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Restaurant Alma

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$$$$
University / Dinkytown
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528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1716 (6th Avenue SE)
+1 612-379-4909
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I dined at Alma for Sunday brunch with a few friends. The restaurant is so well decorated and poised I expected our brunch visit to correlate with the upscale ambience and prices. However, we were slightly let down. It started with a friend's coffee being forgotten and when the server was reminded, it a appeared that it was coming and... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The more casual sister to Restaurant Alma, the cafe is right next door. Went for an early lunch on a Friday and the cafe was about half full with a diverse group of people. Several singles at the bar working, and several small groups at the tables. Had the lamb burger and the eggplant sandwich. Both were delicious and the... More 

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful, romantic anniversary dinner with the vegan dinner option that was beautifully presented and delicious. I only wish they had more vegan options and that it wasn't so expensive so we could come back more often.

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Thank TerryGips
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Alma is not to be confused with Restaurant Alma just because they are at the same address. Both are outstanding and will not disappoint for either eats, treats or decor. Both have valet parking for those in need. Both serve out of the same kitchen and have staff in common. That maybe enough to convince you. But wait. The... More 

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Thank Taylo102
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on a Saturday night for dinner. The renovated space retains its comfortable character and large windows for watching the world pass by. Although the restaurant offers an ala carte menu, there is a clear emphasis on the tasting menu. The menu changes every other month, but seems to have some constants (chicken & seafood). My date and... More 

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Ottertail, Minnesota, United States
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place for a special dinner and even more enjoyable with friends. With a group of 4 or more, there's opportunity to order several dishes for each course and share a bit to see what you missed out on ordering. Can't remember not liking what I ordered. The servers are so knowledgeable and helpful; you feel your... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner at the cafe with a friend. I ordered a miso-glazed salmon. It came in a small plate (the piece was very small) with no presentation and it cost me $22. Good? Yes. Expensive? Very.

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Thank 43501Anonimous
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place to eat....really!. Have been here many times since they opened and have never been disappointed. If you are looking for a huge meal go else where. Great food....very good wine selection!

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Thank Joe H
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Believe the hype. My mother and I celebrated my bday from out of town (I live northeast coast). We had a glass champagne at the bar before going to our table. The bar was beautiful, our gentleman bartender started out our experience by recommending a nice champagne. He was super sweet and chatted with my 69 y.o. Mother while took... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my wife's 60th birthday with a dinner party for 10 in Alma's private dining room. It was amazing. Hannah assisted with choosing the specialized menu, which consisted of 3 appetizers (a crostini, ricotta, and aroncino), 3 entrees (cod, steak, and chicken), and a mixed dessert. Everything, from the arrangements, to the menu with my wife's name on top,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$52
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
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
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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

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