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Elis Bar & Grill

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1225 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1707
+1 612-332-9997
Today
10:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 02:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Eli's is a wonderful restaurant and bar, on the outskirts of the Minneapolis downtown, that combines a downtown sophistication with a neighborhood bar feel. Close to the theaters and the Twins stadium. Unpretentious food, well prepared, and well served. Great wings and salads. Reasonably priced. I do there often.

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Thank Don K
Endicott, New York
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent dinner in a nice atmosphere. The crab cakes with spinach and asparagus was outstanding. Peach-blackberry cobbler was also good, but could have been improved with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Would make eating here again a priority.

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Thank Adele E
Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

O.K. not your usual combo, but individually the best around. Each time its different yet better. Choices of cheesecake are super good. I had pistachio with raspberry compote. Enjoy

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Thank Barbara M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I went to Eli's in NE with 2 girl friends for dinner/happy hour one night a few weeks ago. We all enjoyed our meals a lot and the atmosphere was great. It would be a great date night location. Its dark and cozy but not too dark that you cant see your menu. I had a breakfast sandwich for dinner.... More 

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Thank Nora R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

We had dinner there last night, Elis West is a cozy spot and the menu is always varied with daily specials. We had a newer server, Maggie, and she was super!!! We are never disapointed when we dine there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

Bacon wrapped meat-loaf served with seasoned mashed potatoes and asparagus - nothing more need be said! Incredible food and fast friendly service.

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Thank Sandy M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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169 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

We went there with 4 others...the service is always great and the daily menu choices are varied and quite extensive. We have never had a bad meal or experience at Elis East or their 2nd restaurant..Eli's West......TY and Jonnie Mac have a great place!!!

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Thank ken h
Minneapolis
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157 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

we had drinks and apps at the bar and loved the meatballs. The server was very nice and even though she had the whole place to serve she did a great job.

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Thank drdayoff
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417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

Far from the standard junk food that you can get in most of pub, Eli's try to provide real food... with success ! Nice place to stop and get some food in a relax atmosphere and kind service.

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Thank Bambooly
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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342 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

I have eaten here several times in the past and have always been very happy with the food. I ate here a couple of days ago and ordered the brisket sandwich with a perfect margarita on the side. The drink was absolutely perfect and stellar to boot. The meat on my sandwich was equisite. It tasted so tender and flavourful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-332-9997

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