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Mediterranean Cruise Cafe

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12500 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337-2804
952- 641-6222
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our time there. Had a great bartender and she helped up pick out some great wines. I had the Leg of Lamb and was that delicious. Very filling. After our meal we were able to sit outside and enjoy a great evening.

Thank Quality4sure
Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere here, very good food. We especially enjoy the lunch buffet, very good value and a wide assortment of dishes. The bar is very nice and I've never had a bad cocktail. We have always found the staff very welcoming, especially when we bring the children.

Thank cjlevy54
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've never had such bad service anywhere until my visit to Mediterranean this past week. I went on a Thursday night with a group of 8 for a birthday. For as empty as the restaurant was, service was unreasonably slow and servers were incredibly inattentive. Our server did not come to our table to ask if we were ready to... More 

Thank Sonia T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great place to go after work. Buffet is great and I really enjoy the trumpet playing on Wednesday nights. Very fancy and fun place especially for a suburb. Salsa dancing is fun on Saturday nights also.

Thank Marie S
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Not being from Minnesota, we consulted with our future daughter-in-law regarding a venue for the rehearsal dinner. She suggested this restaurant, one of her favorites. I worked with the gracious owner, Jamal, who went above and beyond to make our evening perfect. We chose a family style meal including appetizers and dessert for 35 people and it was a huge... More 

Thank Annjo2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

The high ceiling and large open space filled with an unusual collection of design elements--multiple tv monitors behind the bar on one side, a row of bar stools, a row of high-top tables, a small stage for a belly dancer, and more traditional restaurant tables, together with loud background music suited for a belly dancer, create a unusual, if not... More 

Thank lwmosher
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I eat at Med Cruise Cafe frequently for lunch and I can't wait for a colleague says, "Let's go to Med Cruise for lunch"! The buffet has plenty of options, good meats and vegetables, salads, the best hummus in the world, and even a dessert bar. If you're watching your weight, it's easy to find lots of low cal food... More 

Thank MNtravelbugs02
Burnsville, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Eating at Mediterranean Cruise Cafe is experiencing the same wonderful food I enjoyed in Israel. The buffet is beautiful, fresh, always stocked, most of all the flavor of everything is wonderful. Totally mediterranean in our midst. The price is reasonable and the service is friendly. On every occasion, the owners are waiting on tables and making sure the customers are... More 

Thank khweller
Eagan, Minnesota
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our party of 6 were almost late for our venue across the street at the Ames Center. PLUS they put a tip on our bill that we could not argue. Never again

Thank cbhoium
Rosemount, Minnesota
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111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Oh shoot! shake that booty ma, now eat it like a gypsy? Wait, what!? Ok, so maybe gypsy's are more about the hips swinging and belly rolling than they are the eating. But, at the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe, not only will you get a chance to enjoy some amazing food, they also have a belly dancer, just no Savage playing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12500 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN 55337-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: 952- 641-6222
We are located at the intersection of Hwy 13 and Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville, across from the Burnsville Performing Arts Center. Free parking in our lot and the ramp across the street. We are also adjacent to Nicollet Commons Park.

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