landscape of forest as you explore all 27 holes at the Pines. A true “player’s course,” the recently renovated Lakes & Woods and Marsh nines provide a challenging, variety of holes to play. The Pines’ practice facility features multiple putting greens, a two-sided driving range and a complete short game practice area. The clubhouse features Freddy’s Grille overlooking the golf course and an award-winning pro shop.

The Preserve Golf Course at Grand View Lodge

23521 Nokomis Avenue
Nisswa, MN 56468

Experience golf and nature in harmony as you play this championship course strategically placed in some of Minnesota’s best forest and wetlands. The Preserve is known for its scenic elevated tees and its tour speed greens. In 2015 a near million dollar renovation changed the size and shape of all five sets of tees and allowed for even more pristine playing conditions. The remodeled clubhouse features one of the best deck views in Minnesota.

Cragun’s Legacy Courses – 3 Courses

11496 East Gull Lake Drive
Brainerd, MN 56401
(866) 988-0562

Cragun’s Legacy Courses is excited to announce partnership with Minnesota’s most decorated PGA Tour professional & golf course designer  – Tom Lehman. The Lehman Design Group is focused on making the golf course more playable along with using the natural contours of this beautiful piece of property. This ten-million-dollar golf course renovation and expansion started in April of 2021 and will continue through the fall of 2024. When this project is complete the Legacy will be a true golfer’s paradise offering 54 holes of golf in Brainerd, MN.

The “Dutch 27” will feature three renovated nines, (red, white, & blue) offering players the variety of three different 18-hole combinations. Every hole on this course has been touched by the renovation from white sand to newly paved cart paths throughout. The “Lehman 18” will be Tom’s signature 7400-yard championship golf course. This course layout moves perfectly through this 1000-acre wooded sanctuary working its way around Stephens Lake and through many of our other natural wetlands, a true Minnesota backdrop. Not to be outdone, our reversible par 3 course is a perfect place to work on your short irons or introduce a beginner to the game. Each of these courses offer a variety of tee box options to accommodate all skill levels.

The Classic at Madden’s

11266 Pine Beach Peninsula
Brainerd, MN 56401

Consistently rated in America’s Top 100 Greatest Public Courses (#62 in 2022) and given 5 Stars by Golf Digest, The Classic at Madden’s is a state- and nation-wide must-play course. Designed by course superintendent, Scott Hoffmann, The Classic was created to give every player the most unique and tour-quality experience available in the midwest. The Classic works flawlessly together with towering oaks and northern Minnesota beauty to provide a natural, tranquil and traditional golf experience that is truly unmatched. Discover an array of exciting, unique, and differing holes that challenges golfers at all levels. Take in the sight of breathtaking views of green and stunning features that make The Classic at Madden’s a popular favorite amongst other Brainerd golf courses. Join us, take advantage of our golf packages, and make the most of your stay at Madden’s.

Deacon’s Lodge

9348 Arnold Palmer Drive
Breezy Point, MN 56472

Named in honor of Arnold Palmer’s father “Deke”, Deacon’s Lodge is considered one of Palmer’s best golf course designs. Sculpted from 500 acres of Northern Minnesota wilderness, Deacon’s Lodge combines the uncompromised beauty of surrounding lakes, woodlands and wetlands with a nationally acclaimed layout meticulously maintained to exceed your golf adventure expectations. Featuring massively wide bent grass fairways, masterfully designed green complexes and native transition areas throughout, Deacon’s Lodge guests are greeted by 18 privately-routed championship holes equally deserving of signature hole status. A course on everyone’s must-play list, Deacon’s Lodge promises to challenge the best while entertaining the rest.

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