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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FIVE NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 1/13/17

ROBERT ROBINSON Feb 2 at 7pm Click Here For Tickets Robert Robinson is reason to believe that the greatest music reaches every name and crosses every boundary, from audiences in the Pontiac Silverdome to troops…

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SIX NEW SHOWS ON SALE – 1/6/17

THE STEELES Jan 24 at 7pm Click Here For Tickets The Steeles are a Soul & Gospel powerhouse. These five siblings have been heard on Broadway and have graced stages from Carnegie Hall to The…

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11 (eleven!) NEW SHOWS ON SALE

Jonatha Brooke January 17  |  7PM $35/30 CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS From 2010 to 2013, Jonatha took a touring hiatus, to write and develop her one-woman play, My Mother Has 4 Noses, a mother-daughter love…

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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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