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We love what we do, and we love talking about it. Read through the posts below to see reviews and press articles written about the Dakota, as well as updates about our community involvement, events, and restaurant menus.

Traffic Notice: Downtown to Crosstown Minneapolis

Posted on June 19, 2018 in Featured Blog Post

The I-35/Lake Street entrance and exit ramps will be undergoing construction to improve transit, regional access, reconstruct bridges and pavement staring in summer 2017-fall 2021. There will be periodic lane and ramp closures. For up-to-the-minute information, please visit

IT’S BACK, BABY: The Dakota Patio

Posted on May 29, 2018 in Featured Blog Post, Food & Drink

IT’S BACK, BABY: The Dakota Patio   The clouds have parted. The temperature has risen. And after two years of (seemingly endless) construction on Nicollet mall, it’s finally happened:   The Dakota patio is back.   The patio will open at 4pm for happy hour with a special patio menu and remain open throughout our dinner hour, allowing those dining after 5:30pm access to our full food and drink menu.…