Alcohol and Tobacco

Minneapolis licenses over 800 restaurants, bars, distilleries, brewpubs and liquor stores.

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About us

Minneapolis licenses more than 800 restaurants, bars, distilleries, brewpubs, and liquor stores. We work with:

  • City staff
  • State agencies
  • Neighborhood groups
  • Business associations
  • Policy makers

We all share the same goal: safe and successful businesses.  

Our work includes: 

  • Reviewing and approval of your application
  • Inspecting businesses to check safe operating practices
  • Host community meetings for networking and education

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Public Service Building 
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415