Where to Grab a Bite Around the MSP International Film Festival

While you're busy checking out the latest and greatest at this year's Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, you're going to need some sustenance! In between films, grab a bite nearby each of the participating theaters.

Due to COVID-19, the Minneapolis St. Paul Film Festival has been changed to an online, virtual experience and will include select in-person outdoor events. The Festival will take place starting May 13th-23rd, 2021. For more information, visit the MSPIFF website.

St. Anthony Main, Northeast Minneapolis

Punch Pizza Northeast
Pop in for some traditional Neapolitan pizza, served fresh from their wood-fire oven.
Deal for MSP Film Fest goers: $3 off your purchase

Red Stag Supper Club (+ sister restaurants, Barbette and Bryant Lake Bowl)
Enjoy local and organic meals from weekend brunch to weekday lunch and daily dinner.
Deal for MSP Film Fest goers: $5 off your check or more

Aster Cafe
One of the best patio views in the city, Aster Cafe is known for their live music, great brunches and romantic vibes. They've got a menu that's fresh (no deep fryers!) and inventive. 

Jefe Urban Hacienda
With a fresh and inspired menu, Jefe features Mexican street food, tacos and other specials.

Capri Theater, North Minneapolis

Tootie’s on Lowry
This All-American restaurant is a great place to grab some dive bar favorites: beer, wings, and burgers.

Breaking Bread
The focus here is healthier versions of soul food staples, including plenty of vegetarian and vegan friendly options. Their affordable dishes come with great service and dedication to the North Minneapolis community.

Sammy’s Avenue East
A favorite local hangout in North Minneapolis, Sammy’s is loved for their fresh made sandwiches and homemade soups. Make sure to grab a slice of pie for dessert.

Parkway Theater, South Minneapolis 

R.A. MacSammy's Elbow Room
Food truck turned restaurant, this Southern comfort food place serves everything from sandwiches to BBQ and specializes in macaroni and cheese. The menu is reflective of the owners Missouri and Texas roots.
Deal for MSP Film Fest goers: 10% off your order

Italian Eatery
Try out this beloved neighborhood spot with a simple menu of Italian flavors. It’s a stylish but not intimating place that dishes up some of the best freshly made pastas.

Metro State Film Space, Downtown St. Paul

St. Paul Grill
The St. Paul Grill features an award-winning classic grill and bar, with a beautiful view of Rice Park. They serve grilled meats, poultry, fresh fish and more for lunch and dinner every day.

M St. Café
Experience this European-inspired sideboard, serving American regional cuisine with signature items for breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday.

Their approachable menu encourages guests to experience small plates, elevated comfort food, paired with crafted and aged cocktails

Keg and Case
In this culinary and retail marketplace you'll find a combination of chef-driven restaurants, craft beer and a uniquely curated market brimming with an eclectic mix of regional goods.