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Caspian Bistro & Marketplace

2418 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3033
+1 612-623-1113
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kebabs” (4 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
“pita bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:45All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2418 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3033
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place to check it out, and it turned out to be a small, fascinating market that led to a beautiful looking restaurant. This market sells food products from several countries like Italy, Greece, Turkey, Russia, and others. It was not meal time...More

Thank Enrique T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gyro Dinner meat was very dry. More like Gyro Jerky. It was served in a pile of meat with the other gyro ingredients on the side. Really disappointing.

Thank 554jason
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This place has one restaurant and a grocery store plus a gift shop whith products from Middle East. The food is authentic, delicious and good portions.

Thank Luciane G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have tried many dishes at Caspian, each time hoping to get a taste at least similar to what I ate in Iran, but I had no success. The dishes are terribly modified, with all expensive or unique ingredients removed!! I have been in other...More

Thank Shiva J
Reviewed 3 May 2017

no alcohol ,no bar , full focus was on food ,i like that .server told us the restaurant has been there for 37 years ,they have never advertised and have served over two million customers ,wow i cant imagine at my house i cant feed...More

Thank moisess621
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food and grocery. Really fresh food and high quality with friendly people. We recommend this place highly.

Thank fassadiporter
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I went there with a co-worker for lunch and overall it was okay, but certainly not great. The waitress was very friendly and knowledgable about the menu. We shared an appetizer of pomegranate chicken wings and those were really good - juicy and you could...More

Thank Aeneken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:45
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:45
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:45
Thursday
10:30 - 20:45
Friday
10:30 - 21:45
Saturday
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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