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Map & Directions 1600 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • Breakfast, French, Wine Bar
  • Sun-Thu 8am-1am, Fri-Sat 8am-2am
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Accepted, Recommended for Large Parties
  • Lot Available, Street


City Pages' Description

Barbette is an Uptown dining legend--the fries consistently win awards as the best in town, the wine list is shockingly affordable and well chosen, the food has tended to showcase fine-dining sourcing at everyday prices. Seriously, this has long been the place wine and dining professionals go when they're picking up their own checks.

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  • gerhart2k@gmail.com wrote a review for Barbette
    on 07/29/10

    Barbette, located in Uptown Minneapolis is a gem of a place. I have been to Barbette more that a few times over the past couple years for both lunch and dinners. Barbette models itself after a French bistro with an eclectic casual hip atmosphere. Barbette prides itself on it’s use of local and organic ingredients. Every time I been there I have ordered a steak and every time it... More >>

  • TheresaK1 wrote a review for Barbette
    on 03/13/09

    awesome late night happy hour. i also like the local art on the walls. i dig the local organic factor. very fun in the spring.

  • Katie R. wrote a review for Barbette
    on 01/20/09

    Barbette has the best French food in Minneapolis. So buttery, so good

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Tips from foursquare

  • Heavy Table on 08/12/09

    Order the daily tartare, particularly if it happens to be steak.

  • City Pages on 02/22/11

    Voted by City Pages as having the Best Wine List in 2010's Best of the Twin Cities. Barbette’s bubbly selection is both broader and better priced than you’re likely to find around town.

  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine on 03/10/11

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine editors’ pick for best wine list.

  • Deb B. on 07/01/10

    Best late date night. Warm olives, glass of great wine ...or three.

  • City Pages on 06/22/11

    Voted Best Restaurant for Romance by City Pages in 2011! Try the mussels and french fries, they are especially good

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