It's time for a new edition (easy there, Bobby Brown) of the Thrillist 47, giving you the best new and new-ish places to eat and drink. Some had to go (it's not OUR fault someone turned Insert Coins into a nightclub), while other hot spots could not be denied (Hello, Bluestem Bar & Table!). Have a look at the list (organized by hood, this isn't a ranking) and make the most of your next night out.
 

DOWNTOWN

1) Smack Shack
603 Washington Ave N; 612.259.7288
Plans for Smack Shack's permanent home were announced some time early in the Van Buren administration (they actually incited the Panic of 1837), but the permanent home of the lobster-ific food truck proved to be well worth the wait.
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2) Marin Restaurant & Bar
901 Hennepin Ave; 612.252.7000
Boasting two neo Victorian-inspired bars (one upstairs, one in the basement), this sweet craft cocktailery sets itself apart by packing its swillables with aromatics freshly harvested from the garden in their patio.
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3) Borough & Parlour
730 Washington Ave N; 612.387.1613
Run by a pair of Travail masterminds and the dude who helped put Marvel Bar & Eat Street Social's cocktails on the map, this mighty, two-story effort in DT's North Loop proves MSP's got talent. Suck it, Susan Boyle!
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4) Butcher & the Boar
1121 Hennepin Ave; 612.238.8888
"American craft food and bourbon house" is no longer just the title of the most awesome real estate listing ever, thanks to this deceptively large neighborhood noshery with wood stoves dominated by Jack Riebel's skilled hands.
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5) The Devil's Advocate
89 10th St S; 612.843.2260
A restaurant obsessed with meatballs need not necessarily be campy, as evidenced by the downtown, warehousey coolness of The Devil's Advocate.
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6) Mason’s Restaurant & Barre
528 Hennepin Ave S; 612.516.3344
Downtown craft-castle Mason's Restaurant & Barre is built into what was formerly a grand, old, Masonic temple, but the only robes now associated with this place are the ones you'll be wearing all day on the couch while recovering from its beer-tails and huge cuts of meat.
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7) The Bachelor Farmer & Marvel Bar
50 N 2nd Ave; 612.206.3920
Housed in a circa 1881 NoLo warehouse, the Dayton bros' (sons of MN's governor) dichotomous bi-leveler is one-half rustic farmhouse (The Bachelor Farmer) with an innovative rooftop garden, and one-half basement speakeasy-esque (Marvel Bar).
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8) Cafe Maude at Loring Park
1612 Harmon Place; 612.767.9080 The cooler, younger bro of a South Mpls craft food/cocktail staple Cafe Maude, CM@LP comes with a reworked menu and an emphasis on live music.
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ST PAUL

9) Ward 6
858 Payne Ave; St. Paul; 651.348.8181
Crafty neighborhood gastro beer bar Ward 6 might not be named after Hugh Beaumont's casting number to play Beaver Cleaver's dad, but golly gee is the St. Paul beer bar swell anyway!
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10) The French Hen Cafe
518 Selby Ave; St. Paul; 651.222.6201
It's time to make like annoying teenagers that you're secretly jealous of and French all day, as this Selby Ave breakfast/lunch spot dishes France's version of comfort food.
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11) Louis Ristorante & Bar
211 7th St W; St. Paul; 651.222.3476
The cherry on top of St. Paul's century-plus-old Italian food staple is pretty f'ing cherry indeed, a Cary Grant-worthy rooftop beacon boasting a mahogany bar made in England, oak appointments throughout, and floor-to-ceiling windows providing panoramic views of everything from the Mighty Miss to the Cathedral, so... pray that they let you lounge there indefinitely?
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12) Lynden's Soda Fountain
490 Hamline Ave S; St. Paul; 651.235.5646
Run by the child of a one-time soda jerk, white-washed Lynden's brings the vintage right down to their completely refurbished Stanley Knight Fountain, recovered from a church basement, where it likely had been made to repent for serving vanilla and chocolate together in the '50s.
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13) Amsterdam Bar & Hall
6 W 6th St; St. Paul; 651.222.3990
A Dutch-themed rock venue, Amsterdam's assailing downtown St. Paul with Netherlandish nosh 'n drink in a modern-meets-deconstructed, two-stage, two-bar warehouse-y space.
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UPTOWN

14) The Buttered Tin
237 7th St E; 651.224.2300
Rejoice -- they're making Twinkies and Hostess CupCakes again! And while that's awesome news for Louie Anderson, it really won't matter for most other Twin Citians, because Lowertown St. Paul bakery/resto The Buttered Tin was already dropping its own, vastly better versions.
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15) Burch
1942 Hennepin Ave S; 612.843.1515
Isaac Becker won the James Beard award for the Best Chef: Midwest in 2011. Burch is Isaac Becker's two-level steakhouse/pizzeria in Lowry Hill. Burch is very good. Coincidence?? No!
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16) World Street Kitchen
2743 Lyndale Ave S; 612.424.8855
Originally just an award-winning food truck, WSK coldly turned its back on its middle name when it opened this sparsely modern Uptown location, which has three times the global street-eats menu of the truck, plus beer.
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17) Nightingale
2551 Lyndale Ave S
Ever wonder what dive bar 'tenders dream about at night? Trick question: they spend nights dealing with their terrible, terrible patrons. But during the day, they apparently dream about opening refined tapas joints, as evidenced by Nightingale.
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18) The Gray House
610 W Lake St; 612.823.4338
Don't worry about being whipped with a riding crop at Gray House, because the Uptown restaurant's named for Ian Gray, not Christian, and he's a chef, not a... professional equestrian, or whatever that guy in the book was.
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19) The Kenwood
2115 W 21st St; 612.377.3695
This plaid-walled/oak-wainscotted resto looks like an urban-twisted Victorian fox-hunting cottage, and rocks an appropriately game-y menu that boasts, "bring your own fox and we'll grill it" (note: they will actually do no such thing).
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20) Rye Delicatessen & Bar
1930 Hennepin Ave S; 612.871.1200
Combining global traditions from Montreal pastrami to Middle Eastern vegetarian with craft beer, whiskey, and even a small grocery, Rye's one part bar/resto, and one part "Minneapolis-style deli".
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21) Morrissey's Irish Pub
913 W Lake St; 612.645.8555
Despite being called Morrissey's, Uptown's first Irish pub -- complete w/ cheese-smothered corned beef & tatter tots, a shton of whiskey, etc. -- isn't owned by a moody complainer waxing on about his girl troubles. Besides, that's best left to bar patrons, anyway
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22) Bluestem Bar & Table
2550 Nicollet Ave; 612.870.7855
What sets this vaguely art deco-ish dining spot apart from the other restaurants you’ve been to? Well, besides the fried chicken on organic corn waffles slathered in pink peppercorn syrup, chipotle hot sauce & creme fraiche they’re serving, maybe it’s the fact BB&T is INSIDE another restaurant
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23) Spill The Wine
901 W Lake St; 612.339.3388
STW’s Uptown location is totally different from its former Washington Ave digs: it's bigger and more open, the menu is almost entirely retooled, and it's just a generally cooler wine bar (which is totally better than a generally wine-cooler bar, by the way).
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24) Eat Street Buddha Kitchen & Lounge
2550 Nicollet Ave; 612.306.8152
These guys want to make a couple of things clear: their location (Eat Street, duh!), and that, even though they're an Asian joint in Thom Pham's legendary former digs, they're nothing like Azia. Oh, and perhaps more importantly, they've got short rib egg foo young omelets.
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SOUTH

25) Town Hall Lanes
5019 34th Ave S; 612.789.7630
The fellas who brought the world Town Hall Brewery and Town Hall Tap have officially given MSP a craft-brew bowling alley with… um, bowling (obviously), comfort-style eats, and a TH Lanes-only brew called Super Strike Light Lager.
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26) Blue Door Longfellow
3448 42nd Ave S
The legendary St. Paul burgers of The Blue Door Pub must be awesome at caulking the wagon, because they've made their way across the river, and are now gloriously available right here in Minneapolis, at Blue Door Longfellow.
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27) Glam Doll Donuts
2605 Nicollet Ave S
Spurning the "get here early or you don't get no donuts" ethos of most craft bakeries, Glam Doll pumps out dozens of every variety in their creatively flavored arsenal from morning straight until 2a.
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28) Icehouse
2528 Nicollet Ave
Fancying itself a "live music restaurant" and outfitted with fir reclaimed from a Wyoming snow fence, the airy, open Icehouse is carved into a massive Eat Street warehouse that formerly housed actual ice.
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29) Eat Street Social
14 W 26th St; 612.767.6850
A regally appointed, craft-cocktailin' eatery, Eat Street's buried in heavy oak and granite, large booths aplenty, and inventive drink creations courtesy of a bar staff who also own craft bitters company Bittercube.
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30) Parka
4023 E Lake St
You can stop arguing about which super-trio would win in a street-fight, The Three Amigos or The Three Tenors, because the answer is Parka, an epicurean threesome from folks behind Victory 44, Dogwood Coffee, and Rustica Bakery.
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31) The Left Handed Cook
920 E Lake St, Ste 124; 612.208.0428
Right in the midst of ethnic eatery Midtown Global Market, Left's "New York subway meets LA lounge" front comes courtesy of a couple who recently left the bright, annoying lights of the left coast to provide the Minneapple with a blend of comfort food, Asian flavors, and a "dash of rock and roll", i.e., "new American country cooking".
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32) Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub
2716 E 38th St; 612.328.1450
This 38th St Station joint's a full brewery in the back and a bar/resto up front, with a custom-made oak bar anchoring a 56-seat, wood-filled dining room with expansive floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto a patio.
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33) FIKA
American Swedish Institute: 2600 Park Ave; 612.871.4907
Angular and light (thanks to copious birchwood and... white paint), FIKA, which translates to "daily break", is technically housed inside the Nelson Cultural Center, and plates Nordic cuisine designed to "reflect the ASI’s contemporary architectural style".
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SOUTHWEST

34) Pig & Fiddle
3808 W 50th St; 952.955.8385
After helping St. Paul see double for years, the man behind beeropolis Muddy Pig is seeing twos himself with his first Westside jam: Pig & Fiddle, a mega-impressive suds stable in the former Pearson's 50th/France digs that plates "rustic" eats.
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35) Kings Wine Bar
4555 Grand Ave S; 4555 Grand Ave S
Thanks to the addition of chef thanks to Andrew Kraft, this mainstay vino-ry might have to change the name to Kings Food Bar ‘cause dude’s menu is pretty radical: think fritter-sized tots w/ bacon and bleu cheese dip, Bloody Mary-braised ribs, and… arrrrah, you had us at tots!
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36) Broders' Terzo Vino Bar
2221 W 50th St; 612.925.0330
The NSA might know what you're emailing and talking about, but we know what you're thinking: Broders' Pasta Bar is great, but it'd be WAAAAY better if they had like 800 more bottles of wine on hand and octopus terrine on the menu. Turns out that Broders' was thinking the same thing, so they opened it down the street.
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37) Rincon 38
3801 Grand Ave; 612.824.4052r
You know how completely unremarkable Rincon #39 -- the former Twins middle receiver -- was? Well, Rincon 38 is the exact opposite: an explosive Kingfield tapas joint from the fella who brought you Cafe Ena and El Meson.
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38) Hello Pizza
3904 Sunnyside Rd; 952.303.4514
Rocking (or maybe synth-ing?) a neon-y '80s aesthetic, this slice-style sister concept to Pizzeria Lola successfully combines possibly America's most popular greeting with possibly America's most popular eating.
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39) The Lynn on Bryant
5003 Bryant Ave S; 612.767.7797
Delicious chickens and comely, forbidden daughters are no longer the only things raised on farms for your pleasure, thanks to The Lynn on Bryant, a 60-seat bistro paying homage to its owners' agrarian upbringings.
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40) Red Cow
3624 W 50th St; 651.336.2179
The heifers served at Red Cow probably wouldn't be so embarrassed if they knew that they'd one day be eaten in a stylishly industrial comfort-food haven helmed by a former Bobby Labonte pit crew member.
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41) The Harriet Brasserie
2724 W 43rd St; 612.354.2197
Linden Hills' "slow food" cafe relaxed a former firehouse with a white paneled ceiling and French doors opening onto a large patio, perfect for enjoying cuisine from a chef who grows all the produce himself.
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42) Dangerous Man Brewing
1300 2nd St NE; 612.377.4164
And on the eighth day God said, "Yeah, OK, let the people of Northeast Mpls drink beer near my house.", and Dangerous Man microbrewery/taphouse was blessedly allowed to open directly across the street from SS Cyril & Methodius Church.
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43) New Bohemia Wurst+Bierhaus
233 E Hennepin Ave; 612.331.4929
This Euro-style beer hall 'n global sausage house serves over 60 quality beers and an exotic wurst-based menu on picnic tables that run the length of the place.
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44) Indeed Brewing
711 15th Ave NE; 612.643.1226
Brewmastered by a Town Hall Tap alum, Indeed's making the most out of a former brick warehouse, where their shiny-tanked brewing/canning room is fronted by a beautiful business end: a large-ish taproom that's equal parts Wild West saloon and trendy industrial loft.
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45) Pig Ate My Pizza
4154 W Broadway Ave; 763.535.1131
It sounds like a frequent complaint of inattentive swine farmers during lunch, but it’s actually a pie-centric wonderland serving insane hand-topped pies created by the Travail folks in their old space.
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UNIVERSITY

