Minneapolis/St. Paul

Restaurants in Minneapolis/St. Paul

The stand offers made-to-order sweet and savory crêpes at reasonable prices.

Located in the downtown theater district, Solera offers authentic Spanish fare from Mexico City-born chef Jorge Guzman. Patrons choose from a variety of dining spaces, including a lounge, a main dining room, and a tapas bar overlooking the kitchen.

At this neighborhood favorite, Chef Lucia Watson creates a menu that debuts every Tuesday and concentrates on fresh local ingredients.

High-rollers can sip $750-a-pour, circa-1949 Macallan Scotch at this white-tablecloth hotel bar/grill. Located in downtown's century-old St. Paul Hotel overlooking Rice Park, the restaurant has a classic American menu that's heavy on prime steaks and thick-cut chops.

Neighborhood standout

Mission American Kitchen & Bar is best known for its American comfort food, though its plush seating, floor-to-ceiling windows, and elegant plating make for a comfortable, stylish ambiance.

This is not your typical Mexican restaurant. Urban chic combines with south-of-the-border style in Masa's sophisticated dining space, featuring the elegance of fabric screens and hand-blown glass fixtures alongside brightly colored sketches of beautiful Mexicans.

A local celebrity among foodies, Spoonriver’s chef, owner, and native Minnesotan Brenda Langton sources only the best locally produced meat, grains, produce, and dairy, resulting in the freshest, most vibrant cuisine in the Twin Cities.

Black and white tile floors, chandeliers from dangling from the high ceilings, and sleek modern furniture combine to lend a sense of urban stylishness to the scene inside Café and Bar Lurcat.