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Embers Restaurant

) #332 of 1,456 Restaurants in Minneapolis $$ - $$$ American,
5400 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421-1211
+1 763-571-8637
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Diner
$$ - $$$
5400 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421-1211
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes, when travelling, a person wants something in between a fast food restaurant and a high-end restaurant that is super-expensive. We were staying at the Livin Hotel across the street, and Embers restaurant hit the spot. A nice steak dinner at a reasonable price. The...More

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Blah is the best way to describe the food. Rubbery chicken.. mushy steak. We will not be back. We were the only people in the restaurant. The staff just sat around eating and talking

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We just stopped by for breakfast.. This place is AMAZING!!! Great food, huge selection on breakfast menus, quick service, free wifi:-)

Thank tucsok13
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were there for brunch. Food was low average and wait staff was lacking in training and manners. THIS RESTAURANT IS NOT HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. Restrooms are in the basement and there is no room to maneuver in the men's room.

Thank Jay6894
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Had a dinner here as part of a mid-west trip. Always looking for non-chained restaurants and found a brochure with some non-chained restaurants in Minnesota and figured we would try it. The food was good and portion sizes were good for money. Staff was very...More

Thank jeff77664
Reviewed 11 April 2017

good food and friendly service. the new england clam chowder is awesome. the deli sandwiches are huge and delish.

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

You look outside and see the lot full of cars and think "Embers, meh." But they are amazingly quick even at capacity and the quality never suffers. We've been going there long enough to see the kids grow up and they have always had a...More

Thank Loren K
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We went for breakfast on Saturday and it was SO good! I had the meat lovers skillet and my friend had the breakfast sandwich special. We loved the food and the portions were very generous. We will be back!

Thank liketrips
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Very old fashion. Food is great portions are big. Price is right. Service is prompt. Family friendly

Thank sbond001
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This place has been in business over 60 years, although recently reopened (I don't know why it was closed, perhaps for remodeling or maybe sold to new owners.) Anyway I always smell the luscious firegrill aroma on my way to our nearby Target, and today...More

Thank ann marie j
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421-1211
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 763-571-8637
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