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Ike's Food and Cocktails

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50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540 (Nicolette Mall)
612-746-4537
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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168 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Met with friends for cocktails and appetizers during a recent weekend. The drinks are good as is the food.

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Jackson, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everyone in the party ordered a burger of some kind. They were all great burgers, cooked exactly to order. A little pricey, but that was expected. Great beer selection, and the service was more than adequate. I would definitely eat here again.

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with friends & shared appetizers. Shared onion rings, bbq shrimp & quesidellias. We all liked it. We got there fairly late the place was busy but service & food were good !

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New Brighton, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding service, outstanding food, friendly staff. We made the good choice to sit at the bar and were well served by a true bartender, Bruce! A gracious host who made us welcome as we devoured excellent food.

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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166 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love eating breakfast here. Nice quiet booths, terrific coffee, breakfast portions large enough to spit. Wifi available. Bar seating. Pancakes delicious, egg dishes perfectly cooked. Would love to try their lunch or dinner menu, but never traveling through MSP at those hours.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We went to this place because of our proximity to The Minneapolis Autograph Series hotel combined with other reviews. We certainly did not leave hungry. The bloody mary was top shelf. The opening course of a big fat fluffy caramel roll was spectacular. We both had cheeseburgers and fries. They were good.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Ike's is an old staple, but they have the best happy hour we have found downtown! They have $3 glasses of wine and discounted appetizers. We were able to make a meal out of the appetizers and each had two drinks for $35. The bartenders are very friendly and helpful, and the art deco atmosphere adds to the experience. Ike's... More 

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Thank Luvndbison
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Went to the new location in Bloomington MN last night and don't plan to go back. We had high hopes for whatever replaced the Blue Point restaurant - that it would be even better. But the decor was weird, the service was fine, but the food was not good. Something in the quesadilla given my mother-in-law took her out for... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. Sat up at the bar. This place is like you are stepping back in time. bartender was great with the service and visiting. Made the best drinks and wings fantastic. little pricey, but worth it. I want to go back.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I was lucky to get a table without a reservation at lunch and am so glad I did. The house special beef sandwich served with au jus dip was tender and tasty. The décor was a period setting from the 50s with memorabilia covering the walls. Excellent service. Highly recommend.

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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
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540
    (Nicolette Mall)
  • Public Transportation: Ike's is bracketed by two stations; Warehouse Dist/Henn Avenue Station (3 Blocks away) & the Nic Mall Station (1 Block away). Take Nic mall station, go south(away from the river if that helps) one block to 6th, take a right and we are down the block on the right side. Transit web site: http://metrotransit.org/rail/index.asp
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-746-4537
Description
You’d swear this place has been around since the '40s. A bar commands the narrow room flanked by booths and tables. Servers in coats, bartenders in jackets yet with a casual air that screams welcome. American classics; juicy hand-formed burgers. Lunchtime, a carver chef slices fresh roast beef and roast turkey for sandwiches. Small plates span America’s history; supper club shrimp cocktail up-to-the-minute items as tuna tataki, fresh guacamole prepared table side, fresh spring rolls stuffed with rice noodles, shrimp and holy basil. “Big Plates”; Fillet Oscar, homemade meat loaf, pork prime rib, house smoked ribs, all can include soup, salad, bread and a basket of plastic-wrapped crackers, just like in the old days. Ike's has a serious bar, strong drinks, vintage cocktails and ice cream drinks a good selection of beers and wines by the glass. Ike's is one of downtown's favorite; retro booths, antique wood bar, with a supper-club feel.

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