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The Sample Room

2124 Marshall St NE, Saint Anthony, MN 55418
(612) 789-0333
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Price range: $0 - $20
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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83% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We found this place surfing the internet as we were driving North for an extended Minneapolis area weekend. On arrival we couldn't have been happier with the variety of small plates and craft beer choices to choose from. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. We liked the laid back atmosphere and due to the lateness of the hour and... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Popped in here for a before dinner drink and, as usual, should have just stayed here. We ordered up 'The Ginger Lemonhead'.....amazing....do NOT miss sipping one of these on a summer day. Why did we leave??? I have been coming here since it opened, years ago now, and every single time, its a FULL experience (great food, drinks, staff, conversation,... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We went to the Sample Room to celebrate Fathers Day. We had a great meal. Love the options on the menu - you can choose a basic option like a burger or some other more creative choice. We loved the cheese selections, tried 2 of the specials, and several beer flights. Service was good and as always the beet salad... More

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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178 reviews 178 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The place is located on the Mississippi. Altho you can't see the river from the inside, you can when walking in the park right next to it. The Sample Room gets its name from years ago when it was a hotel and saloon. It is small and quaint. Reservations are not taken but you can call in advance and put... More

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Eden Prairie, MN, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We enjoyed a birthday dinner with our daughter at the Sample Room last Wednesday evening. From the outside, the restaurant looks like a neighborhood place, but on this first visit my wife and I found the food (particularly, the goat cheese, meat loaf, short ribs, and scallops) to be several levels above what we usually find at local pubs. Our... More

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Hopkins, Minnesota
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99 reviews 99 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We stopped by The Sample Room for something to eat after doing Pedal Pub, this was a fun place to go. The food offerings were unique, and as the name implies, plates are designed to share and priced as such. I will definitely return.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

A nice cafe offering good food, no Cisco prepared stuff thank you, lots of full entre' and smaller plate selections with loads of charcuterie options. Little outdoor patio is so pleasant as the indoor restaurant tends to run cool in AC weather. What is it with these places that have freezing temps in the summer so that the kitchen staff... More

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minneapolis
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

It had been awhile since my last visit to the Sample Room, food was amazing, the pasta special, French fries and beets were outstanding. Prices are very reasonable and great place to be with friends for a leisurely night out!

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Conn.
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193 reviews 193 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

As I drove past Psycho Suzie’s and the throngs of cars serpentining into the valet parking area ($5 valet parking at a motel pizza place?) I was glad that I chose The Sampler Room, a more subdued restaurant, for my first night of this visit to MSP. Parking was incredible easy on this Monday evening and numerous spots were available... More

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Andover, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is a wonderful place to go for a romantic evening out and if you want to explore unique food choices. Great wine and beer sellection. The only reason I do not rate the food highly is because of my taste; it is just not for me. But my daughter loved it. Just ask the server about the menu items.... More

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