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Band Box

American, Diner
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729 S 10th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1130
+1 612-332-0850
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 21:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great coffee and food as it has been served for decades. A wonderful, small, cozy stop for breakfast.

Thank Cleolundy
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic breakfast at Band Box! Nice little diner with a cool vibe and always packed. Great meal, great service and fast! Excellent choice!

Thank letsgoazcardinals
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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204 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

What a great find at the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Worth the drive. It is a cross between Mickeys Diner in the train car located downtown Saint Paul (much more dining space) and a 1960's diner. Parking is plentiful along the street. The area is safe. We were greeted with a smile on the first cold Saturday morning in November.... More 

Thank Scott P
Wellington, New Zealand
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169 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I followed recommendations on this website to eat here. It was easy to walk to from down town. Meals were cheap and there were only 1 other person here when i arrived so food was quick. Had pancakes and hash browns for about 11 bucks. Not fancy, but good old school, basic food

Thank Swannynz
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is what a "diner" is SUPPOSED to be. Fun convo, a flat top, legitimate cooks and servers, cans of soda, greasy breakfast etc. A small time, local feel. Love it.

Thank Chris M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This owner-operated diner is very unique in that it has survived the revitalization/gentrification that has been happening around Elliott Park neighborhood over the years. It remains to be seen whether the new wave of revitalization brought about by the new vikings stadium will spare this quaint diner. It is primarily kept in business by the lunch hour crowd from HCMC... More 

Thank Koome M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Spent five months in Europe and came straight to the Bandbox from the airport! Great place to eat and catch up with friends. A nice selection of breakfast food and burgers. The atmosphere is vintage and cozy. Ten of us at the big table on national Hamburger day!

1 Thank moore451
Morehead City, North Carolina
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were tired of chain restaurant food and this place was recommended to us. We were on foot and it was a good fifteen minute walk from downtown but worth it. A tiny hole in the wall, the burgers and fries are the best! The place is tiny with counter seating and perhaps five or six tables. There was a... More 

Thank Catholicgurl
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

An older diner that hasn't changed, which is a good thing. Had the lil' buddy and my wife had the French toast. Both were great. Looking forward to going back for lunch to try the burgers. Service was friendly and fast.

Thank William A
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

My favorite is the grilled cheese. The shoestring fries pair well. Local roasted coffee is delicious. Staff has always been friendly.

Thank Denise R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
21:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 729 S 10th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1130
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-332-0850

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?