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.

The mom-and-pop restaurant serves the town's best burgers, fries, and malteds.

Joe's Garage, an American food joint across the street from Loring Park on Harmon Place, has the gritty design touches you might expect with that name: stainless steel accents, bare cement floors, and exterior brick walls that, in places, look blasted so the dining room windows offer a view of th

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.

Situated on historic Saint Charles Avenue, the 100-seat Herbsaint is a bistro-style restaurant inside a warehouse district building. Large windows provide views of the streetcars outside, but patio dining is also available.

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

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

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.