Lyn 65 by Alma alum Ben Rients coming soon to Richfield

Categories: Coming Soon
Duck at Restaurant Alma, where Ben Rients worked under chef Alex Roberts. 
Richfield residents (Richfieldians?), rejoice. You're getting a new restaurant with a promising young chef-owner in just a few months' time. Lyn 65 Kitchen & Bar, a new upscale American concept from Restaurant Alma alum Ben Rients, is moving into the strip mall on 65th Street and Lyndale Avenue South, reports the Star Tribune.

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Rients tells the Strib that Lyn 65 will keep price points low, with every dish ringing in at under $15. Expect bar food and comfort favorites like steamed mussels, sharing plates portioned for two like steak and fried chicken, sourdough flatbread pizzas, and soft-serve ice cream.

The space has room for about 70 seats and will include a full bar that serves beer, wine, and classic cocktails. Rients plans to stay open late -- until 1 a.m. on the weekends -- and do a late-afternoon happy hour.

The project has been in the works for a long time, but Rients is aiming for Lyn 65 to open sometime in November, provided everything goes according to plan.

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