restaurants

Best Small, Cozy and Delightful:

Corner Table (South Minneapolis)
Grand Cafe (South Minneapolis)
Piccolo (Southwest Minneapolis)
Meritage Restaurant (Downtown St. Paul)
Lucia’s (Uptown, Mpls)
The Craftsman (Longfellow Mpls)

Best Burgers:

Elvis Burger, Highland Grill (Highland Park, St. Paul)
Junk Burger, Bulldog (NE Minneapolis)
Jucy Lucy, Matt’s (South Minneapolis)
French Dip Burger, Blue Door Pub (Merriam Park, St. Paul)

Best Sushi:

Fuji Ya (Uptown Mpls)
Ichiban (Downtown Mpls)
Sakura (Downtown St. Paul)
Saji Ya (Crocus Hill, St. Paul)
Nami (Downtown Mpls)

Best Bar Atmosphere & Food:

Triple Rock (Cedar-Riverside, Mpls)
Sweeney’s (Capital Hill, St. Paul)
Happy Gnome (Capital Hill, St. Paul)
The Muddy Pig (Capital Hill, St. Paul)
The Local (Downtown Mpls)
Brit’s Pub (Downtown Mpls)

Best Breakfast:

French Meadow (Uptown, Mpls)
Birchwood Cafe (Seward, Mpls)
Grand Cafe (South Mpls)
Hell’s Kitchen (Downtown Mpls)
Cafe Maude (South Mpls)

Best in Not-American Fare:

Barbette (Uptown, Mpls)
El Meson (Uptown, Mpls)

Best in Fine Dining:

Murray’s (Downtown Mpls)
St. Paul Grill (Downtown St. Paul)
112 Eatery (Downtown Mpls)
Sea Change (Mpls, on the Mississippi River at the Guthrie)
W.A. Frost & Co. (Capital Hill, St. Paul)
Spoonriver (Mpls, on the Mississippi River at the Guthrie)
Vincent A (Downtown, Mpls)

Best in Cosmopolitan:

Chino Latino (Uptown)
Seven (Downtown Mpls)
Chambers Bar (Downtown Mpls)

Best Pizza, Sit Down:

Black Sheep Coal Pizza (Warehouse District, Mpls)
Punch Pizza (several Metro locations)
Pizza Luce (several Metro locations)

Great Food, Nice Bar:

Red Stag (NE Mpls)
Bank (Downtown Mpls)
Porter + Frye (Downtown, Mpls)
Bar La Grassa (Warehouse District, Mpls)
Butcher and the Boar (Downtown, Mpls)
The Bachelor Farmer (Downtown, Mpls)
Lurcat (Downtown, Mpls)

I Need to Get Over to:

W Prohibition Bar (Downtown Mpls)
Broders’ Pasta Bar (South Mpls)
Jax Cafe (NE Mpls)
La Belle Vie (Downtown Mpls)
The Butcher Block (NE Mpls)
NE Social Club (NE Mpls)

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