As long as the sun is shining, you'll find us filling patio seats and taking over rooftops. Our thirst for adventure has us always on the hunt for something a little outside of the box. Check out the most unique outdoor dining experiences Minneapolis has to offer.
Walk along the cobblestone road and step into what feels like a completely different place. Aster Café has a beautiful outdoor patio located just across from the river. Sit under the shade of the trees, enjoy a glass of wine and some apps and take in the view.
Jax Cafe originated in 1910, opened it's bar in 1933, and has been a staple in Northeast Minneapolis ever since. The patio is a little oasis, with vibrant trees in the summer, and a warming fireplace in the cooler months. What really makes it unique is the stream running through the patio housing live trout. Listen to the soothing flow of the water while you enjoy a cocktail and a steak.
Graze Provisions + Libations is a food hall with a collective of small food businesses with different offerings. Grab coffee and a pastry, stop for a sandwich or salad, or choose from empanadas, mac n cheese, fried chicken, rice bowls, and more. Pair your meal with a cocktail and take it all up to the rooftop and get a truly incredible view of the downtown skyline.