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Ike's Food and Cocktails

50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540
612-746-4537
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Ranked #101 of 1,586 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Nicolette Mall
Transit: Ike's is bracketed by two stations; Warehouse Dist/Henn Avenue Station (3 Blocks away) & the Nic Mall Station (1 Block away). Take Nic mall station, go south(away from the river if that helps) one block to 6th, take a right and we are down the block on the right side. Transit web site: http://metrotransit.org/rail/index.asp
Description: You’d swear this place has been around since the '40s. A bar commands the narrow room flanked by booths and tables. Servers in coats, bartenders in jackets yet with a casual air that screams welcome. American classics; juicy hand-formed burgers. Lunchtime, a carver chef slices fresh roast beef and roast turkey for sandwiches. Small plates span America’s history; supper club shrimp cocktail up-to-the-minute items as tuna tataki, fresh guacamole prepared table side, fresh spring rolls stuffed with rice noodles, shrimp and holy basil. “Big Plates”; Fillet Oscar, homemade meat loaf, pork prime rib, house smoked ribs, all can include soup, salad, bread and a basket of plastic-wrapped crackers, just like in the old days. Ike's has a serious bar, strong drinks, vintage cocktails and ice cream drinks a good selection of beers and wines by the glass. Ike's is one of downtown's favorite; retro booths, antique wood bar, with a supper-club feel.
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Charleston, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The steak burger is unbelievably good. Tasty and cooked to order. Lots of good options on menu, but I always seem to gravitate to the burgers. The bleu cheese burger is also terrific. A little pricey, but worth it. Excellent beers on tap. Worth the visit.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Great place to eat at the MSP airport. The center of the restaurant is a huge beautiful bar with the tables all around the outside of the bar. The burgers are great here. It's not that they have exotic toppings but the meat itself is flavorful and prepared expertly. I have also had good experiences at the Minneapolis location.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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122 reviews 122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has a unique Casablanca feel to it. It can also be described as a 40s or 50s style. They did a great job of sticking with this theme but not looking cheesy or overdoing it. The drinks and food is excellent. They have a carving station with several different meats that are carved as you order. The service... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Lunch at the downtown Ike's (not the airport location I've also reviewed) today was very disappointing. I ordered the seafood salad that had a less than generous helping of seafood over mixed greens. Things started out okay, but about half-way through the salad I noticed that the bottom half of the salad bowl contained brown, slimy lettuce, which of course... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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88 reviews 88 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We went to Ike's for a special occasion, so made a reservation ahead of time. When we arrived, no table was available, and we had to wait 15 minutes. Maybe there's something wrong with the acoustics, but it is just loud in there! Other diners, TVs, music, noisy. Also, we had a booth and there was a vent above our... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

we had lunch at Ike"s was wonderful delishes.. the place was very clean and the service was fast and friendly.. i would of ate there more if for not for wanting to try others ..

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Eveleth
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

cocktails and wine $3.50 during happy hour 3-6 M-F. I ordered the small plate steak sandwich. The buns were really dry with a very small slice of meat, lots of tasty fried onions and a dab of horseradish. Even at the discounted happy hour price, I over paid. The $3.50 glass of wine was a good bargain.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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208 reviews 208 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

When waiting for our flight ; we had extra time to eat supper while in the airport. We stopped at the information booth to ask where would good to get a great steak; we were told Ikes.. When were seated and got our menu; our server didn't bring and tableware. We saw the steaks were to expensive; over $41.00... So... More

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Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The wife and I stopped and had brunch there on Sunday and it was great. Big cinnamon rolls and lots of food, will definitely fill you up. Kind of costly for a breakfast but it's got a great atmosphere and all the wait staff are very friendly.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Ike's is far and away, the best food, best service, I have ever had. And, I have traveled extensively. The Sunday Brunch is fantastic! I have been to Ike's twice now, and it has been exceptional both times. It will be a must visit every time I am in the Twin Cities. And their Bloody Mary's! Amazing! I would love... More

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Additional Information about Ike's Food and Cocktails

Address: 50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540
Phone Number: 612-746-4537
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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