JD Hoyt's
JD Hoyt's

JD Hoyt's

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://jdhoyts.com/
  • Phone: 6123381560
  • Hours of Operation:


    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm


    Sunday Brunch 10:00am - 2:00pm,

    Now open at 10:00am on all Twins - Day Games.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue, Cajun
  • Executive Chef: Micah Rees
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We do lots of team dinners professional collage an high school. We call it training table. Call us for your next training able needs.
  • Private Party Facilities: We do have a private room available. We ask that everyone in your party has dinner.We ask a 20% tip for the servers. We ask a minimum of 12 people (A max of 32).
  • Private Party Contact: Pat or Erik 6123381560

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 3rd Ave. North
  • Public Transit: 2 blocks north of the light rail and North Star train
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Parking Tuesdays - Saturdays starting at 6pm (Limited Valet parking on Twins Home Games).

    Small private parking lot, lots of street parking and One block North of Public Parking Lot "C" (holds 1400 cars).
A word from JD Hoyt's
J.D. Hoyt's is a roadhouse, located in the booming warehouse district of old Minneapolis. A cozy spot with an extensive menu, full bar and a wine list of extraordinary value. The featured entrees are prepared on our custom designed charcoal grill. This giant grill sears your order to juicy perfection. JD Hoyt's is proud to serve large portions of food you'll crave. The favorite dining spot of athletic organizations, professional and collegiate,
Open seven nights a week, with Sunday Brunch 10a.m.-2p.m.
open All Twins day-games 10a.m.
Locally owned, Nationally known. Best staff in the city.
Check out the "New" patio, just added for your enjoyment.

