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Aster Cafe

125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“flatbread” (24 reviews)
“peach soup” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to see a band play at the Astor. it was a nice show. A fun venue, with good wait staff. Really enjoyed the evening.

Thank blonde_stranger605
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a table at noon for 2 by the front windows and band stage. Very fun to watch people on a beautiful sunny Sunday enjoying swing dancing to great music! My husband enjoyed the waffles with berries with extra syrup. I had the biscuits/sausage...More

Thank sadieh923
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent, flat bread, sandwiches salads, appetizers etc. Choices of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages available. Service was prompt and friendly. One drawback was at 5:30pm, the restaurant lighting is so poor, people were using cellphones or small flashlights to read the menus....More

Thank jammerspot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to go here by the lady on check in at our hotel (The Kimpton Grand), she was not wrong! We sat inside at the bar the beer was good (try the coffee one!) & cocktails fab! We ended up staying for dinner...More

1  Thank Lorna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was very cool. The band was excellent. Our bartender/server Charles was excellent! He knew how to make an excellent drink. Very knowledgeable. The flat bread pizzas and the Asian Pork sandwich was awesome! I would stop here again. Great fun place.

Thank Nikki0972
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there recently for a wedding. Ceremony and reception in the River Room of the Aster Cafe. Worked well for the event. Atmosphere was great. Loved the windows overlooking the river. {A little) distracting with Segway tourists learning to ride the Segway on the...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Lovely riverfront patio where your pup is welcome too. Very nice salad and flatbread selection. Tip: get 2 of each so you can share with a friend and taste more. Excellent coffee. I'll get the wine next time, looked like a good selection and nice...More

Thank nomad927
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was stuck between three menu options, unsure which to pick, so I followed the waitress's lead and boy, was she right! It was soooo good and I was sad when my plate was empty. We were there for a concert and it was a...More

Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

There was a small, live band and the place was packed inside and out! Such a fun vibe and exciting atmosphere. Only enjoyed munchies and cocktails, which were fabulous!

1  Thank Mimi010310
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Biking Minneapolis trails and stopped here for a quick lunch. Delicious beet salad and margarita thin crust pizza. Both excellent!

Thank 799mikej
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25 January 2015|
Response from FritoG | Reviewed this property |
That is incredibly unlikely. I live very close to this restaurant and have never seen a hotel shuttle on the main. The only shuttles one will see are private that are reserved for weddings. Taxis also do not frequent the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 SE Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2143
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-379-3138
  • E-mail
A popular place for the locals, the Aster Cafe offers an interesting and health-conscious menu, along with beer on tap from local microbreweries.
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