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Restaurants Located in Minneapolis - Downtown, MN

508 Bar and Restaurant - menu, address, hours

The 508 is downtown is one of Minneapolis’s most upbeat and energetic dining and drinking experience. This two level venue features casual, contemporary cuisine, signature wines, your choice of 24 tap beers, or one of their famous martinis. Whether you are out for an after work drink, dinner with friends, or dancing the night away, the 508 is the place for you! . . . more

American Burger Bar - menu, address, hours

Burger Bar
Each American Burger Bar location has a comfortable timeless feel combined with great food and friendly staff.Try one of their Chef Burgers or ask for help to build your own burger creation. American Burger Bar is the place to unleash your burger passion in downtown St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and St. Joseph by St. Cloud. They specialize in handcrafted burgers, dinners, gourmet salads and fresh spun shakes and malts. They also carry national and regional beers. American Burger Bar is a . . . more

Baja Sol - menu, address, hours

Tortilla Grill
Baja Sol is your "taste of Mexico home". Free chips and salsas always served with your meal, and feature 8 different salsas each made fresh daily! The salsas run the gamut from “Minnesota red” (mild) to five-alarm salsa roja. Baja Sol is now featuring new menu items to accompany the always fresh salsa specialty meats and tortillas pressed to order that they pride themselves in offering. . The Baja Sol team invites you and your family to join them in celebrating their two new locations in Uptown . . . more

Barrio Tequila Bar / Cocina del Barrio - menu, address, hours

Tequila Bar
"Our focus is chef driven Latin cuisine that always uses the best ingredients available. Our menu is designed to change so that we can serve the freshest, local, natural, and sustainable ingredients whenever possible". With a sultry and hip Latin-theme bar atmosphere, Barrio was an instant success.Located in downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina and mobile vending via "the truck". Private Dining and/or Event Space is available at each location. . . . more

D'Amico and Sons - menu, address, hours

Deli and Cafe
D’Amico & Sons makes you feel at home with a casual atmosphere where you can enjoy a mouth-watering list of freshly prepared and flavorful hot pastas, wood-oven pizzas, entrees, salads, sandwiches and delectable desserts at affordable prices. D’Amico & Sons also features a variety of wines and beers. . . . more

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Live Music and Contemporary Fine Dining
Dedicated to providing exceptional food along with world-renowned music, the Dakota offers award winning American cuisine blending fresh local ingredients and global flavors. Fine and casual selections offer delicious options for every budget. Dine and relax while taking in exceptional live music, or drop by for a glass of wine or signature martini. Summer patio and year round late night music offers something for everyone.“The most comfortable jazz club in the world for musicians and patrons.” . . . more

Devils Advocate - menu, address, hours

Gastro Pub
Downtown Minneapolis has always been a destination for food lovers. Bringing new and innovative cuisine to the city, while still cherishing well-established restaurants, Minneapolis continuously balances a wide variety of good food and drink. Devil’s Advocate, the latest gastropub to join Minneapolis’ culinary scene, is leveling the playing field, and bringing the best of both the old and the new. Just off the corner of Nicollet and 10th street, where Hell’s Kitchen once lived, Devil’s Advocate is . . . more

Hell's Kitchen - menu, address, hours

Unequivocally the most surprising underground restaurant and bar in the Twin Cities, Hell’s Kitchen is a chef-owned,critically acclaimed independent restaurantin the heart of downtown Minneapolis.Join VERY welcome...for somedamn good food and drinks. Find out for yourself why Gourmet Magazine and have raved aboutHell’s Kitchen.  . . . more

Ichiban Japanese Steak House - menu, address, hours

Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar
Tonight treat yourself to the exciting taste of succulent lobster, shrimp, steak, chicken and garden fresh vegetables, prepared with remarkable knife-flashing showmanship right at your table by specially trained chefs. Treat yourself to the finest tappanyaki cooking in town while you relax in an authentic Japanese garden atmosphere. Tonight, treat yourself to Ichiban – the best tasting show in town. . . . more

