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About Icehouse

Live Music Restaurant - A stomping ground for those who share our appreciation for a comfortable place to have a drink, healthy, quality food made from scratch and the cast of fine musicians who call MN home.

2528 Nicollet Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
MON-FRI: 11am-2am
SATURDAY: 10am-2am
SUNDAY: 10am-1am

Mon-Fri:
Lunch:11am-2:30pm
Dinner:5pm-10pm
Happy Hour:2:30-5pm, 10pm-Midnight (open seating)
Happy Hour Drink Specials: 230-6pm

Sat:
Brunch:10am-2:30pm
Dinner:5pm-10pm
Snacks: 230pm-5pm
Happy Hour: 10pm-Midnight (open seating)

Sunday:
Brunch: 10am-2:30pm
Dinner 5pm-9
Happy Hour: 9pm-1am
Late Night Snacks: 9pm-11pm (open seating)

Cross Street:
Between 25th and 26th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(612) 276-6523

Website:
http://icehousempls.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music Daily

Parking Details:
Street Parking, Valet service Thur-Sat

Executive Chef:
Matthew Bickford

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Icehouse Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Live Music (41)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Good for a Date (18)
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Fit for Foodies (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Casual (16)
Neighborhood Gem (15)
Fun (14)
Hot Spot (14)
Late-night Find (13)
Special Occasion (12)
Cozy (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Romantic (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Great Beer (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Great for Brunch (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Authentic (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Happy Hour (5)
People Watching (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Tasting Menu (4)
Healthy (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Business Meals (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

Had the best waitress - very good at recommending dishes - portions, drink companions. Friendly, upbeat.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Comfort Food, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Fun, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Late-night Find, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 7 days ago

While most patrons flock to the Icehouse for their entertainment, which is great btw, we frequent them because of their most wonderful cuisine. Truly, I have never experienced a parsnip as magnificent as those we are Sunday night! Their creative cocktails are also a pleasant experience.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 7 days ago

Brunch: hash was fantastic. Bloody Mary was okay, but $13 is too much. Love the live music and the setting is very cool.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Went for live music, but ended up in corner table upstairs and could not see well or not. Would ask for lower level or front row upper level seating next time.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Limited menu if you don’t like duck or salmon... fries. Salad . Burger yum.

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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Normally love Ice House, Sunday evening may just be an off night. Very disappointed as drinks were meh and food was not great.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Excellent food especially the salmon and the creme brulee. The waitress was very accomodating as we had to get to a concert within an hour 15 minutes. The food still took a while to come out, so I wouldnt recommend it for a quick bite.

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food for meat-eaters was excellent. A little lacking for paleo/vegans.

Waiter was efficient but Elizabethan voice affectation a bit pretentious.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Live Music
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

The food was adventurous and just delicious! Our waitress was fantastic! Entire staff was friendly and down to earth!!

Tags: Cozy
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The food was so good. All through dinner we asked ourselves why we hadn't been here sooner. The greens in our salads were fresh and succulent and my crab salad was addictively seasoned. Service was excellent.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Fantastic brunch set to live acoustic music - we enjoyed ourselves.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 17, 2017

I love the food! I had the market gumbo and it was delicious.

Tags: Live Music, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great spot to catch up with a long-time friend. He was impressed by the energy and vibe, we had a big comfy booth in the main room. We came for cocktails and stayed for dinner. The server was friendly knowledgeable and prompt with service. I expected bigger portions for the $28 price tag, but the meal was delicious.

Tags: Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We reserved a table ahead of time. It seemed a little weird we were pushed to the back of the dining area away from the music when we reserved a table. I thought we should have been placed near the music as there were plenty of open tables.

Tags: Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

We came to celebrate birthdays and stayed for a great time. The Saturday brunch menu accompanied by great music. The place is wonderful, the staff was very attentive, and the creative drink menu was amazing. The menu was a simple as bacon and eggs and as complex as a ten course tasting menu. I'm already hoping to be back soon.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great music and great vibe. Went with friends and sat close enough to stage to enjoy the music but far enough to enjoy conversation. Server was right on with recommendations for food. The menu was creative and so creative I was nervous. They pulled off every dish. (The 4 of us shared everything) We will definitely go back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Great Beer
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

The food is excellent, very creative menu, and the room is very nice

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Host said you could talk in the main room even with the mellow music. Not so. OK music but too loud. Service not what it has been other times. Disappointing overall.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Reservation wasn't ready on my arrival, but they let me hang out in the live music area while I waiting which normally requires a cover charge so I'll allow it.

