Cask Cookhouse at Loews

New American Restaurant, Lounge, and Cocktail Bar
601 1st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Sat
    • 5:00 PM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
Yes
Menus:
Dinner
Drinks:
Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Located on the first floor of the Graves|601 Hotel, our intimate restaurant delights diners with innovative plates that are ideal for sharing and classic mixology cocktails and specialty drinks made from artesian ingredients, hand-pressed juices & house-made bitters.

7.7/10

Based on 63 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Gnocchi M.
    "Love the black walnut old fashioned!!!"(3 Tips)
    Avanti💋 K.
    "old school cocktails here are amazing!"(4 Tips)
    Elizabeth D.
    "The Juliet & Romeo is a gin lover's dream"(2 Tips)
    City Pages
    ""Voted City Pages top ten craft cocktail bars!"(4 Tips)
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  • Sharifa S.

    Everything is good! The drinks may be complex but super fun to try. The food is delicious, easy to share. Bruschetta here is phenom, happy hour is okay. Atmosphere cozy, great date place.

    Sharifa Simon · August 6, 2014
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  • City Pages

    Bradstreet's bartenders treat each drink as a work of art--the Dark and Stormy looks like a Rothko poured into a glass. Read more

    City Pages · August 5, 2014
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  • Kyle M.

    my hotel bar <3

    Kyle Meyer · June 10, 2014
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  • Zach B.

    Amazing. Bartenders know their stuff and will make off-menu things for you from their own mental library. As a testament to that, I can't remember, but order something called "..by the docks" Trust me

    Zach Bartholomew · February 22, 2014
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  • Katie Jo K.

    Any place that gives you a free appetizer drink is okay in my books!

    Katie Jo Kohls · October 24, 2013
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  • George O.

    Indulge in the chicken and waffles...You wont be disappointed.

    George Ogbonna · September 26, 2013
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  • Meghan B.

    fantastic atmosphere - unlike most cocktail bars, the bartenders (especially Dylan) are not pretentious & are happy to make recommendations. btw, grab a short rib Philly ... YUM!

    Meghan Brindley · May 30, 2013
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  • Amanda

    City Pages Best Hotel Bar - 2013

    Amanda · May 7, 2013
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  • Gnocchi M.

    Love the black walnut old fashioned!!!

    Gnocchi Me · May 3, 2013
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  • City Pages

    Drink of the week: think eggnog, minus the excess of cream, sugar, and painful holiday memories. luscious and silky on the tongue, the spicy rye came through the heavy cream.

    City Pages · January 23, 2013
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  • Elizabeth D.

    The Juliet & Romeo is a gin lover's dream

    Elizabeth Daily · December 28, 2012
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  • City Pages

    Voted top 10 Martinis! In addition to their creative house recipes, they offer a very user-friendly classic cocktail section, which was one of the first in town to bring back the orange bitters.

    City Pages · December 12, 2012
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  • City Pages

    "Voted City Pages top ten craft cocktail bars! This pre-Prohibition-style spot continues to inspire sippers and tastemakers alike."

    City Pages · December 7, 2012
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  • City Pages

    Voted City Pages top ten craft cocktail bars! This pre-Prohibition-style spot continues to inspire sippers and tastemakers alike.

    City Pages · November 13, 2012
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  • Perry N.

    Great 1st date spot. It's classy without being pretentious. Dress up a little bit.

    Perry Nixon · August 28, 2012
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  • Brenda R.

    Have Shaun the Scholarly Bartender craft you a Cocktail I loved the savory Bradstreet and the Juliet and Romeo with its cucumber flavor. So much to choose from. Great food, too

    Brenda Ryan · April 24, 2012
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  • Brent M.

    One of the best places in the city to order any cocktail and have it come out right.

    Brent Miller · April 14, 2012
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  • Toni D.

    Lana say "did u notice the ICE is custom shaped for each cocktail/glass?".

    Toni D'Eramo · March 24, 2012
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  • DishOnIt

    Found vieux carre as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at http://dishonit.com Read more

    DishOnIt · March 15, 2012
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  • Amber W.

    Try the cocktail "Bacio Fragola" - it's not on the menu, but it's a must if you like bubbles, strawberries, and tarty goodness.

    Amber W. · March 11, 2012
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  • Madison K.

    Sit at the chefs counter and have them make you whatever they want. They're amazing and the food will blow your mind.

