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Carol's Restaurant

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11888 Aberdeen St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55449-4786
(763) 757-9700
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Here, everything is good. I make a mean Thanksgiving dinner, but I've considered catering from Carol's because it is so damn good! Their turkey dinner or sandwihich is out favorite. The hot meatloaf comes in second. Most of the menu is made fresh and is truly like homemade. The only downfall is they are closed on Sunday.

Thank cgordon0299
Arden Hills, Minnesota
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304 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know why this restaurant was such a surprise. Located just off a highway and not a particularly great area this place rocks. Service was good. I had a salad that was fresh and tasty. We will return for sure.

Thank CaptainDan330
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Out of state family were visiting during soccer tournament. We had never been to Carol's before, but it was close to the soccer fields for them. Very crowded, had to wait 20 minutes,then we were given a table next to the kitchen doors. Endless servers, back and forth. Window ledges were covered with dead flies! Not very appetizing. Food was... More 

Thank cindyvee
minneapolis, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

wonderful staff, basic simple dinner foods ... but their desserts are fabulous. Attached is an awesome gift store as well where you'll find lots of cute stuff you won't see in every other shop

Thank Kimberlee S
Fort Myers, Florida
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217 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We had heard good things about this restaurant, so we thought we would try it. It was good as anticipated. There is a huge variety of entrees on the menu it made it difficult to make a decision on what to order. My wife had the turkey sandwich with soup & I had the meatloaf sandwich with soup. Both of... More 

Thank DickBobG
Blaine, Minnesota
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We came here for dinner with my in-laws and all had delicious meals. The portions are huge and everything is homemade. The nova scotia rolls are excellent. My father-in-law and husband had the walleye. The kids meals are good too. Our waitress was sweet and the atmosphere is cheerful. There is a dessert case and a little gift shop there... More 

Thank Familyof5Summer2016
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Everything in this restaurant is wonderful except for the coffee. I thought at first the coffee was rancid but it was the actual coffee cup that had an awful sewer water odor. Our service was excellent and out meals were outstanding.

Thank nopension
Garland, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a extremely clean restaurant, with friendly staff and great home cooked food. The menu includes a little bit of everything. I had the Friday nite rib special and hamburger vegetable soup. Soup was very good, ribs were not as tender as I'd like but good sauce. Others had turkey dinner and all thought it was very good. Not... More 

Thank Todd M
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Saw this place along Central Avenue and thought we'd give it a try. Wow! So glad we did! Fabulous made from scratch goodness! The variety was great as there were four of us who were all craving something different. We all gave it two thumbs WAY UP! Dad had the meatloaf dinner...stuffing, mashed potato, sweet potato, cranberries, veggies, gravy, and... More 

Thank ScottyS29
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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189 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

We found the staff very friendly & the food was great. They have a wide variety of menu options from pasta to burgers. They serve some beer & wine. The desserts looked delicious. The gift shop that was attached was cute.

Thank SaraBeth55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11888 Aberdeen St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55449-4786
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: (763) 757-9700

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