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Restaurants in Minneapolis

While the uninformed visitor might assume the Twin Cities have nothing to offer outside of stodgy Midwestern fare, but the Minneapolis restaurants scene is incredibly diverse. Between the city’s growing regional influence and an influx of immigrant communities, there’s more going on here than ever. Since an exhaustive list of the best restaurants in Minneapolis would go on for pages and pages, we’ll stick to just a couple of our favorites:

One of the most talked about contemporary restaurants in Minneapolis, 112 Eatery offers an eclectic array of dishes, all presented with a flair not typically associated with the Midwest. Executive chef/owner Isaac Becker won a coveted James Beard Award for his efforts here, and fans of both continental dining and the farm-to-table movement will find plenty to rave about.

For diners looking for an upscale but thoroughly American entry on the Minneapolis restaurants list, look no further than Restaurant Alma. Executive chef Alexander Roberts and his team focus on Midwestern-inspired fare that changes seasonally, working with the best locally sourced meat and produce to create a thoroughly unique dining experience. For game enthusiasts, Restaurant Alma is a must-visit!

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  • Barbette

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Barbette not only supports organic, sustainable agriculture, but also the community economy by showcasing local musicians. Dedication to the art sc... More
  • Bradstreet Craftshouse Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Bradstreet Craftshouse Restaurant is very mindful of atmosphere and provides unique seating areas throughout the restaurant to suit different moods... More
  • Café and Bar Lurçat

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Black and white tile floors, chandeliers from dangling from the high ceilings, and sleek modern furniture combine to lend a sense of urban stylishn... More
  • Chino Latino

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located at the crossing of Hennepin and Lake in Uptown Minneapolis, Chino Latino serves spicy "street food from the hot zones," from the jerk chick... More
  • Corner Table

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Owner and executive chef Scott Pampuch opened Corner Table in Southwest Minneapolis in 2004 with a commitment to local foods and family owned and o... More
  • Cosmos

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located downtown in the Graves 601 hotel, the restaurant is known for its New American fare and award-winning wine list. In the trendy lounge adorn... More
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  • Figlio

  • Heidi's Minneapolis

    From the haute-homey menu to the quirky wine list, everything about this romantic and affordable 48-seat restaurant feels perfect and personal. A v... More
  • Joe's Garage

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    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 n... More
  • JP American Bistro

    Neighborhood standout More
  • Masa, Minneapolis

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    This is not your typical Mexican restaurant. Urban chic combines with south-of-the-border style in Masa's sophisticated dining space, featuring the... More

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