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Permanently Closed - Faces Mears Park

3.9
703 reviews
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$30 and under
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French American
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This restaurant is permanently closed. Whether dining in or picking something from our world class bakery, our guests enjoy an array of options made with the best local ingredients, without additives, preservatives or processing. FACES Mears Park has an extensive wine list featuring organic, biodynamic and sustainably farmed options. When weather permits, guests can be seated on our patio and enjoy music in Mears park as well as scenic views. Servicing many local restaurants and events, FACES bakery creates everything from morning croissants and beautiful breads to wonderful tiered wedding cakes. Look no further for your special event than FACES catering department. On or off site, we cater parties from 20 guests to 300+. Our atrium and other privates spaces allow for holiday, birthday or wedding celebrations to become a unique and savory experience for each and every guest.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French American, Moroccan, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Deli-10am-2pm Monday thru Friday



Restaurant-Monday thru Thursday 11am-11pm

Friday 11am-2am*

Saturday 2pm - 2am*

Sunday: Closed (open Easter and Mothers Day brunch. Available for private events




*Full Menu until 10pm



*Happy Hours Monday thru Saturday 3-6pm & 10pm-11pm
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Phone number
(651) 209-7776
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
David Fhima
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Catering
On-Site event planner and off-site catering available. Large or small!
Full Service Bakery; cupcakes, wedding cakes, birthday celebrations!
http://facesmearspark.com/dessert/

email catering@facesmearspark.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Sibly/5th
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Parking details
There is a garage attached to the building daily, hourly fee and one time nightly fee. (175 5th Street entrance) and several lots in the surrounding area.
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Public transit
Union Depot 1 block NW
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Entertainment
Daily Lunch Specials
Evening Dinner specials
Happy Hour Specials
Full Service bakery
Catering onsite and off site

Wild Burger specials

Sat DJ music!
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Special events & promotions
You provide the occasion, we will do the rest! Choose from two versatile private spaces or our exclusive intimate Wine Room. Atrium: Surrounded by windows and 10-story-high ceilings, the atrium features a customizable floor plan that can accommodate reception-style events for 250 or seated occasion for 150.
Set with a private wine and espresso bar catering exclusively to your group, Faces Mears park’s lounge is perfect for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for up to 75 guests.
A Chef’s Table is a celebration of food, wine and friends. Typically, this event occurs in the kitchen, but we have created an occasion to be enjoyed in the intimate setting of our wine room. You and your guests will be entertained with a specially-crafted, multi-course menu from our inspired Executive Chef David Fhima. Each course will be paired with a wine that compliments the unique flavors of each dish. Please inquire for pricing and availability.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
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3.9
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4.0
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3.5
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VickiCross17 (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2016

My date and i had a fun time the food was very good except for the soup way to much salt. Just a little disappoint that the tvs were not on to watch the ball drop in New York and no hats, noise makers, or count down to bring in the new year! Will return for birthday dinners but not on New years eve.

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bogglexpress (Minneapolis)
1.0  Dined on December 31, 2016

Ended up walking out after an hour and a half with no food. About 45 minutes to get a table (which I had reserved about a week prior) and then another 30 minutes waiting after ordering at the table until we just left. Honestly been a couple times before and was impressed, but this time really makes me wonder if I ever want to go back.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2016

We did the couples price-fixe menu where they select the courses and pair those courses with carefully selected wines. This was a very exciting night for us. The food was delicious but the wine it was to be paired with was never served with the food. In fact, we needed to request the wine for the third course. The staff was nice and professional but I think they were overwhelmed. Part of that was understandable since we saw other guests being unfair and demanding, which sadly reflects on other guests as the staff was appreciably spending more effort pleasing those rude guests. We were mistakenly billed for two couples menus but our server was brilliant and apologetic with his handling. Not the greatest first impression of Faces but we do hope to return as the restaurant is changing their name. The location and ambience was lovely!

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vipMyFav (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on December 30, 2016

Great Moroccan menu with good spices. The steak was first overdone, then underdone, and then our waiter kind of forgot about us, but we love the atmosphere and the desserts we're outrageously good!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on December 17, 2016

Wonderfully delicious food! We started with the Prawn Burrata Bomb which was served with a spicy tomato sauce and was a fabulous starter! For dinner we had the Seafood Tagine, Pot Roast Tagine, and Seafood Polenta - AMAZING! For dessert we shared the Crème Brulee and a triple chocolate cake - both to die for! They are going to be closed for remodeling at the start of the year, but I would highly recommend trying to make it in before that if you can!

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Justaguy (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 10, 2016

Took a long time to get waited on, then was very rushed. Entree came out right after salad, barely had a chance to start on the salad.

The restaurant was freezing cold. Ate our whole dinner wearing our winter coats. The temperature was so cold the food got cold before we could eat it. The least they could have done was serve it on warm plates so it didn't get cold so fast.

I had the steak which was supposed to have a garlic butter melted over it. The garlic butter was frozen solid, didn't even begin to melt before the steak got cold.

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Paula (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on November 29, 2016

Our appetizer was wonderful (scallops). My friend's dish was very good (sea bass with squash).
I could not eat my choice (tagine seafood). It was way too spicy, hot and had a bitter taste which I have come to find out was from too much tumeric. I was so disappointed. Our server was very gracious and helpful, offering several solutions. I ended up taking it home and greatly diluting the sauce. The restaurant's atmosphere was inviting. I would like to return, ordering another choice for dinner.

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vipGA67 (Minneapolis)
2.0  Dined on November 15, 2016

Food was mediocre at best. My salad was entirely ends of purple cabbage and escarole - both old and bitter. My husband's lamb tangine was too sweet and the veggies are reduced to mush inside the tangine.

We won't be back. There are too many other options around with good food.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on November 4, 2016

We really appreciated the detail provided by the wait staff (Eli?) on the different menu options and the specifics of how each menu item was prepared. We also appreciated the flexibility of the kitchen for the younger kids / teens in our group. Loved the place and will be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2016

The food was great and service was perfect, but the atmasphear was a bit uneventfuluneventful and cool.

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