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Victor's 1959 Cafe

3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
+1 612-827-8948
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (28 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (24 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 2:30 pm Hours
Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great breakfast , and fast service You know a good place when you see a line of local people that are happy

Thank Ran D
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Can't get enough of the place. Try to get here every time we get up here as the Ropa Viejo keeps calling me back! The Mrs likes the Lechon Asado pork dish. The Albodingo Meatballs are outstanding! The Passion Mango Cheesecake is tasty as well....More

Thank FlashBack351
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Victor's was recommended to me by a member of the Minneapolis "Brunch Bros" because they had phenomenal pancake creations. This member was 100% correct. My date ordered Corn Pancakes and I had Mango Pancakes (which have mango baked inside and a mango paste on top)....More

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My daughter and I walked in for dinner, and were fortunate. They were booked until 8 (it was 6) and there were two open seats at that moment. We accepted the opening and ordered. Service was friendly. The food was up very quickly and it...More

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Best sandwich in the city. Not best cubano sandwich, best sandwich in the city! Greay breakfast too. I'm never dissapointed after eating here.

Thank christostavrou
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I love the feel of this little place. Its quaint environment, colorful clientele and laid back atmosphere made for a relaxing early lunch. I loved the coffee, but was sort of disappointed with my "Cubano" sandwich. I've had many cubano sandwiches in my day, and...More

Thank earthtravel2007
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went for the first time for dinner, and it was just as good as it has been the past several years for breakfast! We shared the meatball appetizer, which was outstanding. My friend tried the Picadillo a la Cubana for the main course, and...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Victor's is a quintessential hole-in-the-wall restaurant that matches great food with charming quirkiness. The Cuban plates are some of the best you'll find anywhere; the cubano sandwich was wonderful and sufficiently large that you can bring home the other half for lunch the next day,...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My wife and I are always on the lookout for those little hole-in-the-wall places that people love so much that they are always packed, but despite their success having outgrown their space, they maintain what made people love it in the first place. This is...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I love coming to Victor's 1959. Not only is the food consistently fabulous, I am fascinated by the quirky environment. It is very small and intimate. There are posters relating to the Cuban revolution. Every surface is covered with graffiti. Order anything. There are non...More

Thank davereinarz
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Bruce P
7 May 2017|
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Response from nikimu | Property representative |
Sorry we didn't see your note before now! Yes, as the others have said, you can see our menus online and gluten free options are marked with GF Even more than are marked are in fact GF, like the plantains, yuca & tostones... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
    (West 38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the corner of West 38th Street and Grand Ave South in Minneapolis. Both streets are major bus lines.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-827-8948
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