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Republic

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American, Bar, Pub
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221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1054
(612) 338-6146
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10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Wayzata, Minnesota
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Republic is a mixed bag. Great beer and good food but spotty and slow service. Been here many times and management could be tighter. Recommended casual.

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Thank mnkittycat
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My good friends live right across the street from Republic and when I stay there we hit the Sunday Brunch with the Bloody Mary Bar!!! Love it!! Don't pass up the steak & eggs! Breakfast in a bar! :)

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Thank Sadie B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So the beer choices alone was enough to make me love the place but the food...... worth every calorie for sure. The burgers are perfect and the fries are a must have, served with homemade ketchup and aoli that are the best I've ever tasted!

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Thank Angela H
Chicago, Illinois
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Food. My wife loved the cauliflower soup and our daughter loved their "upscale" grilled cheese sandwich. Our server was delightful. We highly recommend Republic.

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Thank Spike314159
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor customer service. On the line of being discriminatory and harassing. Either the bartender is straight up racist or has a major egotistical issue. Would not recommend for anyone who was born outside of the United States.

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Thank Juan José F
Winnipeg, Canada
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115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed across from Republic while in Minneapolis, and while we went to many different bars and brewpubs, this was my favourite spot. An incredible and expansive tap list, great location, very cool ambiance, and great food. We stopped in one last time for Sunday brunch, and it was one of the best brunches I've ever had.

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Thank Luke T
Shoreview, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family ordered a variety of dishes, and all were delicious! I highly recommend their cod taco platter. We were able to sit outside in the perfect weather as we people-watched and ate dinner.

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Thank jblosberg35
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in during a work trip and had some local mussels and the egg burger. Both were delicious. Stop in and you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Jon T
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We meet a group of 10 here for food and drinks. Everyone enjoyed it. I had the pork tacos and shared poutine for an appetizer. Both were very good. The beer list was awesome and pretty easy to find something I liked. A few others had mixed drinks and said they were very good to.

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Thank Ryan V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This place just isn't as good as it's predecessor, Sgt. Prestons. Service is lackluster, menu items are pretentious, expensive, and flavorless. Reading the menu, you'd think you're in for a gourmet, hipster experience, but it just blows. The patio outside isn't fun anymore - and it's exacerbated by the terribly slow service. My husband and I told ourselves we would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1054
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: (612) 338-6146

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