With four distinct seasons and dozens of international culinary traditions, Minneapolis restaurants offer farm-to-table experiences you won't find anywhere else.
Take the short drive to area orchards and farms, or one of our local Minneapolis Farmer's Markets, for just-picked produce and local specialties. Sit down to a meal by an internationally-known chef at a Minneapolis restaurant. Farm fresh ingredients inspire many local chefs. Last year alone four local chefs were nominated for the James Beard Award - the Oscar of culinary - including Tim McKee of La Belle Vie and Solera, and Alex Roberts of Restaurant Alma and Brasa Rotisserie. Experience the flavors of Sweden, Germany and Poland -- or Somalia, Vietnam and Mexico. From fine Minneapolis restaurants to local fairs, you'll find a culture of locally-grown, globally-inspired foods that nourish body and soul.
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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.
MASA is a contemporary homage to traditional Mexican cuisine. Chefs Jay Sparks and Saul Chavez have created a menu of cosmopolitan food with regional authenticity. The atmosphere features the rich colors and textures of Mexico with metropolitan sophistication.
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.