Fhima's Minneapolis

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$31 to $50
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French American
The historic space that has been home to some of the most renowned chefs and restaurants is now Fhimas Minneapolis. French cuisine with a modern American twist and local Minnesota flavors guided by Chef David Fhima with the beverage program under the helm of bar director Sean Jones and the dining room led by Eli Fhima.

Specials

ALL DAY SOCIAL HOUR!

Beverages - Choose your own Adventure $7, Select beer $4, Select Craft beer $5, 1/2 off all wines by the glass
Appetizers - Merguez $8, frites $7, Pissaladiere $10, Moroccan Fried Chicken $9, Cafe Mussels $9, Tarte Flambe $10, Taste of Morocco $9

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: August 11, 2019

Ends: August 12, 2118

Availability: Sun 3:00PM-10:00PM

Social Hour!

Beverages - Choose your own Adventure $7, Select beer $4, Select Craft beer $5, 1/2 off all wines by the glass
Appetizers - Merguez $8, frites $7, Pissaladiere $10, Moroccan Fried Chicken $9, Cafe Mussels $9, Tarte Flambe $10, Taste of Morocco $9

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: August 6, 2019

Ends: August 7, 2118

Availability: Tue-Sat 3:00PM-6:00PM 9:00PM-11:00PM

What 239 People Are Saying
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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 5

Horrible service, except the guy that got our water. He was on point.

OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Our server and the staff were great!

PF
Minneapolis
93 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

This was my second lunch at Fhima's, and what I have to say is this is a gem in the making. Whether it is the Moroccan Fried Chicken sandwich or the Fhima Burger, pared with the delectable French Fries, or the amazing dipping sauces - homemade ketchup, harissa aioli, and another aioli, they are all amazingly good. You will not go hungry, and even the cold carrot salad is easy on the eyes and tasty. So my biggest concern, not enough people in the place at lunch. Seriously, check this place out, eat, enjoy, and tell others. I don't want this place to die on the vine! Service was good too. Never an empty water glass, plenty of drink options if you want them, and the coolest Art Deco place in the state. So please, please, please go and eat here for lunch or dinner!

OT
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

an absolutely unique place, the food and drinks were incredible! an absolutely ‘must go to’ if you haven’t already! beautiful ambiance and very good french moroccan food

EC
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this restaurant! The food is creative and so well prepared. The service is attentive and knowledgable. We've dined there three times in the past few months and every experience just gets better and better. The front-of-house manager personally welcomed us back and assisted us with our wine selection. Our server was very mindful of our timing, as we were heading to a show. We can't wait for an excuse to go back!

EF
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had the special, it was yummy and interesting. Interesting cocktail selection great service

B
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 5

The place has great ambiance. The coctails are nice. Although they were a bit small, the mussels tasted great. The lobster bisque was not think enough and it was very salty, and I generally put extra salt on my food. The wagyu flat iron steak was a bit overcooked and very salty as well. The scallops were fine.
It was a bit disappointing not getting a treat although multiple workers congratulated us for our anniversary.

g
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Excellent, creative food!

CB
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dinner and great way to celebrate a birthday. Server explained drink and dinner choices to us and helped us make great choices. Definitely will return!

L
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was there for a birthday dinner and I was amazed! Our waitress was pleasant, the food was delicious and the decor and ambiance was delightfully refreshing.

EC
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious food in a great setting. Service was attentive once we got it, they were a bit slow in getting around to us. Eventually the bartender just came over and took care of us despite the fact that we were in the dining room. He and the floor manager Alexis provided excellent service. The kitchen was slow, but they provided a complimentary glass of wine to make up for it. We can't wait to return.

e
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Food was delicious, beautiful Art Deco environment, nice service. Would definitely go back and certainly recommend!

D
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great service! Great environment! And awesome food! I'm so happy with my overall decision to have taken my bf to Fhima for his birthday.

