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2726 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1656
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Austin, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to start... I specifically asked about seating for 14 with 6 children and they totally blew the time quoted. Then it started raining while we huddled out front. THIS IS NOT A PLACE TO TAKE KIDS!!! Our server was as lost as lost gets. Had no clue. We did have some wine and beer but the... More 

Thank Mark F
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is small, loud and pretentious. Portions are tiny and swimming in bizarre concoctions of ingredients. The calamari was undercooked and surrounded by a sea of squid ink, which stained fingers and clothes.I found a hair in my chicken dish. The waiter proceeded to tell me it was likely so-and-so's hair because she has long blonde hair -- which... More 

Thank Polly O
Minneapolis Mn
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312 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, mediocre doesn't quite describe the setting. It's really sort of grungy, but apparently people don't mind because they still flock to Tilia for the food. Our group of four had dinner at Tilia on March 23, 2011, and nothing has changed since then, particularly the fabric on the chairs. That's the grunge part. When I gripped the table to... More 

Thank JandJ67
New Zealand
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited here for dinner and it was absolutely fantastic. Dessert menu is small and nothing to write home about but the appetizers and mains were great! Will definitely be back

Thank CKool22
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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221 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This was my first meal at Tilia, which came highly recommended by a few friends. Don't be fooled because Tilia is very understated (you have to look carefully for the sign on the front door), the staff is young and the dress code is very casual. But our meal was unique and very, very good and their service (at least... More 

Thank Jay M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here regularly and we always order the cheese burger as it is one of the best on town. Our server recommended the Fish Sandwich to which my GF and I replied thanks but we don't eat fish. Our server was confident that we will LOVE it so we listened and ordered one burger and one fish... More 

Thank Far F
Minneapolis, MN
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113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

My friend and I went for lunch. I ordered the spinach salad and she asked if she could have 1/2 of the arugula salad and 1/2 of the poor man's lobster roll (aka shrimp). The server said "yes" to everything. My salad was ok, the soft boiled egg was not soft enough and the dressing was heavy but it still... More 

Thank jsc813
Teterboro, New Jersey
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272 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I am only going to write this review that doesn't really say much because there is a 100 word minimum, but know that this place is crazy good.

Thank Foodisfun77
Atlanta, Georgia
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135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were looking for a late night place that served desserts and Google listed Tilia. The waiter was very nice and it seemed like a cute neighborhood place, but the three desserts that were the only way ones on the menu and that our group of 4 ordered were mostly weird and not very good. The decaf coffee was no... More 

Thank Atlantan1972
Minneapolis - South of the River
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119 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Limited menu, tiny but cute, upper scale vs greasy spoon sort of neighborhood eatery. Shoestring fries were ok, turkey burger was flavorful and deep fried fish good. Lemonade was extremely sweet. Would go back except noisy on a beautiful Sunday night post concert at Harriet Bandshell. Cute neighborhood.

Thank WilderE

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2726 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410-1656
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-354-2806

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