2940 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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  • Sun, Sat 11am-2am, Mon-Fri 12pm-2am
  • $; $$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
The first sake brewpub outside of Japan is in...Minneapolis? You betcha. The sleek, dark, Lyn-Lake watering hole, modeled after an izakaya, or gastropub, has deep, cozy booths and Japanese soap operas playing on the TVs. Blake Richardson, owner of the Herkimer, applied his beer-making experience to rice wine, serving up several varieties of premium, unpasteurized, draft sake. To dampen the effects of the alcohol, Moto-i serves a menu of small plates.

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