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Ansari's Mediterranean Grill & Lounge

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1960 Rahncliff Ct., Eagan, MN 55122 (Cliff Road and Rahn Cliff Road)
+1 651-452-0999
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Farmington, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I came in here this weekend for a little early Valentines getaway. We had never heard of this place but my wife found it in the entertainment guide. Both of us love Greek and Mediterranean food so we thought that we would give it a shot. We were not disappointed. The owner greeted us as soon as... More 

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Thank davetiede
Lakeville, Minnesota
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635 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everyone's food could use more flavor but like Mexican and Thai foods in Minnesota I think it gets toned down for the masses I had green eggs & Lamb ( Lamb chops with two eggs topped with a cilantro, Jalapeno pesto that had basically no taste) my wife & one of our friends had combo platters all cooked well but... More 

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Thank MinnScooter
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my husband and kids here after finding it on Trip Advisor after a basketball tournament. We had happy hour appetizers, calamari was so perfect. Had the drink named after the place- Ansari coctail I think. Was yummy and had a lot of alcoholin it for what it was. Kids enjoyed gyros and husband got steak and shrimp. I got... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is tasty, but not the best I've had. The atmosphere knocks this down another star for me. The bar area smells strongly of smoke. I'm not sure if it is clinging to the patrons or leftover from the days when smoking was allowed indoors. I'm also not a fan of belly dancers walking around asking for tips. I... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

We wandered over during a snow storm at our nearby hotel. There was a bellydancer as well as tvs going a dart game and regular restaurant eating. We're not big on Mediterranean food so tried a steak appetizer that was great and from there we ordered a dinner to share. We had a medium spicy garlic shrimp with rice and... More 

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Apple Valley
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Actually went there to play Bingo with family. Had coffee and a piece of baklava For $2 I got a small piece that had way too much honey and only one layer of walnuts. Not even sure it was made with filo dough. Looked at the buffet and concluded it wasn't worth $15.

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

A fulfilling day of shopping deserved a beautiful treat! So went to Ansari's on hubby's suggestion. The food was good. Ordered Greek potatoes but they turned out to be chips but with amazing mayo! Ordered a Greek Feta platter - hummus, pita bread, olives, feta, etc Ordered a Falafel wrap which was good! But the best part - chocolate molten... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Overall, the food was quite good, especially the grilled meats and salad dressing. It is a rather unusual atmosphere with the bar and dining areas part of the same space. The service was good. Being Greek, we are familiar with many of the foods served here and felt it very strange that "Greek potatoes" turned out to be homemade potato... More 

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Thank MacGregor892
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Sami our waiter was funny, and helpful. He guided us through the menu...finally deciding on the Mediterranean Sampler containing Doma (stuffed grape leaves), Hummas with pita wedges, Greek Salad, Falafels, Kibbi (falafel stuffed with seasoned ground beef), and Gyro meat with Tziki sauce.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to visit with a belly dancer or two. The food is so so but the dancers are fun to watch and they are very good at coming to tables for a visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1960 Rahncliff Ct., Eagan, MN 55122
    (Cliff Road and Rahn Cliff Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Eagan
  • Phone Number: +1 651-452-0999
Description
Authentic Mediterranean cuisine with a warm family friendly environment. Full service bar with specialty drinks. Featuring Belly Dancing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, Live music follows.

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