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Basil's Restaurant

710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2303
+1 612-376-7404
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“sliders” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 13:00 Hours
American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2303
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

There really is a table where Mary Tyler Moore appears in the opening scene of her tv show. When I eat there I tell the people who are sitting in the table and they suddenly feel special. The food is good, too, but I go...More

Thank jerdiscerney
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is that restaurant - located in the Marquette Hotel - that was pictured during the opening credits of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, with Mary's real-life husband, Grant Tinker, eating lunch on an indoor balcony high above the IDS Crystal Court. I visited this...More

Thank 493Ron
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at Marquette for work and wanted to try the restaurant for lunch due to proximity the day I flew in. I had the seasonal basils salad and walleye sliders. Salad was really good and filling. Sliders were good too. Couldnt finish all the three...More

Thank DesertRunner18
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Service was great with a table of 8. Soup was terrific, burger was spot on. Unusually good for a hotel restaurant, and a great value. Thanks for a pleasant stay!

Thank phoody2
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous, quiet restaurant. We stayed at the Marquette and I really wanted to eat here. The staff was super friendly and welcoming. The menu didn't have food that we like, so we unfortunately left. They serve things like duck and hen. Turkey burgers, I think...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had been walking the Minneapolis Skyway System. We had taken a break at IDS Center and wandered into this restaurant with this cocktail lounge which fronts the street. We were in town when it was crowded with Luke Bryan Concert fans. We found seats...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I had the beets salad to start and I wish I had taken pictures to show what I'm about to describe. The red beet was infused with a gelatin which reminded me of cranberry out of the can. I did not like that but the...More

Thank Sheba M
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My mom and I had breakfast here 11/25/16. I had the Eggs Benedict and my mom had the omlet. They were both out of this world. Eggs Benedict is my go too breakfast meal and this by far was the best I have ever had....More

Thank Cabella8
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I took my sister and her husband to Basil's on a Saturday night. The food descriptions on line looked good and it was near the hotel at which we were staying. We had reservations for 6:30 pm. We left at 9:15 pm, having been served...More

Thank sandra s
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food, a fantastic view, and impeccable service. The indoor balcony overlooking the "mall" is pretty cool. We ate here several times, and enjoyed every time!

Thank MrHays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$35
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Marquette Ave, Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2303
    (7th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-376-7404
Located on the 3rd floor of the Marquette Hotel, Basil's Restaurant offers a seasonal approach to casual dining. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in a comfortably informal atmosphere with eclectic American cuisine menu. Terrace dining is available overlooking the spectacular Crystal Court in the IDS Center.
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