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2726 43rd St., Minneapolis, MN
09:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time celebrating wife's birthday. Great service from the time we walked in the door. Not a large place but the space is well used, and doesn't feel cramped. Three of us dined, and two ordered pasta and I ordered the duck. All over the top delicious! Loved our waitstaff too! First visit here, and Definitely in my... More 

Thank Brian L
Bonita Springs, Florida
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went for lunch with a friend - steaming bowls of homemade soup, yummy sandwiches - menu is not prentious - just good food lovingly prepared.

Thank Catherine K
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Tilia is a hidden charm - a small little restaurant tucked in the Linden Hills area of South Minneapolis. I had the short ribs during our visit. My entire meal was the perfect size and so flavorful. Our party of six tried a variety of entrees and everyone loved their food. I can't wait to bring my husband to try... More 

Thank Brenda P
San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went here on a Friday afternoon. The service was excellent. The manager I think and wait staff waited on us. The manager was informative on beer selection and suggestions. We had the grilled flat bread with Dukha, meat balls, brussel sprouts and 2 orders of fries. Everything was delicious. The fries were perfect. The are par boiled in vinegar... More 

Thank elizmc2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My hostess recommended this restaurant and I'm glad she did. They have an open kitchen so its really fun to sit at the bar and watch the chefs. It's a little loud. The chicken liver mousse was smooth and delicious - the popcorn was odd but not bad. The pasta was excellent.

Thank trvladdict
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There's are many reasons why Tilia get 4.5 out of 5 stars on Trip Advisor. The service was amazing. I was surprised by the attention to detail. From the top down, and the bottom up, they work as a cohesive team. The food is wonderful. Out of the ordinary choices, thoughtful menu. Come here for a raucous, good time. Be... More 

Thank Sheehanphoto
Austin, Texas, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I don't know where to start... I specifically asked about seating for 14 with 6 children and they totally blew the time quoted. Then it started raining while we huddled out front. THIS IS NOT A PLACE TO TAKE KIDS!!! Our server was as lost as lost gets. Had no clue. We did have some wine and beer but the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The restaurant is small, loud and pretentious. Portions are tiny and swimming in bizarre concoctions of ingredients. The calamari was undercooked and surrounded by a sea of squid ink, which stained fingers and clothes.I found a hair in my chicken dish. The waiter proceeded to tell me it was likely so-and-so's hair because she has long blonde hair -- which... More 

Thank Polly O
Minneapolis Mn
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327 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Well, mediocre doesn't quite describe the setting. It's really sort of grungy, but apparently people don't mind because they still flock to Tilia for the food. Our group of four had dinner at Tilia on March 23, 2011, and nothing has changed since then, particularly the fabric on the chairs. That's the grunge part. When I gripped the table to... More 

Thank JandJ67
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited here for dinner and it was absolutely fantastic. Dessert menu is small and nothing to write home about but the appetizers and mains were great! Will definitely be back

Thank CKool22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2726 43rd St., Minneapolis, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: 612-354-2806

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?