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750 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2276
+1 612-436-2236
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the place I would never go back. First, the service. The place was not too busy and yet we ended up waiting 20 minutes for our food. My husband tiny burger was not well done, as requested. We asked the waiter to cook it more, and ended up waiting another 15 minutes. My "Greek Salad" was not much... More 

Thank Martha9898
United States
Level Contributor
47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and Misses Joe stopped by the Spoonriver for drinks and appetizers. A wonderful location next to the Guthrie Theater makes this a prime drinking DNR dining spot. The menu is limited, I thought the appetizers could be more expanded to appeal to those who need a bite before the theater. I had a hummus platter, and while good, it... More 

Thank Eric W
Sacramento, California
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here and found the food options pleasing. I had the Asian Soup bowl, the name of which I cannot remember, but it was perfect for a cold rainy day! Hummus plate which I shared with others was excellent.

Thank John H H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

SpoonRiver is a lovely place with an unusual menu of local food tastefully prepared and served. There is even a children's menu if you ask for it. I was here with an out of town guest and a three-year old. All of us enjoyed our meals enormously. Service was pleasant and quick. The food was excellent. I will return.

Thank Babsan2012
Tallahassee, Florida
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After enjoying the Mill City Museum, next door, we took our friend's advice and stepped into this wonderful little cafe. Great service, great light lunch, and we're looking forward to returning to Minneapolis so we can have dinner, here!

Thank DMinFlorida
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
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436 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The menu contains a wonderful array of foods you won't find many other places. We tried two of their custom cocktails - special manhattans and mohitos - and found both wonderful. Our server was attentive, helpful and extremely pleasant.

Thank gpotvin
Level Contributor
70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Bright, fresh atmosphere, very pleasant wait staff, good, fresh food. Probably healthy. I loved the cauliflower appetizer....lots of flavors, subtle contrasts. I'll definitely order again. My wild rice/ confit duck main course was attractively plated, huge portion, but could have used a little more seasoning. It was pretty bland. My husband's steak and shrimp dinner was excellent. No room for... More 

Thank Knitterforallseasons
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Excellent dining experience. Good ambiance and attentive service. Farm to table meals of great quality at a readable price. Will be attending again and again - on our short list of favorites.

Thank Fibie01
Level Contributor
23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect for all, vegetarian food also. All is frech and well cooked. People are with good mood and smile. I highly recommand this restaurant.

Thank Laurent D
Atlanta, Georgia
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95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We've hit Spoonriver several times on visits to Minneapolis. We love the quality of the food and the attention to fine little details (e.g., beautifully, uniformly sliced and chopped veggies). The space is modern/elegant, but not noisy. And of course, the Guthrie is right across the street. We recommend: As starters, Korean meatballs, roasted cauliflower, and grilled steak skewers; as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 750 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401-2276
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-436-2236

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Avon, Minnesota, United States
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
over a year ago

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