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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1054
+1 612-338-6146
11:00 - 01:00
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 01:00
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Wayzata, Minnesota
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125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Republic is a mixed bag. Great beer and good food but spotty and slow service. Been here many times and management could be tighter. Recommended casual.

Thank mnkittycat
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My good friends live right across the street from Republic and when I stay there we hit the Sunday Brunch with the Bloody Mary Bar!!! Love it!! Don't pass up the steak & eggs! Breakfast in a bar! :)

Thank Sadie B
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

So the beer choices alone was enough to make me love the place but the food...... worth every calorie for sure. The burgers are perfect and the fries are a must have, served with homemade ketchup and aoli that are the best I've ever tasted!

Thank Angela H
Chicago, Illinois
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109 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great Food. My wife loved the cauliflower soup and our daughter loved their "upscale" grilled cheese sandwich. Our server was delightful. We highly recommend Republic.

Thank Spike314159
1 review
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very poor customer service. On the line of being discriminatory and harassing. Either the bartender is straight up racist or has a major egotistical issue. Would not recommend for anyone who was born outside of the United States.

Thank Juan José F
Winnipeg, Canada
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We stayed across from Republic while in Minneapolis, and while we went to many different bars and brewpubs, this was my favourite spot. An incredible and expansive tap list, great location, very cool ambiance, and great food. We stopped in one last time for Sunday brunch, and it was one of the best brunches I've ever had.

Thank Luke T
Shoreview, Minnesota
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Our family ordered a variety of dishes, and all were delicious! I highly recommend their cod taco platter. We were able to sit outside in the perfect weather as we people-watched and ate dinner.

Thank jblosberg35
Picayune, Mississippi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in during a work trip and had some local mussels and the egg burger. Both were delicious. Stop in and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Jon T
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We meet a group of 10 here for food and drinks. Everyone enjoyed it. I had the pork tacos and shared poutine for an appetizer. Both were very good. The beer list was awesome and pretty easy to find something I liked. A few others had mixed drinks and said they were very good to.

Thank Ryan V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This place just isn't as good as it's predecessor, Sgt. Prestons. Service is lackluster, menu items are pretentious, expensive, and flavorless. Reading the menu, you'd think you're in for a gourmet, hipster experience, but it just blows. The patio outside isn't fun anymore - and it's exacerbated by the terribly slow service. My husband and I told ourselves we would... More 

Thank H3984DDjenniferd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454-1054
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-338-6146

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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?