Food Halls are rapidly becoming everyone’s favorite way to dine. The relaxed casual atmosphere where everyone can choose their own food options and bring it to one table is what makes these new style eateries so popular. In Minneapolis, food halls are popping up everywhere and they are not just sticking to selling food either, a trip to one of these spots combines multiple experiences all under one roof.
Newest to the Minneapolis food hall scene is Eat Street Crossing in the Whittier neighborhood. From ice cream to sushi and tea to whisky, you'll find nothing but unique flavor profiles here. Ramen Shoten is serving up creamy, brothy noodles, Sushi Dori has "Sushi Sandos" (AKA sushi sandwiches), Bebe Zito serves both burgers and ice cream, Ouro Pizzaria provides Brazilian-style pizza, and Chatime is on site with their signature bubble tea. Don't miss their bar — you can get a cocktail version of your zodiac sign here.
The Market at Malcolm Yards in Prospect Park offers some of the most diverse flavors around. A few favorites include Del Sur Empanadas, Abang Yoli and Momo Dosa. The communal tables and large outdoor patio make it a fun hang out space.
Eat, then shop at Midtown Global Market which offers local favorite restaurant chains like Los Ocampos and Slice Pizza as well as a marketplace of uniquely curated goods from places all over the globe. Inside the Market you'll also find the Indigenous Food Lab, a venture by local Native American chef Sean Sherman. It is a market, classroom, teaching kitchen, test kitchen and community space for all things Indigenous culture and food.
Graze Provisions & Libations located in the North Loop neighborhood encourages giving a home to locally owned eateries, like Soul Bowl and Union Hmong Kitchen. With two bars, including one on the rooftop, a wall of video games and special events like street curling and trivia nights, you’ll never get bored here.
At North Loop Galley you’ll find a gourmet food hall that uses its space as a test kitchen for local chefs. This unique idea means that they’ll have a rotating group of new chefs and ideas every year. Make sure to visit often or you’ll be caught in a blink and you’ll miss it situation with all the delicious foods you can try.
Tacos, burritos, tortas, empanadas, tamales, they all can be found inside Mercado Central. With 11 different food vendors selling cuisines from all over Central and South America you can experience plenty of flavors without ever leaving Minneapolis.