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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A civilized lunch – the countdown is on!

A hot Reuben of house-corned brisket loaded with swiss cheese and finished with Russian dressing. The smoked chicken pasta with carmelized onions dressed with house-made parsley cream. Caesar salad paired with celery root soup and…

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Fine Dining Meets Handmade Tableware

Acclaimed Chef Derik Moran and the Dakota will present a collaboration of fine cuisine on handmade tableware made by American maker | designers. On October 9th, twenty people will have the opportunity to experience five…

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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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Thanks again for the tickets, it was an awesome show and a great start to the vacation I just returned from!

Davina B.