Five-star restaurants. Casual bistros and expansive patios. Breezy sidewalk cafés and bustling coffee shops.Few cities in America combine culture and cuisine as seamlessly as Saint Paul.
Pick out a romantic spot overlooking the Mississippi River. Host a private dining event at a downtown steakhouse. If you’re feeling adventurous, visit one of Saint Paul’s many colorful neighborhoods, where you’ll find an international range of flavors, including Thai, Afghani, Mexican, Nepali, Italian, Russian, and Ethiopian. Certain areas have become known as restaurant hotspots, such as stretches of Grand Avenue, Selby Avenue and University Avenue. West 7th, the Rice Park area, and Lowertown each have their own style and flare, with plenty of terrific nightlife spots and live music venues to check out after your meal.