JS
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I celebrated our 19 year dating anniversary , sounds funny when I put it that way, but it means the world to us. We’ve been married 3 years now. From the second we walked in the experience was fantastic. The hostess greeted us with a huge smile and great energy. The service from our server was spot on. So kind and helpful when it came to any questions about the menu. Too add to it all, the food was absolutely amazing. The taste of Morocco was so so good! We both could eat that bread for the rest of our lives. The owner, Mr. Fhima came over as well to see how our experience was going. We just felt so taken care of during our experience. Loved it all. Can’t wait to come back!

PL
Minneapolis
18 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 2

Service was spot on. My friend at the Chicken Tagine. It was tasty. I had the special which was a duck breast over farro. Duck was over-cooked. Flavors were great.

The Art Deco was odd. The back of the restaurant felt like a sports bar. I enjoyed the food and would return.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! It is very much appreciated!

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B
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional French Moroccan cuisine in a beautiful Art Deco restaurant

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fhima’s is without exception one of the best spots to dine in all of Minnesota. Theatric and delicious cocktails such as their Old Fashioned (called something like the Telephone Old Fashioned) were completely unique in presentation. For the Old Fashioned for example, they lite a small campfire at your table, which they then applied to the glass for added flavor and aroma - once the bourbon was added, which made it smell and taste absolutely delicious.

The food is classic Executive Chef, David Fhima - beautiful in presentation and beyond words in taste and flavor. My favorite dish was the Bone Marrow starter dish, however I was also blown away with the Tuna Tartar, the Scallops main entree.

Last, but not least was the cast iron, table-side caramelized Crème Brûlée for dessert! Exceptional and knowledgeable service from sever Anna, and overall a five star experience.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your detailed review! We appreciate you taking the time and look forward to your next visits!

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D
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely stunning experience from start to finish. The food was some of the best I have encountered, and the service and attention by the server, bartender, and chef, who came out to welcome us and talk to us about the food and how it was prepared, was first-rate. This was one of the best dining experiences I have had in the Twin Cities. We were all very impressed by the drink menu as well, and the attention to detail in how the drinks are created. Everything from the special ice and wood-smoked glass, to the creativity of the cocktails, to the careful explanations by the bartender while making them, placed this restaurant leagues above the rest in terms of the overall bar side of the business. And then there was the desserts...while other restaurants use a torch to make their crème brûlée, these guys bring out a branding iron and sear it right at the table. Our group of five people has dinner together every Friday night, and it's rare that we decide to go back to the same restaurant twice. Fhima's is right at the top of that short list.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your support and your review! It is very much appreciated and we are excited to have you back!

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TG
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My goodness, everything was spectacular -- the food, the service, the atmosphere, the special treatment feeling!

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! Looking forward to seeing you again!

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MR
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Professional service without an attitude; well-informed about menu and wine lists; attentive without being intrusive. The staff, both front of the restaurant and the kitchen, worked well together to make a lovely evening for the four of us.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We truly appreciate you taking the time to write us a note and support us in that way! Looking forward to seeing you again soon!

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OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about this restaurant is outstanding.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review!

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g
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elijah (?) the Maitre D’ was very kind and welcoming. Even stopped at our table after dinner to check on us and chatted briefly. Great personal touch. We had drinks at the bar before dinner. Bartender was great. Sorry I don’t know his name. The Chef even stopped at the bar to greet us and was also very welcoming. Barbara was our server and she absolutely rocks! She is kind, efficient, professional, funny and made a standard Wednesday night dinner, fantastic. I can’t say enough good things about the entire staff and our experiences here. We love it. The background music could have been a tad more lively but it was a Wednesday lol.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you for your kind and generous review! It was our pleasure to serve you and we look forward to your continued visits!

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SB
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The servers were all extremely attentive. The food was good. A starter and a small plate was plenty food. Great selection of desserts.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review!

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, great service, informative and gracious staff. A beautiful evening. Will be back often.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review!

