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Sea Change

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806 Second Street Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415 (Chicago Ave.)
+1 612-225-6499
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Afton, Minnesota
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently we had a quick bite of a burger and garlic french fries plus a couple of adult beverages in the bar seating area. Service was prompt and food was very good and filling. We enjoyed the atmosphere and departed in time for a play.

Thank John G
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a business colleague to Sea Change, the restaurant in the gorgeous Jean Nouvel designed Guthrie Theater. The space is huge, and as our reservations were after the pre-theater seating it was quiet. Our waitress was first class, friendly, attentive, helpful with food choices (a member of our party had a shellfish allergy and Sea Change is a seafood/fish... More 

Thank Jeffrey K
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The biscuit was tender, flavorful, with a nice tender crunch to the outside - freshly baked I think... The gravy was well seasoned with nice chunks of sausage. Poached eggs were cooked perfectly and added a richness to the gravy. My friend ordered fries which are delicious on their own, but when bathed in the gravy are divine!! Yummmy!!

Thank Jmorgandf
United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Oysters excellent, must have the soup and octopus as starters. The cod was ever so flakey. Trout YES

Thank Couple19611963
louisville ky
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Other than fish , menu is very limited . Food was only fair , but the service was great . Sea Change has a wonderful location ( part of the Guthrie complex ) and the inside is beautiful , so it is a shame that the restaurant does not serve great food .

Thank stanley2252
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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401 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped here on our way to a show at the Guthrie. They understand the need to get to the show, so the staff are attentive and prompt. The food is essentially from the sea and I would call it a bit eclectic. There were a number of interesting items, but the portions were a bit small for the price.... More 

Thank gpotvin
New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Highly recommend the Octopus Starter, very tender and delicious. Nicely presented food. It's close the Guthrie Theater and outdoor viewing area for Bridge to Nowhere. We went there after dinner for a beautiful night view.

Thank tourist86
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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213 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A bit busy next to the Guthrie but a friendly person kindly "took care" of us, party of four, wanting post-theater drinks and something to snack on. Thanks for the attention! Best dish was the savory clams -- really good. Will be back (and we've been here for dinner, too)

Thank torla42
Midwest USA
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

To be honest, we never did actually eat at the restaurant. We had reservations this week prior to a Guthrie show. We enjoyed cocktails at the bar and really liked the bartender, Ray. First, we were very turned off by the lack of cleanliness we observed in the short time we were at sea change. There were layers of dusk... More 

Thank China101
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

You can't beat the convenience of Sea Change when attending a production at the Guthrie! The food is always interesting, creative and well prepared. The portions are not large, but that is exactly what I want when dining before attending a theater production. I like the ambiance, but the seating is not comfortable for men over 6' 2".

Thank ppdcellman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 100
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 806 Second Street Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
    (Chicago Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-225-6499

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