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.

This timeless St. Paul restaurant pays tribute to the city’s elegant past, virtually re-creating the early 20th century. Owner John Rupp kept the original tin ceiling intact, salvaged the ornate mirrored bar back from Superior, Wisconsin, and filled the place with historic artwork.

From the haute-homey menu to the quirky wine list, everything about this romantic and affordable 48-seat restaurant feels perfect and personal.

At this celebrated restaurant occupying a 19th-century Groveland Avenue apartment building, the "who's who" of the business class dine and network in a grand room featuring soaring ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and museum-caliber art.

Owner and executive chef Scott Pampuch opened Corner Table in Southwest Minneapolis in 2004 with a commitment to local foods and family owned and operated suppliers. Today, Corner Table remains as devoted as ever to those values. The menu is seasonal, changing with the yields from the field.

Get your fill of udon or soba at Tanpopo, where steaming bowls of light, chewy noodles are not just affordable but a local favorite.

Bradstreet Craftshouse Restaurant is very mindful of atmosphere and provides unique seating areas throughout the restaurant to suit different moods.

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.

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.

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.