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Blackbird Cafe

$$ - $$$, , American
3800 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1304
+1 612-823-4790
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“oxtail” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Wine Bar, Gastropub, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3800 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1304
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The ambience of this restaurant is classy, clean and interesting as always. We love to sit in a booth. Breakfast is great with dark roast coffee. I liked the scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, crispy hash browns, not at all greasy! Y husband liked the...More

Thank Anita D
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The food was "foodie" excellent, the service was superior and the atmosphere is rustic romantic. Our group fully enjoyed this experience and will return again. The only disconnect are the uncomfortable chairs...aluminum-metal? They should be wood/iron combo or wood at least, to fit the thematics.

Thank BlackCatMN
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Enjoyed brunch at Blackbird recently. Service was very good and everyone enjoyed their food. Veggie benedict, spinach-artichoke toast and breakfast burrito were all very good. Will definitely go again.

Thank midwestmel
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A Beautiful place for breakfast in bruge great food and a lovely setting one of the nicest breakfasts I've had

Thank g0lden0ldie
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I don't understand what people see in this place. It's the kind of restaurant where you can't really tell from the menu what the dish will be like. They don't mention, for example, that the lamb in one menu offering is served cold, and is...More

Thank Rosalita_T
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Two friends enjoyed early dining prior to 7:30 PM curtain at the Jungle Theatre. Menu changes frequently as upon booking reservation and three weeks later, the menu was different then it was at booking time. No disappointment there though, only that I had made reservation...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My friends and I chose this restaurant for a long awaited dinner together. We were looking for excellent food, great atmosphere, good service and good wine list. Imagine, we got 4 for 4. Located near the end of East Street Restaurants it sits on the...More

Thank Sandy U
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My frittata was good, but I didn't love it. My companions all loved their meals - vegie scramble and french toast. The bacon was terrific as was the coffee. The staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank lissa74
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went on a Wednesday evening for dinner with friends. Restaurant was not crowed. It was a mystery bag night for wine $20 bought you a bag you selected and you got whatever was in the bag ours was a very good red wine. Meal was...More

Thank A396CR
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had a really terrific meal at the Blackbird Cafe. Our waitress was extraordinary. She was efficient and knowledgeable and also was happy to help with menu choices. She never steered us wrong. We started with the house fries as an appetizer. I know it...More

Thank RandV V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$40
Wine Bar, Gastropub, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3800 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-823-4790
Clever New American fare is served at this cozy, farm-to-fork cafe. Offering made-from-scratch breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, plus focused wine list, craft beer, and weekend brunch.
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