Minneapolis/St. Paul

Restaurants in Minneapolis/St. Paul

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these MinneapolisSt. Paul restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best MinneapolisSt. Paul restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in MinneapolisSt. Paul to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best MinneapolisSt. Paul restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in MinneapolisSt. Paul.

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.

Come for a juicy grilled porterhouse.

Located in the Loring Park section of Downtown Minneapolis, the King and I Thai has been offering elegant and tasteful dining for over 20 years. Owner and chef Bou Haanpaa of Thailand lends the authentic touch to this Thai restaurant, which regarded as one of the best in the Twin Cities.

Long known as the place where local chefs eat after-hours, 112 Eatery’s own chef is finally getting his due with a James Beard award nomination.

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Great care was taken to lower the environmental impact of Red Stag—Minnesota's first LEED-certified restaurant—while providing diners with filling local fare and a selection of organic and biodynamic wines.