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Wise Acre Eatery

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5401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1927
+1 612-354-2577
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 09:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint little spot. The food was very good. I had the pork chop with broccoli. We had a table to the side. It is the only table I would want until summer seating. I do not like sitting too close to other people. Service very responsive.

Thank DiverJaneVV
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owned by the farmer! Wow! 75-95% of food is from the farm. Scottish Highland beef! Nummy! Great staff. Fast service. Friendly staff proud about the good quality food. Will go again!

Thank Julie S
Earlham, Iowa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The initial appeal to us on Open Table was the "Farm to Plate" menu. Turns out, they not only buy local, they grow their own produce and livestock local. Talk about knowing the source of your food. The location is a former gas station/garage with the decor complementing that theme. The garage doors remain in place as does the green... More 

Thank hedgeapplefarm
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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122 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This restaurant prides itself on serving food with ingredients from its own farm. That is nice, and in the case of the sausage we received resulted in a very fine flavor. We had asked for our scrambled eggs to be cooked "loose," and mine were cooked that way, while my wife's were not and were overcooked. The vanilla lattes are... More 

Thank Doug B
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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153 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place is special with a strong emphasis on 'farm to table' dining. I went with 3 friends, all of whom had the same impression. Service was efficient and exceptional, decor is funky interesting, menu is interesting as well (seafood is under-represented), meals were tasty and at just the right temperature. We had appetizers, dinner, wine, and dessert. Prices were... More 

Thank momarino143
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This seems to be a great spot, my friends all rave about the food and like that it is locally sourced. But as a vegetarian I find little that I can eat everything has bacon added. Not a place I would recommend if your vegan or vegetarian.

Thank 3fungals
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213 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped here when the place was one of the only places in town for frozen custard. Had an occasion to have lunch with siblings. The tomato and pumpkin soup was outstanding and the Herb laced eggs are a nice treat. Pricing was fair for the new "Farm to Table" restaurant.

Thank Peter L
Manassas, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting. Service was great. We had excellent black bean burger and corn chowder. My husband had the hash which was flavorful and lovely presentation.

Thank kicky57
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Once kept to a 5 on all visits, the menu has really changed for lunch. The great chili is off, the grilled cheese is off, and the lunch menu is extremely limited. The service was good, but not a place I would go back to for lunch. Perhaps the dinner menu is good still, but the "brunch" menu is not... More 

Thank Roger W
Becker, Minnesota
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194 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

While the restaurant was very cute, open, and inviting, the food was just ok. It is a farm to table place and the food was fresh, but the eggs were just so-so and the other items we ordered (chicken salad sandwich and french toast) had odd tastes to them. We aren't overly-picky eaters, so we were surprised that we didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-354-2577
Local sourced American cuisine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?