In the spring and summertime, Minneapolis streets come alive as the restaurant rooftops open up. Whether you prefer a rooftop or a patio, a lake view or a skyline backdrop, outdoor dining options are endless. Soak up the sun, take in the breeze, and enjoy an award-winning meal at one of the many restaurants offering outdoor dining in Minneapolis.
Built in 1890, Pracna is the oldest restaurant on the oldest street in town. Their sidewalk cafe overlooking the Mississippi River adds to the allure, and they serve an American menu of steaks, pasta, fish, and specialty sandwiches with twenty distinctive beers.
Rosa Mexicano offers authentic Mexican cuisine in a fun, festive environment. A great fit for all occasions, from dinner with your family to lunch with your co-workers. Known for our table-side guacamole and Frozen Pomegranate Margarita, our food goes beyond that with fresh salads, handmade tacos, sandwiches (at lunch) and chicken, beef and seafood entrees. Family friendly.
NEW Cantina Bar
Experience the best Happy Hour in Downtown Minneapolis at Rosa Mexicano's new outdoor Cantina Bar on the corner of 6th Hennepin, just two blocks from Target Field.
Cantina Bar is your go-to spot before and after Twins games!
Join us for Happy Hour
Mon-Fri from 3-7pm featuring:
$3 Draft beers | $5 Cadillac margaritas | $5 SangrÃa
$1 Tacos | $15 Pitchers of our Shameless Margarita
2009 James Beard award winner Chef Tim McKee designed the core menu for the Change which focuses on sustainable fresh seafood, highlighting fisheries that use environmentally responsible methods of gathering and farming seafood.
Stanley's Northeast Bar Room is a casual, friendly neighborhood bar in Northeast Minneapolis with a great selection of unique and regional food, beer and cocktails. Stanley's menu features a wide variety of specialty selections and neighborhood favorites.
Voted Best Irish Pub-2004 and 2005, The Local is located in the heart of downtown, convenient to all major hotels and the Minneapolis Convention Center. The Local is an Irish Pub in grand Irish tradition, serving hearty, familiar fare, with #1 on-premise Irish whiskey in the world.
The News Room offers an American eclectic menu in a warm comfortable environment. Whether planning a casual gathering or a private dinner, The News Room offers a multiplicity of space to adapt easily to any event. Find great food, drinks, and fun at The News Room for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
Located in historic St. Anthony Main on the Minneapolis Riverfront, Tuggs Tavern has the tastiest burgers, homemade chili and sandwiches, Beer Rockets and live summer music on the outdoor deck overlooking the river and skyline.