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Contented Cow

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302 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2015
+1 507-663-1351
15:00 - 00:00
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Edina, Minnesota
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought I would give this place one more chance but alas things aren't any better. Outdated décor, rude or non-existent service and no reason for people to spend their money here with new, better options now in the Northfield area.

Thank ron s
Roseville, Minnesota
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous little Keller pub with friendly people and staff ! Local and visitors alike an enjoy a drink here.

Thank MidwestExpectations
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Weird service check with the bar and somebody will bring your food. Spinach artichoke dip way too much butter and served on French bread that really should be toasted. Place could hire waitresses, would be a good idea, also college students need jobs. Yuppy crowd 🙃

1 Thank Dave F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had variety of tap beer. We choose a peanut butter porter. I'm not a big beer fan but it was very good. Lots of room, centrally located, easy to find bathrooms, fast service although it was not very busy when we were there. They had an outside band, recorded music inside. Right on river. Would love to come back again

Thank Elaine R
Sauk Centre, Minnesota
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a charming pub! You enter through an alley, and immediately feel like you're in an English Pub. We didn't eat here, but I want to come back to try the Chicken curry. The drinks were reasonably priced and very strong. The live music was a lot of fun!

Thank Sarah C
Red Wing, Minnesota
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Sometimes you just want an outdoor patio, a cold one and some live music. Perfect for that. The menu was lacking so we just enjoyed the early evening patio atmosphere and chose to go somewhere else for eats. Our experience with the servers was positive. Thumbs up for live music too!

Thank FireflyPR
Port Antonio, Jamaica
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171 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

for an early morning breakfast delight go go go. we had to wait for seating. it was worth it. all sorts of good things. too many to list. but I liked the pancakes and syrup

Thank bamboobwah
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The food is horrible. Who has a tandoori chicken salad, nachos, and a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a menu together.

Thank ISO1999
SeaTac, Washington
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a few with some friends after their wedding. Great atmosphere, good drinks and a lot of character. I'd go again.

Thank DaisyTaylor
Hazen, North Dakota
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is a great place for a good brisket sandwhich and a glass of beer! It's a place for locals to gather around a large table and have a good time catching up on the weeks events. I was there around 5:00 so the crowd was in their 50s and 60s (my age). loved the atmosphere!

Thank MsFMB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-663-1351

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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?