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Aster Cafe

125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (29 reviews)
“flatbread” (19 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was excellent, flat bread, sandwiches salads, appetizers etc. Choices of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages available. Service was prompt and friendly. One drawback was at 5:30pm, the restaurant lighting is so poor, people were using cellphones or small flashlights to read the menus....More

Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were recommended to go here by the lady on check in at our hotel (The Kimpton Grand), she was not wrong! We sat inside at the bar the beer was good (try the coffee one!) & cocktails fab! We ended up staying for dinner...More

Thank Lorna R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was very cool. The band was excellent. Our bartender/server Charles was excellent! He knew how to make an excellent drink. Very knowledgeable. The flat bread pizzas and the Asian Pork sandwich was awesome! I would stop here again. Great fun place.

Thank Nikki0972
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there recently for a wedding. Ceremony and reception in the River Room of the Aster Cafe. Worked well for the event. Atmosphere was great. Loved the windows overlooking the river. {A little) distracting with Segway tourists learning to ride the Segway on the...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely riverfront patio where your pup is welcome too. Very nice salad and flatbread selection. Tip: get 2 of each so you can share with a friend and taste more. Excellent coffee. I'll get the wine next time, looked like a good selection and nice...More

Thank nomad927
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was stuck between three menu options, unsure which to pick, so I followed the waitress's lead and boy, was she right! It was soooo good and I was sad when my plate was empty. We were there for a concert and it was a...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

There was a small, live band and the place was packed inside and out! Such a fun vibe and exciting atmosphere. Only enjoyed munchies and cocktails, which were fabulous!

Thank Mimi010310
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Biking Minneapolis trails and stopped here for a quick lunch. Delicious beet salad and margarita thin crust pizza. Both excellent!

Thank 799mikej
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Aster Cafe is adorable on the inside, but on such a nice day as today, I wouldn't think of sitting indoors if possible. Luckily, there was plenty of seating out on the beautiful patio with a nice mixture of shade and sunshine while we...More

Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

At the last minute we decided to take a stroll along the Mississippi in the Riverwest area of Minneapolis to check out the scenery and restaurants. We like impromptu dinners and we picked Aster Cafe because it looked friendly and relaxing, and had a bit...More

Thank Jay M
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26 January 2015|
Response from FritoG | Reviewed this property |
That is incredibly unlikely. I live very close to this restaurant and have never seen a hotel shuttle on the main. The only shuttles one will see are private that are reserved for weddings. Taxis also do not frequent the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-379-3138
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A popular place for the locals, the Aster Cafe offers an interesting and health-conscious menu, along with beer on tap from local microbreweries.
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