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Wise Acre Eatery

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5401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1927
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch on a weekday. Started by sharing a wonderful beet hummus. We followed with sandwiches with soup or fries. The bean burgers were very good and the smoked chicken was good. The cold soup was very good and different. The French fries were marginally above average. Ingredients were notably fresh and while overall a four some things really soared.... More 

Thank Jay F
Eden Prairie
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wise Acres was perfect for brunch on a rainy Saturday, but I suspect it would be good any time. Service is genuinely friendly and matches the excellent food. We ordered the CSA vegetable hash and the Plato Salad, both spot on. The server commented that eating the hash was like opening a series of gifts, since we weren't always sure... More 

Thank lberg66
Doha, Qatar
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool interior (refurbed gas station), great service, and beautifully presented food. The food truly was farm to table - they showed us photos of their farm. Would definitely go back.

Thank Emily_Qatar
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I chose Wise Acres for lunch because of the reviews. But $51 for 2 salads and 2 cups of tea is outrageous, especially since we were hungry within an hour. The salad was a pile of greens--most of which I had never seen on a plate before--a hard boiled egg (not sure why it was purple), a... More 

Thank 123CasualTraveler123
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We came here with a very large group the service was spot on and the food was delicious this is a farm to table restaurant. Everything was so fresh we were told most of the ingredients were from there t 100 Acre farm

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Wise acre is in an old service station building; so, when the big service bay doors are open, you can be under cover and still feel like you're outside. They have a true outdoor option, but today was cool and a little to breezy for that. I had the house salad with smoked chicken. As you may have read in... More 

Thank HungrySnowman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

The French toast was to die for, similar to bread pudding. The bacon was thick and hearty, the perfect compliment to the sweet maple syrup. Yum, yum.

Thank CuriousTravelerMN
St. Paul
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal here - burger, pulled pork sandwich. Try the Orange Wine! Surprising stuff and I can't think of any other place that offers it. The only quibble I have is why were there fake flowers in the bud vases with a garden store across the street?

Thank alsnjm
Paris, TX
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Our party of three had a delightful lunch here. Food was delicious and so very fresh. I enjoyed the Wise Acre salad with smoked chicken. A variety of greens and vegetables was topped with tender watercress and all lightly tossed in a flavorful vinaigrette. Our daughter had an egg plate with bacon steak. Yes, it was a three quarter inch... More 

Thank azurerusse
rockford ,IL
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to eat in the Tangletown district when the lilacs are in bloom! We ate on the patio surrounded by flowers and lilac bushes. No bees or mosquitos to bother us as it was early spring. The menu is very different. The soup of the day was squash lilac. Brunch is served all day. I had... 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-354-2577
Local sourced American cuisine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?