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IDS Crystal Court

717 Nicollet Mall, IDS Center, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2004
+1 612-376-8000
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This is very much a chain store and restaurant nightmare. It is more for the workers than people... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Alzor S
Fun Spot to Grab a Bite to Eat

There is a neat water feature in the IDS building. There are also a few restaurants in wide price... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Charleston, South Carolina
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  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
4 Jan 2017
12 Sep 2016
“Fun Spot to Grab a Bite to Eat”
717 Nicollet Mall, IDS Center, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2004
+1 612-376-8000
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is very much a chain store and restaurant nightmare. It is more for the workers than people looking for distinctive. Also, several people have jumped from the tower over the years.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

There is a neat water feature in the IDS building. There are also a few restaurants in wide price range including potbelly, sushi, People's Organic, and Basil's. One of my favorite spots is Yogurt Lab. There is also some shopping and it is very convenitially...More

1  Thank amandalilgreen
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The Crystal Court is a pleasant place to sit and people watch or to walk through. There are a number of benches, and often something unusual is being promoted..or sold. There are a number of restaurants with varying price ranges immediately adjacent. There's also a...More

1  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

The Crystal Court is an great inside spot in downtown Minneapolis. It is attached to the IDS Tower, so it's easy to find. It has several skyway to choose from. There are restaurants, a gift shop and 3 bank branches. Its fountain, trees and benches...More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 12 June 2015

My family used to come to Minneapolis to shop several times a year. I remember being impressed by this building as a kid, and it is indeed beautiful. It is the hub of downtown and the Skyway system, and there is a pleasant group of...More

2  Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 21 February 2015

During the day I imagine Crystal Court is filled with business people rushing through. But at night it is quite amazing. The dim lights, the reflection of the city through the ceiling, and the romance that fills the air from those dining at Basil's patio....More

4  Thank Nicholas A
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is where someone should start in their visit to downtown Minneapolis. The court may not be the most impressive in the world, but it is really something. Four square blocks with a hight of about four stories or so, with shops, banks ,very good...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The IDS building is connected to the Skyway. Lots of older folks were taking a break here - sitting on the benches and enjoying the indoor waterfall and trees. We could see how the atrium would be very enjoyable during the frigid winter months. We...More

Thank Mary H
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Alice S
4 March 2017|
Response from amandalilgreen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, however, many stores and restaurants have limited hours on the weekends.