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About CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza
Evoking the tastes of the new American palate, familiar yet unforgettable! CRAVE delivers fresh and innovative cuisine along with an impeccable wine selection brought to life in a chic, casual, and vibrant atmosphere. The menu evokes the tastes of the new American palate – featuring roasted meats, sushi, pastas and salads that are seasonally re-mastered utilizing the freshest ingredients. A grand sushi bar extends the dining experience appealing to both traditional sushi lovers and adventurous epicureans alike. The combination of the burnt earthen color palette, stone work, glass accents and a golden-tiled fireplace invites shoppers and destination diners alike to stop and linger — enjoying unforgettable meals with friends and family. An elegant floor-to-ceiling wine tower displays a 125+ wine selection. Rich hues and an open kitchen, light-dappled tabletops and an iconic bar create a familiar yet unforgettable dining experience.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
American, Sushi, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Saturday: 3pm - 12:00am
8th St. and Hennepin Avenue
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Featuring DJs on the Rooftop on Friday and Saturday in the summer.
CRAVE Catering is proud to offer a dynamic new approach to full-service and delivery catering. Whatever your catering needs are, we can accommodate you! CRAVE is one of the only restaurants providing sushi in the area. Call or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire!
Validated ramp parking after 4pm. $5 for up to 2 1/2 hours.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza Ratings and Reviews
The filet mignon was cooked to our likings...However all three of our meals were barely warm. Didn’t complain or send back as we were headed to a show and didn’t have time to spare. Our server knew that we had a show too, we gave ourselves 1 1/2 hours for dinner-so we had plenty of time. Sadly, the table next to use, got there and ordered after us, received there food before us. :( Disappointing...and our bill was around $170, you’d think we’d have gotten hot food for that price. If our food would have been hot, I’d have given 5 stars, but our food sat in the kitchen getting cold before we got it.
The food and service was fantastic. My husband liked their sushi and I like the chicken parm. It was a tad pricey, especially beer, but the food was good so that can be overlooked. The atmosphere was very cool as well and I like that they take reservations for all party sizes, not just 6 or more.
We had a 6:30 p.m. pre-show reservation and arrived on time. Unfortunately 30 minutes later they still hadn't seated us and our show started at 8:00 p.m. Out of desperation, I asked if our group of 5 could sit at the sushi bar. They said fine, but service was invisible and we all sat in a long line and couldn't talk. Why bother getting a reservation if it means a 1/2 hour wait and then still no table?
Food was good - don't get me wrong. But I really wouldn't recommend them for pre-show dining. They don't know how to manage tables to get people in and out. They also accept way too many reservations - - which turns it into a waiting list when you walk in.
Came here before the ballet. Our server Alex was wonderful. He gave us many suggestions from drinks to sushi, and was very attentive throughout the whole meal. He was very funny and personable and made the whole meal that much better. We ordered one of the sushi boats and it was outstanding. Some of the best sushi we have had in the cities. We will definitely be back.
A wide-ranging menu means there's something for everyone at this energetic, child-friendly restaurant. The food is very good and the service was excellent. A manager stopped by our table (six of us and a toddler) to make sure everything was satisfactory - it was. A good choice.
We order two items from the gluten free menu--the mussels and frites and the chicken pasta--and a regular order of scallops and shrimp. Our server was friendly and attentive. When the mussels came, they were without any frites. We were about to ask about that when the manager came and explained this was a new item for the gluten free menu and the frites weren't really gluten free because they were fried with gluten products--because of that, they decided to not send out any frites, and when our server saw that, she asked why before we could and that prompted the manager to stop by. I said no problem, you can send out the frites since I didn't have a gluten problem. But when the frites came, they were not very good, cool and seemed like they had been sitting awhile. No big deal, but a little disappointing. Then the entrees came. The chicken and pasta came without any chicken. My shrimp and scallops came with 4 shrimp and one scallop. I've had this dish at other Craves, and there has always been an equal numbers of shrimp and scallops-either 3 or 4 of each. When the server checked back, we asked her where the chicken was--and she agreed, they had forgotten to add it--and I mentioned the shrimp /scallop issue. She said she'd have some chicken "sent out". Unfortunately, that never happened. She said she'd have the manager stop by again, but that never happened either. We had to leave for an 8pm show and couldn't wait, but I gave her my number and the next day the manager called. He said came back again and he'd pick up our meals.
