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Band Box Diner

729 S. 10th St. Minneapolis, MN 55404 | Uptown/ Eat Street | 612-332-0850

Location Description:

A historic diner that was made by a grain-bin manufacturer, a community hub on the edge of legendarily community-lite downtown, a grill-and-go diner run by the name-brand chef who put Café Solo on the map-the Band Box has more contradiction about it than any other 24-seat diner in the state. But if you stop by and try one of chef and co-owner Brad Ptacek's expertly griddled burgers, or his made-from-scratch crisp American fries, you'll be loving the contradictions. Like how the bottomless cup of joe comes from a neighbor's family farm-back in Africa. How the homiest, oldest fashiondest diner around is walking distance to the futuristic nowhere of the Metrodome. How the "baby burger" is there to teach a new generation of Americans what there is to celebrate about the Midwest. And how every offering in this cathedral of the most classic classics seems as old as time, and as fresh as the lettuce on your baby's baby burger.


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  • Cuisine(s): American, Breakfast, Diner
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am-3pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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