Dining

Great Food Awaits You

Photo credit Red Cow Restaurant and Meet Minneapolis

What Makes Minneapolis Unique?

Minneapolis is perhaps known for its lakes and outdoor attractions, but it’s also a foodie paradise where you can get Nordic cuisine for breakfast, Ethiopian for lunch, and this thing called a “Jucy Lucy” for dinner. So, where should you dine while visiting the Twin Cities? That depends on what you like and where you want to go. Here are some lists that give you some great options to consider.

Foods Minneapolis is known for

The “Juicy Lucy,” tater tot hotdish, lefse. You might be surprised by what we’ve got on our plates. Here’s a look at what we’re known for and where you can feast on those delicacies.  View list

Favorite coffee shops and cozy spots

From Victorian to Industrial themed décor, Minneapolis is nothing short of an abundance of coffee shops and cozy spots. Grab one of many unique drinks, set up shop and be productive, or curl up and meet a friend. Here are a few of our authentically-Minneapolis favorites!  View list

Top chefs in Minneapolis

Minneapolis had nine chefs and two restaurants qualify as semifinalists for James Beard Foundation awards in 2018. Sure, we have cheese-filled burgers and tater tot hotdish, but did you know that we have world-renowned chefs and nationally acclaimed restaurants? Check out the talent that lies within the Minneapolis food scene.  View list

Women chefs dominating the food scene

Our chefs aren’t just cooks; they’re designers, creators and artists. Our food scene has been defined by some of the incredible women chefs that have set the precedent for quality, taste and experience when it comes to dining in Minneapolis. Read up on these top female chefs and make your reservations pronto.  View list

If you want even more options, check out Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s restaurant guide, with more than 1,000 establishments to choose from.  View list

Credits: Header Image, Glam Doll Donuts on Eat Street credit jpellgen/ Footer Image, Outdoor dining Brit’s Pub credit Meet Minneapolis

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