Smith & Porter

4.6
465 Reviews
$30 and under
American

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Modern American Kitchen featuring a seasonally rotating menu.
Full bar with craft cocktails, local craft beers and a broad wine list.

Open daily for dinner from 4:00pm-8:00pm!

Please conduct a body temperature self-check the day of of your reservation. If you do not feel well or have any symptoms compatible with COVID-19, please stay home.

Check out the menu at www.smith-porter.com.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 465 people are saying
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AutumnC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate out side. They didn't have any heaters, but the weather was nice. The Walleye balls were yummy. They had the best chicken sandwich that I have ever tasted. We enjoyed the drinks and the service. Overall, it was a positive experience! I would recommend.

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vipJulia214
Minneapolis
63 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always it was very nice. The menu is limited but good. Service, as always, attentive and happy. Thank You Smith and Porter team. It was really nice.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience4

Great service. Comfortable atmosphere

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vipJulia214
Minneapolis
64 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

As good as ever on a Sunday night. We always feel special.

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BillS
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This ia a great place in the heart of the Guthrie zone. Very nice patio that's set well back from the street, with a welcoming staff and good food at reasonable prices. The dry rub wings were yummy, and we shared the tender steak salad. We will definitely return.

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GeraldP
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you haven’t experienced this restaurant don’t wait , food, service and ambiance were incredible! Value for the money was perfect! Thanks to the entire team for making my evening so enjoyable.... and best bowl of soup I’ve had in years!

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vipAllen
San Francisco
18 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was very well prepared and tasted great. Wines were excellent. Interesting food selection. Service was good. Only gripe was that they brought my main course (the Tacos from Taco Tuesday) about 2 minutes after they brought my salad. I'd definitely eat there again.

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vipJulia214
Minneapolis
64 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As always we felt welcome and served with great consideration. We simply love Smith and Porter.

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Haggiegirl
Minneapolis
15 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner and ambiance!

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vipsatxsp
Minneapolis
27 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! And OMG the smoked old fashions are great!

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JayZ
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience3

I don’t know how this place can survive in the North Loop/Mill District. It’s like fancy suburban American food but no where as good as the competing restaurants nearby. But the prices aren’t low either

Smith & Porter
Responded on September 20, 2020

Hi Jay, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your food during your visit. I would love to hear more about what you had and how we can make it better. While we don't consider ourselves as a fancy establishment, we do like to think of ourselves as a nice neighborhood restaurant with a little something for everyone. If you have the time, I can be reached by phone at 612-249-5503 or by email at vanessacortez@abiitan.org. Warm Regards, Vanessa Cortez GM

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Nick
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Try the Vegetable Steamed Buns! Seriously the best thing I've tasted in a very long time.

Smith & Porter
Responded on September 19, 2020

Hi Nick, Thank you so much for your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed the Vegetable steam buns, as they are one of our favorites! Look for some seasonal entrée changes coming on October. Warm Regards, The Smith & Porter Team

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it!!!

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vipVivianM
Minneapolis
26 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had dinner to celebrate our wedding anniversary and it was lovely.

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Parks
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thank you for making my spouses birthday a wonderful experience once again.

Smith & Porter
Responded on September 14, 2020

Hello, Thank you so much for your review and for sharing your special occasion with us once again. Warm Regards, The Smith & Porter Team

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vipSeafoodfan19
Tampa
27 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious summer salad with peaches, blueberries, walnuts, avocado, and mozzarella. The Walleye bites appetizer and the carrot cake were also very good. Disappointed at 5:30pm the Vilandloo vegetarian dish was sold out.

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DaveH
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Steak was done perfectly. Limited menu but everything on the menu was done very well

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JeffO
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Meh food at high prices. Service was apathetic too.

Smith & Porter
Responded on September 14, 2020

Hi Jeff, Thank you so much for your review. I am very sorry to hear your visit was disappointing. I would love the chance to hear more about it, so we can make it right and so this doesn't happen in the future. I can be reached by phone at 612-249-5503 or by email at vanessacortez@abiitan.org. Thank you, Vanessa Cortez

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vipOriolesFan
Des Moines
10 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great space, food, n services

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Jossie24
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Food was okay, but it felt like a mediocre country club.

