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Best Restaurants 2014

The inside story of the 50 Best Restaurants in the Twin Cities right now.

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Brit's Pub

Brit's Pub

1110 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-3908

The Twin Cities' original English pub is a legendary scene, from its summer tables on Nicollet Mall to the lawn bowling and private green. Old-school UK fare. High tea M-F (reservations required). Continue Reading

$$ | European |

Broadway Pizza

Several metro locations,

There is something about the flat pies at this local empire that draws families and fans alike. For more than 55 years the giant thin-crust pizzas have been made with family recipes. Continue Reading

$$ | Pizza |

Lasagna di spinaci at Broders' Cucina

Broders' Cucina Italiana

2308 W. 50th St., Mpls., 612-925-3113

The Broder family's creative take on an Italian salumeria/deli is without peer locally. It's a takeout temple with a few tables, offering pizzas, fresh pastas, imported meats and cheeses, salads, breads, and desserts. Delivery available. Continue Reading

$ | Deli, Italian |

Broders' Pasta Bar

Broders' Pasta Bar

5000 Penn Ave. S., Mpls., 612-925-9202

An iconic neighborhood restaurant, the Pasta Bar was cranking fresh pasta long before the current batch of upstarts. Simple and honest, the meals here are always comforting and satisfying, keeping it fresh and innovative with daily specials. No reservations. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Bryant-Lake Bowl

810 W. Lake St., Mpls., 612-825-3737

Dining and bowling are rarely synonymous, but the kitchen at BLB turns out a winning array of creative American fare, much of it local and organic, at virtually all hours of the day. Continue Reading

$ | American |

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Mall of America, Bloomington, 952-853-6600

This family-friendly, movie-themed restaurant specializes in shrimp every way (fried, steamed, broiled, grilled, and stuffed). Its popular Boat Trash brims with lobster, fried shrimp, and Cajun-spiced pollack. Continue Reading

$$$ | Seafood |

Buca di Beppo

1204 Harmon Pl., Mpls., 612-288-0138

This homegrown national chain remains the preeminent place for a big, family-style blowout and platters of pasta, pizza, and salad. It also offers two-person platters and half-sized portions. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Buca di Beppo

7711 Mitchell Rd., Eden Prairie, 952-934-9463

This homegrown national chain remains the preeminent place for a big, family-style blowout and platters of pasta, pizza, and salad. It also offers two-person platters and half-sized portions. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Buca di Beppo

12650 Elm Creek Blvd. N, Maple Grove, 763-494-3466

This homegrown national chain remains the preeminent place for a big, family-style blowout and platters of pasta, pizza, and salad. It also offers two-person platters and half-sized portions. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Buca di Beppo

2728 Gannon Rd., St. Paul, 651-772-4388

This homegrown national chain remains the preeminent place for a big, family-style blowout and platters of pasta, pizza, and salad. It also offers two-person platters and half-sized portions. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Buca di Beppo

14300 Burnhaven Dr., Burnsville, 952-892-7272

This homegrown national chain remains the preeminent place for a big, family-style blowout and platters of pasta, pizza, and salad. It also offers two-person platters and half-sized portions. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Buffalo Tap

4990 W. 123rd St., Savage, 952-808-7317

This little lodge-like bar and grill cooks up some mean thick-burgers, including a sizable Juicy Lucy, and buckets of wings slathered in signature sauces. Continue Reading

$$ | Burgers |

Tandoor-roasted malai kebab at Bukhara Indian Bistro

Bukhara Indian Bistro

15718 Wayzata Blvd. E., Wayzata, 952-476-7997

Joginder Cheema's bistro lies in a quiet strip mall and offers traditional North Indian cuisine to an area almost devoid of good curries. Continue Reading

$$ | Indian |

Buon Giorno Italia Market

981 Sibley Memorial Hwy., Lilydale, 651-905-1080

Sibling to i Nonni, this Italian deli has a much-lauded and deep selection of Italian wines, cured meats, and wonderful prepared food to eat in or take out. Continue Reading

$ | Deli, Pizza |

Buona Sera Ristorante & Wine Bar

11949 West River Rd., Champlin, 763-421-1814

Intimate suburban ristorante features classic Italian dishes such as steak cacciatore, salmon cartoccio, manicotti, and jumbo ravioli. Continue Reading

$$$ | Italian, Wine Bar |

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Burch Steakhouse & Pizza Bar

1933 Colfax Ave. S., Mpls., 612-843-1515

The new hot spot opened by Isaac Becker in the old Burch Pharmacy has a steak and dumplings menu upstairs, and a pizza bar in the basement. Continue Reading

$$$ | Pizza, Steak |

Burger Jones

Burger Jones

1619 Co. Rd. 42 W., Burnsville, 952-885-2289

As snarky and wry as you'd expect from Parasole, the menu is packed with crazy, creative upscale burgers, hand-cut fries, and adult shakes. Continue Reading

$$ | Burgers |

Burger Jones

Burger Jones

3200 W. Lake St., Mpls., 612-746-0800

As snarky and wry as you'd expect, the menu is packed with crazy, creative upscale burgers, hand-cut fries, and adult shakes. Continue Reading

$$ | Burgers |

Burger Moe's

Burger Moe's

242 W. 7th St., St. Paul, 651-222-3100

For a great price Moe's delivers big, interesting burgers, Summit beer-battered onion rings, 20 kinds of shakes, and more than 40 beers on tap. The patio is one of West 7th's best summer spots. Continue Reading

$$ | Burgers |

Burrito Loco Bar and Grill

418 13th Ave. SE, Mpls., 612-746-5626

Both a full-service college bar and a laid-back burrito joint, this place offers fat burritos stuffed with such items as Buffalo chicken and Southwest barbecue chicken, plus appetizers and plenty of booze. Delivery available. Continue Reading

$ | American, Mexican |

Burger at Buster's on 28th

Buster's on 28th

4204 28th Ave., Mpls., 612-729-0911

A beer bar for foodies, Buster's delivers a comfortable, divey feel, a big list of refined beers, and a menu full of discerning bar food. Don't skip the onion rings. Continue Reading

$$ | American, Burgers |

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Butcher and the Boar

1121 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-238-8888

This den of meat and bourbon is one of the best nights out in town. The focus is craft American cooking, and that means house-crafted sausage, wild boar head cheese, cheesy grits, and a killer long rib. Bourbon flights and cocktails are strong and unfussy. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Butter Café

3700 Nicollet Ave., Mpls, 612-521-7401

A brunch-all-day spot in Kingsfield with killer scones and an ice cream case to boot. Continue Reading

$ | Bakery |

C & G's Smoking Barbecue

C & G's Smoking Barbecue

4743 Nicollet Ave. S., Mpls., 612-825-3400

This counter-service barbecue joint gets props for its down-home atmosphere and smokehouse cooking. The menu offers ribs, chicken, fish, and sandwiches along with wings and sides. Continue Reading

$ | Barbecue |

Caf� Latt�

850 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-224-5687

Grand Avenue's destination cafeteria is known for its decadent desserts but perhaps doesn't get enough credit for a creative all-day selection of pizzas, salads, soups, and stews. Continue Reading

$ | American, Deli |