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The Bachelor Farmer

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Warehouse District
American, Scandinavian, Gluten Free, European
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50 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN (North First Street)
16122063920
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Minneapolis
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food, while creative and well-presented, has some issues. Some dishes are just too avant garde to be appealing, some are not flavorful enough, and some portions are just too tiny to be counted as a course. Maybe I'm not hip enough, but I won't be back.

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Thank MPLSBOB
Wayzata, Minnesota
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I waited almost a week to publish this review! We were very excited to visit this location in Minneapolis and had been thinking of heading down for quite a while. We used a special occasion to make a reservation and honestly looked forward to the experience for several weeks based on reviews and of course the awards bestowed on the... More 

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Thank robbb2013
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would have given just 3 stars, but the excellent service raised it to four. My meal (the veggies) were so salty I didn't eat them. And since the food there is so expensive it's a shame to leave so much on the plate. This was my second time there, don't think I will need to return on my next... More 

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Thank Crowelltravels
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135 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is tastefully designed in a renovated old building in an older part of the city. There is abundant wait staff who are very efficient. One appetizer was Hakurei turnips, fermented ramps, duck confit, sprouted spelt, and spiced yogurt. One entree was Sockeye salmon, broth of summer greens, shelling peas, radish leaves, barley, and pork fat. All dishes were... More 

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Thank Gary C
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a farm to table restaurant, the menu changes often. Zucchini, broccoli and greens (kale and collard) were in season so many of the menu items featured those ingredients. The roast Zucchini appertizer was excellent as was the oyster mushrooms with collard greens and wild rice. Excellent deserts too!

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was glad that we booked a late dinner at Bachelor Farmer when we visited Minneapolis. Everyone in the party agreed that their dishes are delicious and fresh. They had a great way of mixing vegetables to bring out the freshness of the produce and interesting textures/flavours. I wish I could be back again and taste the rest of the menu.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, a huge shoutout to both General Manager Erin Rolek and our server Kiera for taking such good care of us during my wife's birthday celebration. We received impressive service from one of the best restaurants in Minneapolis. We ordered the toast with cow's milk cheese and followed that up with the whole wheat fettuccine and a lamb chop,... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved everything about this restaurant, from the old warehouse building, the funky but welcoming atmosphere, engaging service, and the music that was just the right volume to the interesting cocktail menu (I had something with mead and pear cider) and delicious fresh different food. Every bite had so many complementary flavors going on. We shared an appetizer, toast, entree,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hot ticket for fine dining in Minneapolis, equally full of downtown types and curious suburbanites. We went with friends for a late meal. Environment is casual modern with Scandinavian flair, but a little crowded. I found the service to be excellent, as you would expect at a top fine dining establishment. Ingredients were of great quality and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is a locally sourced farm to table restaurant. All food was well prepared but the menu is very limited and changes daily. We had the cheese toast which was good but not great. Two in our party ordered the Sunday supper, a three course meal with a delicious beet salad, an ordinary but moist roast chicken with vegetables and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$18 - $33
Cuisine
American, Scandinavian, Gluten Free, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN
    (North First Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighborhood: Warehouse District
  • Phone Number: 16122063920
Description
The Bachelor Farmer serves fresh and simple food that honors Minnesota's Nordic heritage.

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