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ThomC
Minneapolis
14 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good, but limited menu for to covid. I would like to go back when it gets back to normal to see it in it's full operation.

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vipJulia214
Minneapolis
64 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are regulars for a reason. Excellent service, good food, nice ambience and enough space to be comfortable.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely Delightful food, a hidden gem in the city!

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MCASTP
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was nice to sit outside; Took advantage of restaurant week.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Restaurant week. We were looking forward to the pork chop. However it was not up to expectations it was not very moist and rather tuff.

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vipJulia214
Minneapolis
64 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, we love Smith and Porter. Very good service-we are being spoiled by close attention.

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vipKeriJ
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We sat outside. Was nice just us. Minneapolis was pretty deserted on this particular night (Friday in July 2020). Food was good. Seemed to be a small menu.

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DickieCee
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good value during restaurant week. Awesome gin martini: new Amsterdam gin, drapo vermouth.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went out for restaurant week. Enjoyed a nice date night. Food was fabulous.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Fargo
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with my S.O. and my parents who were visiting for the weekend. Decided on family feast. Best burgers I've had a very long time. We will be back for more. Highly reccomend! Our host and staff were awesome.

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vipnope
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

In the world of Covid, patios are just the best. there was a cute little puppy next to us who barked whenever she wasn't napping, but we didn't mind. The food was great, the servers were awesome, and the drinks were on point (besides serving a Negroni in a Martini glass, haha.) Everything was wonderful and I'd go back again in a heartbeat.

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Mookie
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I liked the new menu and enjoyed the outdoor patio. The staff is friendly, masked, gloved and tables 6’ apart. Great place in the neighborhood.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such great service! All precautions taken. Abb n’ d the good is amazingly delicious!

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DarrellR
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good experience with very attentive and friendly staff

Smith & Porter
Responded on July 10, 2020

Hi Darrell, Thank you so much for your review. We're delighted to hear of your positive experience. We hope to see you again soon. Warm regards, The Smith & Porter Team

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AllieH
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed my reservation at Smith and Porter. Their drinks are well-made and food is delicious!

Smith & Porter
Responded on July 10, 2020

Hi Allie, Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your food and drinks. We do hope you visit us again! Regards, The Smith & Porter Team

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HankT
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Gloria and I have been there a couple times since they reopened. We live in the neighborhood so we like to support local places. Would like to see the menu change or get a little bigger, while I understand it’s difficult under the present conditions.

Smith & Porter
Responded on July 10, 2020

Hi Hank, Thank you so much for your review and your continued patronage. We are slowly expanding the menu as we adjust to the new norm. We just added a few items this past week! Menus are updated online in case you'd like to sneak a glance. Cheers, The Smith & Porter Team

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vipJulia214
Minneapolis
64 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Especially taking the changed circumstances, Smith and Porter is doing a wonderful job adjusting. The seating is considerate, service good, as usual, the reduced menu very nice. They also have adapted to the need for accommodating people with special dietary needs, like gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, all now nicely marked on the one-sheet menu. Love it!

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vipSeafoodfan19
Tampa
28 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service with proper social distancing. It was my first time out in 3.5montjs and it was wonderful. Thank you All.

Smith & Porter
Responded on July 10, 2020

Hi Seafoodfan, Thank you for your review. We're delighted that your first visit post-Covid was a wonderful experience. We hope there are many more to come! Regards, The Smith & Porter Team

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Beans
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great outdoor seating on the patio and service was great.

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vipStan
Minneapolis
75 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Prompt, excellent, thorough service. Excellent food. We felt so welcome and comfortable.

Smith & Porter
Responded on July 10, 2020

Hi Stan, Thank you so much for your review. We're honored by your kind words about the staff and food. We do hope you join us again as we are slowly introducing more items to the menu. Regards, The Smith & Porter Team

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FAQs

Smith & Porter does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

Smith & Porter is rated 4.6 stars by 465 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.