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The Craftsman Restaurant

4300 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN 55406 | Seward/ Longfellow/ Minnehaha | 612-722-0175

Location Description:

The first really nice, upscale, celebration-destination dinner restaurant in the recent history of East Lake Street combines an American Arts and Crafts decorating scheme, a lovely outdoor patio, an over-ambitious menu, and a wonderful bar that serves a number of imaginative, well-executed, and affordable tasty treats. Chef Mike Phillips is a guru of all things local, seasonal, and hand-crafted and his house-made charcuterie platter is one-of-a kind


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  • Cuisine(s): American
  • Hours: Sun 10am-9:30pm, Mon-Thu 4pm-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 4pm-10:30pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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