FUJI-YA JAPANESE RESTAURANT
600 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis, 55408
465 Wabasha Street, Saint Paul, 55102
Minnesota’s first Japanese restaurant offers an eclectic menu
featuring appetizers, award-winning sushi, tempura, sukiyaki
ICHIBAN JAPANESE STEAK HOUSE
1333 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 55403
612-339-0540 | ichiban.ca
Treat yourself to outstanding Japanese teppanyaki cooking
prepared by expert chefs. Comfortable, authentic atmosphere
and an all-you-can-eat sushi bar.
422 University Avenue W., St. Paul, 55103
304 Oak Street S.E., Minneapolis, 55455
5377 W. 16th Street, St. Louis Park, 55416
More than 200 traditional dishes on an authentic Szechuan-style
menu. Try the popular ma po tofu.
MASU SUSHI & ROBATA
330 E. Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55414
Mall of America, 344 South Avenue, Bloomington, 55425
Contemporary Japanese restaurant from local James Beard
Award-winner Tim McKee. Featuring oodles of noodles and a
robust robata menu.
THE BACHELOR FARMER
50 N. Second Avenue, Minneapolis, 55401
612-206-3920 | thebachelorfarmer.com
With a rooftop farm for produce, this restaurant brings the
freshest to the table. The Bachelor Farmer serves fresh and simple
food that honors Minnesota’s Nordic heritage.
730 N. Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, 55401
612-345-3135 | boroughmpls.com
Creative, ever-changing contemporary American dishes are
offered in Borough’s main dining area, with a smaller selection
and cocktails in the lower-level bar, Parlour.
600 E. Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55414
777 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, 55105
A short menu of items such as slow-roasted pork and rotisserie
chicken paired with soul-food sides of grits, sweet potatoes and
beans and rice.
BRYANT LAKE BOWL
810 W. Lake Street, Minneapolis, 55408
612-825-3737 | bryantlakebowl.com
Uptown bowling alley with original 1950s gear offers egg
scrambles with American fries, burgers, sandwiches and other
grub, plus cabaret theater and live music.
BURCH STEAKHOUSE & PIZZA BAR
1933 Colfax Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55403
612-843-1515 | burchrestaurant.com
Upstairs you’ll find steakhouse items from James Beard Award-winner Isaac Becker, including different varieties and grades of
beef, raw dishes, salads, starters and dumplings, while downstairs
in the pizza bar wood-fired pies aren’t to be missed.
BUTCHER & THE BOAR
1121 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55403
612-238-8888 | butcherandtheboar.com
Meat is king here, where house made sausages and cured meats
burst with flavor (try the wild boar hot link and house pickle
plate). Also boasts more than 65 types of bourbon, 30 tap lines of
craft beer and a beer garden.
850 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, 55105
651-224-5687 | cafelatte.com
Lively, cafeteria-style eatery offers salads, soups and great cakes
and desserts all day and late into the night, plus pizza and a
1624 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, 55403
612-486-5500 | cafelurcat.com
New American cuisine makes all-American classics sleeker—tuna
tartare, pot roast and pork tenderloin—all served in an elegant,
voguish environment overlooking Loring Park.
2923 Girard Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55408
612-354-3575 | coupdetatmpls.com
French- and Mediterranean-inspired restaurant that takes a modern
approach to classic flavors. Choose from hot and cold starters and a
variety of shareable fish, meat and vegetable entrees.
Four locations including:
825 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55402
612-332-1133 | craveamerica.com
CRAVE features modern American cuisine paired with a full sushi
bar and award-winning wine list and cocktail program.
DICK’S LAST RESORT
Mall of America, 402 South Avenue, Bloomington, 55425
612-276-6995 | dickslastresort.com
Dick’s Last Resort is “The Joint Yer Mama Warned You About.”
From rug-rats to old-farts, from high-class to no class, Dick’s is fun
for all who dare to enter! Make sure you bring along your sense
of humor, ‘cause Dick’s servers sure can dish it out. Along with the
sarcasm, we’re serving up ribs, chicken, seafood, burgers, salads
and sandwiches. Dick’s is the ideal joint for large groups. Big or
small—we’ll make yer party great!
THE DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT
572 Bench Street, Taylors Falls, 55084
651-465-7831 | taylorsfalls.com
The Drive-In Restaurant was named “Best of Summer 2012” by
Mpls/St. Paul magazine and “Best of the Twin Cities” by Minnesota
Monthly in 2011. What has the critics raving? Homemade root
beer, juicy hand packed burgers, carhops and oldies in your car
or on the patio. Come for the fun!
119 Washington Avenue N., Minneapolis, 55401
612-338-8484 | haute-dish.com
Classic Midwestern cuisine gone gourmet, served in a historic
turn-of-the-century building in the Warehouse District. The menu
features unique dishes such as duck in a can, Tater Tot HauteDish
and chicken and waffles.
80 S. Ninth Street, Minneapolis, 55402
612-332-4700 | hellskitcheninc.com
In a one-of-a-kind underground lair, this highly awarded
breakfast spot also shines with free live music during dinner,
a killer weekend brunch and a busy happy hour.
2700 Lyndale Avenue S., Minneapolis, 55408
612-200-9369 | heydayeats.com
Here Chef Jim Christiansen takes creative risks with American
cooking in dishes such as roasted squab, malt-grilled pork ribeye
and sherry steamed clams.
80 S. Ninth Street, Minneapolis, 55402
612-338-9900 | meltingpot.com
The Melting Pot offers a unique, interactive dining experience.
Cheese, oil and chocolate fondues are the specialty here and are
served alongside traditional menu items.
36 W. Seventh Street, Saint Paul, 55102
651-698-0259 | mickeysdiningcar.com
Legendary art deco dining car remains virtually unchanged and
serves a full menu—from breakfasts to burgers— 24 hours a day,
365 days a year.