AC Hotel Minneapolis Downtown

401 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401 USA
+1 612-338-0700

At this Hotel

Dining Services

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Sundry/Convenience store


Buffet breakfast, fee from 15.95 USD


AC Kitchen

AC Kitchen serves European inspired breakfast each morning featuring assorted European and domestic cheeses, freshly baked croissants, artisan cured meats, selection of yogurts and cereals, seasonal fruits and sweet and savory tarts.

Open for breakfast


AC Lounge

Enjoy hand crafted cocktails and European inspired small plates in the AC Lounge. Our bartender is a local expert, and can advise you on the best places to visit in the Downtown Minneapolis area.

Open for dinner Dress code: Casual

Minneapolis's Fine Dining is Just Steps Away

Downtown Minneapolis boasts a tremendous dining landscape. Our central location puts some of the city's finest dining within walking distance. So step out of our hotel and let your feet take you to your next dining experience.

More Options Nearby

Steakhouse, 0.2 MILES

Mercury Dinning Room & Rail

Located at ground level in the historic 19-story Soo Line Building, Mercury Dining Room and Rail is a bustling neighborhood bistro with modern fare and a full bar. The building is connected to downtown’s climate-controlled skyway system.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

Steakhouse, 0.2 MILES


Murray’s is a homegrown establishment with roots dating back to 1946. Perfect for special occasions, this landmark restaurant serves traditional steakhouse cuisine in a modern, upscale setting.

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

French, 0.5 MILES

Spoon and Stable

Created by Gavin Kaysen, a James Beard award-winning chef, Spoon and Stable is situated inside a cozy, vintage-style building that was originally, in 1906, a horse stable. The French-inspired menu options focus on local, seasonal ingredients.

Dress code: Smart Casual

American, 0.5 MILES

The Bachelor Farmer

Located in the North Loop neighborhood, The Bachelor Farmer is an eco-conscious, farm-to-table restaurant that serves fresh, simple food made from locally sourced ingredients. The restaurant also features a speakeasy, situated behind a purple door.

Dress code: Casual

Italian, 0.9 MILES

Bar La Grassa

Owned by James Beard Award winning chef Isaac Becker, Bar La Grassa is an upscale Italian eatery with an energetic atmosphere. The menu features homemade pastas, small plates, entrees and a long, eclectic list of wines.

Open for dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

Japanese, 0.7 MILES

Zen Box Izakaya

Owned and managed by chef John Ng and his wife, Lina, Zen Box Izakaya serves Japanese cuisine paired with a variety of sakes and cocktail options. The menu features bento boxes, small plates, ramen, and rice bowls.

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

Italian, 0.5 MILES


Situated on the corner of South 9th and Nicollet Mall, Zelo is a contemporary Italian eatery that serves handcrafted meals made from local, seasonal ingredients and handmade pastries and desserts. The bar features an approachable selection of wines.

Open for dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

Tapas, 0.1 MILES

Clockwerks Brewing

Centrally located near top downtown Minneapolis hot spots, this microbrewery serves lagers, session ales, and seasonal beers in a cozy, vintage setting. Food options include charcuterie & cheese plates, and Heggies pizzas.

Open for dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 612-339-9375

Italian, 0.4 MILES

Red Rabbit

Serving simple, authentic Italian cuisine in a rustic chic setting, this family-owned restaurant has a neighborhood-hangout feel and an inviting, relaxed vibe. The bar menu offers a large selection of beers, wines, and cocktails.

Open for dinner Dress code: Casual

Latin American, 0.5 MILES


Barrio is a modern Latin American restaurant with a lively tequila bar, located in Nicollet Mall, downtown Minneapolis. Authentic Latin cuisine is made from scratch and the bar boasts a cocktail menu with over 100 varieties of tequila and mezcal.

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

Seafood, 0.2 MILES

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

The Oceanaire is an acclaimed seafood chain restaurant with a sophisticated vibe and regionally-inspired seafood, steak, and wine offerings.

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

American, 0.6 MILES

Hell's Kitchen

Dubbed as “Minnesota’s Most-Booked Restaurant” by USA Today, the award-winning Hell’s Kitchen occupies an art-filled underground space in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The restaurant serves American-style fare.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

American, 0.5 MILES

Union Bar & Grill

Featuring a rooftop atrium patio—glass-enclosed and heated, year-round—Union Bar & Grill has a hip, sports bar vibe with scenic skyline views. Enjoy American fare, crafted cocktails, and classic bar games.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

Pub, 0.2 MILES

Kieran's Irish Pub

Located in the Warehouse District next to Target Field, Kieran’s serves Irish pub grub, drafts, and cocktails in a family-friendly, upbeat atmosphere. The establishment hosts weekly events and live Irish musical performances.

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

American, 0.2 MILES

Ike's Food & Cocktails

Ike’s is a 1940’s inspired neighborhood restaurant with an eclectic menu, cozy atmosphere, and seasonal outdoor seating.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

Pizza, 0.1 MILES

Pizza Luce

Situated in the historic Warehouse District, Luci’s is downtown Minneapolis’s go-to restaurant for gourmet pizzas and late-night grub.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual

Japanese, 0.5 MILES

Kado no Mise

This high-end Japanese restaurant specializes in hand-crafted, Edomae-style nigiri, sashimi, and maki. The minimalist, contemporary design creates a Zen-like and elegant dining atmosphere.

Open for dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

Asian-Fusion, 1.9 MILES

Young Joni

This award-winning restaurant serves wood-fired pizzas made from global flavor combinations, shareable small plates, and hand-crafted cocktails.

Open for dinner Dress code: Smart Casual

Steakhouse, 0.3 MILES

The Capital Grille

Outpost of the upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare & a clubby, refined setting.

Reservations required

Dress code: Smart Casual Phone: +1 612-692-9000

American, 0.4 MILES

CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 612-332-1133

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