Kip's Irish Pub

3.9
44 reviews
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$30 and under
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Irish
Welcome to Kip’s Irish Pub and Restaurant. A favorite gathering spot for locals since 2005, Kip’s is open to serve you from morning to late at night. Stop in for breakfast! With our Irish heritage, the house-made corned beef and hash comes highly recommended. Stop in for lunch for a quick bite or stay and visit the afternoon away with a friend and a pint. The fun really starts ramping up in the late afternoon with our happy hour specials, complemented by sunsets on our outdoor patio.

From kids eat free to $5 Martinis; we shake things up each and every day. Live entertainment is here on designated weekend evenings, check out our website for dates and times. This is also the place to be to watch your favorite game! Let’s cheer and celebrate together as we watch all the action on our seven HD TVs.
Large groups are welcome to join us! Kip’s offers three private dining spaces accommodating up to 75 guests.
We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers!
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Irish, Gastro Pub, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(952) 367-5070
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Aaron Newsom
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Catering
We deliver food right to you via Grub Hub!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Wayzata Blvd.
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Entertainment
Live Music On Fridays... Please check our events calendar on www.kipspub.com
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Special events & promotions
3 Private Rooms available and a great selection of choices for larger events that 20+ guests. Big Screen for Game Days and to celebrate local events with specials...
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether you’re looking for a private dining room for your group meeting, party or celebration, Kip’s has three great dining rooms for you.

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What 44 People Are Saying
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Orange County
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service is good

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d
Minneapolis
27 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Came in for a late night food and beverage stop before staying at a neighboring hotel. There was a good crowd for it being so late. There was a preseason Vikings game on so many people watching that while dining. Sat at a high top table between the main bar and dining area. My server was over the top awesome!Friendly, quick and attentive service which it a big plus in my book. I tried a couple of menu items, french onion soup and chicken boxty. They were presented very nice and were tasty but was more or less average quality. I would definately go back again and try some others as I saw other items that looked delicious. Either way, the service was top notch and that is something very important in my book!!

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BS
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to meet friends to catch up.

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v
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great.
Love for chicken wings and calamari...

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s
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a cousin's dinner. Very good evening. The room was semi private and the food delicious.

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KP
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious! Great, unique, Irish-inspired food. Try the Irish Spring Rolls, Wedge Salad and, of course, Fish and Chips. Patio is dog-friendly.

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OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

We have been eating here for several visits when in Mpls.. We didn’t stay at the hotel. The food was good, however the service was not. We had a party of 11. The bill should have included 18% gratuity, the server charged us 20%. The entire time at restaurant was 1:45 minutes. It took 20 minutes to get our bill, which should have taken 5 min. My belief is she didn’t have to give any effort to our table, because she was guaranteed an 18% tip. Again, she charged us 20%. I had to catch a plane, so I did not argue over 2%. We I’ll probably take our family breakfast elsewhere in the future.

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L
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food at Kips, the waitress was on it and took care of us very well.

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r
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

After we were seated we were never talked to again. 3 different servers walked by and not one even made eye contact. We were there for a half hour and didn't even get water. Only interaction with the staff was when we were seated and when the host said goodbye as we were walking out

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M
Dallas
154 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

I met a small group of clients for a breakfast meeting. Reservation wasn't needed but honored nonetheless on time. The greeter set us up at a nice semi-secluded table which was conducive to conversation, at least in theory. Our breakfast orders were perfectly executed and everyone seemed very satisfied with their food orders.

The only significant glitch happened toward the end of our meeting when, inexplicably, one of the staff decided it was okay to start putting away silverware -- lots and lots and lots of silverware -- in an area just above our table area. The noise he/she created was really distracting. Left me with a bad taste in my mouth, since we were trying to have an important conversation.

Oh well....

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JP
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

We arrived on a Thursday around 6 PM and were brought to a table without delay. It took nearly 20 minutes before we were greeted by server. Once server arrived, we each ordered a tap beer that took another 20 minutes to arrive. The restaurant and bar was NOT very busy. We had initially intended to order an appetizer, however, since the beer took SO long to arrive, we nixed that idea and ordered our meal instead. The fish and chips arrived hot and was delicious, the corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and broccolini were fine, however there was very small amount of cabbage, a lot of mashed potatoes and a good amount of broccolini. The corned beef was lean , but a bit tough. The Shepherd's Pie was just ok. It's much better at the Cross Roads Deli in Minnetonka. This Pie featured undercooked vegetables that were just diced carrots, onions and peas. The description of the vegetables being 'roasted' was completely inaccurate - not a meal for repeat order.
This was our first visit and we were hoping for a better experience. Would we return? Maybe, to give it another try, but hopefully, Kipps can improve their service.

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OT
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always great and wonderful service.

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HF
Minneapolis
127 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Oh no.... what happened. I took a few people to my late fathers favorite place, Kips. We sit down and all order the Chicken Pot Pie, low and behold they no longer make it. Very disappointing. Over all the food was good and will go back but I want my Pot Pie! I also couldn't figure out the techno music at an Irish pub.

