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Adrian's Tavern

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4812 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1009
+1 612-824-4011
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Lakeville, Minnesota
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This neighborhood icon has been there decades before the new upstarts. Their family focus and friendly service make Adrian's the most welcoming destination in the Twin Cities. By the way, Adrian's had outstanding Juicy Lucy's decades before the new upstarts.

Thank James S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Very good burgers and bbq. Clean without being officious about it. An old-time neighborhood bar, a "Cheers" kind of place without being cheesy about it.

Thank DavePorter090
Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We needed to find lunch near the airport and the girl at the counter recommended Adrian's. When we got there, we could see that the place was packed and obviously a local hangout. The service was surprisingly good for as busy as the place was. We only tried the burgers and they were great. I'll go back the next time... More 

Thank Bruce0919
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Adrian's has been my go to neighborhood place for many years. Service is usually top notch & food is always very good. It is really a comfortable neighborhood spot - very good for families with small children, baseball/other sports teams, comfortable for singles, and great place to meet friends/family! All food I have enjoyed here from BLT, grilled cheese, veggie... More 

Thank mdoerin
Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

This place is just awesome. The quintessential neighborhood dive bar. Their food is great - loved the juicy lucy and their fries. Not a huge selection of beers, but enough to get by while devouring their burgers! This place is laid-back and chill. It's best if you can avoid using their restroom, though.

Thank Ani J
Columbia Heights
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

Tasty burgers, served with chips, but the fries are great and you get a good sized order. They also have good Root Beer, get a pitcher!

Thank Steven G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013

I've lived in South Minneapolis for much of my life. Adrian's is without a doubt my go to neighborhood bar. In my opinion, this is the best Juicy Lucy in Minneapolis - not Matt's or 5-8. Adrian's does not pretend to be something it's not. It's a dive bar and that spirit is embraced by patrons and employees alike. They... More 

1 Thank TravelDr6182
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2013

Growing up in a small town in Wisconsin, walking into this place makes me feel like I've stumbled through some time vortex and have found myself back there. Its sometimes nice to find someplace close to home in the city that can make you feel that way. However, if small town bar isn't your thing, don't let the environment turn... More 

Thank Sam T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2012

Good burgers, cold beer, family friendly - what more do you need.

Thank Genie F
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

It's easy to miss Adrian's but once you've actually been there and tried the burgers (I recommend the Juicy Lucy) you will be hooked! I've been back three times this month alone.

Thank Myron R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4812 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1009
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-824-4011

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