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2124 Marshall St NE, Saint Anthony, MN 55418
(612) 789-0333
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A nice, laid back option

After a kayaking adventure down the Mississippi, our guide had recommended this location as a better option than the "trendy" feel of Psycho Suzie's. He was so right! Our casual group of 6 enjoyed a few appetizers and drinks on the outside patio. The area would of been too small for a meal, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
MissSwissJ
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Minneapolis
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Over the years, I've learned to rely on the Sample Room as a place to go that will make everyone in a party happy. So many small plates but larger entrees as well, servers that are helpful & professional but don't hover. As a vegetarian, I always have many choices (and love that some of the items come in 2... More 

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Long Island, NY
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Visted on a Friday with a party of six. Parked easy and immediately seated at an outside table. Service was adequate albeit a bit slow. Have been to many tapas style restaurants and by these standards plates were small (but not cheap). With seven plates split between 5 adults, we all left hungry. Some plates were better than others. Risotto... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This place is a wonderful surprise! Very good, inexpensive happy hour. Great, creative, superb food choices you'll never find anywhere else! It is my go-to place for my friends and I for our bi-weekly get togethers.

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Minneapolis
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

After a kayaking adventure down the Mississippi, our guide had recommended this location as a better option than the "trendy" feel of Psycho Suzie's. He was so right! Our casual group of 6 enjoyed a few appetizers and drinks on the outside patio. The area would of been too small for a meal, but ended up to be perfect for... More 

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Rice Lake, WI
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a relaxing table out on the patio. My husband ate every last bit of the truffled bacon fat popcorn. Our entrees were the mussels and seared scallops, which were flavorful and cooked to perfection. The only complaint would be that the waitress seemed a tad grumpy, and didn't return after our food came out, so my husband had... More 

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Iowa
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228 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This was not our first choice for dining out, but I'm certainly glad we found it. The Sample Room is a quaint and delicious restaurant in the Sheridan area north of downtown Minneapolis. The residential neighborhood might make parking somewhat of a premium, but if you keep driving around you are bound to find something close. The Sample Room offers... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great quality food. Smaller place so the busiest times may not be good for larger groups. Our group of 10 was easily serviced at the early lunch hour.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We were perfectly willing to wait the 15 minutes we were told it would take to get a table but after an hour, when we were next on the list to be seated and a booth opened up and it was given to a newly arrived group we decided to say something to the host but he wouldn't talk to... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I come to The Sample Room quite a bit because I love their vegetable dishes. They change it up pretty frequently but there are always some favs on the menu like brussel sprouts in harissa sauce. Yum. The service is always good and the building is very pretty. They usually have some weird movie on the TV by the bar... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great food, drinks and service in a very cozy small place that makes you feel at home. Try the appetizers, the chicken and soups. And... everything in between.

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Additional Information about The Sample Room

Address: 2124 Marshall St NE, Saint Anthony, MN 55418
Phone Number: (612) 789-0333
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Anthony
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2124 Marshall St NE, Saint Anthony, MN 55418
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Anthony
  • Phone Number: (612) 789-0333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?