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CJ
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

I was just not that impressed. The hostess was not very friendly. The menu was fine. We tried the pretzel appetizer. It was just ok. I had the fish & chips. The batter they use is not a taste preference. And the size of the fish inside (cod) was a very small portion compared to how large it was with the tasteless batter. Hubby had meat, potatoes & greens. He enjoyed his meal. We had the bread pudding for dessert. It was not a taste preference for either of us. We had a very nice waitress. She went above & beyond for us. The drinks were fine - hubby had Guinness & I had a virgin honey tea. Huge side salads. But I wish the kitchen would not have sent out our salads before we even had our appetizer. It was a bit disorganized. Long walk to the bathroom in the same building as hotel. Near hotel lobby. Very clean establishment & bathrooms. I think they need a giant sign outside by hotel doors advertising restaurant. And be careful not to trip on cobblestone path inside & very dim lights in entry way. Be very careful if you have mobility issues.

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MT
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Service was a bit slow. Don'the if they were short staffed or what. The waitress was great and upbeat. The food was AMAZING! Definitely going back.

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KR
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We come here often for Sunday Brunch and like it because it is quite, they have a omelet bar, and the service is very good.

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OT
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent vibrant atmosphere, we felt relaxed and enjoyed our specials. The lighting was just right and the staff and service were prompt. Our Valentine’s Day was memorable!

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G
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is a "happening place"! Great food, Happy Hour prices are very good, selection of beer good, wait staff very pleasant and helpful. Some tables are less noisier than others - the crowd is having a good time. Menu selection is very good.

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

The evening service was slow and staff rude. Waiting for 5-10 minutes upon arrival to be greeted. Said the was a 20 minutes wait but there was clearly empty seating at the bar and in the various dining areas. This isn’t the first bad experience at Kipp’s - a prior visit we had bad service and ants on the table. They only survive sucking off the hotel guests. Order food delivery service.

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D
Chicago
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Nice atmosphere but food had very little flavor and burger seemed to have been frozen and heated up. Overpriced.

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a
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The lunch specials for under $10 was awesome. Our group all chose the fish and chips which was excellent.

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BD
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, service was friendly and helpful
Cozy atmosphere, perfect for casual get together!

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MR
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beer list was excellent, atmosphere was quiet on a Monday night, good service, cozy.

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Food was very mediocre, tasteless. Service was a bit slow. Restaurant was very noisy.

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Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We went to Kip's for Thanksgiving not knowing what to expect, and we were more than surprised at the quality of the food and service. Small dining area was nice because it never got noisy.

The pumpkin pie was excellent!

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S
Minneapolis
21 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We had been there many times, always have good food and service. Our waiter, Andrew, was excellent, very attentive and pleasant....

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BL
Minneapolis
114 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

They had good lunch specials, haven't been for awhile. It was good. hardly anyone in there on a Friday afternoon. Waiter was attentive.

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OT
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great daily specials and fun atmosphere with a big screen. Also it serves a great outdoor dining.

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FZ
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was exceptional, the service outstanding and the ambience very satisfying.

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d
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Serive was very slow. Food was over cooked and cold.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Met a great friend and author for lunch and service was Incredible even though we kept talking and server was so patient and recommended awesome choices. I will go back. Avocado BLT for the win !

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EM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Overall, a nice place exspecially if you are staying at the Marriott. The Waitress was extremely friendly and accomodating- my Mother did not like her cocktail and it was taken off the bill and the Waitress helped her figure out what she may like!

The Hostess/Greeter and it appeared the Manager were rather rude and dismissive- exspecially the Hostess/Greeter even on the telephone.

I just moved to the area and will more than likely be returning!

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SW
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

No one was at the restaurant when we arrived but within a few moments of being seated a large group (20+) came in and hung around the bar which was literally right next to our table. We were having a hard time hearing our group but when we asked to move we were told they were leaving soon - just hanging out as their ballroom for the wedding wasn't ready. That was true but still we were irritated for about 15 minutes.

Very few dining in the room so not at all busy yet our water glasses were not filled until requested and then the wait was 10 minutes. The waiter forgot a drink order. Food was okay - not great. I read reviews about the fish and chips so I got that... nothing special. Order of Reuben was tough and chewy. Crab roll was greasy. We didn't send anything back because waiter didn't check on us until the end of the meal... not even around to flag him down.

We had hoped to find a real Irish pub feel - it was just a regular bar feel... again... nothing note worthy or special.

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Our server was wonderful! We were there for mother's day brunch.

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m
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fun night with friends. Sampled four different apps; all were great.

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TB
Minneapolis
20 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Went for the fish and chips, as a post St. Pat's day night. The Tim Malloys played that night. Many people still dressed in their St. Pat's colors.
There was great food and Irish music. No cover and special prices on Black and Tans and Two Gingers.
So a great night, authentic food and drinks tailored for an Irish flavored affair.

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JT
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

Band was good, but really too loud for a restaurant. The space is too small for it being that loud.

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OT
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

I wasn't impressed. We went for family dinner. Although our waitress was nice, she was too busy with a big party in the party room which left us waiting for awhile for us to order and to pay our bill. Only saw one other waiter and the restaurant was pretty steady. I don't plan on returning again.

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M
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was quick despite being busy (Valentine's day) and the food was delicious!

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OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food and atmosphere. Gets a little noisy. But I was there on a holiday.

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