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Gardens of Salonica

19 5th St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225
+1 612-378-0611
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“greek salad” (7 reviews)
“gyros” (9 reviews)
“skordalia” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 5th St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

I ate here with three friends. It is a very small restaurant; the sign is so faded you might walk right past it. (Actually one in our party really did walk past it.) The seating is limited. Everything I ate there was excellent - I'd...More

Thank KittyvDK
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Everywhere there are Greeks, there are Greek restaurants but this is different. Gardens of Salonica owners raise the bar and take their cuisine and wine list seriously. Owner Anna is fiercely focused on fresh ingredients, thoughtful and innovative herbs and spices, tweaking traditional recipes into...More

Thank Gayletravels
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a fairly new Greek restaurant and close to downtown Minneapolis. The wait staff was good. The food was even better.

Thank Alfred B
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've traveled throughout Greece and at Gardens, you'll enjoy dishes and flavors that are as close to what one can get if not in Greece. Skip the fries and gyros...they're good, but why go with something you can get pretty much anywhere now. Dive into...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Thought it was a very expensive meal for a plate of greasy french fries/linguini and dry roasted chunks of meat. ($73 for 2) Charged me extra for asking for a little extra sauce. Will not go back.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Have heard about this place for many years but my wife and I and another couple tried it out for the first time. The menu offers all the traditional Greek specialties. I had the lamb shank special that was as good a lamb dish as...More

1  Thank tfcoboy3
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for lunch. I had the gyro with Greek fries. While the gyro (tzatziki) sauce was very good, the meat itself was over cooked and therefore on the dry side. The Greek fries were very good though. Wife had a Greek...More

Thank defenderonthego
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here since 1998 the food is always the same as day one. Family owned and it's one of my favorites in Mpls. If you want true Greek Food your here.

Thank Nina G
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really good food and service. The restaurant is small but didn't have trouble getting a table on a Friday night. Waiter was very knowledgeable. Our family of 4 shares several appetizers and entrees. Prices very reasonable. Authentic, fresh, flavorful food. Will definitely be back!

Thank cardina4
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We did not have reservations but were able to get in. The service was slow in the beginning but picked up after awhile. Food was good. especially the lamb.

Thank MnWonderer
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 5th St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2225
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-378-0611
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