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Sapor Cafe and Bar

428 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1317
(612) 375-1971
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Ranked #383 of 1,587 Restaurants in Minneapolis
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Price range: $17 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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95 reviews 95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We stopped by for an early dinner before a show at Sapor. It's one of the trendy restaurants in the North Loop. Service was prompt and friendly. Atmosphere is very nice. Good acoustics for an easy conversation. We enjoyed appetizers of fried green tomatoes, fries and olives. All were very good as were the signature cocktails. Dinner menu is limited.... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Sapor has relatively few entrees, but they are imaginative blends of international cuisine that are nicely presented and scrumptious. We most recently had the beetza (beet pizza with goat cheese) and the tiger shrimp with jicama, grapefruit, and mango. We topped it off with a fantastic almond cake. They have nice tables for two by the windows which we enjoy.... More

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

the food was really good not you regular meal composition ( a little on the eclectic side) very good Belgium beer selection

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Andover, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My wife and I have made it our goal this year to try as many of the top rated restaurants in the twin cities as we can to expand our culinary horizons and try places and food outside our normal comfort zone. And Sapor is exactly that!! The menu choices are quite unique, but the food was extremely flavorful and... More

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Twin Cities
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice gathering with my friend. Comfortable simplicity of ambience. Almost stark in a very comfortable way that can grow on you, and just right lighting to boot, in my opinion. Very good drinks, and the food is also simple while being creative and tasty. Different favors, not run of the mill. MUST try the tasty black bean fries.... More

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Sacramento, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Seasonal menu, all organic ingredients. Beetza was simple awesome. I never had anything like it before. Also loved the brussel sprouts. Both the dishes were delecious.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I had such high expectation having heard how wonderful Sapor had been reviewed and word-of-mouth. Sadly, my experience was less than stellar - the majority of the issue was the service. My business companion and I were trying to enjoy one of the last nice Fall days in Minnesota so we sat outside. Our server acted as though we were... More

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Elk River, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The selection is limited, but yummy! The service was outstanding and drinks were great. They need more pictures to catch the eye and sprout discussions though...boring ambience.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

But we had just an OK experience. Had an 8 pm reservation, and were greeted warmly when we arrived. Got a great table up against the windows at the front of the restaurant, and I liked how cozy and inviting the space is. We ordered drinks and the tempura green beans to start - the beans were good, but the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We love Sapor, especially the variety of vegetarian options. The artisanal g&t that I had was wonderful, the pork banh mi was yummy, my veggie spouse enjoyed the grilled caprese pizza very much. And the coconut creme banana brulee tart was as tasty as it was beautiful. We always come really early, as soon as they open, to avoid the... More

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