Victor's 1959 Cafe

4.6
916 reviews
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$30 and under
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Cuban
Victor's 1959 Cafe is a little piece of Havana in South Minneapolis offering traditional Cuban fare such as Picadillo, Ropa Vieja, Cuban Sandwiches, Yuca frita, Sweet Plantains, Tostones, and other recipes from Cuban cuisine. Independently and locally owned, you'll find friendly service and a festive environment with lots of writing on the walls!

Visited in 2008 & again in 2018 by Food Network's Guy Fieri, Diner's Drive-ins and Dives, who cooked up "off the hook" Cuban food with owner Niki Stavrou. Check our website to watch the episode!

We're a tiny restaurant with only 10 tables inside and 10 more tables on our tropical summer patio. Enjoy our Wines, Beers, Tropical Mimosas and Champagne Mojitos!

Also popular for our unique breakfast menu, served every day! No reservations for breakfast or lunch, just come on in...

5 mins from Downtown/Uptown 15 minutes from Mpls/St Paul Int'l airport.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Cuban, Caribbean
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Hours of operation
Breakfast & Brunch
Daily 8:00 am–2:30 pm
Lunch
Daily 11:00 am–2:30 pm
Dinner
Sat 4:30 pm–9:00 pm
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Phone number
(612) 827-8948
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef Noe Morales
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Catering
Please look on our website to see the catering menu at www.victors1959cafe.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
West 38th Street
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Parking details
We have a small parking lot in front and in back of the restaurant (3 spots in front, 4 spots in back)and there is also on-street parking available.
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Public transit
We are on the corner of West 38th Street and Grand Ave South in Minneapolis. Both streets are major bus lines.
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Entertainment
We play fun Cuban and Latin music in the restaurant, but no live entertainment.
Additional
Beer, Counter Seating, Gender Neutral Restroom, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine