Planning your wilderness adventure starts here. We’re your source for northern Minnesota tourism information and guidance. We’ve curated this extensive list of dining, local services and shopping opportunities to help our visitors craft the perfect Cook County getaway.

Local businesses are essential to Cook County. They contribute to our culture and delight our visitors with extensive knowledge and expertise to share. If you have any questions along the way, we, and our local business owners, will be more than happy to help.

Browse our local service listing below. You can narrow your search by the communities you plan to visit. Be sure to click the Visit Cook County compass to add ideas to your trip planner. You can find and review your trip planner anytime under Plan – Trip Planner.

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Wunderbar Eatery & Glampground

Wunderbar features an expanded menu from our very talented head chef, Jordan Dash. Now serving Friday Fish Fry! *Peterson Craft Meats Burger - Cheddar cheese, ...

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Papa Charlie’s Tavern at Lutsen Mountains

Enjoy family dining in our mountain view dining room or relax in the expansive bar. In the summer months enjoy outdoor deck dining with spectacular ...

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Moguls Grille & Tap Room

Slope-side ski-in/ski-out restaurant and tap room. Also accessible by snowmobile and hiking trails. Full menu of American Cuisine. Inside fireplace dining or outdoor patio.

Island View Dining & Antler’s Lounge

The Island View Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring delicious Northwoods regional specialties like fresh local fish and tender steaks. We are fully ...

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Gunflint Lodge Dining: Justine’s Dining Room and Red Paddle Bistro

    Justine’s at Gunflint Lodge offers authentic lodge dining with fireplace, full-service bar and patio featuring a panoramic view of Gunflint Lake. Serving ...

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Dockside Fish Market & Deli

Specializing in local fresh fish & brown sugar brine smoked fish from Minnesota's North Shore since 1998. Located in Grand Marais, MN, along Hwy 61, nestled lakeside ...

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Dairy Queen

Full Grill & Chill menu of food, artisan-style sandwiches, snack melts and of course DQ cones, ice cream bars, frozen cakes, Orange Julius fruit smoothies ...

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Grandma Ray’s

Grandma Rays is the former American Legion Post 413. Local music & dancing. Famous for broasted chicken, burger and taco nights. Dart leagues and trivia nights!

Cascade Lodge Restaurant

Award winning Cascade Restaurant features home-cooking at it's best.  Serving Breakfast, lunch and dinner with appetizers 1/2 price during daily Happy Hour.

Bluefin Grille

Experience the Bluefin Grille's sophisticated yet casual atmosphere while savoring the most breathtaking views on the Shore and enjoying our regionally inspired cuisine.

Cook County Whole Foods Co-Op

Whether you’re grocery shopping or looking for a quick food stop along the North Shore, you’ll find organic, local and delicious food at ...

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Blue Water Cafe

Blue Water is a favorite place to eat in Grand Marais, MN and is on the harbor of Lake Superior. It's "The Meeting Place in ...

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Coho Café & Bakery

Kick back with an espresso or glass of wine in our casual, yet chic north shore bistro. Sample the award-winning pizza, homemade breads, or specialty ...

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