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Great and open late in MSP

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Dulcie Mainwaring Jun 10, 2008 07:41 PM

Will be in MSP to ride the Spongebob rollercoaster at MOA. The park closes at 9:30 so looking for someplace open until at least midnight during the week.

Dulcie Mainwaring

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  1. mnitchals RE: Dulcie Mainwaring Jun 10, 2008 09:06 PM

    Ok. Well are you looking for something dive-y or upscale? Are you staying near the
    MOA? If a drive and dive-y are OK. I'd go to the Village Wok near the University.

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    Village Wok
    610 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

    1. The Dairy Queen RE: Dulcie Mainwaring Jun 11, 2008 04:06 AM

      Average, with occasional moments of greatness and very convenient to the MOA is Jun Bo for dim sum. http://www.jun-bo.com/about.htm Open until 11pm. I would check ahead, though, as they keep changing their hours. (Sorry, I know 11pm is not midnight, but at least you would only have a short drive to get to the restaurant, which gives you some time advantage).

      ~TDQ

      1. Foureyes137 RE: Dulcie Mainwaring Jun 11, 2008 09:19 AM

        112 Eatery.Til midnight M-Thu, til 1am Fri-Sat. Not close to the MOA really, but it is fulfills your "great" qualifier.

        Pho79, Azia, Barbette, Luce Uptown...not great, but open late and closer than downtown to the MOA.

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          Ms. Fennelbulb RE: Dulcie Mainwaring Jun 11, 2008 03:50 PM

          Mandarin Kitchen in Bloomington (Lyndale below 86th) is not too far from MOA and open late every night (midnight or 1 am, I think, depending on the days of the week). Soup noodles and congee/jook (rice porridge) are in fact available only after 9 pm and this is called "siu yeh" (approximately phoneticized here) in Cantonese, meaning late night snacks. I sadly agree with many MSP chowhounds who feel that MK's food has gone down in quality since the renovation-expansion. But, my spouse (American-born Cantonese) and I still go there occasionally when we have late night cravings for comfort food.

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