Valet parking Monday - Saturday nights
(Limited Valet parking on Event Days)
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
JD Hoyt's reviews from OpenTable diners
110 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (57)neighborhood gem (45)good for groups (41)fit for foodies (39)great for brunch (23)romantic (23)great for outdoor dining (21)hot spot (16)late-night find (14)vibrant bar scene (14)great for lunch (13)notable wine list (13)kid-friendly (7)scenic view (6)Show More
  • AMAZING!!!
    BestBirthday
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I had been hearing lots about JD Hoyts and was curious about their food. I went to college in New Orleans so the vibe was already there. I took my fiancé there for his 28th birthday, because it was one of the places we had yet to go downtown. We have been to all the best steak houses and seafood restaurants and JD Hoyts was our final place. One word AMAZING!! The feel was great - it was a real 5 Star dinner without the dim lights, quiet environment and dressed up customers. It was almost like a luxury sports bar - the vibe was great. Valet was cheap and very quick, which was nice after a big meal (its also just added to your bill so there is no worries about having to pay for things twice). The food was superb!! TRY IT!! GO GO GO!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Custom event
    RonM
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Requested quiet table for meeting and put us all in a room with doors;perfect for our event. Beautiful room, great ambiance, excellent service; perfect evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful as usual
    KristinVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We took 3 customers out to dinner there in a group of 8. Our service was great and the food phenomenal. JD Hoyt's never let's us down!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cool place
    L0007b
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The restaraunt had tasty food and great service . The filet was cooked to perfection and the quantity of food was amazimg .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Meal
    MNCubsFan
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The "upper" bar seating was very nice and the bartender was wonderful. A mistake was made on my snack and she cheerfully replaced it (and left the original delivered so my husband could eat it!). The dining room was very nice; server was very attentive. One of our sides was delivered and it was lukewarm; the server cheerfully replaced it. A manager stopped by to see how everything was but didn't seem to know about the error (and didn't introduce himself so we assume he was a manager). Valet parking was friendly and quick. Will stop by here again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We loved the cajun theme - everything was great - thank you
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    I thought the food was very good - chops, augratin potatoes. Our wait person was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, & efficient.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A fun place to eat.
    golfer
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    JDHoyt has a wide ranging menu, from high end steaks to one of the best hamburgers you can get in the Twin Cities for $12. Service has always been excellent. The vegetable platter as an appetizer is great!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We had a booth on the corner right next to the bar and front entry and we were right in line of everyone that came in and left - extremely noisey and so distracting. We had requested a booth in the old part but NEVER expected this. The register was right at our elbows! The booth was very cramped as well. Our advice: do away with this booth!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • J.D. Hoyt's was great!
    NaomiBday
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I took my wife and two friends to JD's before a Twins game and it was a great experience. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. They have a great happy hour. The service was well above average and the valet parking for a Twins game is ideal!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Cassey our waitress was great and the food was even better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always good
    nurse88
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    consistently offers a great menu. staff are very attentive. love to eat there
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classic!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    As a full blooded Minnesotan, it was great to return to a long time great place to eat!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JD Hoyt's
    FoodE4ever
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Excellent food and the portions were beyond generous! Pork chops and ribs were very flavorful and tender. Atmosphere was unique and very friendly. Our server was very accommodating, we had a couple elderly diners with us that were hard of hearing, so our server spoke very clear and slowly to them and was very patient with all their questions. Great experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Food was excellent but served too slowly like part of entree ordered delivered 10 minutes after first part.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GREAT!
    Russ
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Have never been disappointed. Had many dinners and a few brunches their. Can't wait to go again. The food is fantastic, it doesn't matter what we order it's been great. And the service is also great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing Special
    NancyetcVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food was not bad, but not noteworthy. We ordered the lobster tacos as an appetizer. There were 4 of them, and there were 4 of us. One of them had no food in it! Cesear salads were not very ceseary. Main courses (scallops, shrimp scampi, steak, cheeseburger) were all okay but nothing special.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great and Disappointed
    Lucy
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I was really looking forward to our dinner before the Paul McCartney concert. We had an early reservation but they were not staffed properly. My husband said his ribs and pork chop were the best he ever had!!! Excellent! Superb! However, I order the special Steak Sterling a fillet topped with a crab cake and bernaise sauce. My dinner was cold, not even warm. The steak was very tender but cold! The waitress brought me a new warm crab cake with cold bernaise sauce. Really disappointing especially when you pay so much. The waitress was so busy she mixed up our drink order or forgot and was too busy to see if our meal was OK. I could have cooked a better dinner myself.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food was cold
    LisieVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Had looked forward to dining at a Minneapolis icon prior to Paul McCartney's concert. Was disappointed that our beverage service was slow and then when our food arrived all of our meals were cold to mildly warm which didn't make them taste very good either.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • nice dinner
    BIRD
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We stopped here before a concert and had an early dinner on the patio. Our server was very attentive and did not rush us although it was getting very busy with other's waiting for tables. I would recommend the lobster tacos- not too heavy and served with a side of spicy pico de gallo. My husband had a steak with a crabcake on top and thought it was delicious. Their prices were medium to high depending on what you ordered with sides being ala carte. We would make a return visit.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We had dinner early Saturday before the Paul McCartney concert. The service was impeccable. I wish I could remember our waitresses name. She provided one of the best dining experiences we have ever had. She was very helpful with helping to chose our dinner options and was very enthusiastic about the selections being offered. Our friends came in from out of town to have dinner and concert with us. They were very impressed by this restaurant as well. Our steaks were cooked exactly as ordered. Everything was perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 20 years ago
