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Costa Blanca Bistro

2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
+1 612-789-9296
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (28 reviews)
“cordero” (5 reviews)
“churros” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a pleasant find in Nordeast Minneapolis. Tucked into a casual ethnic food area is a polished, cozy bistro that is worth a visit. Service was friendly and prompt; food was delicious. Highly recommended for a date night.

Thank BlackCatMN
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Costa Blanca Bistro in north Minneapolis is one of several Spanish restaurants in the area under one owner who obviously knows his tapas. You can look for something safe for the less adventurous American—marinated pork jumps out. Or you can go daring, as in grilled...More

Thank rossf976
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The tapas menu is the perfect way to end the week and start the weekend, from the langosta to the paella......simply wonderful!!

Thank 376stevenu
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Score an A+ for this little tapas joint. The ambiance was very nice, the waitstaff were friendly and they recommended and paired wine with our food wonderfully. We had haibut, scallops, sea bass. Dessert was very nice with banana creme brûlée. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Jamaicaman15
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were specifically looking for a small plates restaurant with good wine, and we came across this wonderful restaurant! Everything was beautiful and delicious! We LOVED the piquillos stuffed with honey truffle goat cheese and the paella was sooo yummy (spicy!) We...More

Thank JennyFromVadnaisHts
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My friend and I each got our own dish and shared one dish. They are small plates, although my pork dish was fairly large. Our shared dish was the Octopus and sadly, it was rubbery and not very good. The place is very pretty inside...More

Thank Cinderbug
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Strangely enough, we had a wonderful Spanish tapas dinner with NO WINE (I wonder why . . . . ?). Service was attentive without being aggressive or pushy. Tapas were nicely done, in line with the high standards of Rincon 38 in south Minneapolis --...More

Thank tjmU4374LJ
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

If you like tapas-style food and like to share with friends and family, this spot is worth checking out. Servers will help with your order, ie appetizer tapas, entree tapas. We were 6 and chose about 12 tapas and shared all 6 desserts on the...More

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I went here with a group of 6 friends. We tried half of the items on the menu. We loved it all! Some of my favorites were the datiles and cordero. For 6 people, we ordered a dozen entrees and 2 desserts, but we were...More

Thank Hawaii-Chik
Reviewed 23 February 2018

What a great surprise! We enjoyed salads, tapas and very, very awesome cocktails. Service was on top of it and so very friendly.

Thank ElisabethOnMaui
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14 January 2018|
Response from MinnesotaMartha | Reviewed this property |
It's in NE Minneapolis at 2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 2416 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-3712
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-789-9296
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