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Bunny's Bar & Grill

5916 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416-2811
+1 952-922-9515
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“french dip” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
Pizza, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5916 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416-2811
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Great neighborhood spot. Great deals and prices for food specials. Surprising large beer list. I visited with friends who had young children, and we were able to take a back table. From that view, we could see small sets of families and large groups of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank brianmclark
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I've live three blocks from Bunny's for 29 years, been a patron of Bunny's for over 20 years  Tonight, October 15th, on my way home,  about 6:10 P.M., I’d like a "burger" at Bunny's, Inside I find a vacant seat at the bar, between the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Pull tabs, TVs, beer listed on chalkboard , good bartender, decent food , hummus platter was served with bread and vegetables. Sides are offered with burgers and sandwiches.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NikkiA179
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Bunny’s in St Louis Park is a Twin Cities institution for very good reason(s). The food is always prepared with good ingredients, the service is friendly and helpful, and the place is always packed with happy, enthusiastic customers. It is frequently billed as a sports...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank v0yageur22
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I've been going to Bunny's Bar & Grill since the 80's. The food is still outstanding and the service bar none! I haven't been there for a few years but, my girlfriend, her family and I stopped in on Saturday for lunch. Not much has...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 34pc
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled into this local neighborhood bar & grill . It’s got some history. I had a pork tenderloin sandwich that was the best ever hands down. The meatloaf special was very good. Large portions !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pamela D
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Bunny's really does not need a review due to it's popularity and steady customer crowd so that may be why they cut corners on a few things. Overall though, it is a mid level spot to drink and dine at any time of the day....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tomTmoney
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This place was hoppin' (lol) for a weeknight at like 7pm. They had an awesome selection of beer and something on their food menu for everyone. Everything was decently priced. We had spinach dip as an appetizer. It was almost like a Mexican spinach dip....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lexid2017
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Since 1933 and still going strong. When the lettuce in the salad is fresh and crisp you know you're in the right place.Service is prompt and courteous. Food comes out fresh to your table. Not 'a-heated-per-order' menu! Their meats are tasty. No aftertaste. Prices are...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ManiH5
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Brunch with a friend during the week. While the sauce of the Eggs Benedict was definitely on the heavy side we loved the rest of the breakfast, hash browns and all. Having a fabulous Bloody Mary w/chaser included was unexpected and much appreciated!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ElisabethOnMaui
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5916 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416-2811
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 952-922-9515
Bunny’s opened at 4730 Excelsior Boulevard in St. Louis Park in 1933. One of the most often asked questions over the years has been, “Where did that name come from?” The story goes like this… The original owner, Henry Aretz, was in need of a sign for his new bar, Aretz’s Place. However, the sign maker had a different idea. He had made a mistake on a sign that read “Bunny’s” and, not wanting to scrap the job, asked Henry Aretz if he wanted to buy a sign “real cheap.” Henry, knowing a bargain when he saw one, bought the sign, and Bunny’s was started. The Aretz family owned Bunny’s until Gary and Sherman Rackner bought the bar in 1988. Bunny’s became a Bar & Grill, with the addition of a kitchen in the fall of 1988, and continued its tradition of a place where local patrons could relax with friends, catch a game, and also have a great meal. Unfortunately, Sherman passed away in 1997 and, due to the proposed redevelopment of Excelsior Boulevard, Bunny’s had to find a new location by the end of 1998. In January of 1999, Gary brought in a new business partner, Steve Koch, and they reopened Bunny’s in its current location. We are happy to be in St. Louis Park and look forward to being a fixture in the community for many years to come. In memory of Sherman Rackner, Gary’s father and business partner, we have named the back bar “Sherm’s.” Sherm, we hope you are proud!
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