Before the St. Paul Saints take the field, take a tour of the Lowertown food scene. From craft beer to Japanese food, you shouldn’t pass on the chance to try the variety of food genres that this dining district has to offer.
The cozy taproom at Barrel Theory offers a diverse set of beers ranging from barrel aged stouts, to sours, to Double IPAs for the brave drinkers in the group. Just a stones-throw from the field, you don’t want to miss it!
Big River Pizza
Looking for your run-of-the-mill pepperoni pizza? You’ll find a slice inside CHS Field. Seeking out a state-of-the-art, farm-fresh pizza? You’d better check out Big River Pizza.
Black Dog is a great place for a casual glass of wine and a from-scratch meal before a Saints game. If you’re there on a good night, you can sit out on the patio while you enjoy a tasty meal and watch fans make their way to the stadium gates.
Black Sheep Pizza
New to Lowertown, Bullvino’s is located in the Markethouse Collaborative and offers an immersive Brazilian Steakhouse dining experience! Bonus points: they source all of their fresh ingredients from local farmers and purveyors.
Cool bar scene - check. Great food - check. Whiskey wall - yes, that too. Make your way to Dark Horse for your pre or post-game meal. They've also brought back their BINGO and meat raffle on Saturday afternoons.
In the mood for sushi? How about a Twin Cities' best hot dog? (You are going to a ball game, after all). Satisfy both cravings at Lowertown's Kyatchi.
Ox Cart Arcade & Rooftop
Nothing says game day like pregaming (or post gaming) on a gorgeous downtown rooftop. Justin Sutherland's reboot of Ox Cart features a nostalgia-inspired menu of food and drinks—not to mention an arcade stocked with classic games.
Saint Dinette is the ultimate place to grab a burger—it’s been hailed as one of the best burgers in the Twin Cities since the restaurant opened in the summer of 2015. It’s also not a bad place to grab a bologna sandwich. Don’t knock it ‘til you try it.
Get a taste of Thailand at Sawatdee. They first opened in 1983 and this family-run restaurant has become a local institution. Thai it, you’ll like it!
Tin Whiskers is a short walk from the field and offers a fun environment for the nerd in your life with their giant robot mural on the wall. Pull up a seat and order-in from Black Sheep Pizza located just around the corner and dinner is served!
Fast-casual stir-fry served up precisely to your liking. Urban Wok is a build-your-own culinary adventure—choose your base, protein, veggies and sauces and let the cooks do the rest. With gluten-free and vegan options, it's a great pregame meal for those with dietary restrictions.