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Caspian Bistro & Marketplace

2418 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3033
+1 612-623-1113
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Middle Eastern, Persian, Mediterranean, Halal
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2418 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3033
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This has been my favorite restaurant since they opened in 1986! Consistently delicious every time for years! Also very nice atmosphere!

Thank mota0010
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Seen this place on tripadvisor while planning our holiday to the US ,it's 2 minutes from our hotel so we have it a go .... DELICIOUS !! So glad we went here busy place for a Tuesday but my wife and myself got a table...More

Thank littlechef7
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A Persian/Iranian restaurant with a small deli and grocery in front. Unique meals, expertly prepared, and the best tea in town.

Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Caspian is a long-time neighborhood favorite with great appetizers, generous portions of tasty food, and a warm, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank amykaminsky
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Eating in a good restaurant is my hobby. My friend recommended coming to Caspian Bistro restaurant. I asked my girlfriend to join me for dinner there. I was happy to come to that restaurant because the food was amazing. The price was reasonable for me...More

Thank Aiman A
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We recently revisited the Caspian for dinner. We like to walk through the small food store that shares space with the restaurant before we eat to examine the interesting selection of Persian and Middle Eastern foods. The restaurant is casual and the service is always...More

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were looking for good Persian food and a friend at work recommended Caspian. We went over for a late lunch. The service was excellent. The house tea blend is wonderful! Their saffron and pistachio ice cream is to die for. We each tried a...More

1  Thank Vieux_Voyageur
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Caspian is a family favorite spot. Being Iranian we love the market place with rare middle-eastern foodie finds and always have a great family meal. The Soltani and Koubideh with a side of Tahdig are staples (kebabs and rice).

Thank Wander_Fully_Full
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Just happened to walk by and were looking for somewhere for dinner. Wandered in and was not disappointed. Friendly staff, and very good food. Felt like we were in someone's family home. If you like greek, go for it.

Thank Msd21111
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Some of the best characteristics about many of the eateries located close to the University of Minnesota is that they provide good service and great food. The Caspian Bistro is one of these eating establishments. I have worked at the University of Minnesota since 1990....More

Thank Jill T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:45
10:30 - 20:45
10:30 - 20:45
10:30 - 20:45
10:30 - 21:45
11:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2418 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3033
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-623-1113
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