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Restaurant Alma

Certificate of Excellence
University / Dinkytown
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528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1716 (6th Avenue SE)
+1 612-379-4909
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got there a bit early than the reservation and hit the bar for a drink. 45 mins passed and were still in the bar totally forgotten by the hosts. I even asked the bar lady if someone should pick us up for our table or if we needed to go to the main door again. Finally they remembered us... More 

Thank abecedario13
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Think about your favorite restaurant with perfect food, cozy/sophisticated atmosphere, sublime service, and now, as if in a dream, just steps from your dinner table there is a gleaming wood staircase leading you to a supreme boutique cozy yet luxurious room. I think Hendrix wrote a song called Stairway to Heaven...it's like that. The designers thought of everything in the... More 

Thank FreezinginMinnes0ta
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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100 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad to see this long standing restaurant in Minneapolis has reopened for business. The remodel is very well done, keeping to the simple decor and the wonderful menu. Enjoyed the Mahi dinner and chocolate dessert. The winter cocktail list was imaginative and worth the read. Will be back to explore more of the changing monthly menu.

Thank TeddyP300
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I first ate here shortly after it opened, and have been back occasionally since then. One of my favorite places in the Twin Cities for genuinely interesting fine dining. There's always a good surprise, and generally I was also learn something from the menu.

Thank Michael D
Roseville, Minnesota
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I feel like I'm just piling on here - in a good way - because this restaurant is a treasure to its loyal following. It's difficult to point out a particular favorite dish, as chef Alex Roberts creates an ever-changing menu bringing to the table the very best of each season. This is part of the magic of Alma -... More 

Thank jimdryden
Jacksonville, Florida
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626 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

I had wanted to get a dinner reservation at 112 Eatery but no such luck. So I was looking for a highly-rated restaurant. I had read about Restaurant Alma and decided to give it a try. What a great find! I loved everything about this place. This is a fine dining restaurant but it is the opposite of stuffy: welcoming,... More 

Thank 493Ron
New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This restaurant is a must if you are in Minneapolis . Request Katie Rose for your server. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and loves what she does. The menu changes every month , if you go in July i highly recommend the shrimp , the red quail and the halibut . The cheese selection was wonderful and locally sourced. We... More 

Thank eurotravelsNewJersey
Columbia, Maryland
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The 3 Course Pre Fix was wonderful. Each course had several options (including gluten free). Everyone at the table shared and I must say nothing was less than outstanding. The wine pairing was also very well suited to the food and the server asked all the right questions to make sure she recommended the wines we would enjoy. Casual, comfortable... More 

Thank Corrie B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Took my husband here for dinner as I'd been on another occasion. I raved about it in advance and was overall pretty disappointed with the experience. The menu does change monthly and the website always has the latest offerings. We were so excited for the courses for July! We had a few issues with our courses. Poached egg was too... More 

Thank Charb01
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

This restaurant is honestly the best in Minneapolis when it comes to well-prepared food. The balance of flavors and quality of ingredients is so high, and it never disappoints. I'd recommend getting different things on the 3-course menu for yourself and whoever you go with so you can try a bite and trade! The bread is also great! I'd highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $52
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1716
    (6th Avenue SE)
  • Public Transportation: #6 Metro Transit Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighborhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-379-4909

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