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Victor's 1959 Cafe

€€ - €€€Latin, Cafe, Cuban
3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
+1 612-827-8948
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (21 reviews)
“mango pancakes” (20 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, Cuban, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are breakfast regulars at Victor's., but yesterday was our first visit for lunch. We each dove into the specialty of the house, a Cubana sandwich, that was absolutely superb. We half-expected Fidel to come walking in as the place had more of a Cuban...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Victor’s is an awsome little place! It was featured on TV’s Diners and Dives. I always get the Ropa Vieja and it’s amazing! The steak, sauce, rice, and sweet plantains all compliment each other perfectly. The Cuban sandwich is very good, easily the best one...More

Thank WarrenMoonjr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth any wait! A tiny cool little spot with the best Cuban sandwiches ever!! We were lucky enough to eat outside on a warmish spring day. You can sign you name on the wall too!! Awesome!!

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

You have to wait in line if you want to get a table outside in summer, but it’s worth it! Don’t forget to order some plantains!

Thank Nina F
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Food is solid. Their paella is good but the Cuban is a must. My standard for paella is pretty high as I have fond memories of eating some great paella in Barcelona. The food is solid 4+ but the ambience, vibe and service are solid...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Here for dinner and ordered the seafood paella. Delicious! Shrimp, mussels, and fish on a bed of rice. Not my first trip here and and certainly not my last.

Thank Sailuver
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I hear about this restaurant so much and finally was able to make there. I was surprise to be on the waiting list for 25 min for lunch!! Place is tiny but people eat and leave pretty quick. It has their own charm. Nothing expensive...More

Thank astrasport
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Just passing through town for business. This is an exceptional neighborhood restaurant! A bit of a wait but well worth it. The girls were so friendly and welcoming to a couple of southerners! When you're in the the area, I would highly recommend making it...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We were really looking forward to our visit because of the high ratings and we like to try different cuisines. We attempted to eat here on a previous visit but the wait was too long so we had to go elsewhere. This time we planned...More

Thank RubyRedStar3
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday afternoon and waited at least 45 minutes. It is very small, so be prepared to wait outside in the. Minnesota winter. The wait was worth it. We ordered the guava and mango mimosas - fabulous. We ordered mango cheesecake and...More

Thank FlyRae
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Bruce P
6 May 2017|
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Response from nikimu | Property representative |
Sorry we didn't see your note before now! Yes, as the others have said, you can see our menus online and gluten free options are marked with GF Even more than are marked are in fact GF, like the plantains, yuca & tostones... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409-1119
    (West 38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the corner of West 38th Street and Grand Ave South in Minneapolis. Both streets are major bus lines.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-827-8948
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