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  • First Review
    November 19, 2014
  • Last Review
    February 23, 2015
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La Fresca is a Mexican Nouveau Restaurant in the heart of South Minneapolis. From the Same owners of Rincon 38 and Cafe Ena.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Quality and ingredients
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/20/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/20/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Like their other restaurants, the team behind La Fresca focuses on the quality of their food and the fresh ingredients. We had ceviche, carne asada, and a sea bass special - all of which was very good. You can just tell when the flavors pop and the ingredients are very fresh. This is a small place so prepare to be crowded in and surrounded by noise, but it's worth the squeeze."
Dined on 2/20/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Classic Japanese cuisine in a fun, modern neighborhood restaurant. Our menu features fresh, authentic and traditional Japanese foods. In addition to sushi and robata, the menu includes a substantial selection of noodles including different varieties of udon, soba and ramen.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
First time
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/22/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/22/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"We had been meaning to go to Masu since they opened and just never got around to it. Went on a Saturday expecting it to be packed, and it was fairly busy but not lines out the door.
We had four sushi rolls before a show over at the Guthrie. Was really surprised at how quickly the rolls came out, especially considering how well done the plating was. Server said that their main business is distribution so their fish is always very fresh, and comes in daily. Out of the four rolls, Dynamite, Spicy Iwana, Firecracker and Masu Roll, the only one we didn't really care for was the Masu Roll. It seemed overly sweet and yet fishy at the same time. Service was attentive and good."
Dined on 11/22/2014
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, fit for foodies
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PUBLIC kitchen+bar is located in the historic Noyes & Cutler Building, overlooking Mears Park in historic Lowertown, St. Paul. Casual sophistication in the dining room combined with the preservation of the original historic character of the space provide a comfortably setting to enjoy PUBLIC’s contemporary, American cuisine, focusing on seasonality and house made ingredients. Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, great wines, and craft beers from our bar on the main level over-looking the open kitchen. <br /><br />Alternatively, the lower level features a 1920’s prohibition era lounge available for pre-or post-dinner drinks, classic cocktails or a separate menu of small plates available until 2 AM. The small plate menu in the lower level consists of fourteen items meant to be shared. The lounge level is also available for private events accommodating up to 175 guests. <br /><br />PUBLIC looks forward to welcoming you!<br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Quite good
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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I was hesitant about going to Public because of the mixed reviews. Our visit was quite good. The food was much better than we anticipated - we had really great filets and ribs, plus unique starters (the ceviche and the jalapeño + cheddar biscuits) which were also good. We had a few craft cocktails (strong, good but not great) and a bill of over $130 with tip. Not sure if it was worth it on value since the plates were very small, no real sides to speak of with the entrees. But what we had was good, and our server was attentive without being too pushy."
Dined on 11/15/2014
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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