46) Republic
221 Cedar Ave S; Seven Corners; 612.338.6146
Republic peeled back the layers of college bar that previously engulfed the place (neon signs, booze banners, general grime) to expose handsome tin-paneled ceilings, a 30ft oak bar, and original stained-glass windows.
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47) Malabari
414 1/2 Cedar Ave; 507.351.6683
Run by a duo of native Malabarians looking to be the first to serve The Twin Cities their region's "secret recipes from antiquity", the eats at this counter-service nook skew more Thai than traditional Indian.
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1. Lynden's Soda Fountain 490 Hamline Ave S, St. Paul, MN 55116 (Summit Hill Crocus Hill)

This vintage soda/malt joint is a modern-day time machine, with marble counters, a 1950s soda fountain and a wall of candy jars. A trip here will make you wish you could re-elect Eisenhower to a third term.

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2. Amsterdam Bar & Hall 6 6th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102 (Downtown St Paul)

This rock music venue features a pair of bars and stages in a large warehouse space, and although you can't do most things here that you'd find in the Red Light District, it still has a distinct Dutch theme (minus thousands of people on bicycles).

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3. Burch 1933 Colfax Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Lowry Park)

James Beard-nominated chef Isaac Becker is behind this steakhouse-slash-pizzeria in Minneapolis. On the first floor, Burch Steakhouse serves an eclectic menu filled with raw bar options, prime beef and domestic Wagyu, and a variety of European-style dumplings. In the basement, the Pizza Bar bangs out Neapolitan-style pies from a white oak-fueled pizza oven. Every pizza comes with an exciting combination of toppings -- hey, there aren't many places you can get pizza topped with a lobster claw.

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4. World Street Kitchen 2743 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Uptown)

WSK offers a beautiful amalgam of global flavors that introduces Uptown diners to tastes of the Middle East, Asia, and the Mediterranean with additional American and Mexican influences, all in a fast-casual brick and mortar version of their food truck that started it all. “Fusion” menu items include Bangkok burritos, yum yum rice bowls, and the sweet onion stuffed falafel burger. It’s a family-run joint, and the Wadi family certainly has done an awful lot to progress food culture in the Twin Cities via its restaurants, food truck and cookbook.

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5. Nightingale 2551 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405 (Whittier)

This tapas-style restaurant in Whittier seats 75 in its homey, reclaimed space, complete with open brick walls and comfy blue leather booths. It serves up a variety of small and large sharable plates with American and European fare like lamb meatballs, chicken wings, halibut and burgers. What you don't want to share is the drink you order from the massive selection of sparkling wines and house cocktails or the handful of local draft beers.

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6. The Gray House 610 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Uptown)

You'll be pleased to know that the Gray House is named after its chef, Ian Gray, and not after the color of the food, its taste or the ambiance. Apt descriptions for those would be vibrant, fresh and comfortable, respectively.

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7. The Kenwood Restaurant 2115 W 21st St, Minneapolis, MN 55405 (Calhoun Isles)

Not to be confused with Kennywood, this resto has decidedly fewer roller coasters (pretty much none), isn't in Pennsylvania, and features way better meal options for brunch and dinner, served every day except for Monday, which they say is for "bacon prepping", i.e. the only acceptable excuse for being closed.

