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Ike's Food and Cocktails

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50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540 (Nicolette Mall)
+1 612-746-4537
7:00 am - 11:00 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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Anaheim Hills, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Ike's was excellent any way you slice it! The food and service was great! Their chili was some of the best I ever had!! The food came out quick and was tasty!

Thank Kobesan2000
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Surrounded by a great staff and a very professional owner. This place does the little things that nobody does anymore. If you drink bloody Mary's, this is the place for you. They are unbelievable. The food is well prepared,delicious and very affordable. I will return again and again and I will recommend it to everyone.

Thank Latrobesfinest4some
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014

Billy is the waiter.... Met up with a friend who I have not seen in numerous year. Had some laughs but were told we were laughing too loud. Have you ever heard of anything like that? Then the people that complained actually ( they had a loud young child with them) apologized and bought us a drink. The waiter, Billy... More 

Thank Teresa C
Centerville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,790 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

Ike's Food and Cocktails opened promptly at 6:00AM; I could see the employees hustling at 5:45AM, and decided to wait. Others were making a beeline to nearby Starbucks. At 6:00AM, the manager appeared, and I am the first diner of July 4, 2014. I like a table in the “Fifties.” Johanna, my server supplied water, black coffee, and the menu.... More 

Thank SavantIII_11
DENVER, North Caroli
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2014

Food was great, service great and cocktails were really good. if you going through this airport and have some time. definitely a good place to eat and relax.

Thank Mehavasu
Rochester, Minnesota
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stopped here before heading to the theater. The drinks were tasty and the food was even better. Portions size was large as always, but presentation was pretty. The service was excellent and the location is very convenient to the theaters. Would definitely eat here again!

Thank RochHeather
Cambridge, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

While you feel like you have returned to another era of dining establishment, Ike's also does a fine job of keeping relevant with menu items, cleanliness, and great staff! All servers and bartenders seem to really enjoy their job, which is a huge bonus when eating in the downtown area! Nice children s menu too!

Thank puresynergy
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I am a regular at Ike'a at MSP airport (in main mall - before 'D' gates) who serve amazing hand patted burgers. On this occasion I had Sunday brunch at the Ike's in town, and went for a Bloody Mary with a their signature brunch - eggs, pancakes, bacon and sausages - all you can eat. The best part is... More 

Thank VxM2000
Mequon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stopped in for our first visit to Ike's to get a late dinner last night. We ordered an appetizer and two entrees to share. The appetizer barbeque shrimp had a spicy/sweet glaze instead of the typical spicy butter bath and it worked. The portion was hearty and we sopped up every drop of the sauce with the toast points.... More 

Thank teachlochmor
Norwalk, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2014

We were looking for good appetizers within walking distance of the hotel and were directed here by the front desk of the downtown hotel where we stayed. It was a good choice. Bustling atmosphere, attentive wait staff, good food and a nice selection of beers. I would definitely go there again if I was in the downtown area!

Thank Theresa7759

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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: +1 612-746-4537
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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