    Madison Karpan · February 10, 2012
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  • FoodStoned h.

    The Bradstreet Cocktail is unforgivably good. Get it.

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  • Madison K.

    Some of the drinks have GIANT ice cube balls in them. I'd try the Easy Does It. Tip your waiter.

    Madison Karpan · January 7, 2012
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  • Greg S.

    Chicken and waffles. Use your hands, get sloppy.

    Greg Sicher · December 4, 2011
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  • Chad G.

    Can't go wrong with the signature Bradstreet drink. On NBA game nights, look for visiting players hanging with pretty groupies.

    Chad Germann · November 4, 2011
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  • Connie L.

    The house made chips with truffle fondue dip are amazing!

    Connie Livsey · October 7, 2011
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  • Joe K.

    Black walnut old fashioned. Nuff said.

    Joe Kurland · September 15, 2011
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  • City Pages

    Voted Best Hotel Bar by City Pages in 2011! For a good deal, check their 601 hour Tues-Thurs from 5-7, where select drinks are $6.01

    City Pages · August 17, 2011
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  • Metromix

    "In the mood for a cocktail? Try the ""Hotel Nacional"", a fantastic rum martini." Read more

    Metromix · August 13, 2011
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  • Avanti💋 K.

    old school cocktails here are amazing!

    Avanti💋 Kunamneni · August 3, 2011
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  • Eric T.

    I know you want to get the cheese plate.....trust me.......don't......seriously, don't get it

    Eric Thomas · June 11, 2011
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  • Food & Wine

    This new restaurant has a drink menu by Toby Maloney and a private "parlour room" hidden behind a velvet curtain.

    Food & Wine · April 20, 2011
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  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine readers’ pick for best spot for a nightcap after the theater or a fundraiser.

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine · March 10, 2011
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  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine editors’ pick for best spot for a nightcap after the theater or a fundraiser .

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine · March 10, 2011
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  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine editors’ pick for best cocktails.

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine · March 10, 2011
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  • David H.

    The Lamb Ribs are quite possibly the most fantastic thing ever!!!!!

    David Hilbrich · February 27, 2011
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  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

    Try the traditional Whisky Old Fashioned. It's amped up with Nux Alpina black walnut liquor, made from green walnuts steeped for months in grape brandy: a third generation family recipe.

    Mpls.St.Paul Magazine · November 30, 2010
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  • Rachel S.

    Best mojitos in town!!

    Rachel Strand · November 12, 2010
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  • Richard D.

    Awesome cocktails. Sloooooow service. I mean s-l-o-w. Even on an off night they are understaffed so be prepared to wait. Drinks are amazing.

    Richard Dean · October 3, 2010
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  • Metromix

    No bar in the Twin Cities has taken on the challenge of reviving classic cocktails better - order an Old Fashioned, Gimlet or Sidecar Read more

    Metromix · September 20, 2010
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  • Sina W.

    ginger candy I my drink!

    Sina War · September 17, 2010
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  • Tara Z.

    Great cocktails!

    Tara Zeigler · September 16, 2010
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  • Tim G.

    Try everything especially stuff you think you don't like. Chances are you really do.

    Tim Genck · August 13, 2010
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  • Cavan R.

    The mixologist asked if I wanted a spirit-forward drink and I fell in love.

    Cavan Reagan Reichmann · July 30, 2010
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  • Marrina

    Best cocktails in town, hands down.

    Marrina · May 18, 2010
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  • libby p.

    sit at the chef's table with Chef Jesse - he'll help you navigate the best plates and describe how/what you're eating. it's an EXPERIENCE.

    libby pegg · May 13, 2010
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  • Alyssa

    Best calamari in the Cities (that I've had so far). And it's not deep fried!

    Alyssa · April 3, 2010
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  • Jourdan G.

    Sit at the bar!!! Get an egg white cocktail and an order of the lamb sliders.

    Jourdan Gomez · April 2, 2010
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  • Heavy Table

    Try the traditional mint julep. If you like it, you can then go home and make it, per their recipe: http://bit.ly/9f400H Read more

    Heavy Table · February 12, 2010
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  • Evan B.

    they make all their bitters in-house and can throw together some pretty awesome drinks with them...you won't have a better Old Fashioned.

    Evan Bretzman · January 27, 2010
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