Find a Restaurant

Best Restaurants Readers' Poll 2015

Feature

Best Restaurants: Readers' Poll 2015

Vote now through December 31, 2014 in our Best Restaurants Readers' Poll. Results will be revealed in the March 2015 issue of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

1039 Restaurants found

Powered By

Sort by: Name | Price | Relevance

View: 25 | 50 | 100 per page

Canal Park Brewery

300 Canal Park Dr., Duluth, 218-464-4790

$ | American |

Canoe Bay

Hogback Rd., Chetek, 715-924-4594

Elegant regional American fare and superb wines are the order of the day at the Upper Midwest's only Relais and Chateaux member. The warm, Prairie-style dining room is welcoming and unpretentious. Continue Reading

$$$$ | American |

Cantina #1

Mall of America, Bloomington, 952-854-6500

Corona beer's Mexican restaurant at the Mall of America wants to be Mexican beach shack chic, with tacos and tortas and a big list of margaritas. Continue Reading

$$ | Mexican |

Cap's Grille

5000 Hiawatha Ave., Mpls., 612-722-2277

This casual café close to the LRT features some of the area's best barbecue: apple-wood-smoked spare ribs, chicken, and beef brisket. Continue Reading

$$ | Barbecue |

Carbone's Pizza

Several metro locations,

This local pizza chain has been doling out the red sauce for more than 30 years. It's all here: lasagna, sausage and peppers, hot hoagies, and a super pie gobbed with 12 toppings. Continue Reading

$ | American, Italian |

Carmelo's Ristorante

238 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul, 651-699-2448

Small and light on décor, Carmelo's is an Italian neighborhood eatery focused on friendly service and comforting favorites. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian |

Carol's Restaurant

11888 NE Aberdeen St., Blaine, 763-757-9700

If the grandmother you've always wanted opened the caf� you've always wished for, it would be Carol's. Making real food from real and fresh ingredients, Carol's delivers home-cooked classics, including hot turkey sandwiches, pot roast, and pan-fried chicken. Continue Reading

$ | American |

Cask Cookhouse

Loews Hotel, 601 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-312-1821

Taking the place of Bradstreet Craftshouse, Cask has also kept the menu of creative small plates and high-end cocktails of the former bar�for now. Continue Reading

$$ | American |

Burgers and Fries at Casper & Runyon's Shamrocks

Casper & Runyon's Shamrocks

995 W. 7th St., St. Paul, 651-228-9925

The cheeseburgers at Shamrocks have some serious St. Paul DNA, with the hallowed Nook as a sibling. But don't overlook the wings, which are some of the meatiest, zingiest, crispiest in the metro. Continue Reading

$$ | Burgers |

Casper's and Runyon's Nook

Casper's and Runyon's Nook

492 Hamline Ave. S., St. Paul, 651-698-4347

The St. Paul leg of the Juicy Lucy triumvirate (along with Matt's and 5-8), this little slip of a bar is newly refreshed but still serves some of the best fries in town, a great burger, and what may be the definitive oozing cheeseburger experience. Don't be surprised to wait. Continue Reading

$ | Burgers |

Caspian Bistro & Gourmet Market

2418 University Ave. SE, Mpls., 612-623-1113

Caspian Bistro's home-style approach to Persian, Greek, and Middle Eastern fare sets it apart from the other kebab shops. The restaurant and international marketplace offer homemade desserts as well. Continue Reading

$$ | Middle Eastern |

The bar at Cast & Cru in Greenwood, Minnesota | Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Cast & Cru

5185 Meadville St., Greenwood, 952-767-9700

Launched in the freshly revamped Old Log Theater, this dining spot features meaty, modern American plates like braised wild boar shank and a Turducken sandwich, whether you're seeing a show or not. Continue Reading

$$$$ | American |

Cat Man Do

1659 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-528-7575

This Grand Avenue caf� offers a mix of Indian, Nepali, and Tibetan dishes, including some hard-to-find specialties such as green jackfruit curry and chicken choyla. Continue Reading

$$ | Indian, Middle Eastern |

Cavé Vin

5555 Xerxes Ave. S., Mpls., 612-922-0100

When you're in the mood for some moules (mussels), frites, or other bistro fare, Cavé Vin is solid. Long on value, the space is snug, minimalist—almost Parisian. Continue Reading

$$$ | French |

Cecils Delicatessen

651 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul, 651-698-0334

This longtime deli tradition offers great Reubens, coleslaw, and hard salami. Plus about the only authentic Jewish-deli ambience in the metro. Continue Reading

$$ | Deli |

Celts Irish Pub and Grill

14506 Robert Tr. S., Rosemount, 651-322-7995

In a castle-themed atmosphere, it serves traditional Irish pub grub, including corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, and bangers and mash. Extensive selection of Irish whiskey and beer. Continue Reading

$ | American, European |

Celts Irish Pub and Grill

6559 Concord Blvd., Inver Grove Heights, 651-455-5210

In a castle-themed atmosphere, it serves traditional Irish pub grub, including corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie, and bangers and mash. Extensive selection of Irish whiskey and beer. Continue Reading

$ | American, European |

Chambers Cafe

Le Meridien Chambers, 901 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-767-6960

This temporary cafe has popped up in the space that was D'Amico Kitchen in the Chambers. You'll find a few appetizers, pizzas, and sandwiches along side entrees such as penne al a vodka, seabass, and a few steaks. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

501 W. 78th St., Chanhassen, 952-934-1525

The nation's oldest full-service dinner theater serves a seasonal menu, which may include chicken breast stuffed with wild rice dressing, top sirloin with baby red potatoes, and catch-of-the-day fish. Reservations required. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Charlie's at the Historic Water Street Inn

101 S. Water St., Stillwater, 651-439-6000

An elegant dining room in a Victorian inn offering a four-course chef's menu on Wednesday nights. Casual pub menu also available. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Chart House Restaurant

11287 Klamath Tr., Lakeville, 952-435-7156

Providing lakeside dining in Lakeville since 1968, the lounge operates under the name Rupperts and offers a casual vibe. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Diners at Chatterbox Pub

Chatterbox Pub

2229 E. 35th St., Mpls., 612-728-9871

The ultimate wonderland for those who refuse to grow up, Chatterbox Pub is all about fun. From the kitsch-filled family basement decor to the Sega and Atari games on the menu, you can't take yourself too seriously here. Whimsical menu items include the Hellcat Inferno burger, the lager-battered chicken fingers, and build-your-own mac n' cheese. Standards all get a creative take, most always to good effect. Continue Reading

$$ | American |

Diners at Chatterbox Pub

Chatterbox Pub

4501 France Ave. S., Mpls., 612-920-3221

The ultimate wonderland for those who refuse to grow up. Whimsical menu items include the Hellcat Inferno burger, the lager-battered chicken fingers, and build-your-own mac n' cheese. Standards all get a creative take, most always to good effect. Continue Reading

$$ | American |

Diners at Chatterbox Pub

Chatterbox Pub

800 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul, 651-699-1154

The ultimate wonderland for those who refuse to grow up, Chatterbox Pub is all about fun. From the kitsch-filled family basement decor to the Sega and Atari games on the menu, you can't take yourself too seriously here. Whimsical menu items include the Hellcat Inferno burger, the lager-battered chicken fingers, and build-your-own mac n' cheese. Standards all get a creative take, most always to good effect. Continue Reading

$$ | American |

Cheeky Monkey

Cheeky Monkey

525 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-224-6066

The casual joint has a British vibe and serves up sandwiches, soup, salads, and other expected deli fare, as well as big plates during dinner. The pot roast sandwich deserves its reputation. Continue Reading

$$ | American |