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Normandy Kitchen

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405 South Eighth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404 (Fourth Avenue)
+1 612-455-1204
06:30 - 00:00
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Sun 07:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 23:00
Fri 06:30 - 00:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this bar. Recently remodeled for more seating at the bar. Jazz was great, drinks were good. Food was excellent.

Thank clpeppey
Winona, Minnesota
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228 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at The Normandy Kitchen on the recommendation of a family member. The King Henry Burger is big and tasty... but mine was a bit overcooked. The fries were tasty. The menu wasn't super-extensive; but it said right on it "Winter Menu" so maybe there are more choices in a different time of year. The people were very... More 

Thank tgrier
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice looking upscale bar and grill. Also the most unwelcoming two bartenders/people we met in our 3 days here. The first guy wasn't rude to just us, a table of 3 came in and he treated them like garbage too. With someone else working the next night, we went back. Big mistake. He was as bad as the first.... More 

Thank Ricelaketraveler
Merriam, Kansas
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cool vibe here, it's like an old English pub. Food was great, I ate here 3 nights in a row while staying at the hotel. I had a different bartender 2 of the 3 nights, and were both very helpful and friendly. The only feedback I would give would be to make some of the sandwich and burger offerings... More 

Thank Partssales
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Just OK. With so many restaurants around this hotel, I would call it a fall back on place. Not bad, not good. The workers try their best but nothing is memorable. Salads, soups the best of the menu. Drinks seem overpriced even for a hotel, and no happy hour.

Thank GregoryFrancis
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Handy when traveling with older generation. Easy access to restrooms nearby and comfortable seating.

Thank Lori S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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87 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

In Minneapolis for business and ended up eating here twice, enjoyed both times. There was some remodeling in progress, not sure exactly what was being done. The decor was very old school, almost to the point of being kitschy, but it wasn’t really a distraction. We had both lunch and dinner, and both were excellent. Sandwiches were generous and tasty.... More 

Thank Tom C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The entire first floor needs interior decorating including the restaurant.. Looks and feels used and old. It could be turned into quaint by redecorating with the same European look. Our party of ten ate there Thanksgiving day 2016. They simply did not put out near enough food. Myself and guest both felt like had to take little portions so there... More 

Thank kindnessiscontagious
Northern California
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This restaurant has a menu that is old-school, with a fondness for French-influenced flavors. Wonderful, attentive staff. Quiet dining room. Good, unexpected choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Thank Redawuk
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It smells like an old folks home, and the food is uninspired and somewhat reminiscent of a retirement home too! It was pretty tasty, despite the mushiness. So in essence: fine for taking grandma out for dinner, but not for a romantic first date or a fun night out with friends.

Thank Miss A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 South Eighth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (Fourth Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located three blocks south of Light Rail Station Metrodome and Government Plaza.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-455-1204

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