So the food we had was pretty good (except the fries), but forgetting to add the chicken to the chicken and pasts dish is pretty bad. The odd shrimp/scallop number isn't such a big deal, just not right. But calling up and saying they would comp our next meal is very good. So a mixed review--if they had done a few more things right, it could be 5 stars, but the mis-steps were too much to be overlooked.
I had given Crave a pretty bad review a few months ago after a couple of bad experiences. Because there aren't many options close to the theatres downtown and it was busy everywhere, when I found a reservation that would work and decided to give it another go. I was pleasantly surprised. Even though it was completely packed, they seated us within a couple of minutes of our reservation time. We told our waitress as soon as she arrived that we wanted to order because we had to make a show - she rolled right with it. Food arrived quickly - which amazed me because the restaurant is huge and it was absolutely full. We both ordered steak frites - steak wasn't cooked to the correct temperature, but it was close enough. I'll definitely be back again and hope that the positive changes continue.
We had a reservation for 6:15 so we could be done before a 7:30 show across the street. We were seated promptly, but it took a while to get our orders placed even though we told our waitress we had a 7:30 show. She said we wouldn't have any problem ordering anything on the menu- HA! We got our food with less than 15 minutes to eat and one of our orders was wrong- it was a steak, but not the one I ordered. There was an apology, an adjustment to out bill and a $40 gift card, but I'm pretty sure the gift card is the only reason we'd go back. The food was pedestrian- only half of us were pleased with our meal. We had two steak dishes (one was pretty god, the other was incorrect and not great at that), vegetarian sushi (satisfying) and baked mac and cheese (not great). I do appreciate they tried to make it right.
We went to Crave to celebrate my birthday. I loved the atmosphere and the overall energy of the restaurant. The front desk staff were extremely nice and prompt. We had to change our party size at the last minute and they were very accommodating. She informed us of the estimated wait time and was very prompt on letting us know when the table was ready. Everyone in my party seemed to enjoy their food and drinks. However, there is room for improvement in the customer experience/etiquette area.
We had a server who was refilling waters at our table. He was reaching over our food as we were eating, he didn't seem at all apologetic about his actions, our waitress was very unconnected to our needs. We had to wait quite a wait time for drinks to be refreshed.
For your birthday they bring you a brownie with ice cream and a sparkler. The brownie was very had so we assumed it was either old or had been sitting for some time. Once we paid, she seemed to no longer be concerned about us as there was a gratuity guaranteed to her because of our party size.
I really love Crave and this was my first time at the downtown location. I would highly recommend that everyone visits this location at least once!
We (a group of 4) drove from Rochester to a 7:30pm Show at the Orpheum Theatre and Crave sat us within 3 minutes of our Restaurant reservation at 6:30pm and, knowing that we had a tight time frame to get to the Show, advised our group re the fastest meal items and quickly took our bar order. Our lovely waitress even asked if it was ok to bring the bill while our food was being served so that we wouldn't be late. She was very courteous and efficient throughout. We were totally on time for the Show. Thanks, Crave!
6 Canadians in for a bachelorette party. The restaurant was recommended by a friend who lives in Minneapolis. Service wasn’t the greatest, had to flag her down every time we needed something. Did not quality check the table. Not many of us enjoyed our meals. We were also told about the rewards program and told we would be given a round of free shots, although all of the shots were on our bill. Free brownie at the end was rock hard. Would not recommend.
Had an excellent time at Crave, service was wonderful and food amazing. Only Complaint would be that we had reservations and still had to wait for quite awhile. 30 minutes+ No pagers to call groups and they seemed unorganized at the Host/Hostess stand. They would wander around the groups of people looking for the party that was next, instead of paging or Loudly calling names. A lot of people waiting in the waiting area and also outside in the mall.
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