• 1880s Building at 26 South 6th Street constructed
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  • 1946 Art and Marie Murray purchase the building and open a new restaurant, Murray’s
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  • 1948 Art Murray develops the Thermoplate (“a platter of a mirror-like metal alloy set in plastic,” that “eliminates the sizzleless steak”) and the Service Boy (a “unique combination service signal light and ash tray”), and markets them—and other service industry products—through his new company, Service Ideas
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  • 1950 Live radio show, “Matinee at Murray’s,” hosted by disc jockey Sev Widman, broadcasts live over WDGY three times a week from the Murray’s dining room
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  • 1951 Author Maurice Dreicer bestows his Silver Butter Knife Award on Murray’s
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  • 1952 Menus and advertisements now tout Murray's as "Home of the Silver Butter Knife Steak"
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  • 1953 Murray’s forges connections with local sports fans by sponsoring a MN Gophers football schedule and record book
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  • 1954 Murray’s undergoes an extensive renovation. Current signage and a large Silver Butter Knife steak is added to the facade. Inside, the dining room is done up “New Orleans style” with wrought iron fretwork and pink linens
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  • 1955 Murray’s introduces its legendary garlic toast
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  • 1959 Murray’s publishes a souvenir songbook to encourage sing-alongs in its Piano Bazaar (formerly the Bamboo Room)
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  • 1960 Art and Marie Murray’s son, Pat, joins the family business
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  • 1961 Menus and advertisements now feature the Murray family coat of arms with the motto, "Ditat Fides Servata” (Faith Kept Enriches”)
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  • 1962 “Lovely models” show off the latest fashions from Buttrey’s every Wednesday afternoon at 2:30
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  • 1964 Murray’s adds a “Cocktail Luncheon” (2 to 5) and an affordable “Queen’s Dinner” (4:30 to 6) to attract a female clientele
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  • 1980 A new book, Americas’s Best! 100, declares that Murray’s serves the nation’s best steaks
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  • 1984 Murray’s completes its first major renovation in 30 years. Outside changes include three windows at sidewalk level
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  • 1993 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine publishes a “map” of Murray’s dining room showing where “famous, not-so-famous, and sometimes infamous” guests from Burt Lancaster to Walter Mondale to Liberace have dined
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  • 1995 Murray’s celebrates its 50th anniversary with a gala New Year’s Eve bash
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  • 1997 Garrison Keillor expresses his fondness for Murray’s in a Time magazine essay titled “The Age of Elegance"
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  • 2001 In a nationally syndicated comic strip, the character Zippy the Pinhead marvels at Murray’s “gorgeous façade”
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  • 2006 Murray’s dining room gets a cosmetic makeover. “We went from pink to a little less pink,” explains Tim Murray
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  • 2012 The restaurant undergoes its first major renovation since 1984. The interior now features a private dining space and a horseshoe bar more like the one in the original Murray’s

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WE ARE MURRAY’S 

In a fast-food, chain-driven, cookie-cutter world, it’s hard to find a true original. A restaurant that proudly holds its ground and doesn’t scamper after every passing trend. Since 1946, Murray’s has been that place. Whether you’re looking for a classic cocktail crafted from local spirits or a nationally acclaimed steak, we welcome you. Come in and discover the unique mash-up of new & true that draws people to our landmark location—and keeps them coming back for more.

IT'S EASY TO FIND US

We’re on 6th, between Hennepin & Nicollet. Look for the iconic sign (or click for Google Maps)

SILVER BUTTER KNIFE

Our legendary 28 oz strip sirloin for 2, hand-cut by our in-house butcher Boyd, who has been with us for 37 years.

COCKTAILS ANYONE?

We invite you to imbibe at our classic bar, where we "use fine ice in all drinks."

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Sadly, we no longer off this sweet deal, but our HAPPY HOUR runs M-F, 4-7pm in the bar and features $4 pints, $5 wine, 1/2-off rails & 1/2 price food specials.

EARLY DINNER SPECIAL

Sun 5-6pm, Mon–Th 4:30–6pm
3 courses | $30

Caesar or Mixed Green Salad
Top Sirloin or Broiled Salmon + Potato or Vegetable
Crème Brulee or Bread Pudding

HAPPY HOURS(S)

M–F, 4–7pm in the bar

$5 featured wines
$4 pint tap beers
1/2 off rail drinks
1/2 price food specials

GOT GAME?

Stop in before any Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves, Lynx or Gopher’s game for our gameday special.

Steak burger, fries & a domestic bottle beer | $12

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“The recipes of Pat Murray’s mother, Marie, are still kept under lock and key, and only the family is privy to the secret behind the supper club’s legendary garlic toast.”
– Carla Waldemar

WHEN THE
FOSHAY TOWERED
OVER THE CITY

we were the place to be.
Still are. For steak & a good time, make it Murray's!

SERVING GAME DAY SPECIALS since 1946!
Steak burger, fries & a domestic bottle beer, just $12!

EARLY DINNER SPECIAL

Sun 5-6pm, Mon–Th 4:30–6pm
3 courses | $30

Caesar or Mixed Green Salad
Top Sirloin or Broiled Salmon + Potato or Vegetable
Crème Brulee or Bread Pudding

HAPPY HOURS(S)

M–F, 4–7pm in the bar

$5 featured wines
$4 pint tap beers
1/2 off rail drinks
1/2 price food specials

GOT GAME?

Stop in before any Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves, Lynx or Gopher’s game for our gameday special.

Steak burger, fries & a domestic bottle beer | $12

  • “I just love Murray’s so much it makes me ache!” –Josh S.

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  • “I don’t have much to say, other than this is the best steak I’ve ever had” –Bridgette C.

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  • “Garlic toast before the meal, the delicious steaks, the fantastic cocktails -- I love all of it.“ –Erin P.

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  • "Love, Love, Love this place. The steak is so good, it just melts in your mouth." –Jennifer S.

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  • “Top to bottom, beginning to end, our experience at Murray's was fabulous.“ –Summer L.

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  • “Given the fact that my favorite food is steak and I have been to countless "best" steakhouses throughout the country, it is no small feat that Murray's is my new favorite steakhouse.“ –Andres E.

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  • “The service is 5 diamonds.“ –Josh S.

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  • “Very nice. So tender. Sizzling. The Au Gratin potatoes were the best. We had a wonderful experience.“ –Scott E.

26 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN | 612.339.0909 | Valet available after 5pm daily.

Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am to 2:30pm | Dinner: Sun-Thu 5 to 10pm / Fri & Sat 5 to 10:30pm | Bar open from open til close every day | Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4 to 7pm

© 2016 Murray’s Restaurant | Site designed by Sheba Concept & Design

© 2016 Murray’s Restaurant | Site design by Sheba

  • 26th S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN | 612.339.0909

  • Valet available after 5pm daily/

  • Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am to 2:30pm | Dinner: Sun-Thu 5 to 10pm / Fri & Sat 5 to 10:30pm

  • Bar open from open til close every day| Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4 to 7pm

26 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN | 612.339.0909

Valet available after 5pm daily.

Lunch: Mon-Fri 11am to 2:30pm | Dinner: Sun-Thu 5 to 10pm / Fri & Sat 5 to 10:30pm

Bar open from open til close every day| Happy Hour: Mon-Fri 4 to 7pm

© 2016 Murray’s Restaurant | Site design by Sheba