Mediterranean Cruise Café

The Jewel of Burnsville’s Heart of the City

Mediterranean Cruise Café recreates its strong Mediterranean heritage with a menu of delicacies and service style that reflects its origins in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. Like a precious stone the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe uniquely anchors Burnsville’s central downtown retail and entertainment area known as “The Heart of the City”.

At the heart Mediterranean Cruise Café’s success there’s owner Jamal Ansari who fosters the excitement with his decades of enthusiasm that inspires the aromas of spices waft, colorful tapestries of Arabian knights and the glow of the soft lights he brings from his native Jerusalem. As a center stone of specialty lists here you’ll find décor that parallels the finest Eastern Mediterranean establishments and a proliferation of menu options and specialties. Not only is this bistro noted for its food, ambience and hospitality but it is also known for its unique belly dancing entertainment Thursdays through Sundays.

This premier establishment doesn’t stop with just belly dancing! Diners are invited to experience “Salsa Saturdays” featuring the biggest LIVE Latin dance party in the Twin Cities. Salsa Saturdays headline the best Latin bands, such as Salsabrosa, K-libre 24, Salsa del Soul and Tropical Zone Orchestra! Join in Saturday Night from 10pm-1am for salsa lessons at 10pm and a live band at 10:30pm.

Other ‘don’t miss’ offerings at “Med Cruise” are daily Happy Hours and Sunday Brunch plus Lunch Buffet Monday-Saturday 11am-2pm

All the above now positions the rare eatery, with the creative guidance of Jamal Ansari, who has been the sole owner of the Mediterranean Cruise Café since opening in Burnsville, as one of the top restaurants in the Twin Cities much like a rare jewel – the Jewel of Burnsville’s Heart of the City.