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Chris and Rob's Chicago's Taste Authority

3101 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3325
+1 612-729-5507
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“italian beef” (18 reviews)
“chicago dog” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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American, Fast food
3101 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3325
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Stop in weekly to get my fix of Chicago dogs or Italian beef. Pizza is also very good. Just did a major renovation to add a beer/wine bar and additional seating. Very pleasant. No table service so order when you enter. Delivery is quick and...More

1  Thank JLo5424
Reviewed 11 April 2017

When ever we get a taste for a Chicago Hot Beef sandwich, we head to Chris and Rob's. Our last visit did not disappoint and we are glad that it is easier to than is flying to Chicago. We also had some crispy French Fries...More

1  Thank davenak3
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good beef sandwich, good service, beer, fries and salad. Not noisy. Sports on TV in background. Not busy in the dining room, but the place was hopping with take out and delivery ordres.

1  Thank rhankey
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had the Italian Beef and Ham & Cheese Bites. The sandwiches were perfect replicas of our home town, Chicago favorites! We don't want variation when it come to Italian Beef. Everything should be traditional and CTA delivered exactly what we wanted. Each element of...More

1  Thank Cathie W
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place was one of the first in the Twin Cities to offer many food staples that you would find in Chicago. Italian beef and Combo are pretty good but the Au jus can be greasy.

Thank mnmmmark
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for some "Chicago" food in Minneapolis. We found a decent spot not too far from downtown. We enjoyed the typical Italian beef and a Chicago dog. The sandwiches were very good, and a bargain price. Service was good & friendly. It is...More

1  Thank dukeboy1951
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Met Jean at work. She had a "Nuts on Clark" bag in her possession so we began talking about the great food Chicago had to offer. Then she hit me with a bombshell. Her husband Rob was an owner of a place right here in...More

Thank vern63
Reviewed 24 September 2016

While visiting Mpls, saw this place near 42nd St and Hiawata (spell?) so stopped by to grab a bite. Ordered California burger and fries. Burger patty was burnet but rather on cold side - clearly pre-cooked patty and cook (whoever undeserving be called cook) didn't...More

Thank J T
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Good, not great. I grew up in Chicago, and am spoiled by Al's #1 and others. But, it is a good sandwich. The beef was thinly sliced, good, and juicy. The bread is very good, and the giardinara is nice and spicy. And i like...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 1 June 2016

We stopped here after visiting Minnehaha Falls and were looking for a casual place nearby and found this via an internet search. It's only about a mile away. We were very pleasantly surprised. It is a very casual place with outdoor seating that serves Chicago...More

Thank DanD601
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-729-5507
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