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Nicollet Island Inn Restaurant

95 Merriam St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1524
+1 612-331-1800
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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion soup” (4 reviews)
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95 Merriam St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1524
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of six enjoyed a wonderful lunch here on a Friday afternoon. We ate fairly late and there was hardly anyone there so we had the place largely to ourselves. The lunch prices are better than dinner and the food is just as good....More

Thank valleylight
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful romantic place to stay. Staff is friendly and helpful. Restaurant has very high quality food with a great menu and great view of the river. Hotel is within walking distance of many bars and restaurants. Will definitely stay again for other special occasions.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Friends brought us to the Nicollet Island Inn Restaurant for a Sunday brunch that really brightened a gray, rainy day. The Inn itself is charming. We had a window table so we could watch people from the neighborhood enjoying their Sunday morning-- walking their dogs,...More

Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Came in at Valetines day and even though the food and service was very good, was very surpised that we only had one option of a meal and it was 100 dollars apiece. The meal was good but could get the same at another nice...More

Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat when I'm staying in downtown Minneapolis. The location (right on the river) is excellent. The service was top notch on the most recent trip we made to Nicollet Island Inn. There is definitely a romantic atmosphere...More

1  Thank Seth F
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The team at Nicollet Island Inn Restaurant always ensures your dining experience exceeds expectations! We made reservations, asked for a table by the window as we had an out of town guest, and when we arrived, we were seated in a private area overlooking the...More

Thank Kathleen V
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We celebrated our wedding anniversary having dinner at Nicollet Island Inn. Very romantic and beautiful setting. We shared the mussels (see picture), absolutely delicious. For our mains we had the scallops which were perfectly done and then the lamb (spot on). We also liked the...More

Thank 4mundoviajeros
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had the Thanksgiving special. The soup was wonderful and the meal just got better and better. They even sent us home with "leftovers" in a bag. Loved it.

Thank gshore
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The food here is so unique and excellent, but often over our price range. But consider joining their Celebration Club and on your birthday month, you can take $20 off your meal, plus you get a free champagne pour for all at your table (which...More

Thank StillLoveMNbest
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Nicollet Island Inn is a great place for a holiday meal with friends. We went there after the Cantus Christmas Concert.

Thank 454travelbug
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Deanna L
We have reservations for dinner tonight and we are staying at the Inn. What is the dress code for the dining room?
4 December 2015|
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Response from Alfsigesy | Reviewed this property |
I agree Business casual, although if you feel like dressing up it would certainly be appropriate.
Are menu items ala carte or does a potato and/or salad/soup accompany each entre'?
20 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Merriam St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1524
  • Public Transportation: Bus Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-331-1800
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Nicollet Island Inn