Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

For an elegant night on the town, you won’t do better than the venerable Dakota, where the music is world-class (it’s where Prince recently did six surprise gigs), the steaks are well marbled and the martinis are icy and big. This 20-year institution brings jazz from Havana, blues from New Orleans and vocal stylings from heaven. MECCA BOS

The Dakota's bar, restaurant and peerless live-music venue all work in well-rehearsed harmony. The food boasts the nuance, imagination and technical prowess of some of the city's top kitchens, but its tone is playfully approachable and full of surprises. At dnner, highlights include crostini with a glossy smoked trout rillette; fried oysters on a celery-root salad; curry-rubbed pork, roasted in an apple cider grilled lamb, and even plain-old roast chicken and wild rice. The wine list has a wide range of all-American choices.

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Where

1010 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-332-1010
Lunch: Monday – Friday: 11:30am – 2pm; Happy Hour: Monday – Wedneday: 4pm – 6pm; Late Night Happy Hour: Friday – Saturday: 11:30pm – 1am; Dinner: Sunday – Thursday: 5pm – 9pm and Friday – Saturday: 5pm – 1pm
http://www.dakotacooks.com

Upcoming events

01/24 – The Steeles
01/25 – Zach Williams
01/28 – Bruce Henry
01/29 – Tuck and Patti
02/03 – Davell Crawford
02/07 – Anthony David
02/10 – Gaby Moreno
02/11 – Keri Noble
02/12 – Kelley Hunt
02/13 – Maceo Parker
02/14 – Hayes Carll
02/14 – Dinner at Eight
02/17 – Dobet Gnahore
02/18 – The Paris Combo
02/19 – Kaki King
02/20 – MVP Quartet
02/26 – Ana Popovic
03/02 – The Lowest Pair
03/05 – Run Boy Run
03/06 – Marcia Ball
03/07 – The SubDudes
03/09 – Victor Wooten
03/13 – Judy Collins
03/20 – Howie Day
03/23 – Paris Chansons
03/24 – Al Stewart
03/27 – David Sanborn
03/31 – Coco Montoya
04/01 – Jon McLaughlin
04/02 – DahkaBrahka
04/07 – John Sebastian
04/09 – John Pizzarelli
04/17 – Raul Midon
04/21 – Paula Cole
04/22 – Morgan James
04/28 – Richie Furay
05/03 – Regina Carter
05/05 – Eilen Jewell

Ongoing events

Through 01/21 - Charlie Mars