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Chris and Rob's Chicago's Taste Authority

3101 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3325
+1 612-729-5507
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“italian beef” (17 reviews)
“chicago dog” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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3101 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3325
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

When ever we get a taste for a Chicago Hot Beef sandwich, we head to Chris and Rob's. Our last visit did not disappoint and we are glad that it is easier to than is flying to Chicago. We also had some crispy French Fries...More

Thank davenak3
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Good beef sandwich, good service, beer, fries and salad. Not noisy. Sports on TV in background. Not busy in the dining room, but the place was hopping with take out and delivery ordres.

Thank rhankey
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had the Italian Beef and Ham & Cheese Bites. The sandwiches were perfect replicas of our home town, Chicago favorites! We don't want variation when it come to Italian Beef. Everything should be traditional and CTA delivered exactly what we wanted. Each element of...More

Thank Cathie W
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place was one of the first in the Twin Cities to offer many food staples that you would find in Chicago. Italian beef and Combo are pretty good but the Au jus can be greasy.

Thank mnmmmark
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some "Chicago" food in Minneapolis. We found a decent spot not too far from downtown. We enjoyed the typical Italian beef and a Chicago dog. The sandwiches were very good, and a bargain price. Service was good & friendly. It is...More

Thank dukeboy1951
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Met Jean at work. She had a "Nuts on Clark" bag in her possession so we began talking about the great food Chicago had to offer. Then she hit me with a bombshell. Her husband Rob was an owner of a place right here in...More

Thank vern63
Reviewed 24 September 2016

While visiting Mpls, saw this place near 42nd St and Hiawata (spell?) so stopped by to grab a bite. Ordered California burger and fries. Burger patty was burnet but rather on cold side - clearly pre-cooked patty and cook (whoever undeserving be called cook) didn't...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Good, not great. I grew up in Chicago, and am spoiled by Al's #1 and others. But, it is a good sandwich. The beef was thinly sliced, good, and juicy. The bread is very good, and the giardinara is nice and spicy. And i like...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stopped here after visiting Minnehaha Falls and were looking for a casual place nearby and found this via an internet search. It's only about a mile away. We were very pleasantly surprised. It is a very casual place with outdoor seating that serves Chicago...More

Thank DanD601
Reviewed 2 May 2016

If you are craving a Chicago Dog, or Italian Beef head to South MPLS! Can't go wrong here. Similar set up to what you find in this type of establishment in Chicago, and the food hits the spot!

Thank mspreh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-729-5507
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