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.

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.

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.

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.

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

A bright, sunny space in the historic Hamm Building, Meritage evokes a Parisian brasserie with just-baked baguettes on display and a chalkboard with handwritten specials.

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.