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The Bulldog

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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401 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1005
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Love their everchanging beer selection. Servers and bartenders are great. Just need to lighten the place up a bit.

Thank Dougtheresa
Minneapolis, MN.
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

So you want a basic burger and beer place yet you want it with style. Meet The Bulldog. For the hip and cool no matter where you live. Big windows to the front, sexy bar in the middle, iconic ceiling and brick around. Limited sports TV and a kick shuffleboard on the side. The burgers are gourmet, the beer list... More 

Thank AugustWinters
Faribault, Minnesota
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

A group of ten of us swarmed this establishment. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. We informed our server we were attending an event in just about an hour. The service was efficient and friendly. The burgers were very tasty and the steak salads were delicious. The menu was also very fairly priced

Thank John M
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

beer and eats are great at this place. Our Holiday gathering spot every year. Very creative menu. Good music and nice crowd. Did someone say "tots"?

Thank markmatcom
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

For the money, the best place in NE Minneapolis for food and beers. Great atmosphere and service is good as well.

Thank epflusahockey77
Cary, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent selection of great beer on tap. Ate pulled pork and meatloaf sliders and they were good. Service was good too.

Thank SummerSchool1
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142 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is the place for a beer in NE Minneapolis and a burger. The junk burger is yummy along with tater tots. It makes a great meal. Wait staff always helpful.

Thank MnWonderer
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We had a huge group, at least 12 of us, for happy hour. The server was fantastic! He was very attentive. We ordered multiple different kinds of tater tots from their expansive menu. It was so fun passing them around and trying all the different kinds. Our drink orders were filled quickly and they were delicious. The atmosphere was super... More 

Thank DirtyMartiniGirl
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I went to this place with my friend on somebodys recommendation and found the ambience very nice . good menu. But they cheat u on tips. My friends warned me about the restaurant habits of cheating on tips. I ate a burger for $12 and gave a tip of $2 but when the credit card statement came the amount posted... More 

Thank Imranonline2
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my daughters birthday here this week. Her husband had called to reserve a table in the bar area and we were given a small high top and felt very crammed in. Later when another couple left we were able to extend our space a bit--on our own. Server was friendly, but way too busy to be attentive. Surprising for... More 

Thank summersanibel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1005
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?