#36 Food Halls

#36 of 52 Must See Things in Minneapolis.

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.

Graze Provisions & Libations located in the North Loop neighborhood encourages giving a home to locally owned eateries, like Soul Bowl and Midnord. 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.

Eat, then shop at Keg and Case which offers local favorite restaurant chains like Bogart's Doughnut Co., Five Watt Coffee, Revival Smoked Meats, and Pimento Jamaican Kitchen as well as a marketplace of uniquely curated Minnesota-made goods. The 2nd level is consumed by Clutch Brewing Co. where you can grab a craft beer, lounge around and watch the hustle and bustle below.

One of the best kept secrets in the Downtown skyway is Elevate Food Hall. Here you’ll find offerings from local restaurants 123 Sushi and Sonora Grill. A popular feature at this food hall is their robust salad bar and a rotating menu of hot lunch items like chicken pad Thai, enchilada’s and beef short ribs.