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Windows on Minnesota

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American, Bar, Contemporary
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710 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414
+1 612-333-4545
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Description: Windows on Minnesota is located on the 50th floor of the IDS Center...
Windows on Minnesota is located on the 50th floor of the IDS Center featuring stunning views of Minneapolis and surrounding area from all compass points. Windows on Minnesota specializes in providing extraordinary service for your special occasion. We provide the dream wedding experience or the memorable anniversary party as well as every type of occasion in between. We offer a diverse and full service menu that can be customized to fit your guest's needs and budget. Windows on Minnesota is proud to be part of the Marquette Hotel and the legendary Four Diamond service provided for decades to thousands of guests.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Brunch on the 50th Floor

Marvelous Easter Sunday brunch. Everything from fresh fruit, lox, cheeses, shrimp, standard breakfast fare, carving station with ham, beef and lamb, extreme desert selections all on the 50th floor of the IDS tower in downtown Minneapolis. The Buffett spread would make many cruise ships... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2012
illini33
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Chicago, Illinois
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Tallahassee, Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had several days of meetings here and it has the BEST views of downtown Minneapolis. Highly recommend it for conferences and meetings of any kind.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Business and conferencing with the most phenomenal views! This one is an absolute treat... not to mention the extensive services and vast facilities.

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Windows on Minnesota is a giant restaurant and event venue at the top of the IDS in Minneapolis. I can only imagine how many millions of dollars this restaurant would make if the food was acceptable. The view of the city of Minneapolis is spectacular. I live locally so I enjoyed staring out the windows at recognizable landmarks like Target... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

We hosted our wedding here (in the Stars room to be exact), one of the 'smaller' rooms on the 50th floor. It very comfortably accommodated our ~100 guests and felt very quant, albeit a regal feeling location. The service was wonderful, the food exceptional (hosted by Basil's), and the event planner (via the Marquette Hotel) outstanding! Wouldn't have changed a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Marvelous Easter Sunday brunch. Everything from fresh fruit, lox, cheeses, shrimp, standard breakfast fare, carving station with ham, beef and lamb, extreme desert selections all on the 50th floor of the IDS tower in downtown Minneapolis. The Buffett spread would make many cruise ships envious. Brunch is offered every Sunday with Easter and Mother's Day being more elaborate. Large staff... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

We had beautiful event for the Culinary Society La Chaine des Rotisseurs. The view from there is breathtaking.

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KC
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2009

Unfortunately the rating system will not allow me to give 0 Stars...so I have to give 1 which is too many! We recently had an event at Windows on Minnesota, and I have no problem telling anyone and everyone I know "never hold an event at Windows on Minnesota". It came down to a war of words with the coordinator... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2008

Can you go here for actual dinner? I thought it was just for wedding receptions and stuff. That being said, it's really nice!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2008

Horrible buffet-style food. And overpriced. Not worth the view.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 710 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-333-4545

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Windows on Minnesota is located on the 50th floor of the IDS Center featuring stunning views of Minneapolis and surrounding area from all compass points. Windows on Minnesota specializes in providing extraordinary service for your special occasion. We provide the dream wedding experience or the memorable anniversary party as well as every type of occasion in between. We offer a diverse and full service menu that can be customized to fit your guest's needs and budget. Windows on Minnesota is proud to be part of the Marquette Hotel and the legendary Four Diamond service provided for decades to thousands of guests.

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