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Basil's Restaurant

710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402
+1 612-376-7404
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Ranked #177 of 1,598 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $30 - $35
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
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th Street
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.
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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171 reviews 171 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

Had the corn chowder and a salad. The soup was very rich, lots of flavor. The service was quick, and the server had good advice about what was best that day. It was fun to look out into the crystal court busy with holiday activities. For all the years I have worked downtown this was the first time I have... More 

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Boston MA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Went here twice . Once on the night I arrived in Minneapolis. Had dinner- sea scallops. Prepared to perfection. Presentation wonderful, service great! Also had breakfast on day of departure. Great bacon!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

All things aside, service was incredible -- quick, friendly, accommodating. We had a good sized party - 3 adults and 4 kids. The restaurant was fairly slow. They can't seat groups that large on the terrace. Food was average, over-priced for what you get. We needed something quick and didn't have the energy to look around the area especially since... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Friendly service with a great selection of dishes to choose from. We went here for lunch. I had the steak salad with Bibb lettuce, sliced apples, candied pecans and Blu cheese. The other dish ordered for our table was a lamb burger. Both were very nice!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

A little hard to locate (elevator ride to the third floor of the Marquette Hotel), but worth the effort. We were warmly welcomed and had a very charming server (Taylor!) who was so friendly that it just made the evening that much more special. We dined on the "outdoor" terrace where most of the other patrons that night seemed to... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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773 reviews 773 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
488 helpful votes 488 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

The food was excellent yet fairly priced. The service was lacking but the view from the patio made up for that. Great lunch overall.

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Deerwood
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

Delicious food, nice presentation, enjoyed the ambiance

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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170 reviews 170 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

My executive team recently had a lunch at Basil's in one of their meeting room The setting was nice and private and overlooked the open area of the IDS building. Very nice on a cold spring day. The service was very good. I had a salad with small slices of beef tenderloin. The presentation was great and tasted very nice.... More 

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New York City, New York
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241 reviews 241 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Located on the third floor of the Marquette Hotel, you will find Basil's Restaurant that has a suspended patio overlooking the Crystal Court in the IDS Center. While it is sold as being casual but sophisticated dining, you are likely to find too casual of service and left waiting for long periods. It is hard to imagine how you can... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Service was a bit slow, but the breakfast was very good.

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Additional Information about Basil's Restaurant

Address: 710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone Number: +1 612-376-7404
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
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
Average Prices: USD 30 - 35
Cuisine: American

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