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Barnum MN Restaurants

Lazy Bear Grill & Pizza
Lisa Solorio, Owner
3696 County Road 140
P.O. Box 107
Barnum, MN 55707-0107
(218) 389-6991


Park Lake Resort
Mahtowa, MN 55707
Call for Directions
(218) 389-6935

Burgers - Sandwiches - Dinners & Much More
Happy Hour:  3-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday - All Day Sunday


The Chickadee

3691 Alan Syverson Drive
Barnum, Minnesota 55707
(218) 389-4444


Restaurant Hours
Unique daily specials make the Chickadee Coffeehouse and Deli your favorite breakfast, lunch and dinner destination

Hours of operation:

Monday-Thursday:    7am-6pm
Friday:                             7am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday:    9am-2pm

-​Free Wi-Fi
-Fast, friendly customer service
-High quality drink and food choices
-Warm, relaxing atmosphere
-Reading materials and board games available


Storage Units - Esko


Esko Storage Units


    10x10 foot storage units for rent in Esko at the 

    corner of Canosia and North Cloquet Roads.  

    Call to reserve yours before they are gone!  


    Lowest price around:  $60 / month.