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Wilde Roast Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
University / Dinkytown
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65 Main St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1123
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Waterdown, Canada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very tasty scenically located restaurant in Minneapolis steps from the Mississippi, parks, and the downtown core. We visited for brunch. A creative and appealing menu with much to offer food, beverages and alcohol. Service was slow and the restaurant was less than half full. Food took 45 minutes to arrive. We were surprised to find a place that makes... More 

Thank Shane K
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cafe tucked away in a quiet spot. The menu appealed to all of us--everyone got what they wanted. Very generous portions and delicious. The sweet potato fries were perfection! Macaroni and cheese was the ultimate in creamy comfort food. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Kellie M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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124 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a nice lunch during a summer visit, this is the place to go. Great service, food, ambiance--- we had a nice meal with 3 couples and the service could not have been better. Take a walk along the river in either direction, and the stop in for lunch-- you'll be happy!

Thank Lantirn01
Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always one of my favorites for brunch in old St Anthony Main, where Minneapolis began. I love a great cup of fresh coffee and this is the place for it. Last weekend I had the most scrumptious breakfast sandwich. The bun was flaky, the meat had just the right amount of spiciness. Great classy, inviting indoor place, with a summertime... More 

Thank Anita D
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambiance was good (outside seating on a gorgeous morning in MSP was indeed lovely). However, as good as the ambiance was, it did not make up for the rather shoddy service. In spite of having made it abundantly clear to the waiter that we are vegetarian and clearly specifying that I wanted a breakfast sandwich with egg whites and... More 

Thank Navaneetha R
Ithaca, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Wife & I stopped by when visiting for a wedding. Had crab cakes for an appetizer, and it was the best I have tasted since Annapolis! I had a Reuben sandwich and my wife had a salmon dinner. They were both delicious. Combined with an attractive decor and a nice patio area, I recommend Wilde Roast highly.

Thank boliver68
Knoxville, Iowa
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We had reservations for Sunday brunch and were seated directly upon arriving. One of our party was running late so we ordered drinks and an appetizer. The bacon/onion dip was good, but the amount of dip was overly generous compared to the amount of toasted pita bread that came with it. Our waitress was attentive without being overbearing. Coffee drinks... More 

Thank Liz A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

After a noon courthouse wedding we were directed here for mid afternoon refreshments and area photos. We chose to sit outside as it was out of the wind and sunny. Good time of day as it was after the lunch crowd so service was pretty good. We were moving on to another restaurant for dinner so we decided to split... More 

Thank florenceMinnesota
Pipestone, Minnesota
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

I can honestly say that if Oscar Wilde had lived in Minneapolis in the twenty first century, this restaurant would be his favorite indulgence. The decor is sumptuous, the food is unique and delicious, and the desserts will make you weep with joy! The staff is attentive, polite, appropriately reserved yet distracting lay attractive! Normally I wouldn't bother commenting on... More 

Thank J Adam S
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

WEEKEND BRUNCH...large restaurant with outside seating...right on Main Street by the historic Mississippi River...Leisurely weekend brunch can't get better than this. LOCATION & ATMOSPHERE: Our group ordered the giant mimosas and settled in by the "British feeling" fireplace to wait for "late comers " of our group to show up. Very relaxing. Perhaps in addition to a giant image of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 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
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Main St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1123
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighborhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: 612-331-4544

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