Highest-rated cheap eats in Minneapolis, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Minneapolis, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Minneapolis that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Pumphouse Creamery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 4754 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-3515
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#29. The Nicollet Diner and Muffin Top Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1428 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403
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#28. Ideal Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (46 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 1314 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1515
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#27. All Square

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites
- Address: 4047 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3305
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#26. Band Box

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (62 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 729 S 10th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1130
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#25. Dave's Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 900 2nd Ave S Ste 230, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3314
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#24. Caribou Coffee

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (65 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (3.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 1116 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2405
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#23. Afro Deli & Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 720 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2924
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#22. Our Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 813 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-4107
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#21. Zakia Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 2412 Kennedy St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-2806
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#20. Caribou Coffee

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 509 Washington Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55415
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#19. Cuzzy's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 507 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1219
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#18. Pimento Jamaican Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (56 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican
- Address: 2524 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-4278
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#17. Element Pizza

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Address: 96 Broadway St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1852
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#16. Wally's Falafel & Hummus

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (61 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 423 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
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#15. Annie's Parlour

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (180 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 313 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2003
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#14. MAYA Cuisine

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Address: 1840 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418-4541
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#13. Lotus Vietnamese Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (159 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 113 W Grant St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2339
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#12. A Baker's Wife

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (99 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 4200 28th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3123
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#11. Punch Pizza Stadium Village

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (107 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Address: 802 Washington Ave SE Stadium Village, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3035
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#10. Candyland Store

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (76 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 811 Lasalle Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402-2030
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#9. Angel Food Bakery & Coffee Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (189 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 86 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3208
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#8. Glam Doll Donuts

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 2605 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-1629
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#7. Holy Land Midtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (79 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mediterranean
- Address: 920 E. Lake St. Suite 145, Minneapolis, MN 55407-4020
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#6. Quang Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (323 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 2719 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408-1631
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#5. Dangerous Man Brewing Tap Room

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (149 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: not available
- Address: 1300 2nd St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1132
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#4. Sebastian Joe's Ice Cream Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (286 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1007 W Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405-3138
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#3. Al's Breakfast

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (290 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
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#2. Matt's Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (767 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 3500 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407-2339
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#1. Isles Bun & Coffee Company

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (269 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Address: 1424 W 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-1903
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