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8. Smack Shack 603 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (North Loop)

Previously, the seafood-centric fare from Smack Shack was only available out of a food truck, but now it's served up in a spacious warehouse setting with plenty of seats available that aren't a curb or roadside bench.

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9. Borough and Parlour 730 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (North Loop)

This dual-level North Loop establishment offers fine dining upstairs and a warm and comfortable lounge downstairs, providing you with a meal and a hangout all at one locale.

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10. Butcher & The Boar 1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

A deceptively large neighborhood noshery with wood stoves and penny-tiled floors dominated, Butcher puts equal emphasis on bourbon, beer, and shareable plates.

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11. Devil's Advocate 89 S 10th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)

40 expertly curated taps, root beer-glazed pork belly, and hands down the best cheesesteak in the Twin Cities? Cha-ching.

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12. The Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar 50 2nd Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401 (North Loop)

Upstairs, at the Bachelor Farmer, you'll find a friendly brick-and-wood restaurant offering a variety of organic dishes made with ingredients from its rooftop garden and other local growers, while downstairs is a dimly lit speakeasy with expertly crafted cocktails. There, at Marvel Bar, you'll want to order the signature cocktail, Oliveto, which features olive oil, egg white, lemon, Licor 43, and Gordon’s gin.

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13. Cafe Maude At Loring 1612 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)

Cafe Maude honors the spirit of "civilized leisure and civic responsibility" in the spot previously occupied by Nick & Eddie, serving up coal-fire staples and craft cocktails in an ambience flush with live music and chic decor.

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14. Ward 6 858 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130 (Payne Phalen)

This beer bar and eatery boasts a menu specifically with "food for drinking", as well as a load of other entree options for three squares a day, as well as a a drink menu with plenty-o-beers, adult milkshakes(!), and cocktails, which begs the question why Wards 1-5 even bother to compete.

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15. The French Hen Cafe 518 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102 (Summit University)

The French Hen is an upscale breakfast-and-lunch spot in Cathedral Hill that serves French-inflected comfort food to the denizens of Selby Ave. Expect American favorites with a touch of European flavor like praline pancakes, grilled cheese with gruyere and cheddar, and scrambled eggs with salmon and creme fraiche. The interior is bright and colorful with huge windows that encourage you to relax with a cup of coffee -- or a mimosa.

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16. Louis Ristorante & Bar 211 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102 (West Seventh)

This resto and bar sits on the third floor of Cossetta Alimentari and serves authentic Italian fare that will transport your tastebuds to the Boot, leaving the rest of you firmly planted two blocks away from the Xcel Center.

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17. Malabari 414 1/2 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 (West Bank)

This unique West Bank resto prepares a variety of Malabarian dishes that walk the line between traditional Indian and Thai food, proving that a fusion can be its own region, and not just a trendy menu style in the US.

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18. Rye Delicatessen 1930 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Uptown)

They say "this isn't your grandma's delicatessen" (which hopefully is true considering she claims to be at Bingo most nights), presumably because it's one part restaurant that dishes out quality sammies, one part grocery store, and one part bar that pours craft beers and wine, which grandma probably wouldn't approve of.

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19. The Blue Door Longfellow 3448 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (Longfellow)

The Blue Door is home of the Blucy, a legendary St. Paul burger that combines a pair of patties with a cornucopia of other ingredients, which depend on what style Blucy you order, and upon completion, will prompt you to light up a cigarette in satisfaction.

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20. Glam Doll Donuts 2605 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Whittier)

The first time you walk through the door of Glam Doll Donuts may be the last time in awhile you do so, considering you'll have to try more than one (7-8?) of their delicious confections, available in a number of sizes, shapes and flavors.

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21. Icehouse 2528 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404

This laid-back Whittier spot hosts live indie and jazz music acts daily in a two-story, polished industrial bar and restaurant (complete with plenty of large, comfy leather booths for the whole party). Head upstairs and watch the show, or stay downstairs for gourmet European and American fare like lobster gnocchi or a lamb platter. And it wouldn't be a real night at the Icehouse without going for one of their specialty cocktails or something from its massive top-shelf whiskey collection.

