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Restaurant Alma

528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1716
+1 612-379-4909
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1716
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I think its all about the food and the ambience for this restaurant. There were three of us there for dinner and we each ordered 9 separate items from the evenings menu. This allowed us to each try everything! Portions were on the small side...More

Thank kc4ness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Street parking can get difficult here but they have an excellent valet. The dinner started with excellent cocktails, we then all ordered from the nicely oversee-able menu; one First, one Middle and then one dinner from a selection of four each. We all enjoyed a...More

Thank Mario G
Reviewed May 6, 2018

We were very much looking forward to dining at Alma having loved our dinner there this winter. I don't know if its the spring menu or a change in the kitchen staff but we had a totally different experience this time. Of the 6 dishes...More

2  Thank Emily C
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant Alma is legendary. This was our first trip to cafe Alma next door. Started with the bartender’s custom rid on a sazerac which was great. We moved into a great meal which featured their Thursday burger special. Food was awesome but what really stood...More

Thank Trip B
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We were here before the renovation and had a wonderful time. We returned last week to enjoy it again. Unfortunately it was not to be. We started off on the wrong foot when our server spilled water filling our glasses. I know, not a big...More

1  Thank lucycan
Reviewed April 3, 2018

This was our sixth or seventh dinner here over the past three years and it could not have been better. The restaurant knew we were celebrating our anniversary (we also stayed at the hotel) and we were seated at the special table next to the...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Went here for lunch with spouse and both opus very pleased. Salad greens crisp as can be, and excellent tomato soup, a perfectly done lamb burger and finished with a yummy apple dessert. Good coffee. Look forward to coming back.

Thank NewMexicans_10
Reviewed March 25, 2018

I was really looking forward to our meal, having heard great things about this place. Although the food was good, the service was terrible. Long delays between ordering and food arriving, our server wrote down the wrong main course, we had to flag down our...More

Thank MNtripmaven
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Our search for creative, well executed, unpretentious fare that has real flare and flavors not marred by an abundance of salt and no other seasoning has ended by our discovering this restaurant. We lived the fried cauliflower nested in a light aoli and seasoned with...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Four of us had a great dinner last night. The Parmesan Flan is a delightful and the way the flan is accompanied by sherry-marinated shiitake mushrooms, almonds, and endive add a cornucopia of flavors. The Fusilla Pasta contained enough porcini mushrooms and a very tasty...More

Thank Doug B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$52
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1716
    (6th Avenue SE)
  • Public Transportation: #6 Metro Transit Bus
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-379-4909
  • E-mail
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