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Butcher & The Boar

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1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (12th Street)
+1 612-238-8888
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Leesburg, Virginia
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461 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a nice afternoon walking on the Mississippi waterfront we sought dinner and found this excellent place. We like the decore, the service, the menu and most of all the steaks.

Thank Keith S
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Delicious! The place was full and busy, but service was excellent. We started with cocktails which were great. Then we had starters a platter and friend green tomatoes (despite them being a side dish) and oysters. All fab. Duck pate on the platter was particularly good. Mains were large but all such good quality and the sides were great. Particularly... More 

Thank Dasha L
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of us had dinner at the Butcher and the Boar last week. We had early reservations, before a theater production. The place was very crowded by 6:00 pm. Service was outstanding and the food was great. Two of our party had the Mediterranean trout and loved it. One had the steak special and the last had the crab... More 

Thank MNWinterHater
Twin Cities
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed B&B for our 15th anniversary last week on a blistering hot night. We brought our boys (9&11) as we were headed to the Lion King afterwards. Unfortunately, the restaurant HVAC system couldn't keep up with the heat. We roasted in the dining room. Next time, I'm coming back in January. We enjoyed two appetizers: Croquets and a cheddar sausage.... More 

Thank Dave G
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is pretty good at this place but the people watching is even better! It's a bit hard to peg the clientele of this place but they certainly aren't the beautiful people of Minneapolis. It's jam packed with all sorts of odd people and that makes it fascinating. There was a septuagenarian pool contractor out with his twenty something... More 

Thank H2912412
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best rated restaurants in Minneapolis did not disappoint. Located on Hennepin Street, a nice stroll from any downtown hotel. If you enjoy aged beef, or hand crafted beer. You Wil love Butcher & The Boar. There is a wide range in pricing, from their Smoked Sausage to a top of the line steak. Enjoy.

Thank Gregory P
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been looking forward to eating at Butcher & The Boar since moving to Minneapolis based on all the rave reviews and was underwhelmed by my recent experience. The food was excellent - Sausage Sampler, Fulton Fries, and Pork Chop were very good. The ambience and service were just good. Our server was annoyed when we asked if we... More 

Thank Vepaw00
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group of 15 and reserved the "basement" for Private Dining. Everything was served family style. Started with a sausage sampler, then wedge salad followed by main courses. Long ribs, pork chops, salmon, fried green tomatoes, deep fried brussel sprouts..... Then dessert. If the food and service upstairs are like what we bad, I WILL be back next... More 

Thank Dale P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a party of eight and an outside table. Great menu and drinks. food and service were very good. We ordered the sausage sampler which was excellent. The pork shank was perfect.

Thank Dennis C
Douglas V, General Manager at Butcher & The Boar, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words!! The patio is great this time of year.. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Kevin Fraley More 

Laguna Niguel, California, United States
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service are simply the best. Tucked away at the edge of town, this food is flavorful and memorable. You will not be disappointed with any of the choices. My most memorable experience was the service with Jim and his waitstaff. Jim has the humor of a stand-up comedian and will match your needs and desires. His service... More 

Thank Calvenn S
Douglas V, General Manager at Butcher & The Boar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words about Jim. He is a one of kind thats for sure. We have been working together for the last 15 years or so. I will make sure to pass this on to him!! Cheers, Kevin Fraley More 

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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
Average prices
$10 - $44
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (12th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Direct line stops on the #4 and #6 routes along Hennepin.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-238-8888

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