Victor's 1959 Cafe

4.6
897 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 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: Everyday: 8:00am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(612) 827-8948
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Flor Tapia-Negreros
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Catering
Please contact Niki Stavrou directly for catering options at cafe1959@gmail.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
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine