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The Bachelor Farmer

50 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN
+1 612-206-3920
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“popovers” (38 reviews)
“duck” (44 reviews)
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American, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
50 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I ate at the Bachelor Farmer Cafe (not to be confused with their more formal restaurant downstairs).. was delicious. The menu is always changing which is nice; you get what's seasonal. Had one of the open-faced toasts - perfectly pink cured salmon and crunchy cornichons...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Sunday noon; young adults taking up 1/2 the small seating area, busy on their laptops. One couple reading novels, oblivious to the fact that customers need spots to sit. Management does nothing to discourage this, it seems. Sunday menu is limited. My friend's salad was...More

Thank Wanderwoman60
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This is a high end establishment without feeling stuffy or pedantic. The wine list is extensive but features primarily European wines - however the waitstaff knows A LOT about the wines and are willing to help you find a bottle you will like. The menu...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Our group of 4 were really excited about going here for dinner. Monthly we choose one of the "better" restaurants in the Twin Cities and the four of us give them a try. We really expected a great meal here and it was disappointingly just...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner the other night, especially the salt-cured foie gras and shorthorn beef leg with mushrooms. Service was very welcoming and wine list was decent. Nothing to complain about so definitely a solid choice.

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Our first experience here was terrific. Great "Nordic" food and the host and wait staff were all amazing and knowledgeable. Try a toast app and you can't go wrong with the duck confit.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and I had dinner here using a gift card we were given for Christmas. The reservations we made just happened to fall on the same week we bought our first house so it was a great way to celebrate! Cocktails were so good...More

Thank Jenn F
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Overall we had a nice meal here. We ate at the bar and it was quite enjoyable. Good wine choices and yummy cocktails. Nice recommendations from the bartender and overall it was very nice. However, the portions were very small for the prices (not unusual...More

Thank Brenna R
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't made a booking so when 7 of us arrived for an impromptu dinner we were lucky enough to be seated at the bar. This was nice as we were able to mingle more in between courses but the food was no different. Great...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It been very difficult to get reservations for this restaurant since its opening. So I was looking forward to finally going there. But I was disappointed that it was rather ordinary. The menu was small with nothing exceptional. Although the food was OK, it was...More

Thank M33star
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Response from Christine F | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is in central Minneapolis and aas others have said, i would give 30 mins to be on the safe sideOF course rush hours are always worse so i would use GPS to gauge best route and time. We parked on a street... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 33
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN
    (North First Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Warehouse District
  • Neighbourhood: Warehouse District
  • Phone Number: +1 612-206-3920
The Bachelor Farmer serves fresh and simple food that honors Minnesota's Nordic heritage.
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