Common Roots Cafe

Lowry Hill East

92% of 343 customers recommend

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Monthly menu highlights local and organic ingredients in dishes such as pan-seared salmon, green curry with rice, and bison bolognese

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Promotional value expires May 14, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Must be 21+ to consume alcohol. Not valid for happy hour specials. Not valid on Holidays. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid only for dinner; not valid until after 5PM. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Common Roots Cafe - Lowry Hill East: Farm to Table New American Cuisine for Two or Four at Common Roots Cafe (Up to 43% Off)

Choose Between Two Options

  • $24 for a new American meal for two (up to $42 total value)
  • $48 for a new American meal for four (up to $84 total value)<p>

Each meal includes the following:

  • One entree per person (up to $14 value each)
  • One adult beverage per person (up to $7 each)<p>

Groupon and Common Roots Cafe will each donate $1 to Youth Farm for each two-person Groupon sold and $2 to Youth Farm for each four-person options sold. Check out Groupon’s Youth Farm deal here.<p>

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Common Roots Cafe

The culinary team at Common Roots Cafe believes that the best way to create a welcoming restaurant is to fully embrace local flavor in every sense of the word. Even the interior speaks to this mission—reclaimed barn wood makes up the dining room's floorboards and tabletops, the counter is composed of recycled cardboard, and the air is one-hundred percent Minnesotan. The overall effect is one of casual warmth, an atmosphere that makes the cafe an ideal spot for guests to chew on eclectic, yet accessible, cuisine and relax with a choice of 10 local craft beers.

The menu itself also bursts with hometown pride, highlighting local organic and sustainable ingredients. As much as half of the restaurant's food comes from farms located within 250 miles of Minneapolis, while some produce is picked right outside the door at the cafe's urban garden. And since the selection of ingredients alters with the seasons, the chefs adapt their dishes each month to showcase their fresh flavors. Previous offerings have included redfish tacos with jicama slaw, mac 'n' cheese with local cheddar, and house-made tagliatelle pasta topped with a hearty bison bolognese sauce. Bites are complemented with sips from a drink list featuring wines—many made from organic grapes—and local beers. The kids menu also features a variety of offerings, from grilled cheese and grass-fed patty melts to falafel and tzatziki. And, in the unlikely event that diners leave any food on their plates, the scraps are carefully composted to continue the cafe's green production cycle.


92% of 343 customers recommend

  • “Friendly staff, fresh food”

  • “Common Roots Cafe has whole foods that can fit into special dietary needs without sacrificing flavor. I had a tasty shrimp dish with a radish, dill, and fennel salad....”

    “Common Roots Cafe has whole foods that can fit into special dietary needs without sacrificing flavor. I had a tasty shrimp dish with a radish, dill, and fennel salad. My partner ate a burger without the bun along with a green salad, and we shared asparagus with oil and lemon zest that was light and subtle. Great experience all in all, but we still wish that chocolate was on our diet!”

  • “Chicken Snitz was great! Loved the food and atmosphere.”

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