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900 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)
(612) 338-0062
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Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 9th Street
Transit: On Bus Route.

193 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I will miss Solera. I'm sad to see it leave the Minneapolis dining scene. My favorite drink on planet earth, by far, is Solera's Barcelona! I will really, really miss that marvelously original cocktail. Would some kind soul from Solera, who might read this review, please share that recipe with me or share it with another classy restaurant in town,... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We ate at Solera after catching a show. We had visited Solera a few years back and at that time thought our meals were "salty". I am pleased that we gave this place another shot. We started out with a great Sangria. For our dinner, we had Frittata, Duck, Scallops, Shrimp, and Pork Belly. All were great! The Pork Belly... More 

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Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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107 reviews 107 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The place offers Tapas mostly. the wait staff is very good. The food was served (9 items) in an order suggested by the waiter and it turned out great. The wine list is extensive and what we had tasted great. Open before and after theatre. Next time we will try after.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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123 reviews 123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Solera has become are favorite pre-show spot in downtown Minneapolis. Super convenient to the Theatres and Target Center on the corner of 9th & Hennepin. The tapas are spectacular! We just got back from Spain last Monday, and the creativity and nuance of the dishes at Solera are every bit as good as the best tapas restaurants we went to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Me and my neighbor went here because I saw in mpls drinker that this spot has 3 dollar sangria but when we got there we were told not today, bar tender was nice I think they could have given us something for our trip or to make us stay. we left and went across the street to mark so which... More 

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Waterloo, Wisconsin
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This restaurant is gorgeous inside, and it is a great place to go with a date, or with a small group of friends to share Tapas. However, the prices were a little too high, and the waitress suggested sharing 3 plates each, but that really isn't necessary. Our party of 4 had the meat plate, the cheese plate and then... More 

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New York City, New York
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247 reviews 247 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I would steer you away from the paella which was only ok and suggest stocking up on the tapas which were very good -- particularly the cheese plate. Wine list was ok and reasonably priced.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Having been to Spain and also having really good tapas in big metro areas like NYC, DC and Philly, I was totally surprised that a place in MN could compete and completely satisfy my urge for a taste of Barcelona. Huge, whole prawns and juicy mussels highlighted paella as good as the real deal in Spain. The service was fast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Six of us did tapas, wine and paella. The food was pretty good with some interesting options on the menu. I thought the morcilla was particularly good. Service was excellent and although the room is a bit too big there were enough people eating and at the bar to give it a good buzz.

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A girlfriend and I went there for Wine and Tapas before attending the Theater. We were not disappointed. Our server, Mitch was attentive and very knowledgeable, and gave us excellent recommendations on the Tapas. Highly recommend the dessert "Cava Pancatta" not sure on the spelling

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Additional Information about Solera

Address: 900 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: (612) 338-0062
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas

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