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 the newly refurbished cinema, MSP Film at The Main or around this year's other participating theaters.
The MSP Film Festival is returns for its 42nd year April 13-27, 2023, with more than 200 films from around the world and an array of exciting parties, panels and filmmaker networking events and discussions. Most showings will take place at MSP Film at The Main on five different screens, but a films will be shown at the Landmark Center in St. Paul and The Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. If you get hungry in-between viewings, we've got a list of places to eat around or near each venue!
To see a full list of films playing this year and learn more about this event, 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.
One of the best patio views in the city, Aster Café 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.
Elegant art Nouveau atmosphere that features comfort foods and all day breakfast items.
The Herbivorous Butcher
America's first vegan butcher shop with a variety of plant-based meats and cheeses to help you grab a quick sandwich or hot brat for lunch or dinner.
An elevated dining experience where simple dishes are reimagined with international flavors and fusions.
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.
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.
Landmark Center, 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.
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.