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Butcher & The Boar

1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1705
+1 612-238-8888
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boar” (184 reviews)
“sausage sampler” (82 reviews)
“pork chop” (107 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1705
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1 - 10 of 956 reviews

Reviewed today

This was an absolutely amazing dinner. First the setup: It was -15 degrees outside with windchill. I was told by the hotel doorman that I couldn't get there by the Skyway, but it was only a six block walk...in -15 degree weather. BUT IT WAS...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KingGofer
Reviewed today

We were in town for a business meeting. Wanted to check out the restaurant that was within walking distance of where we were staying. Very rude staff from the moment we walked in. Not a fun experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sheilacb605
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a group of two couples. We started with the sausage sampler plate, and our entrees included the tenderloin, an Atlantic char special and another type of sausage. We thought all were great. One found one of the sausages a little too spicy (but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MinnesotaFamily2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try the Butcher and the Boar following a play at the Orpheum theater. It's a short walk but be sure to make reservations if you want a table on the weekend. Lots of selections of aged liquors and very knowledgeable bar staff....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deborah A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disclosure: My wife and I are from the midwest and our palette reflect that upbringing. With that being said, my only complaint is that most dishes ended up being spicy to us. Meat glazes were spicy, brussels sprouts were spicy, everything seemed to have a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank elgmar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and definitely surpassed the hype! I had the filet and my partner in crime had the wagyu rib eye with the sour cream and chives mash!! The steaks were wonderful, the wine was superb and we are already planning to come...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FaithP638
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was our family Christmas. Excellent food and even better service. The staff was great. Nice choice of entrees. Plan ahead. Reservations needed well in advance. Worth the planning.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We were in downtown to stop at the holidazzle & after around 10:30 we stopped in here for a beverage. So I can't review any food as we did not eat. When we first got there we stopped at the bar and I have to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JamLkvlMN
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Date night at Butcher & The Boar. Great atmosphere and delicious smells. We had dinner at the bar, which we always enjoy. Bar tender was okay, didn’t seem overly interested in us. We ordered a bottle of wine, got charged for 4 glasses. Not a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Lieke100
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

When you walk in the door you are greeted with a boars head so wasn’t sure what to expect. Once inside a wide open eating area that looks into the kitchen. Very nice atmosphere! We started the evening with a drink from the bar and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 837ronaldr
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Angela M
21 December 2018|
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Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know the answer to this question. I would suggest a call to the restaurant. Good luck on your findings.
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Carol R
9 March 2018|
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Response from 4elleb | Reviewed this property |
Jeans and a sweater, or a jacket, boots. Business boutique
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Ron K
3 March 2017|
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Response from sana5000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know this recently they've had a big change of management and ownership I would doublecheck before I would go
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 44
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1705
    (12th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Direct line stops on the #4 and #6 routes along Hennepin.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-238-8888
  • E-mail
Description
Butcher & the Boar opened in 2012 in Minneapolis, MN, with a simple idea. Create a festive and communal dining experience with American craft food, beer and bourbon. We are a steak and smoked meats house. We believe that top notch ingredients sourced from local farms and premium purveyors and prepared with superior culinary technique is the secret to great food.
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