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

12/21 – Karrin Allyson
12/23 – Michael Johnson
12/25 – The Bad Plus
01/14 – Morgan James
01/18 – The Steeles
01/20 – Jose James
01/27 – Diane Reeves
01/30 – Kelley Hunt
01/31 – Steve Cole
02/04 – Tower of Power
02/28 – Black Violin
03/03 – Rene Marie
03/09 – David Sanchez
03/23 – Steve Tyrell
04/03 – Wayne Krantz
04/06 – James Hunter
05/01 – Emily West

Ongoing events

Through 12/19 - Sonny Knight & the Lakers

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