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

04/28 – Richie Furay
05/01 – Lizz Wright
05/02 – Joe Ely
05/03 – Regina Carter
05/04 – Edgar Winter
05/05 – Eilen Jewell
05/06 – Denny Laine
05/06 – Dahlia Jones
05/12 – Amy Helm
05/14 – Keiko Matsui
05/15 – Karrin Allyson
05/17 – Taylor Hicks
05/18 – Special EFX
05/20 – Commander Cody
05/25 – Jonatha Brooke
06/02 – Rio Nido
06/16 – Ben Sidran
06/17 – Class Action
06/21 – Christian Sands
06/25 – Trace Bundy
06/26 – Lea Delaria
06/27 – Lisa Fischer
06/29 – Tinsley Ellis
07/17 – Red Baraat
07/26 – Pharaoh Sanders
07/28 – R & B Cadets
08/02 – Paris Chansons
08/11 – Rodney Crowell
08/14 – Ruthie Foster
08/30 – Lonnie Smith
09/15 – Firefall
09/24 – GoGo Penguin
09/29 – Martin Sexton
10/20 – Mindi Abair
10/30 – Jeff Daniels