The Loop Bar + Restaurant - West End

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$30 and under
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American
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At The Loop West End we are privately owned, and offer the highest quality products grown right here in Minnesota. We have a high energy, upbeat environment with many TV's to watch any game you desire and a DJ every Friday and Saturday night starting at 10pm. Come check out our awesome Happy Hours Sunday through Friday or our fabulous brunch served every Saturday and Sunday.
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R
Minneapolis
45 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were attending nearby movie. Booked a table for Friday at 6 pm. Service was great, food delicious, and we definitely plan to return.

RK
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food, great service, and fun place to watch the game!

OT
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Salmon burger was reported as very good. Flatbread pizza was poor - not very tasty at all & too dry. Cajun fettuccini Alfredo was not spicy at all unfortunately- tasted ok, just bland.

KK
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first time at The Loop and we would go again. Our party of three shared the cinnamon rolls and ordered from the brunch menu. We enjoyed our choices, the service was helpful and the surroundings were pleasant.

JO
Dallas
73 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Good experience, we would go back.

D
Minneapolis
92 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We sat in a somewhat quiet corner and enjoyed a long, leisurely dinner—very tasty and delicious.

D
Minneapolis
53 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time there. Great food and service. Will definitely go back.

f
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great location, Happy Hour if fablous and from 2-6 amazing. We sat on the patio and had a wonderful time.

C
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was good. Waitress was slow and didn’t checkin to see if we needed anything.

D
Minneapolis
33 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were warmly greeted by the host and we chose to sit at the bar as we usually prefer. There Brent and Liz both greeted us with a hello and a smile. I had the poke salad and the Brussel sprouts. They were awesome. All evening Liz, Brent and eventually Austin when he arrived were attentive and had a great rapport with everyone at the bar. The food is always great but it is the service we get that brings us back.

l
Minneapolis
113 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

The food was bad and the service was worse. Yikes!

OT
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Book club gathering before a movie

H
Minneapolis
37 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

While it’s not a knock you out best food you’ll ever have restaurant it is affordable with good drink variety and something on the menu for everyone. Worth checking out if you’ve got time to kill before a movie nearby.

G
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Salmon burger was soooo good ! My friend also raves about the walleye !

MB
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

We asked the waitress if the music could be turned down and it never was. Food was good , just too loud .

FF
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place! The tuna avocado toast is incredible! Consistently good service and food. Forget Crave. Loop it up baby!

OT
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Service was not good. Meals were wrong and a drink was forgotten. Pretty typical for here.

TW
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was wonderfully welcoming. The staff attention to our table was timely and energetic.

MH
Orlando
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food.

Recommendation: Not allowing people to smoke on the patio. I know it's outside, but if people want to enjoy the fresh air and nice weather, and people are smoking at the next table, it definitely makes it less appetizing.

D
Minneapolis
33 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As usual we were greeted warmly by our server Brent. Throughout the evening we were helped by Brent, Austin and Derrick. Each did an awesome job. Tried the new Chicken Gyro, it was great.

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, service and atmosphere

OT
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I went to The Loop with a friend for brunch, we travel all over the cities for brunch and it’s nice that places are popping up outside the downtowns. The ordered the ham and mushroom hash which was fine, nothing amazing but made like I could make at home. We also had the mini cinnamon roll which in my opinion had too much frosting and not enough cinnamon. But the server was great and attentive, the mimosas were delicious and I appreciated a place in St Louis Park as opposed to driving downtown. 4/5 stars.

b
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Wanted to sit outside, but no table available. Inside was too noisy. Ended up sitting in an outdoor lounge area. Food was good.

N
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Menu item need to have better descriptions, especially when it come to ingredients and spice level.
Server was clueless

C
Minneapolis
17 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The food was excellent (Loop burger), the hostess was wonderful, once I got service it was great! The hostess checked with me to see if I had been served yet (I hadn't) and got someone over. Because of her and the food I'd rate it an A+.

TW
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

The food was good. The atmosphere was neat. The service was terrible.

D
Minneapolis
33 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We found a spot at the bar where we decided to have our dinner. Austin and Kaitlin were our servers and they were awesome. They both gave us a warm greeting and a smile. The drinks they made us were excellent. The food was great too and made to our requests.

S
Minneapolis
11 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great flank steak salad as usual!

OT
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Horrible food worst I have had in a long time

JH
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

My first time at The Loop and it was very good. Made a reservation for 2 online and we were seated within a couple minutes of arriving. The waitress was prompt, friendly and attentive. We ordered drinks to start and they were served promptly. We ordered sandwiches which also were served in a very reasonable time. The food was great - good portion size and very flavorful. My only wish would have been a better selection of craft beer that included more "light" varieties like Leinie's Summer Shandy. Overall a very good experience and we would recommend The Loop and return for future visits.

SA
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, attentive polite service. Highly recommend the loopy brownie sundae, was absolutely delicious and very chocolaty. But should definitely split between at least 2-3 people.

KM
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was there for lunch and it was quiet, the service was great and the food was outstanding! I will be going back.

AH
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner was great and so was the service. We had a large group and they had everything ready for us when we arrived! Great food and service!

BR
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first visit to The Loop - West End was for our Triplets’ 18th Birthday and it did not disappoint! The food was delicious, the pricing was very reasonable, the ambiance great, and Jordan was an amazing server! Thank you for giving us a wonderful night out celebrating!

JS
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I'd seen this down on Twin Cities Live so we stopped and tried it. It was a bit dark in there. It wasn't really nice enough to eat outside. The menu selection was very good and I chose the walleye. Excellent. Son had the Korean bowl and it was good and spicy. Chris had a wonderful sandwich with avocado and chicken but there best was there dessert we chose in honor of my sons birthday. It r was chocolate bites! Wonderful warm chocolate chip cookies with a fish of vanilla ice cream on the side. Terrific! The service was very good.

OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

I didn’t realize that their brunch would be buffet only and that we couldn’t order off the menu on Morher’s Day. The buffet was very good (definitely better than the average brunch buffet!), just different than we were hoping for.

OT
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mother’s Day gr8 brunch!!!!! Good good food!!

TC
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We enjoyed our time at The Loop. Pleasant experience, good food.

M
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 3

While the food was great, our lack of service was disappointing. Our server (Andrew) basically threw our waters on the table and said ‘I’ll be back’. When he came back he just took our order very abruptly and left. Other people delivered our meals, there was no check in, waters weren’t refilled and I had to ask for sweet and low for my tea twice. Our bills were once again just dumped on the table with no ‘thank you’, no ‘enjoy your day’, nothing. Our ‘tip’ reflected his lousy attitude. It did not seem to be busy.

OT
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 2

While the food was awesome and had a fantastic variety for a group of 5-10, it was just too noisy to interact with your company.

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