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“Perfect dining experience in a quaint neighborhood”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Tilia

Tilia
Ranked #117 of 1,793 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Perfect dining experience in a quaint neighborhood”
Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

Small but carefully crafted menu. Fabulous ambiance. unique and large beer selection on-tap, and the ginger mimosa is amazing. If you come in off-peak hours you may get a seat right away, otherwise plan a 45 minute wait (but worth it).

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English first
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Piece of heaven”
Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

This place is so good my wife and I are considering moving to Linden Hills so we could frequent more often.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good food; light portions”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

We had to wait a bit on a Wednesday evening for a table, but as it was warm outside, that was OK. The servers were cordial and provided good service. The atmosphere was pleasant. The space is fairly small and busy so it can get loud. Good beer selection. The food was of good quality, but portions were small so we were hungry after we left. I wouldn't return but it was worth trying once as I had heard about it quite a bit.

  • Visited August 2012
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Minneapolis, MN
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
“Very good food in an upscale-casual setting”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Tilia was opened as a part of the trend of neighborhood gastropubs aimed at the foodie set. It quickly established itself as the cuisine is excellent and often works in local and season items. The service is good, though not excellent. As is (sadly) popular for new neighborhood gastropubs, it does not allow reservations--which is a little annoying because it's a bit out of the way (in Linden Hills) with only a few other restaurants nearby--though the neighboring Harriet Brasserie is also quite good. Weekday lunch is often possible without too much of a wait, but you're seriously rolling the dice if it's an evening or weekend. Worth the headache if you like good food and it isn't too cold outside.

Visited October 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tilia, don't miss it!”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Excellent food and service. You can not make reservations, but well worth the wait!!!! Steven Brown does an excellent job! I never thought I would say that I like brussel sprouts...

  • Visited June 2012
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