Minneapolis/St. Paul

Restaurants in Minneapolis/St. Paul

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.

Inside downtown Minneapolis’ ziggurat-inspired (1930) Ivy Tower, Porter & Frye offers a contemporary take on Midwestern fare. The Hotel Ivy’s upscale restaurant boasts exposed ductwork, dark wood furniture and curved booths accented with bright orange fabric.

Located at the crossing of Hennepin and Lake in Uptown Minneapolis, Chino Latino serves spicy "street food from the hot zones," from the jerk chicken skewers of Jamaica to the coconut shrimp curry of Thailand.

Le Bon Temps Roule, a red corner building on Magazine Street in the Garden District, is best known for its variety of musical acts. Enter through the green doors, flanked by wood with a half-moon brick step below.

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.

Barbette not only supports organic, sustainable agriculture, but also the community economy by showcasing local musicians.