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Evergreen Taiwanese Restaurant

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2424 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3453
+1 612-871-6801
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bruges, Belgium
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was empty when we got there and yet we still had to wait an hour for our food!!! The one waiter kept on taking and filling take out orders before the people actually in the restaurant. The food was okay. Lo mein okay

Thank Cc B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Evergreen may be one of my favorite restaurants in Minneapolis. Though there are things I like better than others, nothing I've had there has displeased me. I've never looked in the kitchen, but it's pretty clear that everything is far more clean and pure than some similar restaurants. The oils taste more fresh, and the ingredients as well as the... More 

Thank YungJesse
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Had the pork chop noodle soup and was surprised at how crispy and juicy the pork chop was! The noodles were chewy, which made it more authentic to my eyes, and overall it was very delicious, but probably because I was craving Taiwanese food. It's a bit of a hole in the wall, but the food is good.

Thank yiren128
Collinsville, Oklahoma
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Although it's location is in a basement of building, their amazing food totally makes up for it! They have the best sweet & sour chicken! Their egg rolls and steamed buns are delicious. Definitely worth it.

Thank kims201576
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2016

First of all, this restaurant is located in a basement. That can make me feel claustrophobic, but some people don't mind it. One positive of this place is that it is not overpriced. Another positive is that some of the food is really fantastic (like the eggplant with basil...wow!). But the food is not consistent. Some if it is just... More 

Thank Danielle S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

I went to Evergreen with my family. The stuff my Dad and siblings got looked good, but the fried tofu my mother and I got was a different story. I expect fried tofu to be deep fried and crispy. This was clearly pan fried and not crispy at all. I decided to go here because I have heard good things... More 

Thank Natasha B
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Go here for good food, value and nice owners. It is hidden in the basement! The choices are excellent for vegitarians and the rest of us. We could have just ordered the eggplant and been satisfied. Excellent bottomless tea pot. I prefer local family owned businesses and this is on our return list. There is some parking in the back.

Thank mikeH214
Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
Reviewed August 18, 2014

8/18/2014 We were vacationing in Minneapolis and wanted to find a vegan friendly restaurant. My child is allergic to egg, and poultry which makes it difficult to eat while traveling. We tried Evergreen on the last day of our trip and regret we did not go there sooner! Their menu is extensive and almost every dish can be made with... More 

Thank Judy C
Prince George, BC
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2014

Stupidly, I did not check the Trip advisor ratings when searching for one Chinese meal to have as I passed through Minneapolis yesterday. Instead, I had just googled, "best Chinese restaurant" for the area and, knowing nothing at all of dining ion the Twin Cities, went with the 2012 top pick by something called "Minneapolis City Pages". Their review has... More 

Thank BellaCoolaman
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed June 9, 2014

The food here is great and the staff really kind and helpful. But I must admit, the ambiance is lacking and the smell of dampness is really off-putting! I read great things about this restaurant so I avoided the desire to turn and run and really did love the food. So be brave and don't let the small put you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2424 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-871-6801

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