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Tongue in Cheek


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews brunch pork belly tasting menu octopus steamed buns chocolate dome tongue croque ramen amuse bouche gnocchi panna cotta unagi lox eggs benedict cheeseburger fries
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Payne Ave is not where I would even begin to look for a quality restranint, but here is Tongue in Cheek. In an old building that I, years ago, would eat lunch at (a real neighborhood greasy spoon) now houses fine dining with a little...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed May 15, 2019

After having gone twice in 4 days we keep asking ourselves why we waiting so long. The cocktail flight is a great why to sample a variety of unique but delicious libations! On our second visit we actually had dinner and were blown away by...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank gwwk
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meals, ambience, service, and neighborhood. I had the fried chicken steamed buns and loved them. My colleague had an avocado BLT. Fries were excellent. If I lived in MN, I would be there a lot.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank timatlga
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Vegasm - kimchi potato cakes. $16.00 this is a special that may not stay on the menu. I eat what I want and this just stuck me as something to try. They were good. The whole menu was interesting. The surf and turf was octopus...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Wombat1969mn
Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Have been here a couple of times. Great drinks and beer selection. I recommend the tasting course (we had a vegan that loved the vegan tasting course). Great dishes and very cool vibe for the East Side gem!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank houseoftag
Reviewed April 24, 2019

My family heads to Tongue in Cheek for Sunday brunch, or an occasional special-occasion meal during the week. The food is creative and always delicious, the cocktails are great, and the small bites are not to be missed. Seriously the blueberry app (yes, a single...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Julie8745
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Short list on the menu but that makes it awesome. Farm to table, ethical business and excellent tasting food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tlflight
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Pros: Food was really good. The Weekend Bennies with salmon and Heeeres Johnny with pork eggs bennies were very delicious and flavorful. Atmosphere was quite nice. Love the decor. Cons: It took a while for our food to be served but it's worth the wait....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank vsl2016
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Very cute place with a hip atmosphere. The food is delicious and creative, but the highlight for me is the cocktail flight! One tiny cocktail from each of six categories- sweet, salty, bitter, spicy, umami...

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank tammieh2014
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

If you enjoy a true food adventure. Check it out! The faces you make while eating this food is borderline comical. The flavors in every single dishes are crazy, to the point you cannot believe everything described in the dish ingredients seems like a important...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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May 17, 2019|
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Response from Viewofsarah | Reviewed this property |
If you can appreciate one excellent perfect bite of food, then yes. 3$ for that piece of pork belly on the tasting menu is underpriced, it was so good I’d have paid 5$. Also the cocktail tasting flight was super fun and good... More
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Response from Julie8745 | Reviewed this property |
If you go on a Friday or Saturday evening, it can get pretty loud. We often go on Sundays for brunch and it's lovely..... I mean it's always lovely but if you're discussing details of things and it's super important to... More
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