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Midori's Floating World Cafe

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2629 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-1925
+1 612-721-3011
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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St. Paul, United States
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

For starters, this restaurant does not have a parking lot. Be prepared to drive around a while looking for a parking spot on the street. If you are lucky, there are a few metered parking spots across the street. My group ordered a variety of items, like we usually do at Japanese restaurants. The seaweed salad was really good, but... More 

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Thank mamalulutoo
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

3 of us stopped by quite spontaneously for a Japanese lunch - we were all very happy that we did. The staff & service is cozy, warm & we were well tended to. The food axceptional!!! We all ordered the Shrimp & Veg Tendon which was perfect. It was quite artistically presented with large shrimps & a delish variety of... More 

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Thank kayblooms
Woodstock, Illinois
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We were the first ones in the place on a Friday night, with at least three service people visible. Despite that, it took forever to have someone come over to get drinks, and even longer to take our order. The waitress did not seem very kinowledgeable abou the menu, and was perplexed when it came to gluten free. I was... More 

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Thank SmhJes
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Was very pleased with our food, prepared well and artfully. For those who want to swim against the American restaurant tide of ever-larger portions, Midori's offers a nice alternative with their mini-bento boxes. Given how much of the cost of a restaurant meal is in labor, you couldn't expect to pay a lot less, but it's a bit cheaper for... More 

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Thank Andy A
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Loved the miso soup and the ginger ice cream. I would order the shrimp tempura dinner again but only if I could share it with someone -- perhaps with an assortment of sushi. We were a large party (which they handle well) and people passed things around. There was nothing I didn't like. Good place for a group that includes... More 

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Thank Jeanne G
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Have heard and read great things about this place. Was very disappointed. The finger smudged economy size plastic wrap box sitting on top of the glass display case should have been the first clue. Waiter was good. Did not have several basic things we requested. Salmon was tasteless and dry. Nice decor. Liked the umbrellas. Meal was a big disappointment.

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Thank gjv43501
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

My husband and I have been eating at this charming, family run sushi and noodle bar for eight years and have always been delighted with our meal. We always feel relaxed and pampered in this peaceful, authentically Japanese nook on busy Lake Street.

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Thank 115ama
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

I went to Midori's for a last minute birthday dinner on Friday night. It is a very bright and colorful, decorated by the owners. There are just a few tables, true cafe style. We arrived at 8:30 and it seemed that the evening crowd had just parted as they had to clean a table off for us. Our waitress was... More 

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Thank ExportLove
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

I love the tempura. It is light, crisp, tasty, satisfying. Everything is served beautifully. My dinner friends had the bento box which was beautifully presented. I had the tempura donburi - a carefully and artfully arranged grouping of tempura over a large bowl of rice. One friend had sushi. We were all very pleased with our dinner. I have been... More 

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Thank Babsan2012
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

Lovely sushi selections, and if someone in your group isn't a sushi fan, I'll bet they can find something they like, too! Great tea. They can accommodate large groups. The service is friendly.

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Thank Jeanne G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2629 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-1925
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-721-3011

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