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22. Eat Street Social 18 West 26th St, Minneapolis, MN 55404 (Whittier)

Although they have quite a menu for brunch, lunch and dinner, Eat Street's real claim to fame are their drinkables, like their original soda fountain creations and their expertly concocted brunch booze and seasonal cocktails. For a more kitschy experience, hit up the Tiki Bar in the back for fruity, garnished drinks. Every day, Eat Street Social features different drink specials, so make frequent trips to this casual but elegant place to experience it all.

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23. Parka 4023 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (Longfellow)

Featuring locally-made decor and Midwestern comfort food, Parka is a modern take on a bakery/coffee shop/restaurant/drinkery.

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24. The Left-Handed Cook 920 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55407 (Powderhorn)

The Left-Handed Cook boasts a blend of comfort food, Asian flavors, and a dash of rock and roll that they're calling "new American country cooking".

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25. Northbound Smokehouse and Brewpub 2716 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (Powderhorn)

Regardless what direction you're heading, you need to go Northbound. This resto/on-site craft brewery churns out house-smoked meats for fresh sammies and offers a vast selection of brews to wash em' down, in a large and friendly environment complete with bar seating, tables and an outdoor patio for the warmer months.

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26. FIKA 2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407 (Phillips)

Since fika means "daily break", why not take the opportunity to do so in a place actually called FIKA! Located in the Nelson Cultural Center, this Nordic-inspired museum cafe is an award-winning lunch spot that serves up authentic Swedish fare, as well as an assortment of coffee, beer and wine.

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27. Pig & Fiddle 3808 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (Southwest)

After helping St. Paul see double for years, the man behind beeropolis Muddy Pig is now seeing twos himself with the opening of his first westside jam: Pig & Fiddle, which's stocking a mega-impressive suds stable in the former Pearson's 50th/France digs, and plating "rustic" eats amongst dark wood trimmings and a massive fireplace -- so yeah, get stoked.

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28. Red Cow 3624 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (Southwest)

The Red Cow on 50th Street specializes in fine burgers and specialty sandwiches, made with fresh ingredients and an inventive eye. The burger menu covers a wide range of proteins, always including grass-fed beef, but also including bison, turkey, lamb, and duck depending on availability. Toppings range from the expected (lettuce, cheese, etc) to the extreme (bone marrow, piquillo peppers), but the resulting concoctions are always juicy and delicious. Local Minneapolis beers (plus microbrews from around the country) are in heavy rotation at the bar, but you can also order from a selection of red and white wines, curated specially by the owner.

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29. The Lynn On Bryant 5003 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419 (Southwest)

The L on B offers a 28-seat dining room and a 30-seat cafe, and serves up American-style grub in a rustic, yet modern setting in Southwest Minny.

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30. The Harriet Brasserie 2724 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (Southwest)

If you've ever wanted to dine on American cuisine with Brazilian and French influences, made by a chef who grows all of his own produce, while you're in in a historic firehouse in the heart of Linden Hills, it's a good bet the Harriet Brasserie is your only option.

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31. Northeast Palace 2500 4th St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418 (Northeast)

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and apparently, so are palaces. But what this dive bar lacks in actual palace-ness, it makes up for in delicious deep-fried awesomeness. And to be fair, no one can disagree it's in Northeast Minneapolis.

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32. New Bohemia Wurst + BierHaus 233 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414 (Northeast)

It doesn't get any better for beer (bier?) and sausage (wurst?) lovers than New Bohemia, except for, you know, Germany. This place pours more than 60 brews and is always cooking up a variety of sausages and other beer hall-esque grub.

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33. Indeed Brewing Company 711 15th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 (Northeast)

Indeed is all about community from the fun-loving feel of its warehouse taproom and charming patio to its dedication to community outreach. There are frequently events going on like festivals with food and music to simple flight nights where you can sample some of the beers ranging from the hoppy flagship Midnight Ryder black IPA, to the highly drinkable Session Sour #3, to the formidable specialty Rum King imperial stout. Indeed hosts a rotating list of food trucks so that you can soak up those higher ABV beers with the likes of O’Cheeze’s gourmet grilled cheeses. Pro tip: it has a handy beer calendar on its website so you can easily tell when seasonal beers will be on tap.

