Restaurants in Minnesota

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.

Located in the Loring Park section of Downtown Minneapolis, the King and I Thai has been offering elegant and tasteful dining for over 20 years. Owner and chef Bou Haanpaa of Thailand lends the authentic touch to this Thai restaurant, which regarded as one of the best 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.

Located downtown in the Graves 601 hotel, the restaurant is known for its New American fare and award-winning wine list.

Come for a juicy grilled porterhouse.

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.


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.

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.