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Basil's Restaurant

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710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (7th Street)
+1 612-376-7404
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6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Located on the 3rd floor of the Marquette Hotel, Basil's Restaurant offers...
Located on the 3rd floor of the Marquette Hotel, Basil's Restaurant offers a seasonal approach to casual dining. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in a comfortably informal atmosphere with eclectic American cuisine menu. Terrace dining is available overlooking the spectacular Crystal Court in the IDS Center.
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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Basil's in Marquette Hotel

Little expensive, but well prepared food. Long wait for courses. Staff seemed disinterested in serving us.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Tim K
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Cary, Illinois
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  • Scenic view
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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cary, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Little expensive, but well prepared food. Long wait for courses. Staff seemed disinterested in serving us.

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Deer River, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Great service from Gabe. Very attentive. Food was good. We had the eggs Benedict with fruit. Also pancakes, sausage, hash browns and fruit. This was a groupon gift from our kids. Normally we don't spend much on breakfast as this is spendy. However with Groupon it was a deal.

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west marin, CA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Walleye was on the menu, the service was fine, the booth comfortable, the prices reasonable. Looks out on the enclosed plaza where folks are enjoying the light and resting from their shopping and work.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Our server on Sunday morning was amazing and 100% attentive. We had a groupon and he never let that stop him from giving us the best service possible. I wish I remembered his name, thank you!!

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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240 reviews 240 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We used a Groupon for this restaurant. Paid $63.00 for a supposedly $130.00 meal. There is no way our meal was worth more than what we paid for the actual Groupon. My husband ordered a Cabernet and I ordered a Chardonnay as we each got a glass of house wine included. His was just okay, but mine tasted like it... More 

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Basils310, General Manager at Basil's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jilly070, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments regarding your experience at Basil’s. Exceptional service is what we strive like to be known for; therefore your feedback is extremely important as it helps us to continually improve and provides a memorable experience to our valued guests. I am sorry that your experience did not... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Basil's in nestled within the IDS center in downtown Mpls. Went with a co-worker for a holiday breakfast and we were seated in balcony area overlooking the Crystal Court. Service and food were good. Our only complaint was this was a Monday morning and we were cold sitting out there - yes it's still indoors but it was cold -... More 

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Chisholm, Minnesota
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147 reviews 147 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Limited menu but was very good. Had a make your own omlette and the eggs benedict. Service was wonderful and very prompt. Nice little spot in the hotel.

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Dover, New Jersey
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Seating on the balcony allows for people watching while you enjoy your breakfast. I ordered the eggs benedict which was a little heavy on the hollandaise. The waitress was very friendly but not very attentive, my coffee cup was empty for quite a while.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Did not know what to expect from a restaurant located inside the Marquette Hotel but we were absolutely delighted with the food, the service, the view! Looking out on the Crystal Court was uniquely fun. Our server was attentive and pleasant. Our meals were absolutely delicious. Husband had the gnocchi and I had the steak salad. He (who tends not... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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124 reviews 124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I made reservations for Basil's to have our Valentine's dinner, to be honest it was not my first choice, but I am quite pleased this is where we went. However, when I made my reservation at the beginning of February I had to choose 8:45pm because there were no earlier times, but when we arrived 45 minutes early the place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-376-7404

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 35
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Located on the 3rd floor of the Marquette Hotel, Basil's Restaurant offers a seasonal approach to casual dining. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in a comfortably informal atmosphere with eclectic American cuisine menu. Terrace dining is available overlooking the spectacular Crystal Court in the IDS Center.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?