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Grumpy's Bar & Grill

Grumpy's Bar & Grill

Downtown East, Minneapolis
  • Michael M.
    "Cream cheese burger is excellent."(4 Tips)
    tom f.
    "best with a cold premium tap and you can't go wrong with tater tots."(13 Tips)
    James M.
    "Spicy Beef Quesodilla and Juicy Lucy."(4 Tips)
    Adam H.
    "Get the pepper burger with pineapple!! Scrumptious!!!"(2 Tips)
76 Tips and reviews
  • tater tots
  • burgers
  • cream cheese burger
  • karaoke
  • happy hour
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  • Rachel B.
    Rachel Bachmeier2 weeks ago
    What’s the best way to eat nachos? On tots of course! Totchos were delish
  • Dana J.
    Dana JeffersonJuly 18, 2015
    Love this bar! Always enjoy the atmosphere and service...pool tables are also fun to kill time...
  • Leib Y.
    Leib YardleyJanuary 23, 2015
    Great for shooting pool. And this bar has a a separate karaoke room. Grunge crowd is friendly and inviting. I would recommend this bar to anyone.
  • Chris J.
    Chris JDecember 5, 2014
  • Phil S.
    Phil ShannonSeptember 25, 2014
    The nachos and Mac-and-cheese bites are awesome.
  • Paul T.
    Paul TSeptember 22, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Ty the day bartender is the best in town
  • Cynthia C.
    Cynthia CaseySeptember 17, 2014
    I love me a really good juicy Lucy but lately I have been absolutely brock I'm homeless and hungry I would love someone who cares to help please pretty please I'm really hungry have not eating in abo
  • Ian D.
    Ian DavisSeptember 10, 2014
    Juicy Lucy
  • Kris C.
    Kris CodlingSeptember 7, 2014
    Tots! Great beer selection too.
  • Phil M.
    Phil McDiarmidAugust 23, 2014
    Smells like 1000 people were smoking in the place, get an air freshener already. Totally rude bartender too. Tap beer was funky, asked for a bottle and got an attitude. Grumpys made me grumpy!!
  • City Pages
    City PagesAugust 5, 2014
    This Grumpy's (one of three locations) feels like a comfortable, worn-in local bar. Read more
  • Steve P.
    Steve PopeApril 25, 2014
    Delicious cheese curds and tots. Not kid friendly though.
  • Sarah Z.
    Sarah ZielieMarch 20, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Mac and cheese bites!
  • Christine B.
    Christine BOctober 25, 2013
    The cream cheese burger may sound weird, but it's amazing (if you love cream cheese). No other condiments needed. Get the fried cheese curds too.
  • Edgar B.
    Edgar BookeOctober 11, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    When you order the Slow Burn, get some blue cheese with it
  • Daina Lynn D.
    Daina Lynn Davenport-FeyAugust 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Vegan chili paired with Surly Cacao Bender - seriously nothing better
  • Eric D.
    Eric DeWolffMay 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Hilarious night of fun! Who's keeping this a secret? Join in!
  • Melissa A.
    Melissa AdkinsMay 2, 2013
    The washington ave location doesn't have karaoke
  • Danny M.
    Danny MorrisApril 30, 2013
    Downtown Grumpys smells like urine. Mainly from Cats.
  • MrGoat H.
    MrGoat HenkeApril 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tip well, these guys put up with enough bull to deserve it!
  • Michael M.
    Michael MayApril 6, 2013
    Cream cheese burger is excellent. Picky kids who don 't want the Rugrats Menu will enjoy the American.
  • Lea J.
    Lea JacksonMarch 17, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Tator tots are awesome but have you tries the sweet potato fries?
  • Cody C.
    Cody CagninaMarch 10, 2013
    Awesome burgers and tots with a solid beer selection
  • Stephen K.
    Stephen KoontzMarch 8, 2013
    Elvis burger will send you to heaven... Because it's delicious and will kill you; so take it easy.
  • A
    ANovember 9, 2012
    Repeat after me: Garlic Cheesy Burger! Garlic Cheesy Burger! Garlic Cheesy Burger!
  • Edgar B.
    Edgar BookeOctober 16, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Play Ministry or Sisters of Mercy on the juke box for better service. Trust me.
  • Aaron F.
    Aaron FSeptember 10, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Have Patty make you a Hot Tottie, it will cure all that ails you
  • Holly
    HollyJune 29, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the "Totchos". They substitute tater tots for their nachos. Not on the menu. You'll thank me later. You're welcome.
  • Andy G.
    Andy GiesenApril 21, 2012
    Order a drink ~for~ Paddy from Dillinger 4!
  • Sandy Kathleen
    Sandy KathleenJanuary 16, 2012
    I find myself ordering the same meal over and over again -- Whack a Mole Burger with a black bean veggie patty with waffle fries and their incredible sour cream dipping sauce.
  • Paul E.
    Paul EdgarJanuary 6, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The old-school trough urinals are badass.
  • Tracy L.
    Tracy LeeDecember 8, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Sad Jam Open Mic every Wednesday at 10 p.m. You never know who might show up!
  • A Sent One ..
    A Sent One .December 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Also secret meeting location.
  • Graeme T.
    Graeme ThickinsNovember 22, 2011
    good food, good bartenders, great service... crappy decor and surroundings (but then, I'm grumpy)
  • Gene L.
    Gene LandryNovember 2, 2011
    Pub Quiz on Tuesdays at 9. Free to play and you can win free booze!
  • Dave R.
    Dave RosenOctober 28, 2011
    Head over at noon on Fridays for Firkin Friday.