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34. Republic 221 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 (Downtown)

With more than 30 reasonably priced brews on draught, 30-foot oak bar, and gastropub-quality food, Republic will find its way into your heart quicker than its gastropub-quality food.

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35. Marin Restaurant & Bar 901 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)

With a luxurious interior, an extensive cocktail menu and a brunch menu specifically for cheat days, this central-city pick inside The Chambers Hotel, is a surefire way to treat yourself. Brunch is packed with classic like breakfast tacos and biscuits and gravy, and lunch and dinner features inventive gourmet dishes like BBQ salmon and duck breast with sweet potato gnocchi. The real star of this show, however, is the bar, which serves specialty gin and tonic (the tonic of which is made in-house).

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36. Mason's Restaurant & Barre 528 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (Downtown)

What once was a Masonic temple is now an American resto with affordable eats and a slew of beer-tails that will almost definitely have you lounging in your very-non-secret-society robe tomorrow to recover.

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37. The Buttered Tin 237 7th St E, St. Paul, MN 55101 (Downtown St Paul)

St. Paul bakery and lunch spot that's slinging homemade Ho Hos and Twinkies.

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38. Morrissey's Irish Pub 913 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Uptown)

Morrissey's Irish pub is a great place to go if you are looking for some authentic Irish whiskey. Here you can also enjoy great live music, Irish-inspired snacks, and a friendly and knowledgeable bar staff. We highly recommend stopping by Morrissey's for a pint when you are in uptown Minneapolis.

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39. Bluestem Bar & Table 2610 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Uptown)

The table-service sister shop that's nested within French Meadow Bakery.

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40. Spill The Wine 901 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (Uptown)

Spill The Wine's Uptown location is totally different from its former Washington Ave digs: it's bigger and more open, the menu is almost entirely retooled, and it's just a generally cooler wine bar (which is totally better than a generally wine-cooler bar, by the way).

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41. Eat Street Buddha Kitchen & Lounge 2550 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404 (Whittier)

Housed in Thom Pham's former Eat St joint Azia, Buddha's a late-night delicious Asian fusion spot pouring awesome 'tails.

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42. Town Hall Lanes 5019 34th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417 (Nokomis)

A craft beer and food resto with a bowling alley from the dudes behind Town Hall Brewery.

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43. Terzo 2221 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55410 (Southwest)

Terzo Vino Bar is not only one of the best Italian restaurants in Minneapolis, but it’s also one of the best spots for a glass of wine in all of Minnesota. With a cellar holding over 1,000 bottles of 300 different selections, the wine list updates often, allowing you to become well-versed in the Italian way of wine. Plus, it’s reasonably priced (by-the-glass options for just $10-$15), which is perfect because Terzo’s also has some great food that screams to be paired with a decent glass of vino. Expertly prepared dishes include duck egg with sautéed king trumpet and beech mushrooms and a prosciutto-wrapped pork loin with fingerling potatoes and dandelion greens.

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44. Rincon 38 3801 Grand Ave, Minneapolis, MN (Southwest)

You know how completely unremarkable Rincon #39 -- the former Twins middle reliever -- was? Well, Rincon 38 is the exact opposite: an explosive Kingfield tapas joint from the fella who brought you Cafe Ena and El Meson.

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45. Hello Pizza 3904 Sunnyside Rd, Edina, MN 55424 (Southwest)

Hello Pizza is the NY slice-style sister concept to local fave Pizzeria Lola. Successfully combining possibly America's most popular greeting with possibly America's most popular eating, this counter service spot is the place if you're looking for that New York-style crust and some quality sauce and cheese.

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46. Pig Ate My Pizza 4154 W Broadway Ave, Robbinsdale, MN 55422

This pizzeria started by the gang at molecular gastronomy hotspot Travail is known for its gourmet, porchetta filled pies. The namesake Piggy Pie is a must-try for local foodies: the gloriously doughy pizza contains an incredible amount of pork on a thick, buttery brioche crust. It’s as delicious as it sounds. Run, don't walk to this one.

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47. Kings Wine Bar 4555 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419 (Southwest)

A wine and craft food bar in Minneapolis's Kingfield neighborhood.

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