FireLake Grill House Downtown Minneapolis

4.4
1478 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
FireLake embodies the flavor of flame & features a menu that takes its inspiration from the heartland. The menu features a passionate exploration of fresh indigenous ingredients & the unique flavors can only be delivered by real burning wood.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Farm-to-table
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am – 11:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am– 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday – Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm – 10:30
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Phone number
(612) 216-3473
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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
Jim Kyndberg
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Cross street
Hennepin
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Parking details
Public lot also available.
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Public transit
2 blocks from the light rail. 1/2 block from bus route.
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Entertainment
Just blocks from Target Field! 50% off beer 2 hours before - 2 hours after the game. Directly in the middle of the downtown theatre district.
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Special events & promotions
Sunday Nights! Bring your own wine... corkage free.. $1 donated to 2nd Harvest Heartland for every cork collected.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

FireLake grill house & cocktail bar offers two cozy private dining rooms to accommodate every festive occasion. Enjoy Chef Jim Kyndberg's award winning seasonal food along with the personalized and engaged service that FireLake offers. Contact Kristin Holt for more details.

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

Great dinner for our group of 3 adults and 3 kids. We were seated in the board room with plenty of space and curtains so it felt like our own restaurant. Food was decent, but the service was excellent! Cocktails were disappointing. Pork chop was a bit bland. Edamame toasts were great. Popovers with honey butter were a hit. Kids meals were average. Wild rice soup was pretty good, but not as good as Mercy.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

The chefs did an amazing job with dinner! They were so quiet and very minimal at communicating. Or if they did, they communicated so well it didn’t disturb our table which was Right next to the kitchen. Our server was just adorable!! The booze cicle cocktail was very creative!! The decor was beautiful it was all around wonderful and I will definitely be back! Great first experience!!!

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

Our server, Wendy was attentive and delightful. The food choices were abundant and tasty!

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4.0Dined on July 16, 2018

great food but waitress corrected my pronunciation of arugula when ordering and later made a remark about our empty dessert plate "want time to lick the plate clean? no judgment"

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

We had an awesome experience! The food was perfectly prepared— try the prime rib! One of THE best we have had. Our waitress “Wendy” was very attentive & extremely knowledgeable about all the food & beverages, with immaculate descriptions.

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4.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Excellent food!

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Great service and food was amazing! My chicken was perfect and boyfriend said prime rib was spot on!

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5.0Dined on July 5, 2018

Service was excellent. Walleye outstanding.

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4.0Dined on July 1, 2018

We enjoyed our meal. Nice restaurant.

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4.0Dined on June 30, 2018

We had an early reservation before a concert. They got us right in, served us quickly and the food was good. Plus, it was an easy walk to Target Field for the show. Would definitely recommend them for a pre-show dinner. Reservations are a must, since they were turning people away who did not have one and the bar area (first-come, first-serve) was packed.

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Great food, wonderful service (thanks Wendy for taking such good care of us!)

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5.0Dined on June 26, 2018

Good food and place

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Nice brunch. Very creative options

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

One of the best brunches I have had with extraordinary service. I can't speak highly enough about the entire experience. Try the Walleye Hash.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Initially dismayed when I realized this was a "hotel restaurant". Was prepared to be disappointed. Boy was I happy to be wrong. Everything about our visit was fabulous. Service, food, ambiance and price. I will be back.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

I had the prime rib and it was delicious. The most tender prime ribs. Mashed potatoes were to die for. I also ordered the Sidecar drink and it was a bit strong.

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5.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Great food, personable service with good drink suggestions. A little hidden gem

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4.0Dined on June 1, 2018

We were visiting from out of town and found the restaurant on a website highlighting some of the better eating establishments in Minneapolis. The on-line menu included a walleye main course, which is something we wanted to try. In addition to walleye, we had the trout and an appetizer of venison tips. Everything was excellent. The on-tap beer selection also included a number of local brews, of which we tried two - a stout and a Weiss beer. Both very good. All around, a great meal and an excellent waiter - Kevin.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Love the mimosa special on weekends for brunch. great brunch menu

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3.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Large portions. Prime rib was very tough -- in fact, had to have dinner companions hold plate to cut the prime rib as the table surface was slick and plate scooted as I was cutting. While the waitress was friendly, she NEVER asked if we were enjoying the food and if it was satisfactory.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great service- great food!!! Our server was terrific and helpful explaining the dishes. Was a great mother’s day treat for all five of us!

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The food is always good here, they put their own twist on many of the dishes. Service is erratic though. Today it was extra slow. And inattentive. Never did get the coffee refill I asked for (twice).

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4.0Dined on May 2, 2018

Entrees were qutite good, service attentive. Extensive selection of single-malt scotch.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Great experience. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Swedish meatballs were fantastic, especially with the Fortnight Cabernet. Reasonable prices and an easy walk from Target Field.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

My wife, daughter and I stopped in for dinner before a show. Great food and our server was very attentive to our time frame. Thanks, delicious burgers.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great place for dinner before theater. The food was awesome. The server was incredible.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Great food, waiter was very friendly. Service was fast!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Visited for a family Easter brunch. FireLake had an amazing menu and the ambiance was perfect for a relaxing setting. No waiting for the reservation, no crowds and fantastic service.

Would visit for a happy hour when in the area!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The food was fantastic and the ambience even better! The decor of the room is gorgeous and the staff friendly and attentive. We will go back again and again!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

It was fire.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Lovely restaurant in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Amazing service, Awesome food and drinks. Loved the decor and the atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

We have been to FireLake Grill several times previously, and we have not been disappointed. They generally have at least one good vegetarian option as an appetizer, and there are plenty of side dishes to bolster the meal. Always a fan of the popovers, and their drinks are fancy and delicious. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Our server had great suggestions and was attentive to our drinks and the flow of our meal. The rotisserie chicken and the short ribs were perfect; very tender and great flavor. Our drinks were very good also. The place is very clean and appealing and I like how the tables are not too close together so we didn't feel crammed in.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

I often try to get something I've never had before when I come here. This time around was the Angry Bison Burger. Excellent meat, great flavor, and not as spicy as you might think (it has ghost pepper in the cheese). For an evening out on St. Patrick's Day, the restaurant was reasonably calm.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

I'm usually not a fan of hotel restaurants, but this was close to a concert and we could get reservations. The food was fantastic! And the service was super kind.

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2.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Very disappointing breakfast all around. The server brought coffee and took our order otherwise never saw him or any other. They changed the set up of the room so it’s not inviting at all. Food, egg and pancake was fine but the whole experience was so not worth it. It was just a bland breakfast and on top we paid $10 for parking which I wouldn’t have minded if breakfast was good. It seemed like corporate ran through, changed the concept and left. No one was in charge, no manager...no one.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Excellent combo lunch specials. Very tasty and good value. Service was great.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

The restaurant was very nice- our waitress was very nice and helpful- the rotisserie chicken and mashed potatoes were very good - however, I wish they offered a pre-dinner salad and some bread. The "meal" was good, but a little sparse with no bread/salad option to go with it.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Incredible food, great wine, excellent service

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