  • Madge M.
    Madge McOctober 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Order your tots extra crispy.
  • Dan B.
    Dan BatdorfOctober 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Huck down 6 or 7 PBR pounders and right before you leave get the "Big Ass Breakfast Sandwich" and you can skip breakfast when you wake up in the morning.
  • Betsey G.
    Betsey GilesOctober 9, 2011
    Good bar grub, nice selection of beers, patio is great when the weather is nice.
  • Spud G.
    Spud GroshongOctober 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for the "spud burger" it's pineapple bacon pepper cheese jalapeño and grumpys sauce mix with buffalo it's the bee's knees
  • Kayla D.
    Kayla DeanSeptember 2, 2011
    Awesome totss.
  • Wesley K.
    Wesley KaakeAugust 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The drinks are poured perfectly... The men's room scares me!
  • Alex I.
    Alex IantaffiAugust 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Have the tater tots! Best tots in town!
  • Adam H.
    Adam HughesJuly 20, 2011
    Get the pepper burger with pineapple!! Scrumptious!!!
  • Chase T.
    Chase TurnerJune 17, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Bathroom Review: The men's bathroom has a trough and a freestanding toilet. If you are male and need to go #2, ask for a towel from the bartender and pretend you're cleaning the women's room.
  • City Pages
    City PagesJune 16, 2011
    Voted Best Place to Shoot Pool by City Pages in 2011! They almost always have open tables, and it is less than two bucks for a game
  • Sex, Drugs, and Comedy
    Grumpy's Comedy Wednesdays!
  • Jess C.
    Jess Colòn PolkFebruary 15, 2011
    Whatever you do, don't write "I love pee" on the floor with ketchup and mustard. Ps tip well or leave.
  • City Pages
    City PagesFebruary 13, 2011
    The cream cheese king burger was try
  • Gennie L.
    Gennie LeeJanuary 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    TOTS! Make sure to generously tip waitresses and bar tenders well!!! ;)
  • martyne
    martyneNovember 5, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Minnesota Mondays! Half price local taps goes perfectly with the chicken quesadilla or tots!
  • Erika D.
    Erika DodgeSeptember 8, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the grilled ham and cheese with veggies (I get just broccoli!)..that and a cocktail make a perfect lunch.
  • Jamie S.
    Jamie SchumacherSeptember 2, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Staraoke blows every other bar's karaoke out of the water. Rock Band kicks ass, as do the bartenders. Try the veggie cheese bites, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the molten awesomeness.
  • Andy G.
    Andy GiesenAugust 26, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    ask for a sandinista shot to go with one of the great specialty taps that are frequently rotated out. if you're hungry, don't sleep on the cream cheese burger (adding jalapenos is a MUST) with tots.
  • Slightly Stoopid
    Slightly StoopidAugust 9, 2010
    Good timez!!
  • Jeff H.
    Jeff HahnJune 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Monday nights are a steal. Any Minnesota brewed beer you can have on the cheap. All freakin nite. Just don't create a hot mess after you've had 6.
  • Tracy L.
    Tracy LeeJune 29, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Check out free comedy on Wednesday's at 10pm
  • Matt S.
    Matt SharmaJune 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Uhh if you see a, take a picture.
  • David W.
    David WaldorfJune 21, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Check out their weekend brunch menu!
  • Doug C.
    Doug CookJune 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Go to Grumpy's and get the Juicy Lucy it is better than Matts & 5-8 Club!
  • jameser
    jameserJune 12, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    cream cheese burger!
  • James M.
    James MoreheadMarch 15, 2010
    Spicy Beef Quesodilla and Juicy Lucy.
  • Brian B.
    Brian BFebruary 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    All the food is great and the bartenders are awesome. Karaoke on Thursdays!
  • Lilduckweed
    LilduckweedFebruary 15, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    bacon pickle.. nuff said
  • Andrew P.
    Andrew PunchFebruary 4, 2010
    Cheap wings
  • Jake A.
    Jake AchterhoffFebruary 4, 2010
    Ask about lost menu items!
  • David T.
    David TinjumJanuary 5, 2010
    Have to try the "Tots" and the Grumpy Burger.
  • Chase T.
    Chase TurnerDecember 21, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    Best bar staff in Minneapolis (except Rainer). Just kidding, Rainer's okay.
  • Bret B.
    Bret BaptistDecember 18, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    With the Burgermeister you can get almost any tap beer. For the price this is a great way to get a burger and good beer.
  • tom f.
    tom flintDecember 11, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    the pepper burger rocks. best with a cold premium tap and you can't go wrong with tater tots.
  • Brandi
    BrandiOctober 18, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Go to Grumpy's on Wednesday for comedy open mic and watch your self-esteem plummet when you bomb. And you will.
  • David W.
    David WaldorfAugust 26, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    listened to assorted people rock the mic on Tuesday karaoke while enjoying happy hour
  • Chris C.
    Chris CarlsonJuly 26, 2009
    Go to Grumpy's and order a Sandanita shot. Delicious. Sriracha sauce, tequilla and other yumminess. Also available at Joe's Garage.
  • Melissa H.
    Melissa HansenJuly 2, 2009
    Eclectic crowd, great mini-burgers and best beer choices.
  • Chad V.
    Chad ValentineApril 2, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    The men's bathroom has no toilet, and no lock on the door. However, Bobby and Steve's is just down the street, and there are *two* women's rooms...
  • jenni k.
    jenni konradMarch 17, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    order a drink from paddy from dillinger 4!
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