On the corner of Cedar and Riverside Avenues this pub serves up live music and good food. The full bar pours a diverse range of specialty beers (28 on tap and 40+ bottles) while the full kitchen serves up burgers and sandwiches heck you can even get an espresso with dessert. Entertainment includes an eclectic mix of all original music with unique events such as “Back Alley Blues”- an outdoor patio showcase of local talents on a stage built of wood pallets and plywood… good stompin’! Great Beer. Great Food. Great staff.
The vibrant multicultural personality of the neighborhood creates unique opportunities to enjoy local gathering places. Give them a visit.
Great cheap wings (3 flavors) free popcorn and great drink specials every night of the week. Staff is very friendly. Packed during sporting events always-great food and drink specials. Good tap selection; reasonably priced drinks and a cool dive feel to the place. Upstairs has a nice view of the street.
Bikers gather for a tall boy PBR call the no-nonsense bartenders by name and come for progressive rock music on the weekends. The Cabooze has live music almost every night of the week. This is a biker blues bar in the West Bank neighborhood. A good mix of people here a lot of bikers the dreadlocks crowd students musicians and just anybody out for a good time and live music.
A small coffee shop on Cedar Avenue mostly catering to the East African community on the West Bank.
Southwestern-style national fast food chain. Features freshly prepared wraps tacos and burritos. Mexican fare. Serving fresh made-to-order burritos and tacos. Beer wine and margaritas.
Good pizza hoagies and pasta for delivery. The best pizza and hot hoagy restaurant in the neighborhoods we serve by ensuring that everyone leaves happy. Great Food. The Best Customers In The World. The Best Employees In The World. Area dorms alert–delivery!
Ethiopian food is served on centerpiece platters over injera accompanied by plates of more injera rolled up like so many dish towels. To eat you simply tear off pieces of injera and scoop up bites of food. Our traditional menu incorporates beef lamb and chicken. And due to the Orthodox Church’s fasting seasons vegetrian dishes come in abundance and variety of flavors. The flavorings are usually cooked slowly in kibe a clarified butter with Ethiopia-grown chili peppers combining with ginger garlic onions spices basil and a host of less familiar flavorings like bishop’s weed which resembles thyme and ‘enset’ (banana tree like) plant powder.
Dilla Restaurant specializes in all sizes of catering. Our professional team would be more than happy to work with you to make your event a memorable one. Whether you are planning a corporate event casual or formal party or any celebration we can work out a package to fit your needs. You can either pick up the food from our restaurants or have us deliver the food to your site.
A notorious West Bank gem with the best people watching spots in town. An (almost) 24-hour coffee shop and all vegetarian cooperatively owned diner is a haven for those from all walks of life especially those in the mood for monster nachos. Entrees range from dirt-cheap to moderate. Check out the bathroom graffiti.
Small Indian restaurant that features a full dinner menu. A hit with neighborhood residents and hungry college students alike. The local Indian population gather here to watch cricket matches through the middle of the night. Lunch buffet.
he world’s greatest gourmet sandwiches. It’s honest it’s good and it’s fast at a decent price! Bread is baked in-house everyday and served fresh. Meat and veggies are sliced fresh in-house everyday. The turkey is real turkey; the roast beef is real roast beef – no additives no vegetable-based fillers and no fake stuff. Real Hellmann’s mayo real Grey Poupon real olive oil and red wine vinegar – it’s the best of the best.
Keefer Court is an Asian Bakery and Cafe located in the heart of the West Bank, at the intersection of Cedar and Riverside. The only Chinese bakery in the Twin Cities, they have proudly served handmade traditional pastries in this location since 1983. They serve Chinese and Hong Kong style menu items for lunch, dinner, and take out. The aroma of freshly baked goods will draw you in, and you’ll want to stay longer for the delicious food!
A good value. Attracts swarms of hungry students looking for a good meal at a bargain price. Fans rave about the fried rice and more adventurous eaters recommend the selection of soups or spicy shrimp dishes. Daily lunch buffet includes ice cream!
East African and Mediterranean influences. Stop in to experience an African-style home-cooked dish in a cozy setting of wood finishes and earth tone colors. Good atmosphere. Hospitable owner. The food is great. The prices are incredible.
A destination for meeting friends hanging loose or to get some work done using the free Wi-Fi. Owners Yildiz and Erdoan Akguc have created a relaxed atmosphere in a spacious location convenient to the University and Augsburg. A small selection of delicious pastries brownies and sandwiches fuel the brain while award-winning chai is a spicy alternative to the coffee.
The Mediterranean diet is rich in vegetables grains (rice pasta) fish fruit and dried beans. The diet is typical of the middle-eastern Mediterranean countries and Greece. Hands down best gyro in town – enough said.
Travel the World and Never Leave Your Barstool! The Nomad World Pub is a great place for beer bocce ball soccer live music and just to hang out. One of the best beer selections in the Twin cities with great taps and an extensive bottle list with an emphasis on Belgians and craft beers. Outdoor bocce ball courts that are free to use and two great patios to relax the night away. Challenge yourself and friends during Monday Pub Trivia with 2 for 1s all night. Live music with a focus on local and emerging artists.
The ultimate unpretentious and awesome eclectic dive bar. Drinks come strong and the personalities are even stronger. Frequented by die-hard locals to hipster college students. Bartenders are always friendly. You may find yourself in the middle of a heated discussion on just about anything. Hamms on tap. Try a Jameson up. It’s the real deal. No pretenses just an honest neighborhood bar with an edge. Live music and the best juke box in Minneapolis.
A famed bar and nightlife club in the Twin cities with an international crowd and ethnic food. Live music. Friendly service and a fully stocked bar. Music focuses predominately on reggae world beat and hip hop. Food Music. Drinks.
A corner pub unlike any other corner pub. A thoughtful seasonal rotation of local and emerging American craft Belgian and German beers into 56 taps. Wine and cocktails featuring fresh-squeezed juices and infused spirits. Affordable food with REAL ingredients simply and thoughtfully prepared using local farms and sources everywhere. Grass-fed beef is the foundation of a full burger menu plus delicious mussels lots of local cheese steaks yummy salads and some great sandwiches like slow roasted pork with a cherry compote and pickled jalepeno on a New French Bakery baguette. Everything’s made from scratch including ketchup for the house-cut fries.
Delicious and authentic East African cuisine.
Tasty dogs a location with real personality (and lots of cracked vinyl) super value and everything made fresh to order. This is a humble diner so don’t expect anything fancy but with that said it’s also has the best hot dogs in town. About 10 stools and two small tables get ready to be cozy with your neighbor. The fries are hand-cut. The dogs are excellent and cheap with soft and yummy buns. The employees and clientele are interesting. The food is delicious and the price is right.
A nostalgic brewpub atmosphere with vintage photographs and a tin ceiling. The on-site brewed beer is the highlight. A patio rivals the best patios in town. A popular spot for midday lunches as well as post-class gatherings. The “Pint Club” offers discounts and occasional special events. All about having a good drink a good bite and a good conversation. Try the Oatmeal Beer – an awesome dark brew. Good place for groups. Specialties include nachos pasta burgers and assorted entrees plus an abundance of house-brewed beers and ales.