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Kafe 421

421 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (University / Dinkytown)
(612) 623-4900
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Ranked #76 of 1,582 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: University / Dinkytown
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 4th & 5th Street
Transit: University of Minnesota area, so bus stops are prevalent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Read the reviews for this place and so glad that even though we had less than an hour we decided to go and experience the place.... As we walked in - we explained we had less than an hour to have a drink and get something to eat - the hostess and wait staff was amazing - "no problem" we... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I ordered the Gyros Platter and it was huge! Too much food for one person - more like for a lumberjack than the average person. However, the food was well seasoned and tasty!

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm glad we read positive reviews of this place and decided to check it out. The deals on their Happy Hour are super great and they have a bonus of half price wine certain days. The prices of the bottles are already reasonable, so half off is a deal for eating out. I thought their pita bread and dips were... More

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the Twin Cities. I love the atmosphere, the friendly staff, & the delicious food. The food is always fresh, well flavored & plentiful. The owner, Georgia, is a very special person who always greets & visits with her guests. Makes you feel like an important person & valued customer. I highly recommend... More

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Statesboro, Georgia
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267 reviews 267 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A pleasant setting, centrally located near the University, with friendly servers and a good selection of menu items. My Greek salad was delicious, and obviously fresh. The salmon came over done despite a request for rare fish. However, the server returned the fish and came back with an excellent piece of salmon cooked as we had requested. He also gave... More

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Raleigh, NC
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192 reviews 192 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Dined at Kafe 421 on a business trip to Minneapolis and found it to be a decent restaurant with excellent service and well-cooked food. As it was June, there were some table outside the restaurant for optional outdoor dining. The restaurant is nicely appointed with a bar and front area (with some tables by the front window) and a large... More

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St.Paul, Minnesota
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430 reviews 430 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Had dinner here with a group of people. The food was ok but not outstanding. The cafe is relatively small - it's not nearly as expansive as for example Christos or "It's Greek to Me." I'd suggest either of those places as considerably more tasty food that Kafe 421 at about the same price. There also is a lot of... More

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Plymouth, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We visited Kafe 421 on recommendation of a U of M professor. The food was very good, quite a variety. Not only an array of Greek offerings, but a little vegetarian and Mediterranean appeal also. It is a great place to have lunch on a cold, icy and snowy afternoon. The table by the large picture window offered a feel... More

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Authentic Greek cuisine from Georgia Sanders owner/chef of this Dinkytown ( U of MN neighborhood) gem! Diverse menu items with great price point with competent wait staff too. Appetizers are all tasty; tomato basil soup and spanakopita for supper tonight hit the spot on cold December night. Wine list OK & fairly priced. Valet parking available most nights.

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Savage, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

My son attends the U of M and I was looking for someplace that we would both enjoy for supper. He is a vegetarian, I am a person who really likes good food and wine. We were NOT disappointed!! Although they are highlighted as a Greek restaurant, dont let that scare you away if you are not a Greek "fan".... More

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Additional Information about Kafe 421

Address: 421 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone Number: (612) 623-4900
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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