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Carol's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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11888 Aberdeen St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55449-4786
(763) 757-9700
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Ham Lake, Minnesota
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Carol's is indeed a local gem of a restaurant. Think of it as a fusion between comfort food and Chef's special. There is a fairly broad menu for each mealtime, and each has an in house twist that makes it memorable. Breakfast is especially good and served in ample portions. Baked goods are also a specialty. Don't be surprised to... More 

Thank TRice0617
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Carol's Restaurant has great home made food. You can have a glass of wine or beer with your dinner and when you are finished check out the lovely boutique.

Thank plowgirl
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant and fun gift shop! I love that they always offer specialities often according to the season! Great coffee and great service!

Thank Judy M
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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
Ham Lake, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

The restaurant has great food and large portions. Everything is made on site. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It is very clean, has large windows on three sides, and is well lit. The prices are a bit spendy for a ma and pa place but the taste and portion sizes are worth it. Beer and wine are served. Our... More 

Thank Carol S
Arden Hills, Minnesota
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308 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

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 bubbles 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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230 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, 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?