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Stella's Fish Cafe

1400 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2640
+1 612-824-8862
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (65 reviews)
“lobster bake” (23 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1400 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2640
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because we are retired we went mid afternoon and used our Groupon coupon. No crowds. Helpful Tony provided input on selections. Started with mojitos. Onto a crab cake appetizer which was big enough to share and finished off with the Cape Cod sandwich. Dripping with...More

Thank Dickson0202
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We love this place! Great food, friendly atmosphere, and always clean. The rooftop was completely redone this past winter and opened up this past spring. Great views and can be used during three seasons. And of course, the view to the east is really nice...More

Thank Scotty T
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We don't want to judge off of one experience but we weren't impressed. I had the lobster pasta and my wife had the shrimp scampi. We're big seafood eaters and this just wasn't cutting it. I'd pass and go elsewhere next time.

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our girl trip ended here and we couldn't pick a better restaurant for that evening. Food was flavorful and dessert was amazing. We shared the halibut and swordfish. It was perfect! The environment was very nice and I had no idea how large this restaurant...More

Thank LilB33
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Would not recommend this place especially for people of color as their employees and management team are disrespectful and inhospitable towards POC.

Thank tsegeredal
Reviewed 20 October 2017

One of the few places in town to get safe oysters. Used to be a lot cheaper, I remember 50-cent oyster orgy on Fridays, good times. They're a buck now. Every other day during happy hour they're $1.75 each which isn't really a great deal...More

Thank often_crabby-travele
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here to kill some time before dinner and stumbled upon happy hour! Half price oysters and two for one beers - delicious! The menu looked very good as well.

Thank Allyn J
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I was really surprised at just how great the food was at this place. Tremendous appetizers, drinks, main courses, the works! The selection is wonderful, and the scene is very trendy. I hear that the upstairs deck is great too, but the weather was not...More

Thank Mike9000ft
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We loved the Twin Cities sushi roll, best sushi I have ever had. All of the food was very good, but spendy.

Thank danoza
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really enjoyed our lunch as food was great, rooftop is awesome and waiter Tony did a great job! Tuna Tartar was perfect and generous plus 1/2 Walleye was plenty for a lunch time meal. Been there before and will be back next time I am...More

Thank Hawthorn1Chicago
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17 May 2017|
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Response from 22lynn22 | Reviewed this property |
There's a ramp about half a block away.
Cory H
26 June 2016|
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Response from Pamela R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they still have it on Thursdays for $19.95.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 11:45 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2640
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-824-8862
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Stella's Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar is a casual seafood restaurant located in the heart of Minneapolis' bus sling Uptown neighborhood. Specializing in accessibly priced super fresh fish & oysters, chef specialties, sushi, pastas and steaks, Stella's serves it all up in a warm & lively setting, devoid of pretension or snootiness. Stella's proudly presents these specials: "Lobster Lover's Sundays" $19.95 gets you a one and a quarter pound whole Maine Lobster! (served a la carte). "Sushi Wednesday": Buy any 2 sushi rolls today and get a FREE Stella roll... "Crab Grab Thursday": One and a quarter pound of Red Alaskan King Crab... Just $19.95 (served a la carte)" Happy Hours with $half price oysters, 2 for 1 taps, rails and house wines.. as well as a great happy hour food selection at amazing prices. Open daily at 11:30am for lunch. Reservations are always accepted for dinner, and don't miss the late night happy hour and bar atmosphere until 2am. Pop up to "On Top Of Stella's" rooftop patio & brand new 360 SkyDeck boasting Minneapolis' Best City Views. Groups Welcome! 3 Banquet Rooms allow for groups of 20-200 guests. Our banquets offer a unique space, menu and professional staff, your event is a guaranteed success!
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