There’s nothing quite like a juicy grilled steak or a perfectly seasoned burger. In Minneapolis, you can eat your fill of authentic American cuisine, from traditional steakhouses serving up famous dry-aged beef to small-scale diners offering farm-fresh, made-from-scratch American favorites. Whether you fancy a 16oz T-bone, a chicken entrée with sautéed veggies or a classic “Juicy Lucy,” Minneapolis is home to award-winning restaurants offering the American cuisine you know and love.
Marin Restaurant Bar, with its Northern California-inspired cuisine, offers an almost endless variety of options. Chef Mike Rakun's farm-to-table approach and creative preparation ensure you'll enjoy a meal as great tasting as it is good for you. Whether you're in the mood for beef, seafood, chicken or something vegetarian you'll find options to tempt your palate.
For over 55 years, Market has been the Twin Cities standard for pit-smoked barbecue, winning Best awards from numerous publications. Plus, they offer good service, a full bar, great music and wonderful people watching.
McCormick Schmick's has more than 40 varieties of seafood flown in daily from the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, as well as shellfish and freshwater fish from around the globe, with the ability to do private parties for sit down and 165 cocktail style.
Since 1906, Minneapolis' oldest bar/restaurant, the Monte Carlo Bar, has had a tradition for visiting celebrities in sports, film, TV and politics. A local's destination for drinks, steaks, fish, hamburgers and salads, the Monte Carlo has comfortable dress attire and reasonable prices.