About Us

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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EIGHT NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

Stanley Jordan – Solo February 19 | 7pm & 9pm Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets In a career that took flight in 1985 with commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has…

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SEVEN NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

The Hilarious World of Depression: Season 2 Wrap Party February 8 | 7pm Call 612.332.5299 or Click Here For Tickets A show about clinical depression…with laughs? Well, yeah. Depression is an incredibly common and isolating…

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SUPERBOWL WEEK AT THE DAKOTA

On the off-chance that you’ve been living under a rock for the last year or so, allow us to be the first to inform you: the Super Bowl is coming to Minneapolis! Come the beginning…

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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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