    TommyT
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    It had been 20 years ago the last time I went to JD Hoyts. It was a business lunch, and I lived in St Cloud at the time. I have wanted to get back to JD's for quite some time and I finally did so prior to attending a play at the Guthrie. We came through the door, and I looked around like a kid in awe of my memory. JD's was just as I remembered it, and in fact I think I sat in the same booth I did 20 years ago. Jenese (sp?) met us at the door and escorted us to our booth and was our server. Jenese was friendly, helpful, courteous, polite; everything you would want from your server. Our dining experience was really good! Great food with Cajun Catfish and a Shrimp Jambalay type dish; and a super banana ice cream dessert.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The menu was great - steaks, chops, ribs, and a few seafood selections. It all looked so good. I need to go back so I can try everything. We had the cheese plate to start. It was a lot of cheese/fruit/crackers for 2 and could easily satisfy 4. It was great with our wine selection. I had the steak and crabcake and it was great with a wedge salad. Wife had filet and said it was great. Our server knew the menu cold and made some great suggestions. Prices were pretty reasonable too for the quality of food and service. But I did think some of the wines were overpriced and they have a pretty steep corkage fee if you bring your own wine in. Had a very nice time there and would definetly go back again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    PlanetRVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Totally underwhelmed with the food. Service and ambiance were good, but didn't make up for the poor tasting food. Lousy calamari, but huge portion. Burgers charred on outside, nearly raw in the middle when ordered medium. Homemade chips worse then bag chips. Thought the meal was a waste of money.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous
    smiley
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This was our second time at JD's and we loved it this time as much as the first. Great service, great food and a nice quiet atmosphere. My only complaint was that I asked for my hashbrowns well done and they did not come out that way, but the rest of my meal was outstanding. We ordered lobster risotto to share--to die for!! I can't wait to go back again!! This has become our favorite place to go for a good steak/nice dinner that doesn't break the bank!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pork chops
    Brian
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Share the pork chops - they're great. Great stopping off point before Twins games. A little noisy and not the best ambience outside but not bad either.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Business dinner
    Businesspiv
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Great place to take any business partner or client to. Great service, great food, good atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thumbs Up.
    quanmac
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I was there for a first official date. The food was excellent, however the noise level is a little overwhelming when trying to have a get to know each other conversation. Fun atmosphere with great service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overall pleasure
    schmittym9
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Great place to eat. Huge food portions. Excellent service. Went there on a friend's recommendation, and it delivered. I guess I'll keep him around for a while until he screws up.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great tasting food
    Judes
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We have eaten here several times and always great! My husband loves the gumbo here. With the cheese bread they bring you, don't really need to order and appetizer unless maybe with a large group or big appetites. We have and the corn bread with honey, awesome! Our son always gets the salmon, I usually stick to the ribs, my favorite! I have had the small filet which is really enough for a woman's appetite, my husband has had the pork chop and that was incredible and tender too. Dessert is delicious also, the grilled bananas is great and enough to share.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Bears
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Food and service were wonderful. The pork chop was delicious; best ever. Would suggest you split order because no one could eat two. Prices are high; salad was extra; anchovies on salad were extra.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and service
    spanky
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This was our second time at JD Hoyt's. The pork chops are amazing as is the steak. I had swordfish which was very good too. It's a bit on the expensive side, but it's downtown and has good food. For example a glass of generic Pinot Noir wine was $14, and a small piece of chocolate cake was $10. We both enjoyed our main courses but weren't impressed with the desserts. Overall we enjoyed our meals and will go back for our next special night.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was embarrassed!
    Frank
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Steak was good, everything else unremarkable to poor, considering the price.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleasurable NBL/MBL Dinner
    samanthamelodyturner2002
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    I had a wonderful quite interaction with the national baseball association. They were friendly sociable polite and had wonderful dinning etiquette, the bar experience was even amazing..
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We had tickets to the theater, even though it was a distance we decided to give JD Hoyt's a try and we were not disappointed. The valet parking was very convenient. The server made sure everything went like clock work. She was very attentive to our needs and was very pleasant. I had the pork chop/rib combo, it was wonderful. The chop was moist and flavorful. The rib was a dry rub but came with a side of Bbq sauce, did not need the sauce the ribs were mouth watering. Would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our Date Night
    ERAnderson
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    My fiance and I had our engagement dinner at Hoyts. Pat was so good to us and the food is AMAZING. This will forever be a favorite date night
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Nice Change
    Downtowner
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We took a couple of fathers on Father's Day. They are famous for their pork chops and rightly so. They're perfectly done and huge. Our server was the best we've had in a while. She was knowledgeable, efficient, and had a personality that added to our dining experience. While the place was pretty busy there was a very acceptable noise level, which is a wonderful change of pace from many of the newer restaurants that seem to think jet plane noise levels add energy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Father's Day Brunch
    Rockfish
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great tasting brunch selection. Reasonable price. Came for Father's Day with family. Ample room.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant for good food
    saber66
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Second time I have been to JD Hoyts. Little on the expensive side, but for what you get - it is a very good deal and nice time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • meanmom
    citygirl
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    except for the porkchops-which were excellent as always-food was very bland and flavorless, esp the halibut which was awful (like eating sawdust).Kind of a let down-Hoyts has always been so consistent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate