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1.1 miles from Minneapolis Institute of Art
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Reviewed December 2, 2019 via mobile

Located on the second floor of the Oracle Building. The breakfast we had was super!! Cafeteria style but the servce was fast. Will come here again if we have the chance

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Great spot for lunch - fresh salads and tasty sandwiches & soups. My advice is to go early as it gets very busy.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We ate our first meal here because it was convenient to our hotel, the Hilton. Dave's downtown was recommended to us by the staff at the hotel and they seemed to be enthusiastic about how good the place was. We were able to quickly walk...to Dave's via the indoor transit system. I expected a diner but it was more like a burger restaurant. No table service. You order your meal - sandwiches, wraps, specials of the day (sold out when we arrived), and burgers. It is really a fast-food restaurant, which obviously works for the location in the office building complex. My veggie burger was just OK and Hubble's chicken wrap was good. I would not go there again, as we found many better places to go if and when we return.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Turkey Chili oh so good. Fresh bread, I had roast beef sandwich. Was made to order, priced fairly and folks making were very familiar with their products. Homemade cookies was a treat

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Dave's is well organized, menu on the board, order and out in a few minnits or sit and eat. VERY good food. My 3 egg omelette and 2 slices bread of choice choose veggies - 7.21 including tax. Only a short indoor walk from Hilton.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed February 5, 2018

This restaurant is located inside one of the downtown buildings, connected to many others via the Skyway. The food was good and the service was great.

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a recent trip to downtown Minneapolis. This is cafeteria style and really nice variety on their menu. Order up front, pick up and bring to checkout. I had the chicken Caesar wrap and you can customize it as you order. Delicious...and fresh and way more than I could eat ....so two lunches in one! Sounds like a popular busy place for folks who live and work downtown.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Good location for a decent lunch at a reasonable price. Not to far away from the Convention Center. Price-quality ratio OK.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Tried this place just by "seeing what's around" on GoogleMaps - and this has now turned into one of my favorite places to grab lunch during my time downtown. The sandwiches are delicious, portions of sandwich and sides are great for the price, and there...is always free water available to guests - but it's not just regular water - its all infused with some type of fruit! Yum!More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I have been coming to Dave's for well over a decade. My favorite meal of the day is Breakfast. Dave's EXCELS at breakfast. They have a wide variety of options. They have their breakfast specials every morning and the serve REAL HASH BROWNS. Do you...like Biscuits and Gravy, French Toast, Pancakes, Eggs and Bacon? Dave's has it all and MORE. I eat here everyday for at least one meal. The portions are very hearty and if you like low carb they got you covered. The staff is FANTASTIC, Alex, Steve, Kelly, Tim and the rest of the crew are super friendly and the place is really Clean. If you are near the AT&T Tower at 901 Marquette Ave Go to the second floor in the Sky-way and right across from Caribou Coffee is Dave's Tell'em Dan Sent youMore

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

On the 2nd floor of the 900 building is this cafeteria style eatery. Clean, fast, plentiful and delicious was the food. If downtown and want a quick in and out lunch, this is your place. I had a chicken breast sandwich with fixings, fries and...a large coffee for under $10. Free - flavored waters are available.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed March 17, 2017

I have eaten many breakfasts at Dave's Downtown on the skyway near the Hilton. It's kind of a man's place; after all, you eat on styrofoam and get your own coffee. But it's pleasing on the wallet and freshly made good food. Not fancy. If...you want to pay more and be served, go to Key's. But if you want eggs, meat, good coffee, and maybe a fresh baked good (donut, scone, giant muffin) visit Dave's.More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I stopped in for a buffalo chicken salad and it took about 2 minutes for them to make it fresh for me. The salad tasted great and had a very large portion for about $8. They did a great job tossing the salad and everything...was as I would expect it to be. I would recommend this if you're in downtown Minneapolis and need a quick place to stop in.More

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Good food at a fair price. Can be busy around the noon hour so prepare accordingly. service was great. Good variety of food to choice from. They also have daily specials from the grill and entrée listed on their website.

Date of visit: March 2017
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Loved it. Great food with lots of options and super fast and friendly service in spite of being crazy busy! :)

Date of visit: March 2017
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Yes, Dave's Downtown offers takeout services.

Dave's Downtown is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5