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The Bulldog, N.E.

401 East Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (University / Dinkytown)
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Ranked #285 of 1,578 restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: University / Dinkytown
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
358 reviews 358 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I won't compare this place to a restaurant... This is more a sport bar with huge beer choice and awesome atmosphere and where you can get a burger or sandwich if you are hungry... and they do it pretty well: the burger are really tasty and good

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Tons of beer, great burgers and fries, good happy hour, I could go on forever! I don't even like tater tot hot dish but their rendition is fabulous. I stopped in yesterday to get a gift certificate and the host just had me wait at the front desk while he ran around and did all the leg work. Parking at... More

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went there with a friend who knows that I LOVE a great burger and she told me I just had to try this place. I like to think of myself as a burger "expert", having eaten burgers all over the country. My taste is for the basic burger, with cheese and a decent bun. Now I like to taste... More

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My wife and I were shopping downtown and found this restaurant by chance and it was The Best chance we ever made. The staff was wonderful and the food was awesome. I had the El Cuban and my wife had the Pork Taco's. Both were out of this world and for desert we had one of the Bulldog's Famous "Home... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Out with friends for New Years's Eve. Had an awesome late night dinner. The Peanut Butter Bacon Burger was really great and the fries topped it off. Pretzel appetizers and Cream Cheese Won Tons were great as well. Only disappointment was they were closing before midnight as they didn't feel there would be enough business. That was too bad as... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

In Northeast Minneapolis there are SO MANY great restaurants to try, I really don't get the hype about The Bulldog. Standard bar food. Standard scene. Average service at best.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I had brought customers out for lunch and we had planned to also have some beers with our meal. We were there for 3.5 hours having an extended business lunch. We were one of maybe four tables of customers remaining in the restaurant and we were conversing at a normal level discussing work. One of the members of my party... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Great sandwich selection but defiantly check out the Bulldog for their selection of tater tots! With games playing on the tv's and great food in front of you it makes this place a good stop with friends.

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Minnesota
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I love nice, hot tots with a good burger and this place fit the bill. Great atmosphere, good selection of tap beers, friendly and attentive staff. I'll return, and I will recommend this place to my friends.

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Champaign, IL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Really liked this place. The food was great. I got the open faced turkey sandwich. It was SO, SO good! Lots of different beers on tap. It's hard to choose! Major bonus, they have shuffleboard! More bars should have this game. Over our weekend stay, we went to the Bulldog twice. Once for evening drinks and again for lunch the... More

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