Hard Rock Café does not just offer a unique dining experience...though some of the most yummy barbeque ribs are served here. The special thing about the cafe is that it is located right next to the Mississipi river, which makes it an ideal place to sit on the patio. The walls are layered with rock memorabilia from Prince to Mary J. Blige and you cannot miss the classic purple car stuck in the wall. The menu serves an extensive number of dishes from sandwiches to steaks; try the legendary 10 ounce burger or the Jumbo Combo.
This cozy neighborhood café borrows its name from eccentric playwright Oscar Wilde, sharing his affinity for velvet, peacock feathers and a little Victorian flair. The atmosphere is casual and intimate, perfect for swapping stories with friends around the 19th century fireplace in a plush upholstered armchair. Wilde may have been an Irishman, but the food here is traditionally American, with a menu boasting pizzas, burgers, sandwiches and sides of tots and garlic fries. And if you stop in for breakfast, make sure you try the famous creme brulee French toast.
This ancient, red brick building with old archways and interiors decorated with Ralph Steadman prints creates a laid-back atmosphere of leisure. And that's exactly what you'll find on their menu - offerings that are deceptively simple yet alluring. Simple items like scrambled eggs with lobster and crab cake feature in the menu. Partners Steve Meyer and Mitch Omer make their own ketchup, mustard, cocoa, peanut butter, blackberry jam and blood orange marmalade.
10 South 5th Street Lumber Exchange Building Minneapolis, MN 55402
Just off the Lumber Exchange Building's glorious two-story marble lobby rests this small eatery. Early risers come at opening for a quick breakfast of tasty pastries, muffins, coffee and juice. Be prepared for a worthwhile wait at lunch as the crowd lines up for what is perhaps the best gyro in town. Eat like a Greek god, digging into a generous pile of seasoned beef and lamb on a warm pita topped with a cool cucumber-yogurt sauce and a handful of lettuce and tomatoes. Get a garden-fresh tabbouleh to go with the fabulous two-fisted gyro sandwich and you have one delicious, healthy fast-food lunch. Soups, salads and deli sandwiches round out the menu.
Stylish, yet comfortable, a culinary adventure awaits at this Minneapolis stalwart. Decorated with traditional silk paintings, screens and elephant sculptures, Sawatdee Thai Restaurant offers a warm, inviting environment. The menu features curries, a subtle and complex blending of tastes and aromas of the best Thai cooking. Start with an appetizer of chicken satay or fresh spring rolls. Next, Toam Yum (lemon grass soup), or spinach salad prepares the palate for a delightful entrée of shrimp or chicken sautéed in a peanut-coconut curry sauce over steamed spinach; shrimp, scallops, and crab claws with fresh, crisp vegetables in a hot red curry sauce; or a spicy glass noodle salad with shrimp and pork. Sawatdee serves a fine selection of wine and beers, including a superb Thai brew. Cocktails and soft drinks are also available. You can also host private events and parties at this venue. Check website for more details.
615 Second Avenue South Minneapolis Grand Hotel Minneapolis, MN 55402
Located in the Minneapolis Grand Hotel, Cafe della Vita is an elegant, upscale restaurant. The dining room is luxurious, but comfortable and relaxing. The menu is as impressive as the ambiance. From the Roquefort and pear salad to the strawberry cheesecake and everything in between, the cuisine is painstakingly prepared and impressively presented. Entrees include grilled swordfish or sea bass, lamb chops, teriyaki-marinated slices of beef tenderloin, crab cakes and a variety of steaks. A number of pasta and shrimp dishes are featured as well as seasoned veal. An assortment of raw seafood appetizers including yellowtail, salmon, tuna, eel, shrimp and octopus are offered. The domestic and imported beer and wine list is extensive and includes a variety of Japanese sake and beers.
Superb Mediterranean delicacies are served in one of the Twin Cities' most stylish dining rooms: the Atlas Grill & Clubroom.Tease your palate with roasted mussels or broiled scallops. Try an entrée of chicken, sea bass, grilled rib eye steak or one of the popular platters for two. The seafood platter or the beef and fowl platter both feature juicy and flavorful selections. Both are served with grilled vegetables and seasoned rice. A variety of cream-filled pastries or ice cream will top it all off. Complement your meal with a cocktail, beer, wine or soft drink.
This deli eat-in or takeout is an off-shoot of the famed D'Amico Cucina restaurant. Order ahead for pickup or delivery, or drop by and make your selection from the highly polished deli cases. Choose from a selection of fresh salads, heaped with crisp and tasty ingredients. Or opt for an Italian roast beef sandwich with provolone cheese, tomato, onions and red wine vinaigrette on focaccia bread or a spicy chicken pizza with tomato and onions smothered by mozzarella cheese. Perhaps the sea bass ravioli or grilled tuna will pique your interest. A large selection of drinks is available at D'Amico & Sons.
Sapor Cafe & Bar, located close to Target Field is a sleek and stylish cafe offering a comfortable environment and deliciously cooked meals. Dim lights, wooden floors and high ceilings make up this place. The food has a touch of Mediterranean, Mexican and American influence and features Moroccan chicken, NY strip and tuna steak. The banana ice cream is a good choice for dessert, as also the peach cobbler.
This seafood restaurant at Nicolet Mall has more than surpassed initial expectations and is considered a top seafood eatery in the Twin Cities. A cross between clubby and chic, patrons can feel comfortable in business casual or formal attire. Whether seated at a white linen-covered table or one of the private curtained booths surrounded by polished dark wood, it is a perfect spot for a business or romantic meeting. Seafood is flown in fresh daily from Florida, Hawaii and Washington. Lunch features soups, salads, sandwiches and daily fish specials. The dinner menu is varied, offering such mouth-watering delicacies as crab cakes in red pepper aioli; crisply sautéed Parmesan-crusted yellow tail flounder in lemon caper butter and grilled Washington steelhead. The bar serves a full complement of cocktails, imported and domestic wine and beer along with soft drinks. You can also host banquets and private events at this venue.
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