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Aster Cafe

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125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
612-379-3138
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11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 00:00
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pune
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Li'l traditional dining space on downtown Minnesota. Love the place for its ambience, music, food and service! The entrée were served in quickly - food variety was great... Enjoyable place while catching up with business colleagues after day long work in cold weather.. beware you need street side parking using meters... The parking meter only accepted us visa card and... More 

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Thank a2z_pune
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully crafted environment outdoors, with a great view of downtown Minneapolis across the river. Gentle conversations, Pup on our laps (he's small), wine adn nicely-crafter entrees. We've also eaten indoors in less-friendly weather and we've ordered take-out as well. Always a good experience with food, service and atmosphere!

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Thank Rod_Minnesota
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I were planning to see a movie and stopped at this place for a bite to eat. It's beautiful! Very cool venue, one of the most beautiful locations in Minneapolis, gorgeous views, right next to the movie theater, but most importantly very delicious food! The lamb meatballs are da bomb!!! Italian flatbed absolutely d-lish and roasted vegetable... More 

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Thank Modern_Family_in_Mn
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I chose the outdoor seating this evening, as it will not be possible to do that much longer this season. The view of the Mississippi River is great. The staff were very friendly. The food was excellent. When locating the place by trip advisor i was asked if it was pet friendly. It is very much so. One guest brought... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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460 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I really enjoyed the ambiance of this place. Historical setting in an old building, but cozy. There is outdoor seating, but this was a cool fall morning. Waitress was friendly and helpful. Water glasses never empty. Our entrees were served quickly and were hot; all were tasty. The root salad was delicious. It was nice as we could either order... More 

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Thank Chris L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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324 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were walking along Main Street looking for a place to eat on a Sunday morning around 10:30. The Aster patio was open and not too busy. We quickly grabbed a table by the sidewalk (we love to watch people) and checked out the brunch menu. It looked great, and people around us seemed very happy with their food. My... More 

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Thank africanaddict
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

On any beautiful day when you want to sit out to enjoy the weather, this place is the BEST! We had the ribs and a cheese and fruit plate. The Ribs were not the best in the Twin Cities, but it was the best that day for me, for I love being by the Mississippi River with the breeze and... More 

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Thank psmccready
Warsaw, Indiana
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239 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Really enjoyed the location and outdoor seating. The food and the service were very good. Just enjoyable.

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Thank Dave B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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148 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Located along the river, this is a perfect spot in the summer for eating outdoors. Good food, nice people watching, good view. Indoors is fine too. I've eaten here several times and never been disappointed. Great staff.

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Thank chl0e48
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Location is easy to access. Lots of "event space" in the building; we enjoyed an outdoor (under a tent, required for rain) patio, and an indoor dining area, with bar. All of the staff interactions were exceptionally satisfying. Staff was knowledgeable and courteous, good humored as well. Enjoyed the bartender who served us, very conversationally oriented! Enjoyed being a guest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-379-3138
Description
A popular place for the locals, the Aster Cafe offers an interesting and health-conscious menu, along with beer on tap from local microbreweries.

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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?