They parked us at literally the smallest table in the dining area, which struck me as more humorous than inconvenient.

Wait staff was very attentive even though we indicated we were only having drinks.

I like that they use larger ice cubes so my Jameson didn't get watered down.

Really nice atmosphere, very chill. Music was good too. Would visit again.

Disclaimer: I didn't eat the food, but the menu looked really enticing.

Tags: Late-night Find, Tapas, Live Music, Romantic, Fun, Comfort Food, People Watching
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 30, 2017

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed the music AND food. Icehouse was cozy, but not too small/loud. Our service was great too. I would love to return for another music venue.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Live Music, Healthy
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Went to hear the band the was playing over Sunday Brunch. Music great of course. I had "special dietary requests" and they were happy to assist. My wait staff was attentive, and pleasant. Enjoyed the other patrons there for Brunch and for the music. I will be going again, even if it is not a Band I know (yet).

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Live Music
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was spendy but tasty. Probably would not go again though. $65 for two burgers, a beer, whiskey shot and live music.

Tags: Fun, Live Music
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

My wife and I had a gift card to Icehouse and amazingly had a kid-free Saturday night, so we planned a date night starting with dinner. The food was very good and the atmosphere was perfect for us to enjoy a nice meal together at a leisurely pace. Icehouse exceeded all our expectations.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre
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 (South Dakota)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Amazing food and cocktails, great service, and fabulous live easy listening music during dinner. Icehouse never disappoints!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Fun, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Live Music
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Been to Icehouse several times. Service is outstanding with very knowledgeable servers. Food and drinks fun and inventive. With a reservation, we were disappointed to be seated in back area away from the band even though several tables appeared to be available. Reason we go to Icehouse is for the live entertainment. If you go, specify where you want to sit...don’t assume reservations will get you the good seats.

Tags: Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Wonderful place to eat late at night. The live music is always great and you are able to sit really close to the stage. Food is excellent, the veal ribs are to die for. Extremely large alcohol assortment.

Tags: Great Beer, People Watching, Late-night Find, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

This review is really inappropriate. We attended because of the SPCO concert. We ate nothing. I enjoyed a nice stout. My wife had an acceptable glass of wine

Tags: Great Beer
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

As a wheelchair user, I was very pleased to have been given a table right up by the stage, rather than being relegated to an obscure corner. Restaurants don't always treat 'chair people well, but The Icehouse was accommodating without being obtrusive. I wish, though, the waitress would have told me that the burger would be raw-like in the center - I would have asked for medium grilled meat. A good experience and I would return.

Tags: Live Music, Disabled Access, Casual
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Foods variety, freshness and appearence absolutely first-rate.

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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Good Vibe, Cool Atmosphere. Limited menu because of large concert they were having.

Tags: Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Casual
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I was surprised with how amazing brunch is here! I ordered a Bloody Mary and the salmon Benedict.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great music/venue, great food, great service... my top priorities! Nothing else matters!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Live Music, Great for Lunch, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Service was lacking. Waiter was nowhere to be found when wanting to order food and drinks. Hostess was very friendly but after being seated it was not often we had interaction from staff.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

My husband and I were on a date and were lucky enough to see the Dolly's. They were amazing. The food was very good, and the ambiance was amazing. The building itself is something to see.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had only heard wonderful things, and the experience lived up to all of it. Fantastic, food, unique plates, amazing wine/beer/cocktail list. The only thing that would have made it better was the parking situation. But, when you go to a restaurant in this neighborhood, you just accept you'll be parking a minimum of 3 blocks away. Absolutely fantastic and can't wait to go back.

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 7, 2017

They paid attention to the notes that I left on open table for reservations. They were attentive to our needs and offering us 2 different types of tables, one for by the stage for music or more of a quiet private booth. We enjoyed not only the music but the food and most of all Ashley are server was outstanding.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Romantic, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Birthday lunch with girlfriends. Great food, wonderful server!

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

My husband and I were looking for a new original place with great food and unique atmosphere. Great cocktail menu, wonderful food and fabulous atmosphere. Live jazz to serenade us was a treat.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 24, 2017

I had forgotten how excellent the food is here. Even the garden sales before my entree was bursting with flavor!

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

We came for the music, but during the dinner hour, it was pretty calm background music. If I could have stayed with my teenagers for the evening show, I would like to have seen it. The food was much better than I expected of a restaurant advertising itself as an American food restaurant. It was savory and healthy too!

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Live Music
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