Our History

When the Blue Goose Inn burned to the ground on March 6, 1993 television and radio news directors across Minnesota sent camera crews and ace reporters to somehome capture a story- not mearly of a spectacular midnight fire but of a landmark, a lake country mecca, with a unique colorful history. From features on Minnesota Public Radio to the lively prose of popular Twin Cities newspaper columnists, writers attempted to get the real flavor of the Blue Goose, or whatever it was made this small-town place a favorite stop for 70 years, endeared to a clientele ranging from formal diners to unabashed fun lovers out to “Get Loose at the Goose.”

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Blue Goose Inn

Located on the west shores of the iconic Mille Lacs Lake, the legendary Blue Goose Inn nestles itself in the heart of Garrison. Lending it’s self to home-made breakfast and lunches by day, and daily dinner specials each night. Every Friday and Saturday night the live music of the band sets the tone for a night you won’t forget (or maybe?….legend has it the Blue Goose makes the best drinks around!)

Celebrate Safely

Call the Blue Goose to arrange a pick up or arrange for a ride home. We work with a few different cab companies to ensure you a safe ride to or from The Blue Goose.

Calling ahead for large group is recommended. It is based on a first come first serve bases unless prior arrangements have been made.


We host some of the best events the area has to offer!

We would love to host your.

Business Meetings-End of the Year Parties
Family Outings
Charity Events
and more!

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