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Basil's Restaurant

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710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2303 (7th Street)
+1 612-376-7404
06:30 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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673 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is that restaurant - located in the Marquette Hotel - that was pictured during the opening credits of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, with Mary's real-life husband, Grant Tinker, eating lunch on an indoor balcony high above the IDS Crystal Court. I visited this restaurant for dinner on a quiet Sunday evening. There was one lonely waiter doing everything... More 

Thank 493Ron
Chandler, Arizona
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Marquette for work and wanted to try the restaurant for lunch due to proximity the day I flew in. I had the seasonal basils salad and walleye sliders. Salad was really good and filling. Sliders were good too. Couldnt finish all the three sliders since I had the salad first but great portions and real good place. Location... More 

Thank kamada199
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Service was great with a table of 8. Soup was terrific, burger was spot on. Unusually good for a hotel restaurant, and a great value. Thanks for a pleasant stay!

Thank phoody2
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous, quiet restaurant. We stayed at the Marquette and I really wanted to eat here. The staff was super friendly and welcoming. The menu didn't have food that we like, so we unfortunately left. They serve things like duck and hen. Turkey burgers, I think we in the menu too. Lots of healthy options. Just not my thing. If you... More 

Thank Angela H
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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533 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had been walking the Minneapolis Skyway System. We had taken a break at IDS Center and wandered into this restaurant with this cocktail lounge which fronts the street. We were in town when it was crowded with Luke Bryan Concert fans. We found seats at the bar. Our bartender took amazing care of us. I sampled a couple of... More 

Thank Travelartgolf
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I had the beets salad to start and I wish I had taken pictures to show what I'm about to describe. The red beet was infused with a gelatin which reminded me of cranberry out of the can. I did not like that but the other lightly roasted yellow beets that accompanied it was pretty tasty. I also had the... More 

Thank Sheba M
Hibbing, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My mom and I had breakfast here 11/25/16. I had the Eggs Benedict and my mom had the omlet. They were both out of this world. Eggs Benedict is my go too breakfast meal and this by far was the best I have ever had. My mom also raved about how wonderful her omlet was. She chose sausage, mushroom and... More 

Thank Cabella8
Corpus Christi, Texas
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225 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I took my sister and her husband to Basil's on a Saturday night. The food descriptions on line looked good and it was near the hotel at which we were staying. We had reservations for 6:30 pm. We left at 9:15 pm, having been served the last of our 3 dishes (the main dish) at 10 til 9. We were... More 

Thank sandra s
New Market, Maryland
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, a fantastic view, and impeccable service. The indoor balcony overlooking the "mall" is pretty cool. We ate here several times, and enjoyed every time!

Thank MrHays
Lakeville, Minnesota
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have eaten here twice for lunch. Both times I ordered the pasta option on the menu. The first visit it was a gnocchi and the second visit it was a pappardelle pasta. Both were very very good. The only thing is that its on the expensive side.

Thank LolaBelleMay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2303
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-376-7404
Located on the 3rd floor of the Marquette Hotel, Basil's Restaurant offers a seasonal approach to casual dining. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in a comfortably informal atmosphere with eclectic American cuisine menu. Terrace dining is available overlooking the spectacular Crystal Court in the IDS Center.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?