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221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
(612) 338-6146
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  • 22
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice informal dining spot

Just across the street from our hotel, Republic came highly recommended. We walked in and it wasn't clear how seating worked, but eventually one of the wait staff told us to just pick a table. Once we were seated, the service was very pleasant and helpful.. They have an extensive beer list and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Whitefish, Montana
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Whitefish, Montana
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114 reviews 114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just across the street from our hotel, Republic came highly recommended. We walked in and it wasn't clear how seating worked, but eventually one of the wait staff told us to just pick a table. Once we were seated, the service was very pleasant and helpful.. They have an extensive beer list and our server did a good job of... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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97 reviews 97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This bar made Draft Magazines too beer bars of 2014. Lives up to its name. Small, but eclectic selection of beer on tap. Flights can be had. Gourmet small plate bar food offered late night; fish tacos, juicy burgers cooked to perfection, savory fries. We dined at midnight. Low lit. Cozy. This will be a continuous Minneapolis stop.

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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142 reviews 142 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I very much like the Seven Corners area, which is a bit rough around the edges, has some historic buildings, and is a bridge between the 19th and 21st centuries. First time at Republic for a gathering. Outstanding beer selection and food is good. Service was a bit curt, but we still had a good time.

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New Auburn,WI
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Cool looking place. Incredible beer selection. Wife found several sour beers on the menu(that's a good thing). Food however....was a disappointment. Maybe it was an off night for them. Wings tasted like bad oil, food was greasy. Ordered carrot cake for dessert, it was stale, and have obviously been defrosted. Service was very slow. We finally went straight to the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was great when you actually get it. Sat down at the bar and waited awhile for someone to actually notice us. One bartender was texting on her phone the other ignored us after dropping off menus. When we finally ordered our food we only got part of our order. After getting our salad the one bartender who did... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Lots and lots of beers to choose from, get the flight and try 4 different ones. I'll say the food was pretty good, not great, but the atmosphere and beer made up for it.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Crossed the street from my hotel the first night and tried this place out. The homemade sausage is a must to try. It's constantly changing but nice to have something that's fresh. Their beer selection was great and I was happy I could sample from local breweries from around the state and outside. We were so happy with the food,... More 

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Superior, Wisconsin
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109 reviews 109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were heading to a show at First Ave, and took the new Blue Line in. This joint is right up the stairs from the train station, so we popped in. They have a fantastic tap beer selection! Next, the menu is simple with lots of options. I had the fish tacos and they did not disappoint. The atmosphere is... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The food at Republic is excellent. They have a good food selection, and an extensive selection of beer and wine. You can sit inside or outside. They have a large outdoor seating area right on the corner of a less than busy intersection. Inside it feels kind of dark due to the dark color of the wood walls, but it... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The beer is better than the food but the food isn't bad. Try the cauliflower fritters if you like cauliflower. They are unique and tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: (612) 338-6146

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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