J.D. Hoyt's - menu, address, hours

Supper Club
Hoyt's is a supper club, located in the booming warehouse district of old Minneapolis. A cozy spot with an extensive menu, full bar and a wine list of extraordinary value. Our featured entrees are prepared on our custom designed charcoal grill. This giant grill sears your order to juicy perfection. We're proud to serve large portions of food you'll crave. Best staff in the city.Check out our "NEW" patio! added for your enjoyment. Early Dining and Happy Hour Specials Mon  . . . more

La Belle Vie - menu, address, hours

French Cuisine
La Belle Vie, one of the most lauded restaurants of the Twin Cities, is a chef-driven restaurant located in the historic 510 Groveland Building, sharing the neighborhood with the newly expanded Walker Arts Center. Tim McKee, executive chef, is nationally recognized for his fresh interpretation of traditional French Mediterranean cuisine. La Belle Vie's cuisine reflects the belief that "Good food is always personal". . . . more

Local Irish Pub - menu, address, hours

Irish Pub
Every town in Ireland has one – “the local”, the residents’ favorite pub and the indisputable epicenter of town. The pub is the heart of Irish social life, where friends and neighbors gather to swap stories, spread news and share pints. Minneapolis’s namesake sits on the corner of 10th and Nicollet Mall, offering an ideal spot to grab a quick lunch, after-work drink, post-theater meal, or weekend brunch. Take a seat at a picture-window bar ledge or patio table to watch the world go by and indulge . . . more

Loop Bar and Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Casual Bar and Restaurant
The Loop is an upbeat casual bar and restaurant featuring American Cuisine with a little flare. The restaurant features Minneapolis’s longest bar and large custom booths that seat 4-15 people. This bar + restaurant is an ideal venue for a lunch or dinner function and was recently quoted as Minneapolis’s best party bar . . . more

Lyon's Pub - menu, address, hours

Casual English Style Pub
Whether you prefer the dark wood and booths of the original Lyon's or the bright atmosphere of it's Chicago style addition, the friendly staff will be ready to serve you. This pub in the center of downtown is a great spot to alight after work or before a game at the Dome or Target Center. Lyon's Pub is a casual, friendly pub serving delicious American cuisine. Among the many specialties on the menu are fish and chips, the famous Philly cheesesteak sandwich, and our own smothered chicken sandwich. . . . more

McCormick & Schmick's - menu, address, hours

Seafood - Casual Fine Dining
Renowned as The SEAFOOD AUTHORITY – daily printed menus offering large varieties of seafood, featuring freshly prepared items. The restaurant located off Nicollet Mall, caters to social and business outings with classic-traditional dining in an unpretentious, friendly atmosphere. Private dining space is available. McCormick & Schmick’s restaurants are known for lively bars built on tradition mixology, offering hand-mixed drinks using only fresh-squeezed juices. . . . more

Murray's Steakhouse - menu, address, hours

Steakhouse - Fine Dining
As long as there’s been a place known asMurray’s, Murray’s has been known as theplace to go for great steaks. So it isn’t surprising that to this day Murray’s consistently receives local and national awards for its amazing menu, attentive service and classic atmosphere.Established in 1946 by Art and Marie Murray at 26 South Sixth Street in Minneapolis, it wasn’t long before their reputation for steaks started to spread. And it wasn’t much longer before Murray’s was given their famous . . . more

Oceanaire Seafood Room - menu, address, hours

Seafood - Fine Dining
As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as a dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, including steak-cut Alaskan halibut, season favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole. Our daily-printed menu will guide you . . . more

Origami - menu, address, hours

Origami provides upscale, contemporary dining in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. Our menu boasts award-winning sushi and Japanese cuisine, featuring many vegetarian and naturally healthy options. Origami also offers beer, wine, sake and a full bar. If you're new to the restaurant, you need not feel intimidated. Origami's friendly and knowledgeable staff can guide you through every step of the process. And now, visit Origami West, located at the North entrance of the Ridgedale Mall. . . . more

Pizza Luce - menu, address, hours

At Pizza Lucé, we take great pride in the quality of our food. We believe that good food comes from fresh ingredients, original recipes & happy cooks. We are strongly dedicated to maintaining the diversity of vegetarian & vegan alternatives on our menu ...(along with the carnivorous items as well, of course!)Pizza Lucé is equally committed to the quality of our work environment. We consider the longevity of service by many of our staff members to be a testament to that fact. We also believe . . . more

