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

07/29 – Nick Jordan
07/31 – Sara Jarosz
08/04 – Bettye Lavette
08/06 – Ashley Groves
08/07 – Sierra Hull
08/08 – Marcus Miller
08/09 – Estaire Godinez
08/14 – Scythian
08/17 – Monsieur Perine
08/18 – Candace Springs
08/19 – Nachito Herrera
08/19 – 26 Bats
08/22 – Richie Foster
09/04 – Davell Crawford
09/05 – Jose Feliciano
09/07 – Ben Sidran
09/08 – Mindi Abair
09/09 – Over the Rhine
09/18 – Iris Hond
09/21 – James Hunter
09/23 – Joseph Arthur
09/27 – Fred Eaglesmith
09/28 – Karla Bonoff
10/02 – John Mayall
10/10 – King
10/11 – Nick Lowe
10/13 – Terry Bozzio
10/19 – Morgan James
10/21 – The Cookers
10/29 – Martin Barre
11/06 – Suzanne Vega
11/12 – Willie Porter

Ongoing events

Through 07/27 - Marcia Ball