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Victor's 1959 Cafe

3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
+1 612-827-8948
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (28 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (23 reviews)
“cubano” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The wait can be long, but it's always been worth it. It is my go to for taking friends from out of town, a date I want to give a glimpse into my world, or some me time to myself while I sort out my...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steve R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I brought a friend from Sedona here for brunch. She loved the funky decor and took fotos. The good food is worth the long wait in the small crowded hallway. The staff are very pleasant, smiling and personable. Good Cubano coffee and breakfasts with plantains...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anita D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a bit out of the way from most other things in the Twin Cities, but it's worth checking Victor's out. I took the bus here and was thankful that as a party of one I could avoid the 40-minute wait and be seated immediately...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dmbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...for a tasty Cubano sandwich and a cold, imported beer. A dozen or so tables are nestled inside a fancy lean-to, accented with graffiti wallpaper. But then you're not here to savor the bohemian ambiance anyway. Excellent food spiced with very friendly, attentive staff. Expect...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tradi_travel
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Went for Sunday breakfast. Had to wait about 30 minutes for a table for 5. Wondering if it was worth it. We got in, got served and got our food. It was worth the wait. Had the crab cakes. Fantastic! Crab cakes with poached eggs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Floydgrace
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Dinner was nothing superb but okay. Service was good, and I really loved the champagne mojito! Left satisfied, but I think the brunch would probably have been more of a thing to see and taste!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iinen
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the ambiance at Victor’s. We had the Rancheros Cubano and the Dia y Noche for breakfast. Very tasty. Portions are perfect. Highly recommend. It was my first time to Victors - I was visiting Minneapolis - but I plan to return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank remora1
Reviewed 16 October 2018

My first time ever there and definitely not the last. Cuban Sandwich with black beans and rice was simply amazing!! Best sandwich I've ever had! I tend to be a big eater and this will certainly fill you up. Ham, pulled pork, chorizo.....everything on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Per-Ingar
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Victor's is a place with great character in their ambience and in their dishes. You will taste caribbean "mood" in every dish. Breakfast has nice options that include beans, plantains; and try the great Cafe con Leche (coffee and milk). You need to get there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wiminneapolis
Reviewed 18 September 2018

During our visit to Minneapolis in July, we were introduced by my family this local operated eatery specialized in Cuban and Latin cuisines. Victor is sitting on a corner lot, a painted wooden structure with a small indoor dining area and outdoor patio setting next...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Bruce P
7 May 2017|
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Response from nikimu | Property representative |
Sorry we didn't see your note before now! Yes, as the others have said, you can see our menus online and gluten free options are marked with GF Even more than are marked are in fact GF, like the plantains, yuca & tostones... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
    (West 38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the corner of West 38th Street and Grand Ave South in Minneapolis. Both streets are major bus lines.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-827-8948
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