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Hamdi Restaurant

818 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1510
+1 612-823-9660
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
26 Feb 2016
“Great food - go hungry!”
29 Jul 2015
“Good Food, No Atmosphere”
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818 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1510
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

The chicken stew was fabulous. It's not what you expect - more dry and soooo delicious! The rice is amazing, plus you get a huge salad, vegetable soup and wonderful hot sweet mint tea.

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

This was my first try at Somali food, and was glad to have tried. We went on a Sunday night and nobody else was dining except for another family that showed up later. The food (a pan fried chicken breast with onions, tomatoes) was pretty...More

Thank fuzzykiwi48
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We were staying at the Sheraton Midtown. My husband and son had lunch here and enjoyed it. Tender goat, flavorful salmon, friendly service. I have found generally in Minneapolis that the ethnic restaurants are much better than the hipster, too precious by half, locavore, vegan...More

1  Thank follylover
Reviewed 9 November 2012

After a mission trip to Africa, my little blond haired, blue eyed 9 yr old boy was craving "goat meat". I certainly don't know how to cook that, so asked my Somali friends where to go. They suggested Hamdi. They told me what to order,...More

3  Thank karajake
Reviewed 4 November 2012

This is truly authentic Somali food. I've eaten there 5 or 6 times and am usually the only non-Somali diner there. My favorite is the goat plate, a large plate of slow-roasted tender chunks of goat meat which need to be eaten by hand off...More

1  Thank gleneatswell
Reviewed 19 January 2012

We ended up going there as we had a coupon from resteraunts.com(which Hamdi has said they do not do business with and will not except). We walked in to a empty outdated resteraunt in the ghetto. A few local Somolians were there. However, we decided...More

1  Thank Kellz25
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Reviewed 14 November 2007

The first time we tried this restaurant it was great but the following two times were not good at all.

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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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  • Address: 818 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1510
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-823-9660
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