2013 Readers' Poll Results

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2013 Readers' Poll Results

★ TOP 5 MINNEAPOLIS ★
1. Bar La Grassa
2. 112 Eatery
3. Tilia
4. Butcher & the Boar
5. La Belle Vie

★ TOP 5 ST. PAUL ★
1. Meritage
2. Heartland
3. St. Paul Grill
4. Pazzaluna
5. W.A. Frost

★ NEW ★
1. Butcher & the Boar
2. The Kenwood
3. Birdhouse

★ CHEF OF THE YEAR ★
1. Isaac Becker
2. Steven Brown
3. Jack Riebel

★ KIDS PLACE ★
1. Tilia
2. Pizzeria Lola
3. Chatterbox Pub

★ SERVICE ★
1. La Belle Vie
2. Manny’s
3. Meritage

★ SPECIAL OCCASION ★
1. La Belle Vie
2. Manny’s
3. Bar La Grassa

★ TC INSTITUTE ★
1. Murray’s
2. Manny’s
3. St. Paul Grill

★ NEIGHBORHOOD CAFE ★
1. Tilia
2. Broders’
3. Birchwood Café

★ DAY TRIP ★
1. New Scenic Café
2. Harbor View Café
3. A to Z Pizza Farm

★ FARM TO TABLE ★
1. Heartland
2. The Bachelor Farmer
3. Wise Acre Eatery

★ BAR DINING ★
1. La Belle Vie Lounge
2. Bar Lurcat
3. Bar La Grassa

★ BEER SELECTION ★
1. The Happy Gnome
2. Muddy Pig
3. Republic

★ BRITISH/IRISH ★
1. Brit’s
2. The Local
3. Kieran’s

★ CREATIVE COCKTAILS ★
1. Marvel Bar
2. Bradstreet
3. Eat Street Social

★ HAPPY HOUR SCENE ★
1. Crave
2. Barrio
3. Republic

★ LATE-NIGHT EATS ★
1. 112 Eatery
2. Pizza Luce
3. Mickey’s Diner

★ LIVE MUSIC ★
1. Dakota
2. Icehouse
3. Famous Dave’s/
Hell’s Kitchen (tie)

★ WINE BAR ★
1. Toast
2. Kings
3. Spill The Wine

★ BBQ ★
1. Famous Dave’s
2. Rudolphs
3. Ted Cook’s

★ BURGER ★
1. The Blue Door Pub
2. The Nook
3. The 5-8 Club

★ COMFORT FOOD ★
1. Keys Café
2. Modern Café
3. HauteDish

★ PIZZA ★
1. Punch
2. Pizzeria Lola
3. Pizza Luce

★ SEAFOOD ★
1. The Oceanaire
2. Sea Change
3. Sea Salt/Stella’s (tie)

★ STEAK ★
1. Manny’s
2. Murray’s
3. The Capital Grille

★ CHINESE ★
1. Rainbow Chinese
2. Tea House
3. Little Szechuan

★ FRENCH ★
1. Meritage
2. Vincent
3. La Belle Vie

★ GERMAN ★
1. Black Forest Inn
2. Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit
3. Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter

★ GREEK ★
1. Christos
2. It’s Greek to Me
3. Gardens of Salonica

★ ITALIAN ★
1. Bar La Grassa
2. Broders’
3. Cossetta

★ INDIAN ★
1. Gandhi Mahal
2. India Palace
3. Taste of India

★ JAPANESE ★
1. Masu
2. Fuji Ya
3. Origami

★ MEXICAN/LATINO ★
1. Barrio
2. Masa
3. Boca Chica

★ MIDDLE EASTERN ★
1. Saffron
2. Holy Land
3. Emily’s Lebanese

★ AFRICAN ★
1. Fasika
2. Blue Nile
3. Safari Express

★ THAI ★
1. True Thai
2. Sawatdee
3. Tum Rup Thai

★ VIETNAMESE ★
1. Quang
2. Ngon Bistro
3. Pho 79

★ VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY ★
1. Spoonriver
2. Birchwood
3. French Meadow

★ OUTDOOR DINING ★
1. W.A. Frost
2. Stella’s Fish Café
3. Crave Downtown

★ BREAKFAST ★
1. Keys Café
2. Hell’s Kitchen
3. Al’s Breakfast

★ BRUNCH ★
1. Lake Elmo Inn
2. Hell’s Kitchen
3. Tilia

★ BAKERY CAFE ★
1. Patisserie 46
2. Rustica
3. Wuollet’s

★ FOOD TRUCKS MINNEAPOLIS ★
1. Smack Shack
2. World Street Kitchen
3. Hola Arepa

★ FOOD TRUCKS ST. PAUL ★
1. Gastrotruck
2. Chef Shack
3. Potter’s Pasties

★ WILD CARD ★
1. The Left Handed Cook
2. Be’Wiched
3. Brasa

 

Stephen Jones

2013 Tastemakers

Meet the clever entrepreneurs who may not be in the spotlight but are making big things happen in our local restaurant scene. No wonder it's thriving.

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