The space formerly occupied by Barnes & Noble on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis is going to be filled with a new steakhouse.
Golub & Co., the owner of the RSM Plaza building, announced that Denver-based 801 Restaurant Group is opening 801 Chophouse in the 11,180-square-foot space in fall 2019.
“We’re in the midst of a transformation of RSM Plaza to create the kind of highly upgraded office community that today’s businesses want,” Golub & Co. Senior Vice President Stephen Sise said in a press release.
801 Chophouse began as a family-owned steakhouse in Des Moines, Iowa in 1993 and has since expanded with locations in five other American cities: Kansas City, Leawood (Kansas), Omaha, St. Louis, and Denver.
The restaurant is described as a model of classic New York steakhouses from the 1920s, offering a menu focused on USDA prime steaks and fresh fish and crustaceans. It also prides itself in serving award-winning wines and a list of small batch bourbons and single malt scotches.
Here are steak prices from the Des Moines location's menu.
- Roast prime rib: $46 or $57 (801 cut)
- New York strip: $46 for 12 oz. or $57 for 16 oz.
- Bone-in Delmonico: $64 for 24 oz.
- Filet mignon: $46 for 8 oz. or $57 for 12 oz.
- Ribeye: $49 for 16 oz. ($2 more for Tuscan style)
- Porterhouse: $64 for 24 oz.
Side dishes run in the $9-$18 range. Appetizers cost $12-$19.
According to Finance & Commerce, Golub & Co. has renovated RSM Plaza with a new fitness center and conference center, with work being done to enhance skyway connections to the building.
Barnes & Noble closed its Nicollet Mall location in April 2017.