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The Loon Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
500 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1601
+1 612-332-8342
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chilli” (37 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
“nachos” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
500 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1601
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice atmosphere extremely popular after Twins game very convenient to the stadium. I was a little surprised by the pricing $8.50 for a cup a chili and $7 taps. Our waitress was very good though.

Thank nwiaguy
Reviewed 25 August 2018

My husband and I took our kids (ages 15, 13, 7) to Minneapolis/Bloomington. We hadn't been back for quite a few years (hubby used to live downtown Minneapolis). The kids wanted to see the downtown when we got there (coming from a small town, they...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great spot with good drinks cold beer and fun people. This is one of the oldest bars in the area. A must see.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Great place for chili and beers. The chili was a real surprise and I would recommend it. Great spot for food and drinks before a Target center event

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 23 July 2018

stopped he after gor in town for late night bite...good selections of beers...local and imports...nachos w/chili is a must....they are known for their chili...ask bartender which one will suit your taste....crowded before and after games good mix of crowd

Thank dotdoctor2002
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We were walking downtown Minneapolis early Friday eve and decided to stop in the Loon. Beautiful inside with lots of seating space. We sat at the bar area and we each ordered a drink. My drink was made from scratch and excellent! While sitting there...More

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

On game days, they have great drink specials, I including $4.50 rosé. I got a salad, which they custom and for me, which was nice. My husband got the fish tacos, which looked amazing. Staff was friendly. Close to the stadium before a game, which...More

Thank katpilch
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This place is terrific! I tried the turkey burger on my more recent visit and it was on point! We usually sit at the bar because the service is fantastic and the bartenders are hysterical. We enjoy every visit, every time! This IS a local...More

1  Thank Trish S
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We came upon this restaurant as we walked in the chilly, snow-covered city. Both of us had a terrific meal of Pecos River Chili, Southwestern Egg Rolls and a delicious Chix Quesadilla. Great service and atmosphere! Loved sitting by the window and watching the locals...More

1  Thank sunlovr2
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and chili and location. Bathroom not accessible if that affects you. Would return.

Thank connie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 1st Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Warehouse District
  • Phone Number: +1 612-332-8342
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