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery - menu, address, hours

Brew Pub
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery has been a part of the vibrant Hennepin Theatre District in Downtown Minneapolis since 1993. We are proud to feature fresh, handcrafted beers brewed onsite from recipes unique to Rock Bottom Minneapolis. Our menu takes classic American fare such as burgers or chicken fried chicken and tweaks them just right with our secret brewhouse recipes to create original signature dishes. We also offer an eclectic menu of favorites ranging from steaks and pastas to our famous . . . more

Ruth's Chris Steak House - menu, address, hours

Steak House - Fine Dining
In 1965, Ruth Fertel mortgaged her home to buy a little steak house in New Orleans named Chris Steak House. After investing her life savings, she proudly added her name to the original. That's how the uniquely named Ruth's Chris Steak House was born.Today, more than 40 years later, we still broil your steak according to Ruth's original recipe - in 1800-degree ovens designed by Ruth herself. And we bring each selection to your table sizzling so every bite is hot and delicious.  . . . more

Sanctuary - menu, address, hours

New American with Mediterranean & Japan
Our French Chef prepares New American Cuisine - beautifully and deliciously spicing American food with immigrant touches from the Mediterranean to Japan. His carefully crafted creations are served with a warm welcome in an elegant yet comfortable setting nestled in the corner of a refurbished 1860s building. Sanctuary has been named in Rick Nelson's "Hot Five" four times since it opened late in 2007!Sanctuary offers tasting menus and wine parings Monday through Thursday and a new Chef's . . . more

Sawatdee Downtown Minneapolis - menu, address, hours

Welcome to Sawatdee Thai Restaurants! We bring fresh, authentic food from Thailand all the way to Minnesota. Sawatdee isn't just about great food (did we mention award winning?); its about exploring Thai culture. Join us in one of our eight twin cities locations and enjoy our unique environment. We also offer carryout, lunch buffets, and catering. . . . more

Spill the Wine - menu, address, hours

American Cuisine/Continental Influences
spill the wine is located in the theatre district on 11th ave & washington ave s. we are a wine bar offering regional wine, liquor and craft beer. our menu is small and shared plate inspired. parking is located in the rear of the building after 6pm weekdays and all hours on the weekend. there are several parking meters within walking distance and valet is available during special events. the menu changes seasonally. we offer sustainable and local ingredients when possible, otherwise . . . more

The Melting Pot - menu, address, hours

There's just something about a fondue pot that invites conversation. Invites laughter. Invites coming together. At The Melting Pot Restaurant, we offer a dining experience like no other. A unique, interactive dining experience creating memorable moments with family and friends. From the time the first piece of bread is dipped and the last piece of dessert is savored, you'll be graced with the time to discover new things about people you thought you knew. And, those you're getting to know. . . . more

Town Hall Brewery and Tap - menu, address, hours

The Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery (Town Hall) opened in October 1997 after its founders graduated from business school and spent a couple of years in corporate America.Town Hall founders Pete and Scot met as seventh graders at Kromrey Middle School in Middleton WI. At the tender age of 13 both knew what they wanted to do for a living... make and drink good beer. Just kidding!!To make a long story short, Pete and Scot spent their formative years playing baseball at the West Middleton . . . more

Vincent - A Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Since August 2001, Vincent-A Restaurant has offered French Cuisine with a contemporary American influence. The ever-evolving, seasonal menu reflects chef-owner Vincent Francoual’s eclectic style while the newly-refurbished lounge and outdoor seating area are the ideal places to chill for lunch or Happy Hour. Menu changes frequently. Visit our website forcurrent menu availability. . . . more

Zelo - menu, address, hours

Italian - Upscale Casual
Zelo celebrates fresh food, with influences from Italy and the Mediterannean to Asia and beyond.This downtown Minneapolis institution sets for itself high standards, and compliments its menu with exceptional hospitality and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Using fresh food from local sources and original recipes made from scratch, Zelo is inspired by the food - making it authentic and approachable, feeding customers' increasing desire to experience, learn and discover.  . . . more

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