Tavern23

4.4
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Tavern23 is a contemporary American Grill; we feature high-quality food in a warm and inviting setting.
Featuring a wood fire oven, savory steaks, sushi, fresh salads and a variety of burgers and sandwiches to please anyone and everyone!
Try us out for brunch or sneak in for a great happy hour on food and beverages.

What 910 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.2
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Asian dishes were good! Overall great experience

l
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Birthday - excellent service- food good but not exceptional- a bit noisy.

JZ
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service2ambience4

Our waitress forgot to put in our meal order but thats ok even Lou missed a body check once in awhile. Otherwise the place is always fun to go to and the food is delicious.

LB
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food at Tavern 23. Nice to be able to eat well and visit.

JB
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All the food we ordered was excellent, I especially loved the pecan crusted fish I got. The service was also very good, attentive and sweet. Love the ambience too, so quiet and nice.

CH
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time and loved the food! Our waiter was awesome! The staff was decorating for the holidays so that was also fun to watch

B
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had reservations which on a busy Saturday night doesn't always make a difference, but we were seated right away. The waitress we had was great at anticipating exactly when we wanted to order after visiting over a cocktail. Both of us remarked that our Stir Fry's were outstanding and we would order them again. We just wish restaurants were a little less open for intimacy and less noise.

BN
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2019
Overall3food1service5ambience3

Maybe. The food presentation was lacking and the value was poor.

AD
Minneapolis
25 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

The calamari was rubbery. The herb and garlic “encrusted” prime rib had no crust or seasoning flavor. Guess I didn’t understand the description?

SS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait staff was great and made some good recommendations. Nice atmosphere where you could have a conversation around the table. I was pleasantly surprised the sushi was great!

T
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server was amazing, I have forgotten her name :(

also the Haibut was amazing!

S
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a bolognese fix - and we got it in spades!! The dish was tasty and a nice portion, too. I've heard their Reuben is outstanding so want to get back for that. Very nice ambience and and had lovely service people. Not one thing to complain about!

o
Minneapolis
27 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful time with our friend. It was his first time there and he was so impressed that he will be coming back.
We have always had a great service and food...and really enjoy the outdoor seating during the summer.

e
Minneapolis
30 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Some of the food arrived cold and service was pretty slow altho the dining room was not busy

RL
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Service was horrible and slow. The server charged me for a beverage that I ordered but she never brought.

BH
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was excellent from the time we first sat down until we left. Always checking on us to make of there was anything we need. She had a great sense of humor. She was helpful in discussing ingredients and spices for those that had a sensitive palette. She was one of best servers I have seen in a long time as I go out to eateries several times a week.

K
Minneapolis
34 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quick decision to stop by and meet up with relatives. Always easy to get there from most anywhere and the vibe is warm and inviting! Excellent service, a diverse menu and excellent food. We each went with something different. Sister had the pepperoni pizza which had a nice tangy sauce and plenty of cheese and meat! I had the French Onion soup and a house salad and my niece had a great sushi roll which she loved.

I have been here for many lunch meetings and just because dinners. Have never been disappointed and plan to continue to keep Tavern23 at the top of the list.

LD
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to dine and the good was delicious! The menu has a great variety of foods so anyone can find something that will please them.

F
Minneapolis
14 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was wonderful, our server was very helpful as it was our first time eating at the restaurant. Larger variety of choices but our food was well done. Check it out!

t
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

A bit pricey for the quality of food.

TN
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Arrived at 5PM. Parking lot was already full so had to park in a neighboring office lot. Lovely restaurant. Extensive menu. Pricey. Kung Lao was decent. The Riesling wine was not. The roar of the after-work crowd in the bar area drifted to the dining room to make conversation difficult. Service was efficient and friendly. Because there are so many other restaurants in the area that beckon me to return, I probably would not go back to Tavern23 ~ except perhaps to try lunch or sit out on the patio when the weather is warmer.

AF
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Everything was fried! The stir fry I had didn't say on the menu that the chicken in my dish was battered and fried before being put into an oily and very sweet sauce.

s
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Nice but food is so so with such a broad menu and the noise level was too high.

DK
Minneapolis
44 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tavern23 has really upped their game. I didn’t care for it when it first opened, but it is much better now. We enjoyed our dinner and our server Emily was fantastic.

CH
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This might be my new brunch spot! Both the service and food was great.

OT
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service!!

DJ
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience1

Had a reservation at 5:30, our waitress didn’t show up until 35-40 minutes after we were seated to finally get our drinks, then waited another 15-20 minutes to get our appetizer order in, then an additional 10 minutes to get our entree’s ordered. Very poor service but the food was good. Would not recommend this place to anyone

PG
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great! Food was taste. Our splendid server recommended the Kung pao chicken meal and it did not disappoint.

LS
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent service and great atmosphere. we enjoyed our night!

MJ
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great salmon salad. We sat outside, 7 of us, and enjoyed the view of the pond, the great weather and conversation. Only complaint, the server balked when we asked him to split the bill, said he could but it would take time, he obviously didn't want to. Perhaps we should have mentioned that at the beginning. Doesn't seem to be a problem elsewhere.

D
Minneapolis
96 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We sat out on the patio so it could be a bit more quiet than inside. Overlooking centennial Lakes was very pleasant. Our waiter was good, although my pizza wasn’t piping hot and my margarita wasn’t one of the best. All in all it was a nice place to have a date.

L
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We had a great time. Good good. Accommodating waitress who helped when a kid didn’t like her food. Quick service. Beautiful patio. Will be back!

OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Loved everything!!! Great place to go and try in Edina!!

MJ
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

I had the salmon salad. It was a bit overcooked so hard to cut through. I have had this before and it was much better the first time. It is loud at lunchtime so hard to hear everyone at my table.

LA
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Birthday dinner

K
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tavern 23 is comfortable with many choices of good food. A fun place for appetizers and a drink or for a full meal!!!

SJ
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Good food, sat out on the patio which was nice too.

BF
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My first visit was very pleasurable. Greeted nicely. Server was friendly. Menu was good but there were no really 'wow' items that would set the restaurant apart from similar restaurants. Still a solid 4 star.

OT
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Not impressed with the food.

CS
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food - great service! Only wish we could have had a meal outside...