Basil's Restaurant

A dish at Basil's Restaurant in IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis
The iconic café that overlooks the Crystal Court, Basil's is bright and attractive, the service professional, and the kitchen keeps the crowd happy with high-end salads, creative sandwiches, and interesting entrées.


Type: American

Price: $$$

Features: Hotel Restaurant, Kid-friendly, No Personal Checks, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Neighborhood(s): Downtown Minneapolis, Minneapolis

Open Table: Reserve A Table

From Basil's Restaurant

Make a reservation.

Lunch — $20 

Appetizer (Choose one):

  • Soup du Jour
  • Hand-Cut Chip Trio
    Purple potato, taro root, tomato and onion dip
  • Fresh Caught Walleye Fingers

Entrée (Choose one):

  • Pastrami Reuben
    Swiss cheese, house-made kraut, black pepper dijonnaise, everything rye
  • Basil's Salad
    With your choice of: Grilled Chicken, Grilled Salmon, Grilled Shrimp or Grilled Steack
  • Roasted Tomato and Mushroom Flatbread
    With kale pesto
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From Basil's Restaurant

The iconic balcony that overlooks the IDS Crystal Court, Basil’s is the home of the Mary Tyler Moore and Harmon Killebrew tables.

Our talented culinary team will craft a spectacular experience with imaginative, boldly flavored dishes in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. You will enjoy their unique take on American cuisine in a casual atmosphere with an elegant flair infusing fresh herbs, vegetable and honey from our rooftop garden and beehives.

Located on the 3rd floor of The Marquette Hotel, Basil’s is Downtown's “Best kept secret” for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Voted “Diners’ Choice”, “Best American Cuisine”, and “Best Scenic view” by our Open Table diners. Basil’s Restaurant received the “Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor for its exceptional cuisine and guest satisfaction.