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The Bulldog NE

Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
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Address: 401 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1005
Phone Number:
+1 612-378-2855
10:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00

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Always good

I have been coming to this place for years and it's always good. My only complaint is that they change the menu a bit from time to time and sometimes take away or change an item... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Nick G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have been coming to this place for years and it's always good. My only complaint is that they change the menu a bit from time to time and sometimes take away or change an item that I love! This is the first place that I ever had a burger with a pretzel bun and now I get them whenever... More 

Thank Nick G
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We really liked our server. She had a good sense of humor, she was patient with my older parents and gave us good suggestions. Everyone (party of 4) thought the food was great. It was before 5 pm on Monday and the place was just starting to fill up. The Junk burger was a hit. Try a cupcake (blueberry pancake... More 

Thank John L
Hartford, Connecticut
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We've made it a tradition to go to the Bulldog NE pub after the annual Moustache Run Half/10K/5K after Thanksgiving. Great atmosphere, good draft beers (Surly), and an interesting menu. I got Chilaquiles this last time and it didn't disappoint. Very creative burgers on the menu.

Thank Michael S
New Richmond, United States
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place was great. The atmosphere was laid back and there was plenty of beers to choose from. They offer some shall I say different or not expected menu choices. The combinations work. The food is fantastic and if your looking for a little something unexpected then this is the place to go. Burgers are great.

Thank Matthew P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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107 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

On a mission to try more burgers in the Twin Cities. The burger ordered was the Lafrieda. The burger was simple and delicious. Always love a place that serves tater tots. Good local beer selections. Atmosphere is a typical bar, lots of viewing screens for sports watchers.

Thank TeddyP300
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124 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Was suggested for a different change of pace. It's your typical bar scene but it was a great crowd of young,old and so seemed that everyone fit in. The menu had a nice variety of food choices. I had the French dip and it was good with the perfect amount of spice and the sauce was really good. Have to... More 

Thank Lisa Y
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My dining mate and I were a little put off by the fact that they went out of their way to ask us how we wanted our meat cooked - but then they failed to cook our hamburgers the way we ordered them. I ordered medium and it came drippy pink all the way through, my friend ordered medium rare... More 

Thank 1MNGirl
Germantown, TN
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Tried this restaurant at the recommendation of local friends. Loved it! The atmosphere was casual but just right. The food was wonderful! Tried a couple of great appetizers including truffle tots, wonton and sliders. Had the corned beef sandwich with braised brussel sprouts. Others in the group had a burger and chicken and waffles. Everything was great! Combine that with... More 

Thank Don P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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87 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

What fantastic service and great hearty food! The tater tot menu is amazing! I had the tater tot casserole, a play on the traditional, but it had melt in your mouth shredded beef and caramelized Brussels sprouts. I will definitely return.

Thank DirtyMartiniGirl
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I just learned that you can order the sliders in vegetarian form. The different variations of black bean burger sliders were so fun! A perfect compliment to the burgers is the french fries with wasabi sauce and is worth the trip alone. YUM!

Thank Samantha T

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