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

06/20 – Ghost-Note
06/22 – The Verve Pipe
06/23 – David Ramirez
06/24 – Trace Bundy
06/28 – Peter Himmelman
07/05 – Eilen Jewell
07/24 – John Pizzarelli
07/25 – The Alarm
07/29 – Bebel Gilberto
07/30 – DakhaBrakha
07/31 – Willie West
08/02 – Hawktail
08/05 – Lori McKenna
08/07 – The Fixx
08/12 – William Bell
08/14 – Janiva Magness
08/15 – Ana Popovic
08/17 – Tina Schlieske
08/20 – Eliane Elias
09/21 – Terry Bozzio
10/19 – David Sanborn
10/24 – Karrin Allyson
11/01 – Paula Cole

Ongoing events

Through 06/19 - Kenny Garrett