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The Sample Room

2124 Marshall St. NE Minneapolis, MN 55418 | Northeast Minneapolis | 612-789-0333

Location Description:

In the 1890s there was a saloon in the old Thies Hotel up on Marshall Avenue Northeast called the Sample Room, and as of 2002, there is a saloon of the same name in the same place again. Visit this 19th-century-feeling saloon to sample the restaurant's two slightly incongruous kitchen specialties: on the one hand, contemporary American haute dishes like roasted asparagus, and baked goat cheese; on the other hand, American diner classics done from scratchlike meatloaf. This cacophony of options makes for a perfect neighborhood saloon: Half the party can sup upon a platter of various roasted vegetables and artisanal cheeses paired with a glass of wine, while the other half can opt for a Grain Belt on tap and meatloaf and mashed potatoes.

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  • Cuisine(s): American, Health
  • Hours: MOn-Thu 11:30am-12am, Fri 11:30am-1am, Sat 10:30am-1am, Sun 10:30am-12am
  • Price: $$, $$$
  • Serving: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Accepted, Call-Ahead Seating Available
  • Parking: Free, Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining

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