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Family Friendly Neighborhood Hangout

Great place to come to wind down after a busy day! Great burgers and sandwiches, good beer... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Randy H
via mobile
Chill Spot..

Pool tables in the back are reasonably maintained. Whole place is classic, comfortable mix of... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2014
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Dec 31, 2017
“Great spot ”
Apr 17, 2017
“Great Burgers, Great Service ”
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2920 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3112
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on way to legendary Matt's for a juicy Lucy.. went inside and was made very welcome on a nfl game day,after visting Matt's came back and took some more drinks and tried 1 of their cheeseburgers which was really nice😉staff were awesome and...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

On the Blue Line from MOA, MSP or downtown Minneapolis. A good selection of ordinary beers and some local craft beers. Pool and darts. Great burgers, cooked to order and even better French fries.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to come to wind down after a busy day! Great burgers and sandwiches, good beer selection and friendly service. Easy on and off the Blue Line light rail and parking across the street. Can be a little crazy on trivia night.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Great place for beer and really good food. Feels like a small town dive bar in the middle of the city.

Thank j-brand8
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We really appreciate The Cardinal Tavern's convenient location on the light rail. The prices are reasonable, tasty burgers, and a friendly, Minnesota nice, atmosphere. They have some great murals, too. I recommend stopping in for the food or for the good company. Pro tip: If...More

Thank Kendra P
Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Pool tables in the back are reasonably maintained. Whole place is classic, comfortable mix of customers.

Thank HoolsMpls
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We stopped here on our way downtown for a basketball game. The food was decent. The prices were appropriate. Like many other reviewers have mentioned there are a lot of regulars there. The wait staff was friendly. Tie location next to the light rail is...More

Thank hope2wander
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Just a typical neighborhood bar without a full liquor license.

1  Thank Mplstoanywhere
Reviewed 18 July 2006

I love the Cardinal. Very friendly neighborhood bar, the kind that makes south Minneapolis a fun place. It is a true original, and about as stripped down as you can get, which is part of its charm. The burgers are excellent, and the service is...More

Thank mntoathens
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