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Riverview Wine Bar

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3747 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-2816
612-729-4200
Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 11
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bigger menu, excellent wines, great staff

I recently visited the wine bar and realized they've expanded into a former antique store, so now more tables. They've also expanded their menu. The food is always good, great wine selections and now more seating. Yeah!! This is a great place to visit prior to movie night at the Riverview... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
GandYMac
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Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I recently visited the wine bar and realized they've expanded into a former antique store, so now more tables. They've also expanded their menu. The food is always good, great wine selections and now more seating. Yeah!! This is a great place to visit prior to movie night at the Riverview Theater. One of the best kept secrets in S.... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I met a friend who just raved about this wine bar (on one side) and coffee bar on the other side. Looking at the wine list I saw a bunch of fringe wineries. Most of which I was unimpressed. So when in doubt get a wine flight. Three out of the four were good. The other was average. We added... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

When I think about wine bars, this is the wine bar others should measure up to. The atmosphere is relaxing, the staff is great, and wine selction is extensive. And they have recently added a much fuller menu in addition to their really good thin pizzas. The wine flights are a great way to get some variety, either by country... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We checked out this little wine bar, conveniently located across the street from the local theatre, and were pleasantly surprised - good selection of reasonably priced wines (by the glass and bottle) and a variety of good food options as well. The place was busy on a Friday evening, attracting a mixed crowd of young and old, couples and groups... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have been going there since it opened. The wait staff are like friends when we go there & are always very knowledgable about the beer, wine & food to help us make great choices for a fun & delicious dining experience. Portions are perfect & there's always a homemade touch to the things that they offer. Thanks!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I love wine flights!!! Lots to choose from here. The wine list is great as well. Several cheeses to choose from and we ordered the chèvre which was served warm with caramelized onion and bread. Also ordered the plowman's platter charcuterie plate which was amazing. Delicious and extremely generous. Will definitely go back and recommend to others!!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a great spot in a lovely South Minneapolis neighborhood by the Riverview Theater. They have a nice wine selection, a knowledgeable and friendly staff and a small but interesting menu. Great outdoor seating and a warm and inviting interior.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The Riverview Theater - kitty corner from the Wine Bar - is the best movie value in town! So having purchased $2 movie tickets we thought we could splurge on a glass of wine and a light dinner at the Riverview Wine Bar. It was a very cold (we're talking Minnesota cold) evening and after a brief wait we were... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I have been to this restaurant a few times, the last time just last Friday. I had one of the specials, a burger with oven roasted potatoes and a wine flight from Spain. Both were good. I also tried the chocolate mousse and my friend had the apple crisp. My mousse was too sweet, but the apple crisp was still... More 

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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We found this place while waiting to see a movie at the Riverview Theater across the street. Food was extremely good, and beer and wine selection were awesome. Even good options for kids. We'll definitely go back sometime.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3747 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-2816
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-729-4200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?