Find a Restaurant

A plate at Corner Table in Minneapolis

Feature

Best Restaurants 2014

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

979 Restaurants found

Powered By

Sort by: Name | Price | Relevance

View: 25 | 50 | 100 per page

null

Christos

2632 Nicollet Ave., Mpls.; 612-871-2111

The Greek/Cypriot menu here is traditional, and the standards are all well done. The atmosphere is bright and the welcome always warm. St. Paul closed on Sun. Continue Reading

$$$ | Greek |

Gyros at Christos

Christos

Union Depot, 214 E. 4th St., St. Paul; 651-224-6000

The Greek/Cypriot menu here is traditional, and the standards are all well done. The atmosphere is bright and the welcome always warm. St. Paul closed on Sun. Continue Reading

$$$ | Greek |

Ciao Bella

3501 Minnesota Dr., Bloomington; 952-841-1000

This is the original of Rick Webb's Minnitalians. It offers the same mix of carefully prepared, winning, reasonably authentic Italian cooking and attentive service. Continue Reading

$$$ | Italian |

Sloppy joe at Citizen Cafe

Citizen Caf�

2403 E. 38th St., Mpls.; 612-729-1122

This south Minneapolis neighborhood place offers scratch-made American fare that is big on comfort. Make sure to check out the Citizen Joe, a pastry-ensconced version of a sloppy joe. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Claddagh Irish Pub

7890 N. Main St., Maple Grove; 763-773-7400

A local outpost of a national chain, Claddagh serves Irish pub fare, including fish and chips, Guinness beef stew, shepherd's pie, and corned beef, along with some familiar American favorites. Continue Reading

$$ | American, European |

Cocina Latina

3764 Nicollet Ave. S., Mpls.; 612-354-2971

It's a Latin American restaurant with a heavy Ecuadorian influence. There are plenty of meat platters brimming with rice and plantains, plus some interesting dishes including goat stew. Try the figs and cheese for dessert. Continue Reading

$$$ | Latin American |

Coho Caf� & Bakery

7126 Hwy. 61 W., Tofte; 218-663-8032

This small bakery and caf� is located in the Bluefin Bay resort and offers up fresh-made breads, salads, pastas, and sandwiches. The pizzas make a good pickup on your way northward. Continue Reading

$$ | American |

Boeuf bourguignon at Collette Bar & Bistro

Colette Bar & Bistro

5601 W. 78th St., Bloomington; 952-835-1900

After a well-styled freshening up, Colette gives off a comfortable modern vibe that works well with its sophisticated French regional cuisine. Continue Reading

$$$ | French |

the flip

Colossal Caf�

1839 E. 42nd St., Mpls.; 612-729-2377

These teensy caf�s serves up huge satisfaction. The house specialty flapper, a yeasted pancake filled with whip cream and other delights, will kill your hunger while staying sweet to your wallet. Continue Reading

$ | American |

null

Colossal Café

2315 Como Ave., St. Paul; 651-797-4027

These teensy cafés serves up huge satisfaction. The house specialty flapper, a yeasted pancake filled with whip cream and other delights, will kill your hunger while staying sweet to your wallet. Continue Reading

$ | American |

Common Roots Café

Common Roots Caf�

2558 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls.; 612-871-2360

The community-oriented spot serves up dense, chewy, and flavorful homemade bagels. An easy list of soups, salads, and sandwiches made from local and fair-trade ingredients round out the menu. Continue Reading

$$ | American, Deli |

Conga Latin Bistro

501 Hennepin Ave. E., Mpls.; 612-331-3360

A hot spot for salsa dancing and live music, the restaurant features Latin American specialties such as paella, empanadas, and pollo al ajillo. Continue Reading

$$ | Caribbean, Spanish |

Convention Grill

3912 Sunnyside Rd., Edina; 952-920-6881

One of Edina's favorite family haunts. The homemade burgers, fries, and malts are often top-notch. Real diner atmosphere and the option of counter service are added bonuses. Continue Reading

