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BANKBANK
1290 reviews
££££
American | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Our waiter (Troy) was very good. Always love coming there, and worth the 40-mile drive. Thanks More

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Cedar + Stone, Urban TableCedar + Stone, Urban Table
725 reviews
££££
Contemporary American | Bloomington, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Great food and ambiance! Went there for brunch and had the BLT pizza and the house-made maple bacon biscuits. Definitely will be going back! More

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Kincaid's - BloomingtonKincaid's - Bloomington
4186 reviews
££££
Steak | Bloomington, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

This restaurant has good food and good service. We go there frequently for business lunches. More

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Punch Bowl Social MinneapolisPunch Bowl Social Minneapolis
226 reviews
££££
American | St. Louis Park, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

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Jacques Restaurant and BarJacques Restaurant and Bar
48 reviews
££££
Mediterranean | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Outstanding service and food, as always. More

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Prairie Kitchen & BarPrairie Kitchen & Bar
24 reviews
££££
American | Downtown / Loring Park, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Going to a concert at Orchestra Place, we booked the Hyatt Regency for its close proximity to the venue. On a very wintry February weekend, the massive fireplace in the lobby area was a cheery welcome, complete with cozy spots to repose while waiting on friends, a town car, or with a drink from the nearby restaurant/bar. The staff was equally welcoming, making check-in a breeze and even presenting guests with roses (it was Valentine's weekend). Though they were quite busy with people coming and going to dinner and shows, the valet staff was prompt and efficient. We elected to dine on site at the Prairie Kitchen & Bar, having checked it out online ahead of time. The restaurant was making some menu changes and operating on a more limited menu than featured online, but they went to the trouble of preparing an appetizer we wanted to order, even though it was now off menu. And while other menu items we anticipated ordering were also absent, the dishes we experienced were wonderful, and our server Jessica was a delight as well. We would dine there again even if we weren't guests. Our room was well-appointed with fridge, coffee maker, etc. We especially liked that the bath had a separate vanity area next to the sink for applying makeup. We opted for the city view, which gave us some distance from the elevators, and we slept uninterrupted from 1:00am to 9:00am. Thank you very much! The front of the property is a little tricky to get to, but that's not uncommon in downtown Minneapolis with the buses, commuter trains, one-ways, etc. All-in-all, we felt the entire staff at the Hyatt Regency went the extra mile to make certain we had a great stay. We will definitely return and highly recommend this hotel to others. More

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Mercy Bar & Dining RoomMercy Bar & Dining Room
603 reviews
££££
Comfort Food | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

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We had delicious food. Fantastic ambiance. Our waiter Mackenzie was very helpful and attentive. We would recommend this to anyone. More

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Fhima's MinneapolisFhima's Minneapolis
163 reviews
££££
French American | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Great food, service and incredible drinks. Sat at bar before dinner. Great staff all around - hosts, bartenders, server, water, etc. food was excellent (lamb, sea bass, pork chop, rabbit). Desserts were incredible! Loved the ambience! More

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BANKBANK
1290 reviews
££££
American | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Our waiter (Troy) was very good. Always love coming there, and worth the 40-mile drive. Thanks More

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Cafe AlmaCafe Alma
322 reviews
££££
Contemporary American | Downtown / Mill District, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Delicious food and wine - outstanding service from Brittany. More

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Tutto Bene1. Tutto Bene
77 reviews
££££
Italian | Bemidji, Northwest Minnesota

Our food was fabulous! Waitress was right on the money with her suggestions for the special of the night! The service was top shelf and would recommend highly to friends! Price was a bit high, but worth it! More

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Kaiseki Furukawa2. Kaiseki Furukawa
67 reviews
££££
Kaiseki | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Amazing experience. I'm grateful that chef Fukurawa brings the Culture to Minnesota! More

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joan's in the Park3. joan's in the Park
1884 reviews
££££
American | St. Paul, Twin Cities / St. Paul

Fantastic food and service. Really a special place. Highly recommend it. More

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318 Cafe4. 318 Cafe
196 reviews
££££
American | Excelsior, Twin Cities / Western Suburbs

I always get the same food flatbread pizza and carrot cake and orange spice tea. All the wait staff are wonderful. More

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Christos - Minneapolis5. Christos - Minneapolis
140 reviews
££££
Greek | Downtown / North Loop, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

I’m originally from Greece, so I think I can judge on Greek food. So it’s definitely a “go” from my side. Great place, food was very good. Lot’s of choices price is reasonable. More

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Dining Car #423Dining Car #423
££££
American | Ottertail, Western Minnesota

