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222 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1014
+1 612-379-3345
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
20 Oct 2016
“Wow, what a surprise on a slow night”
14 May 2016
“Patio off street very nice, amazing service, amazing food, medium priced”
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222 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1014
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Four of us stopped in, almost in desperation this past week; places were closed (and one was awful enough that we just walked out), and so on. -We thought we'd give this place a try, knowing nothing about it. NOW we do, what an unexpected...More

Thank cafcode
Reviewed 14 May 2016

1st time here and we will be back. The patio is off-street and probably the best in the area. Food fantastic (see photos of spicy noodle dishes, meatloaf, burger). Waiter terrific and when heard me saying the cloth napkin got lint on my black cotton...More

1  Thank TJfromMN
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I have gone back 3-4 times thinking it would get better and it just doesn't. Their waitstaff are always very apologetic and I keep hearing excuses that they were not expecting the amount of traffic etc. it's a shame because the decor is pretty cute...More

Thank brenna l
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We have been to Rachel's before, and we will be coming back again. The service was exceptional and the food was divine. It was a beautiful evening to dine on the patio.

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Ok, so I tried to go to Nye's Polka Bar for some Peroggies but they are closed Sunday and Monday. Nevertheless I walked down the street and found Rachel's. I read the menu which had lamb burgers, meat loaf and other wonderful dishes - so...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We went for dinner before a concert and were anxious to try out this local operation. The patio looks lovely, but it was a rainy night so we dined inside. We were only one of several tables, but excited by the menu. Great food. My...More

Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 19 April 2015

My second visit. Walked in late on a Saturday and had no problem being seated with a group of four. One of our party recommended the Columbia Merlot, which was very nice. I'm not a real spicy food kind eater, but tried the Singapore Charlie....More

1  Thank Bach_Minnesota
Reviewed 21 March 2015

The food at this establishment was good. Waitstaff was also good. I was very disappointed when the owner came over and would not stop talking to my boyfriend and I. He stood around for (not joking) 15 minutes and could not take a hint. I...More

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Rachel's is one of our favorite go-to spots in town for solid food and service, in a relaxing environment. Owned by a long-time restaurateur, they have fantastic dry rub wings and solid burgers. You can also not go wrong with the French dip or the...More

Thank Jen W
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Simple, intimate, cozy. Expert waitstaff. Menu is upscale burgers with mixture of great alternatives. Supported with well chosen wines.

1  Thank drewminn
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-379-3345
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