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601 First Ave. N. Minneapolis, MN 55403 | Minneapolis (Downtown) | 612-312-1168

Location Description:

It might not be one of the seven wonders of the world, but it sure ranks as one of the seven design wonders of Minnesota. The word breathtaking doesn't even do justice to this Charles-and-Ray-Eames-meet-the-Matrix marvel of a dining room, where elements of classic Modernism are interpreted through natural, elemental materials. The kitchen uses top-shelf ingredients (like meats and cheeses culled from the best farms in the country, including products from some of the best Minnesota farmers). By the time you're swooning over your plate at Cosmos, you will have mastered at least one of the mysteries of the cosmos-namely, where the heck the place is. (Up on the fourth floor of the Graves 601 Minneapolis, on First Avenue, accessible only through the hotel lobby.)

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  • Cuisine(s): Breakfast, Contemporary, Seafood, Wine Bar
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 6:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 6:30am-11pm
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Valet, Validation Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Features: Private Party, Wheelchair Accessible

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