About Us

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The Dakota is a rare gem in the Minneapolis entertainment scene. One of few establishments to serve a full, chef-driven menu paired with world-class music performances seven nights a week, the Dakota is more than a restaurant and more than a music club; it’s where love of great food and great music come together as a seamless duet.

Community

We’ve been around the Twin Cities for over 25 years. We feel community involvement is important and we model this by really getting involved with community efforts, benefits and fundraisers.

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History

Established in 1985, the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant opened in St. Paul and has since moved to downtown Minneapolis. We are proud of our history as a part of the Twin Cities community.

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Recent News

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SCOTCH DINNER w/ LOCH LOMOND

Get a unique behind-the-scenes look at this fast-rising distillery!  The $94 ticket price includes welcome drink, 4 course dinner, 4 scotch pairings, 1 cigar, tickets for the show with Naomi & her Handsome Devils, tax,…

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FIVE NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/15/16

JOHN JORGENSON BLUEGRASS BAND (click desired date and time for tickets) August 20 at 7pm The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band features four legendary musicians: John Jorgenson on guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, guitar…

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FOUR NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 7/8/2016

Marc and Ted Broussard Acoustic Show (click desired date & time for tickets) August 1 at 7pm August 2 at 7pm Broussard is an old-school Southern soul singer blessed with a rarefied gift and innate…

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Testimonials & Reviews

We believe in what we do, we love doing it. We are grateful for the praise and applause we’ve received from such a range of sources. We always appreciate the feedback. If you would like to say something, feel free to submit your own testimonial–we’d love to hear from you!

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“I can’t even express how impressed we were with our first (definitely not our last) visit to this venue.”

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