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Rincon 38

3801 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1232
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (55 reviews)
“paella” (7 reviews)
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Spanish, Wine Bar, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3801 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1232
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have wanted to visit this restaurant for several years and finally made it. We were not disappointed! The menu includes 40-50 tapas and we sampled 4 - Charcuterie plate, lamb chops, baby scallops and deep-fried cauliflower, all served with a myriad of wonderful spices. Our...More

Thank DL2Some
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I've been to two of the other restaurants from this chef, but never have stumbled on Rincon 38 before (although I knew it existed). The food was outstanding, and the service to match. Each plate was flavorful, different, a combination of yummy treats and reasonably...More

Thank debbie_msp
Reviewed August 27, 2018

When a restaurant is PACKED on a Wednesday, you know you have something special. My wife and I had a fantastic anniversary meal here just a few weeks ago, and it had all of the flavor of a great Chef's Tasting Menu, with the ability...More

Thank IrelandPubCrawl
Reviewed August 2, 2018

My son and I went for my birthday and shared 5 different plates plus had dessert. The food was amazing! We had never had Spanish food before, but we will definitely be back. The food was brought out one little plate at a time so...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We had to return to this delightful corner restaurant. The menu has great choices of seafood & meats. We adored the grilled octopus & even ordered extra to bring home. The Paella Sevillana , was beautifully seasoned. The lamb cutlets were very tender & thoroughly...More

Thank Elvia M
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Went with another couple and shared eight plates. The tomatos were outstanding as were the octopus, potatoes bravas, cauliflower, and the dates. Calamari and others were very good. Very consistent. Very good flavors. Several beautiful platings. Very good service. Very fast delivery of food. Some...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Tasty tapas dishes with a great variety. Very accommodating and helpful staff, food comes out quickly.Pretty small place so not the best choice for a big group( >4) outdoor seating available-weather permitting.Their 2 seabass dishes were the definite stand-outs for me. Wine only. Cost: most...More

Thank mzbecks07
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Rincon 38 has a tremendous variety of Spanish tapas. Highly recommended tapas include the borrego (rack of lamb with brussel sprouts and potatoes), vieras (scallops served with spinach and asparagus), and the malaga (a creative combination of octopus, chorizo, and white asparagus - an explosion...More

Thank PamplonaBound
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This is my third visit to Rincon 38 in four years. It gets better and better. It was wonderful that at such a high quality restaurant we were able to get a dinner reservation the same day. They were at the top of their form...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

The four of us ate our way through the menu trying a little of everything and enjoying some interesting beers and wines as well. The dessert was not to our liking and the owner promptly took it away and removed it from our bill. I...More

Thank jojoishere
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December 13, 2015|
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Response from Lisa A | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall what night we went (probably Friday or Saturday); there was live music but it wasn't so loud that you had to shout. You sit really close to the next table so you have to like your neighbours :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3801 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1232
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-824-4052
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