$ | Burgers |

Green Ox Charcuterie Platter at Cooper Pub

Cooper Pub

1607 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park; 952-698-2000

A restaurant/pub in the West End, the space is decked out with gorgeous woodwork imported from Europe, but the menu is less fancy, focusing on humble Irish food and family-friendly American favorites. Continue Reading

$$ | American, European |

null

Copper Pot Indian Grill

10 S. 5th St., Mpls.; 612-331-5577

$ | Indian |

null

Copper River Fish and Chop House

17516 Dodd Blvd., Lakeville; 952-432-2722

The gleaming copper behemoth that was once Copper Bleu is now a seafood house. The menu promises fresh catch, signature specialties such as "angry" lobster tail, and newer ideas like salmon BLT and jalapeno crab dip. Continue Reading

$$$ | Seafood, Steak |

Corner Table

Corner Table

4257 Nicollet Ave., Mpls.; 612-823-0011

Corner Table has long been known as an icon for the locavore movement. New owners are sticking with a short menu of seasonally inspired and locally sourced modern food, and the cozy neighborhood vibe continues through their hospitality. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Sweet potato agnolotti with squash blossoms at Cosmos

Cosmos

Graves 601 Hotel, 601 1st Ave. N., Mpls.; 612-312-1168

The fine dining restaurant in the Graves, Cosmos is a staggeringly beautiful room with a sophisticated vibe. The menu offers chef-driven dishes and tasting menus that are spot-on. Continue Reading

$$$ | American |

Cossetta

Cossetta Alimentari

211 W. 7th St., St. Paul; 651-222-3476

After the remodel, it's still loud, rollicking, and homey in an Italian-American sort of way. It serves up some mean red-sauce standards from the pizzeria/cafeteria and now has a full service rooftop dining room called Louis. Continue Reading

$$ | Italian, Pizza |

Coup d'Etat Minneapolis

Coup d'Etat

2923 Girard Ave. S., Mpls.; 612-354-3575

The same rising star cooking team that lead Borough to citywide acclaim ventures to Uptown with a giant space and comfortable menu. A standout cocktail program led by Jesse Held shines. Continue Reading

$$$ | Italian |

Crave

Crave

825 Hennepin Ave., Mpls.; 612-332-1133

The stylish and well-heeled love Crave for its vibe and broad menu. It serves everything, from wood-oven pizzas to roasted meats to sushi to pastas. It's all smartly plated and served in a warm, buzzy space with lots of stone and water and fire. Continue Reading

$$$ | American, Japanese |

Crave

Crave

Mall of America, Bloomington; 952-854-5000

The stylish and well-heeled love Crave for its vibe and broad menu. It serves everything, from wood-oven pizzas to roasted meats to sushi to pastas. It's all smartly plated and served in a warm, buzzy space with lots of stone and water and fire. Continue Reading

$$$ | American, Japanese |

Crave

Crave

Galleria, Edina; 952-697-6000

The stylish and well-heeled love Crave for its vibe and broad menu. It serves everything, from wood-oven pizzas to roasted meats to sushi to pastas. It's all smartly plated and served in a warm, buzzy space with lots of stone and water and fire. Continue Reading

$$$ | American, Japanese |

Crave

Crave

1603 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park; 952-933-6500

The stylish and well-heeled love Crave for its vibe and broad menu. It serves everything, from wood-oven pizzas to roasted meats to sushi to pastas. It's all smartly plated and served in a warm, buzzy space with lots of stone and water and fire. Continue Reading

$$$ | American, Japanese |

Cravings Wine Bar & Grille

755 Bielenberg Dr., Woodbury; 651-528-6828

From the same family that brought Cravings Cafe to White Bear Lake. This location is more sophisticated with a large wine list and a focus on local and organic foods. Continue Reading

$$$ | Wine Bar |