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.
Throughout the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area, an international bounty of dining delights await, whether the occasion calls for filet mignon and fine wine, juicy burgers and ‘brats, or fiery tacos and the coldest beer in the Midwest. See which five-star restaurants are garnering the best reviews these days. Find out where to head for the freshest, locally sourced farm-to-market meats, produce, and veggies, or which nightlife haunt has the hottest DJs in the city. When it comes to dining and drinking, Saint Paul serves up a little bit of everything.
Our advice? Just take it one meal at a time and don't forget to try the unofficial burger of the Twin Cities- the Juicy Lucy. Take a closer look at some of the masters of the Juicy Lucy burger in Saint Paul here:
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