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.
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.
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.
Come celebrate Mother’s Day at the Dakota with a Lavish 3 Course Brunch, with swinging New Orleans style jazz from Minnesota favorites, The South Side Aces! Brunch is served from 10:00-3:00, and starts at $29.95.…
New Orleans must really love Minneapolis. This time the funky Crescent City is sending their beloved crown jewel torch bearers, the Rebirth Brass Band, to bring the party to the Dakota. With spring finally in…
Interview taken from the March 2015 Il Blues Magazine. Few artists have a voice like his, can transport the listener into a kind of emotional elsewhere. Compared to some of his contemporaries he probably missed…
Testimonials & Reviews
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Thanks again for the tickets, it was an awesome show and a great start to the vacation I just returned from!