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Gardens of Salonica

19 Fifth St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225 (University / Dinkytown)
(612) 378-0611
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Ranked #112 of 1,589 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Mediterranean
Neighborhood: University / Dinkytown
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English first
St. Paul, MN
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76 reviews 76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

After going to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts to see the Italian Style exhibit, a friend and I stopped at this restaurant where she had been before, but I visited for the first time. Arriving at 12:30 it was not easy to find an empty parking meter but we persevered. I didn't enjoy the 2 block walk in cold, windy... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We attended my nephews rehearsal dinner at Gardens of Salonica Friday night and what a surprise find. We had not been at a Greek venue for a long time while visiting Minneapolis. We will now have it on our list to visit again. They are closed Monday, so keep that in mind. They handled a party of 60 with ease.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Anna is always cooking up some delightful food. Have you ever had stuffed pumpkin blossoms? Or stuff squid, one of Anna's signature dishes? Simply delicious. You can't go wrong with their chicken souvlaki, if you want something simpler. Great ambiance, great food and a great selection of wine/beer. I have been here for lunch and dinner and go monthly.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What a gem. Many signature dishes with a comforting feeling. We had a group of eight and we shared everything. I enjoyed every dish and will be coming back. I'm so happy someone introduced me to this place, will be coming back regularly.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice little restaurant with decent atmosphere. Appetizers were better than the entrees, but service and overall food quality pretty good. Entrees were smaller than expected and didn't come with any sides which was disappointing. Would recommend ordering an assortment of the excellent appetizers and a bottle of Retsina.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Not your standard fare Greek food restaurant... Everything is fresh and interesting on the menu. But don't just stop on the menu. The chef is always experimenting with new ingredients and new techniques. She is one of the most creative chefs operating in the Minneapolis food scene. We;vw eaten here several times and have never had a bad meal or... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Reservations are definitely suggested, especially on the weekends. Wonderful food selection, very nice, well paced service. Not your standard menu, I agree with several of the other reviews. The contemporary ambiance is clean, fresh, light & bright with some mammoth scuptured pieces. The adjoing room offers more tables and a full service bar. Greek Mythos beer is highly recommended. First... More

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Not your Greek diner fare (although there's certainly nothing wrong with that either), these dishes are elegantly seasoned and imaginatively presented. I particularly like the roasted lamb, the pastistio (sp?) and the mousaka. The mousaka has a wonderful aroma that you can appreciate from the next table!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is fresh and delicious! Other Greek places I have tried in the Twin Cities were disappointing, this is the real deal.

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USA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We went on a Saturday night with no reservation - not good! We were told the wait would be about 20 - 30 minutes but it took almost an hour, that was ok because we didn't have a reservation and it was full! We had to wait 20 minutes for a space at the bar, ordered drinks and it took... More

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Additional Information about Gardens of Salonica

Address: 19 Fifth St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225
Phone Number: (612) 378-0611
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean

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