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Victor's 1959 Cafe

3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
+1 612-827-8948
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (22 reviews)
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Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, South American
$$ - $$$
3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came for breakfast on a Sunday morning and the wait was long, about an hour, but it was so worth it. First of all, they have great coffee (Try the café con leche) and great tropical juices, like mango. We got a mango pancake,...More

Thank EJH8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is adorable. It's tiny, and it does pack up with people, but when we went at about 9:00 AM on a Sunday, we got a table right away. There was a line when we left. The sweet plantain omelette is a unique experience...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We went based on reviews and it was very good, packed that we had to wait for a table. Well worth the wait, the staff is nice and pleasant. The menu had a bit too much for my taste, nonetheless the food was very good....More

Thank Dreantonio
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I've driven by this place a few times. It always struck me as a "dive." A friend who had recently been to Havana suggested we go for an evening meal. Once there, I noted that it was packed - and that I liked the "vibe."...More

Thank stuartmn
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The menu has so many wonderful options it is difficult to decide on what to eat. This most recent visit we had the hash with eggs. The coffee is always excellent and the staff work hard to keep everything moving. The one drawback is the...More

Thank gpotvin
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

It was great to mark off another DDD restaurant! Excellent place the venue was tiny, but perfect. It was great to be able to right your name on the wall, table, light, window wherever you wanted to. Food was outstanding. I had the Cubango, now...More

Thank wineman1981
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great little place in south Minneapolis neighborhood, parking is easy to get. Be sure to do reservations if you decide to go as it is small and fills up fast. The food is great, Try the rope vieja and lichen along with a bottle of...More

Thank MnWonderer
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great breakfast , and fast service You know a good place when you see a line of local people that are happy

Thank Ran D
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Can't get enough of the place. Try to get here every time we get up here as the Ropa Viejo keeps calling me back! The Mrs likes the Lechon Asado pork dish. The Albodingo Meatballs are outstanding! The Passion Mango Cheesecake is tasty as well....More

Thank FlashBack351
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Victor's was recommended to me by a member of the Minneapolis "Brunch Bros" because they had phenomenal pancake creations. This member was 100% correct. My date ordered Corn Pancakes and I had Mango Pancakes (which have mango baked inside and a mango paste on top)....More

Thank Emily D
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Bruce P
Do you have gluten-free options?
7 May 2017|
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Response from wineman1981 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, check out there menu on thier website, great food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
    (West 38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the corner of West 38th Street and Grand Ave South in Minneapolis. Both streets are major bus lines.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-827-8948
  • E-mail
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