|Casino opened:||January 1, 1975|
|Casino sq/ft:||15,000 sq/ft|
|Hotels:||Grand Portage Lodge & Casino|
|Venues:||Meeting & Event Space, Antlers Lounge|
|Attractions:||Grand Portage Trading Post, Marina on Grand Portage Bay, Cabins at Hollow Rock|
Grand Portage Lodge & Casino Review
Grand Portage Lodge & Casino is located in northeast Minnesota in Grand Portage and is owned and operated by the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Situated on Lake Superior, the property completed a three-phase renovation in 2018 and features a 95-room hotel with an indoor heated pool, sauna and fitness area and three-story atrium and fireplace with views of the lake and the Northwoods.
Dining options include the Island View restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, a New York-style deli restaurant and Antlers Lounge. Other property amenities include a gift shop located off the hotel main lobby at the front entrance, which features a wide variety of Native American arts and crafts, snacks and beverages, personal items, and newspapers, a new event center and a 29-site RV Park.
The new 15, 000 square foot gaming casino floor features more than 450 slots and live table games featuring Blackjack and Three Card Poker. Antlers Lounge also features table-top slot machines.
Grand Portage Casino's sister, Hollow Rock, is just 3 miles away and offers 8 unique rental cabins right on the shores of Lake Superior. This place offers an abundance of outdoor activities including fishing, hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, boating and more, while Grand Marais, which is about 35 miles from the casinos, has many restaurants and shops as well as art museums, and theater.
Gaming at Grand Portage
The newly renovated 15,000 square feet of gaming at Grand Portage Lodge & Casino features more than 40 slot machines with popular titles such as Lightning Link, Buffalo Grand, Charlie’s Angels, Tabasco, Cabinet of Curiosities, Myths and Legends, 5 Dragons and more. The casino floor also includes table games featuring Blackjack and Three Card Poker.
Blackjack betting limits from $5 to $175 at management's discretion.
Currently (Jan. 2019) table game action is available:
Wed. - Thurs. 5pm to 1am
Fri. & Sat. from 3pm to 1am
You'll also find table-top slot machines in Antlers Lounge.
Casino games available
- Slot machines
- Video Poker
- Video Keno
Dining & Restaurants
Island View Dining Room
- Serving: American, Desserts, Pizza
The Island View restaurant offers a full menu and both a fine dining experience and more casual meals, as well as amazing views of Lake Superior. The menu offers an extensive selection of entrees such as steak, ribs, Portobello Mushroom Ravioli, and tasty appetizers, salads, soups and more. There are separate pizza and dessert menus.
- Price range: Average
- Reservations: (218) 475-2401
|Sunday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
|Monday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
|Tuesday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
|Wednesday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
|Thursday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
|Friday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
|Saturday||7:00am / 8:00pm|
- Serving: Deli, Soup, Salads, Sandwiches, à la carte
The Casino Deli at Grand Portage Lodge Casino & Casino offers lunch and dinner Monday through Sunday. Guests can choose from menu items such as N.Y. style pastrami and corned beef Mile High Sandwiches, traditional soups, and fresh specialty salads. The deli also has tasty burgers, chicken sandwiches and more.
- Price range: Average
- Reservations: (218) 475-2401
|Sunday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
|Monday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
|Tuesday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
|Wednesday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
|Thursday||11:00am / 11:00pm|
|Friday||11:00am / 2:00am|
|Saturday||11:00am / 2:00am|
Grand Portage Venues & Hotspots
Meeting & Event Space
Grand Portage Lodge & Casino's configurable banquet rooms can accommodate everything from conventions to presentations to small group gatherings to 500-guest banquets. Free wireless Internet The Island View Dining Room offers free wireless Internet,
Free wireless Internet is available in the Island View Dining Room, as well as the conference rooms and all guest rooms. Plasma TVs and other audio-visual equipment are also available to help facilitate your gathering.
Overlooking the Grand Portage Bay, the Hospitality Suite, the Mi-Gi-Zi (Eagle) Room, features a wet bar and a private bath for small get-togethers or gatherings. The intimate Eagle Room can accommodate up to 20 people in small family gatherings, private parties or business meetings.
Newly renovated, Antlers Lounge offers a friendly and relaxed atmosphere along with appetizers, sandwiches, microbrews, cocktails, and sports on nine large screen TVs. Other features include table-top slot machines, an eight-tap draft system and much more.
Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 1am
Sun: 11:30am - Midnight
Happy Hour: Monday - Friday 4pm - 6pm
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Grand Portage Attractions & Entertainment
Grand Portage Trading Post
The Grand Portage Trading Post is located right off of Highway 61 near Grand Portage Lodge & Casino. If you're looking for a bit of nostalgia, you need look no further. Along with all of the memorable items, the trading post offers:
- Food to-go
- Groceries and Beer
- Fishing and Sporting Supplies
- USPS Post Office
- Parcel Pick-Up Service (FedEx, UPS, USPS and Spee-Dee)
- Gas and Diesel Fuel
- Propane Tank Refill
- Automotive Products
- Lawn & Garden Center
- Special Orders on Product Requests
- US/Canadian Money Exchange
Services include parcel packaging, US/Canadian money exchange, car wash deals and more.
|Sunday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
|Monday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
|Tuesday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
|Wednesday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
|Thursday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
|Friday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
|Saturday||6:00am / 10:00pm|
Marina on Grand Portage Bay
Located adjacent to Grand Portage Lodge & Casino, the Marina on Grand Portage Bay has 36 slips and is open May through October. Owned and operated by the Grand Portage Band of the Chippewa, the Marina is centrally located on Lake Superior between Thunder Bay, Ontario and Grand Marais, Minnesota within a shallow, protected bay. The Marina provides services for boating and fishing, including Michigan fishing licenses (required if fishing out of Isle Royale). Slip rentals, ramp launching, landing facilities, gas and tackle sales are available.
Cabins at Hollow Rock
Located just 3 miles from Grand Portage Casino, Hollow Rock is the sister property. This small, quiet resort is breathtaking and unspoiled. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, hiking and more. There are 8 unique cabins available to rent, each with its own features.
Grand Portage RV Parking
The RV Park is located at the Marina, which is adjacent to Grand Portage Lodge & Casino, with 29 sites with full hook-ups, and a comfort station with restrooms and showers. RV guests are able to use the indoor heated pool, sauna and hot tub at the casino.
- Gift Shop (Wide Variety)