Dining Car #423 and Steel Wheels are a part of a refurbished Train Depot built in 1920 with a Speakeasy, Irish Pub Feel. Has 30+ Craft Brews with 13 on tap, an extensive Wine & Whiskey selection, Martini's and Prohibition Era Cocktails. During the summer we offer outdoor seating. We have private seating for larger groups and Event Space to rent.
Menu consists of appetizers, salads, soup of the moment, sandwiches, gryo, homemade desserts. Chef's Specials on the weekends with homemade pasta, steak, beef wellington, seafood and tasting menu. Some favorites are the greek spring rolls, stuff mushrooms and fried calamari. More

El Burrito Restaurante y Cantina, MplsEl Burrito Restaurante y Cantina, Mpls
££££
Mexican | South Minneapolis, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

Our menu focuses on offering you a delicious Mexican cuisine experience. Inspired by authentic flavors, spices, and traditional foods of Mexico we proudly feature traditional foods and some Tex-Mex inspired items as well. Popular dishes like our complex Mole, Enchiladas, and more familiar dishes like burritos and tacos are sure to become your family's new favorite Mexican Restaurant & Cantina. Come savor our food, meet our family, be entertained by live music, and soak in the adorable decor, experience El Burrito!

Who we are? El Burrito Mercado is a St Paul mainstay owned by Mexican immigrant Silva family since 1979 and is now owned and operated by first and second generation Silva daughters Milissa, Suzanne and granddaughter Analita, all women owned and operated. We are proud to have expanded to Minneapolis in 2018 with our restaurant and cantina and excited to be a part of the South Mpls neighborhood. More

Gold Nugget Tavern & GrilleGold Nugget Tavern & Grille
££££
Grill | Minnetonka, Twin Cities / Western Suburbs

Welcome to Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille!

The Gold Nugget is home to the best burger in the Twin Cities and so say the people at the 2014 Twin Cities Burger Battle. We also feature handcrafted sandwiches, soups and salads, made from scratch in our kitchen. Our beer menu focused on local craft beers and outstanding national selections, we always have something new from our neighborhood brew masters.

Everyone in your family, on your team, or from you company can find something to please their palate. We also have a great kid’s menu and gluten-sensitive offerings.More

Lolo American Kitchen - HudsonLolo American Kitchen - Hudson
££££
American | Hudson, Twin Cities / Eastern Suburbs

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The LynhallThe Lynhall
££££
Modern European | Uptown, Twin Cities / Minneapolis

The Lynhall is a counter-service, fine casual, market-inspired restaurant, event space, TV Kitchen Studio, and Incubator Kitchen serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

We are inspired by good food and the richness of time spent together around a table. We serve delicious coffee, beer, wine, cocktails, small and large plates to share, pastries, breads, and desserts.

We are pleased to announce we are now accepting reservations for our dinner service. Let us take the hassle out of dinner by providing you with a reserved table and the flexibility to order counter service. All with an attentive touch that includes our warm hospitality with table side wine service.

We specialize in reservations for parties of 6 - 16 but offer seating for smaller parties as well. All parties of 16 or more, please contact events@thelynhall.com for more information on having a Private Dining Event at The Lynhall. More

Discover The Twin Cities

Yes—a frigid Minneapolis winter evokes stews and soups and hearty, gut-warming fare, but the food scene in this formerly industrial city has gained steam in recent years, with a burgeoning community of excellent chefs, craft coffee and beer, and Nordic style to accompany the culinary traditions of the region’s immigrant community. You’ll find lefse—a traditional Norwegian flatbread made with flour, potatoes, milk, and cream, akin to a latke of a sort—creatively topped and, while meat is central (this is the midwest, after all), river fish and ingredients foraged from surrounding wooded areas lend diversity to the new Minneapolis menus. A number of new but now iconic restaurants have set the tone for how the twin cities’ keep up with the trends, though the two are more fraternal than identical these days, St. Paul taking a slightly more classic, mom and pop shop vibe.

Discover The Twin Cities

Yes—a frigid Minneapolis winter evokes stews and soups and hearty, gut-warming fare, but the food scene in this formerly industrial city has gained steam in recent years, with a burgeoning community of excellent chefs, craft coffee and beer, and Nordic style to accompany the culinary traditions of the region’s immigrant community. You’ll find lefse—a traditional Norwegian flatbread made with flour, potatoes, milk, and cream, akin to a latke of a sort—creatively topped and, while meat is central (this is the midwest, after all), river fish and ingredients foraged from surrounding wooded areas lend diversity to the new Minneapolis menus. A number of new but now iconic restaurants have set the tone for how the twin cities’ keep up with the trends, though the two are more fraternal than identical these days, St. Paul taking a slightly more classic, mom and pop shop vibe.