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Lake Vermilion Dining & Shopping

Shopping

Local businesses cater to visitors' every need.  You will find both the necessities and unique items with local flavor.

Click here for Businesses in Cook or Businesses in Tower

Dining

Enjoy family-style, waterfront and "casually elegant" restaurants where friendly hosts will make you feel right a home and the cuisine is everything from hearty to light.

For your convenience, area dining establishments, including boat-accessible choices, are listed below.


  • Benchwarmers

    Full service bar and restaurant. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    701 Minnesota 169 Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753-5158
  • Black Bear Cafe

    6699 Minnesota 169 Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 749-2460
  • Comet Coffee

    We are a full service Espresso Bar/Coffee Shop which is an extension of the Comet Theater and Gift Boutique. We serve the the finest fair trade, fresh roasted coffees, with a large selection of the fine tea's, and fruit smoothie's.

    Web Site
    102 South River St Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-5814
  • Elbow Lake Lodge

    Enjoy prepared meals and beverages in the lodge's very own full service restaurant, Fish Tales. Open year-round and available for reservation.

    Web Site
    3975 Kennedy Rd Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-2631
  • Fortune Bay Resort Casino

    Three dining choices - The Bay Street Grill is open 24 hours on weekends 7 AM - 2 AM other days. The Tamarack Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Sunset Steakhouse is open for dinner only.

    Web Site
    1430 Bois Forte Road Tower, MN • (218) 753-6400
  • Life of Riley Resort

    Open from fishing opener through mid-August. Serving breakfast daily from 7 - 10 AM.

    Web Site
    3256 Cedar Rd Buyck, MN • (218) 666-5453 (800) 777-4479
  • McDonald's

    Web Site
    101 U.S. 53 Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-0077
  • Montana Cafe

    The one and only Montana Cafe, located downtown Cook, MN. Serving breakfast and lunch to hungry locals and lucky tourists for decades.

    Web Site
    29 S River St Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-2074
  • South Switch

    8989 Minnesota 1 Angora, MN 55703 • (218) 666-5411
  • Subway

    Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options

    221 S Hwy 53 Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-2666
  • Sulu's Espresso Cafe

    Speacialty Coffees, Wholesome Homemade Sandwiches, and Ethnic Foods (Pasties, Sarmas, Potica) Open 7 AM - 5 PM Mon-Fri and 8 AM - 2 PM Sat and Sun Located in the former Tower Bakery

    507 Main St Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753-5610
  • The Crescent

    Full Menu, Large Sports Bar, 2 Private Dining Rooms, Game Room, Live Music, Outdoor Seating, Softball, Volleyball, Horseshoes, WiFi, Happy Hour M-F 2:30-5:30 pm

    Web Site
    9257 Olson Rd Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-0100
  • The Good Ol' Days Bar & Grill

    Step back in time with a nostalgic pictorial tour through the local & cinematic past, set in a 1930s style bar & grill. Breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Web Site
    314 Main Street Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753-6097
  • The Landing

    Restaurant & bar right on the lake, outside seating available.

    3096 Vermilion Drive Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-0221
  • The Wayside Cafe

    Open for breakfast and lunch, plus late night hours on Friday and Saturday nights.

    3114 Old Highway 77 Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753-4828
  • The Wilderness Grill and Bar

    Located by The Wilderness Golf Course at Fortune Bay Resort and Casino

    Web Site
    1450 Bois Forte Road Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753 8917
  • Tim Horton's Cafe & Bake Shop

    Located in the hotel at Fortune Bay Resort Casino. Coffee brewed fresh every 20 minutes, fresh baked croissants, bagels, cookies and donuts - including Timbits. Open every day from 6 AM - 8 PM

    Web Site
    1430 Bois Forte Road Tower, MN 55790 • (800) 992-7529
  • Tower Cafe

    Open for breakfast and lunch

    411 Main St Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753-2710
  • Vermilion Club

    If you're looking for a great place to relax and enjoy good food, come to Vermilion Club in Tower, MN. Try our nightly specials of steak, seafood, and pizza for dine in or take out. We are the home of Poor Gary's Pizza and the famed Bamboozeler, our 24” pizza that is big enough to feed 6 to 9 adults.

    Web Site
    3191 Old Highway 77 Tower, MN 55790 • (218) 753-6277
  • Wolf Bay Lodge

    Web Site
    3262 Randa Rd. Cook, MN 55723 • (218) 666-6106

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