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FG
Minneapolis
94 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This has quickly become my go-to place for a nice evening out, or just a flat out spectacular dining experience. The menu changes frequently, based on what's in season. The staff is amazing - super friendly and helpful. This last visit, Anna was our server, someone who moved up from busser, and she was spectacular. Charming, friendly, quick smile, knew the menu and was always ready with an informed recommendation. Kudos to Shawn in the bar. The night we were there he made an amuse bouche from the bar and it was sensational. If you haven't been to Fhima's - GO!!!

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

We truly appreciate your kind and detailed review! Thank you so much! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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KT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I dined with a friend and we had shakshuka with eggs which was rich and delicious. The lamb shank with sweet and white potato poutine was a lovely surprise with a delicious mushroom gravy, the lamb was tender and the fries were crisp. We also had the carrot salad which was so refreshing and flavorful. I hope to go back again soon.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! It is truly appreciated! See you soon!!!

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EA
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I can honestly say that this is in my top 5 dining moments of my life. Truly outstanding. No details. Just trust me.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 22, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We truly appreciate it!

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YM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful place, great food, superb service.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 22, 2019

Thank you very much for your review! We look forward to your next visit!

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Birthday dinner
Amazing food great staff

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on September 14, 2019

Thank you so much for your review!

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OT
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent drinks and education about them, and same for the food!

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 22, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us!

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PH
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere, the sevice and food were all top-notch. Can't wait to return.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 22, 2019

Thank you! Thank you! Hope to see you soon!

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OT
Minneapolis
43 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The space is gorgeous. The service was attentive and pleasant. The price was fair and in line with other restaurants offer similar food and quality. The food (Moroccan flavored salmon) was superb: savory and tasty to the last bite. Yum!

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 22, 2019

Thank you so much for reviewing us! Hope to see you soon!

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MP
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Spectacular food and an amazing staff. The place had great reviews and did not disappoint. I would absolutely recommend to anyone looking for anything from a casual drink to a fancy date night

OU
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointed leaving this wonderful restaurant. Absolutely outstandingly delicious. They truly know how to make you feel special!

CC
Minneapolis
14 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Now open for Sunday night dinner. Been following his cuisine since Mpls Cafe days. The ambiance of the Art Deco space is one-of- kind. The food is interesting and well prepared. The “social” menu is offered in addition to the regular dinner menu with very reasonable prices.

N
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful celebratory dinner, with special treats provided and a wonderfully helpful server. The food was terrific and the decor spectacular. I would absolutely recommend it. We shared tastes of several items, but there is much more on the menu that I'd like to try.

OG
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great lunch place. Highly recommended. Also good ambiance and good dinner, all in a classic Minneapolis location (the old Forum).

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 5, 2019

Thank you so much for your review! See you soon!

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T
Miami
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

I was torn between giving 3 or 4 stars. I am from San Francisco, where restaurants compete hard for customers with discriminating taste (food mecca). I was forworn by the local friend who recommended this place that the expectations for food quality are lower outside of the Bay Area. She also mentioned that fish dishes in the "middle states" is not their specialty and I should stick with meat dishes. I decided to be adventurous and ordered halibut as the main dish since I love the nuanced taste of this delicate fish. Unfortunately, she was right. fish was lost in a copious amount os souse and bread crumbs. It seems that most dishes have a sauce that, rather than complementing, competes with the main ingredient. I can see what the chef was going for, but it did not work - the dish was too sweet.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on August 5, 2019

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OT
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Art Deco decor is outstanding. The restaurant wasn’t crowded so the noise level was nice. We had outstanding service and the management team checked on us three times. The food was very good. Our halibut main course with the avocado butter was very tasty. Loved the lemon saffron risotto with seared scallops. A fantastic couple’s evening. Thank you Fhima’s.

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on July 22, 2019

Thank you! It was our wonderful having you in our space and we appreciate your taking the time to review us!

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O
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely delicious and the price reasonable

Fhima's Minneapolis
Responded on July 22, 2019

Very happy that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you in the future!

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