To start, this restaurant should definitely be ranked higher than #10 in the Minneapolis area.
When to dine: We visited on a Sunday night which I fully recommend. Sunday night is "date night" which includes a bottle of wine, 2 appetizers, 2 main dishes, and 2 desserts for $50/couple.
Appetizers: Roasted wild mushrooms on brioche with camembert goat cheese (mouthwatering!) and aged balsamic along with the apple, cheese, and chive salad were both incredible.
Main dishes: The New York Strip Steak was the winner of the night. The boneless half chicken and Udon noodles(very spicy) were both a close second.
Desserts: The warm cinnamon-sugar doughnuts were perfectly done (although a dipping sauce of some kind would really spruce this dessert up and make it stand out from the doughnut shops at the State Fair). The triple chocolate cream cake was delightful as well but didn't surpass the doughnuts.
Service: Joseph did an incredible job as our waiter. He was knowledgeable, efficient, very friendly/attentive and was very welcoming (even though we showed up 15 minutes late for our reservation and were the last people to leave the restaurant).
Location: Easy to find although it's not on a main street. Parking is right across the street and the restaurant is very elegant. Dress nicely for your contemporary, chic dining experience. Be sure to make a reservation as this place fills up fast, especially on the weekends (can be made on this website, opentable, or by phone call).
Ambiance: Great for a first date, night with friends, relatives, etc. It has a chic, sophisticated yet comfortable/cozy feel that makes you feel right at home. I wouldn't recommend bringing children here but I believe the older generation would appreciate the food as much as the younger generation appreciates the decor so bring your parents when they come to visit!
Overall impression: You are sure to love this place. A true gem in the cities that isn't to be missed!
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