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3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
+1 612-821-0008
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20 Feb 2013
“Skip this Place”
22 Sep 2012
“Wouldn't go back.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
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Reviewed 21 February 2013

We used a Groupon on our first and only visit. The facility was dark, dingy and more like a bar than a restaurant. The menu was wanting, the service was poor and the food we ordered was not worth the deal we got. Don't bother...More

Thank Lynn O
Reviewed 23 September 2012 via mobile

Nothing special about this place. We used a groupon. The service was poor and the food was okay. I certainly won't be returning.

Thank JennyFromVadnaisHts
Reviewed 10 July 2012

My family and I visited Aura last week for dinner. I can't say it was the best decision. I did not personally find the menu exciting or interesting. It just felt a little "tired". The pizza's were fine but nothing special. I personally would not...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 5 March 2012

We started with a plate of Bruschetta that was small and loaded with too much cheese. They should call it cheesy bread. It was placed on top a bed of wilted plain greens, not even a drizzle of Balsamic. The soup was awful. We had...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 27 April 2011

Also an unwitting Groupon victim. Gifted the Groupon to my sister and unfortunately, she wasn't able to use it until the last day it was vaild. We were met at door by a very abrupt hostess who informed us that we would have to wait...More

Thank srwolson
Reviewed 20 March 2011

The food was tasy, however I cannot recomend this place due to the awful service. We were there for brunch on a sunday and may have had a newer server, but there were too many problems to list. I was a bartender for many years...More

Thank mtoomey
Reviewed 31 January 2011

Upon arriving for breakfast my boyfriend and I were excited to see how reasonable the prices looked. How quickly our enthusiasm changed to surprise and frustration. Here's a sampling of reasons why I won't go back... 1. Extremely poor service. Dishes from a starter plate...More

Thank MNtravler22
Reviewed 28 August 2009

tasty, healthy crepes!

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Reviewed 24 April 2009

Great happy hour deal but mediocre food.

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Reviewed 22 April 2008

I really dig the small and cozy atmosphere. The empanadas are good and so are the drink specials.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3001 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-2647
    (Lake Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-821-0008
  • E-mail
Restaurant Aura is a neighborhood Restaurant and Bar located in Calhoun Square on Hennepin Avenue in Uptown and is open until 2am. We also offer breakfast on weekends starting at 10am. Happy Hour is from 4pm to 12am $3 wines, $3.75 Rail Drinks, All tap beer. $6 Pizzas $5 Appetizers $6 Calzones & Empanadas. Also a full dinner menu. **Come to Happy Aura where it"s Happy Hour all the time!!**
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