OUR NEW FAVORITES
TONGUE IN CHEEK
989 Phalen Ave., St. Paul
Head over to ‘Eat Street in St. Paul’s Payne - Phelan neighborhood and check out Tongue in Cheek! Delicious brunches and happy hours six, yes six days a week! From flights of specialty cocktails to 5-course tasting menus, you are sure to find something tasty!
MORRISSEY'S IRISH PUB
913 W Lake St., Minneapolis
Proud to be the first Irish pub in Uptown and proud of their authentic and tasty proper Irish menu! You can’t go wrong with their fish and chips, Shepard’s Pie, or any one of their nearly 100 different whiskeys. Play some darts, sing a wee bit of karaoke, or listen to live music! Slainte!
PUNCH BOWL SOCIAL
The West End - St. Louis Park
Are you looking for a crazy fun time?!? Check out Punch Bowl Social for bowling, giant-sized board games, karaoke, and terrific craft cocktails and foods! Guaranteed fun!
MAY WE ALSO SUGGEST?
TONGUE IN CHEEK
989 Payne Ave., St. Paul
Offering simple food all day and night. This wonderful French spot has a great atmosphere with walls of visually stimulating art. Plan a life celebration or stop in to simply have an espresso. Their quote, “We’ll feed you good food and pour you a great beverage”, the dishes are presented picture perfect.www.tongueincheek.biz
BAU HAUS BREWERY
1315 Tyler St. NE., Minneapolis
Offering delicious beer with a great selection of your favorite tunes, Bau Haus is a place to toast the good life. Perhaps the best part of Bau Haus is their expansive patio. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy spring and summer evenings.
1744 Terrace Dr, Roseville, MN 55113
This “Brewstillary” brings together Minnesota’s love for breweries and distilleries into one unique location. They take everyday style guidelines and “bend” them into a new flavor or style. But they don’t stop there. Brewing is cool; distilling is sexy.
180 Grand Ave., St. Paul
This unassuming coffee shop in St. Paul’s West Seventh neighborhood delights customers with their “Secret” menu full of lavish coffee drinks. From a 24k Gold Latte (with real gold!) to a Rainbow Latte, morning coffee won’t be the same.
DARK HORSE BAR & EATERY
250 E 7th St., St. Paul
A wonderful restaurant boasting 40+ Bourbons/Whiskeys, 23 Ryes, 36 Scotches, 24 Irish Whiskeys, a nice craft cocktail and wine menu along with some terrific beers –both craft and old school! Did I mention the global menu with offerings from Fish Tacos to Golden Curry to Pizza?!? A personal favorite!
425 Neslon St. E., Stillwater
Gorgeous walls of glass offer stunning views of the St. Croix River, the Lift Bridge, and the new Crossing Bridge. Summer outdoor dining finds you by beautiful flower beds and trees while cooler weather is kept at bay with indoor dining by multiple fireplaces.
FLAT EARTH BREWERY
688 Minnehaha Ave., St. Paul
Microbrewery selling growlers of its craft beers & seasonal specials. Try some of these names out on their seasonal brews including Black Helicopter Coffee Stout. Bring your dog; Flat Earth is dog-friendly!
GAZTA AND ENHANCEMENTS
Gazta and Enhancements is a cheese bar highlighting local and worldwide award winning cheeses. Pairing and showcasing with the finest house made pairings, house-cocktails, wine, and beer. Sit down enjoy a plate, and take home your favorites!
KEG & CASE BREWERY & FOOD HALL
928 West 7th Street - St. Paul
Located on the historic grounds of the iconic Schmidt Brewery, Keg and Case West 7th Market is a culinary and retail marketplace — a true community hub for the Twin Cities. Inside the market you’ll find a combination of chef-driven restaurants, craft beer and a uniquely curated market brimming with an eclectic mix of regional goods.
Joining Keg & Case is K’nack, a specialty meats store created as an offshoot from RJ’s Meats, in Hudson, Wisconsin. Owned and operated by The Reams Family for over 30 years they are nationally recognized for their cured & fresh meats and sausages. K’nack features grab and go items, perfect for a quick lunch!
LAKE MONSTER BREWING
550 Vandalia St., St. Paul
At Lake Monster Brewing they aim to make unique versions of beer, putting their subtle twist on the flavors craft beer drinkers have come to love. Ranging from esoteric to approachable, subtle to over-the-top, there is always more to be discovered.
410 St. Peter St., St. Paul
A St. Paul favorite! From the patio to the oyster bar to fine dining, Meritage has it all. Meritage offers “seasonal, French-influenced fare” along with a “thoughtful wine program” always with the idea that “what goes together, grows together”. Reservations suggested.
2512 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis
Namaste is a greeting of respect that literally means “I honor the divine in you”. With that thought they picked the name for this restaurant. It’s a perfect time of the season to enjoy this fare. The food is inspired by South-Asian cuisine however they create their own dishes, too.
3262 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis
Peace Coffee is an organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota that sells organic, fair trade coffee. Lovingly crafted by the community, it’s a caffeinated homage to the lively restaurants and lounges that used to be in this neighborhood.
1401 W River Rd N., Minneapolis
The expansive taproom offers guests the choice to enjoy riverside views on the patio, share a pint with our patrons in the communal area, order wood-fired pizza in the parlor, or have a conversation in the lounge. It’s also a great spot to watch summer water ski shows on the river!
769 Cleveland Ave S., St. Paul
This Highland Park coffee shop is worth the trip. Offering high-quality handcrafted beverages, and a unique variety of nitro-cold brews, you are sure to find something new to try. There is even a convenient meeting space to rent.
ROYAL FOUNDRY CRAFT SPIRITS
241 Fremond Ave N., Minneapolis
Meet one of the newest additions to the local distillery scene! Royal Foundry is owned and operated by British ex-pats and bring craft cocktails with a British influence to the market.
STELLA'S FISH CAFE
1400 W. Lake St., Minneapolis
This rooftop features a gorgeous 360-degree view and a retractable roof so the space can be enjoyed rain or shine! A fun and casual atmosphere that offers everything for a romantic date or a perfect spot to meet up with a big group of family or friends. A menu filled with fresh seafood and so much more.
UP DOWN ARCADE BAR
3012 Lyndale Ave S - Minneapolis
This is not your regular bar. Up-Down features more than 50 arcade games from the ’80s and ’90s. From pinball to skeeball, Jenga to Connect 4, their certainly is something to help you take that trip down memory lane. Enjoy over 60 craft beers on tap, a full bar, and house-made pizza.
374 Selby Ave., St. Paul
Located in the Cathedral Hill neighborhood, W.A. Frost is truly a magical outdoor dining experience. Tucked under venerable old trees with fairy lights scattered around is the large patio where each table feels like the only table. Enjoy this secret garden!