Guidebook for Minneapolis

Mitch And Emily
Guidebook for Minneapolis

Food Scene

Milton's is a fantastic local eatery. Soul food, American eats, wine & beer offered in a relaxed space with a couch & free WiFi.
7 yerel halk öneriyor
Milton's
3545 Douglas Drive North
7 yerel halk öneriyor
Milton's is a fantastic local eatery. Soul food, American eats, wine & beer offered in a relaxed space with a couch & free WiFi.
Restaurant is walking distance and owned by a local couple. Offering Traditional Vietnamese, Chinese & Thai dishes are the focus at this contemporary mainstay.
Gion Restaurant
9418 36th Avenue North
Restaurant is walking distance and owned by a local couple. Offering Traditional Vietnamese, Chinese & Thai dishes are the focus at this contemporary mainstay.
Walk to Caribou for your caffeine fix!
Caribou Coffee
9420 36th Avenue North
Walk to Caribou for your caffeine fix!
Serving up some casual seafood and drinks - it is a welcomed spot after your hike through the falls! They have outdoor seating or grab your food and make a picnic in the park!
72 yerel halk öneriyor
Sea Salt
4825 Minnehaha Avenue
72 yerel halk öneriyor
Serving up some casual seafood and drinks - it is a welcomed spot after your hike through the falls! They have outdoor seating or grab your food and make a picnic in the park!
Vibrant, light-filled eatery, serving sandwiches & flatbreads, in a calm setting, with a courtyard.
44 yerel halk öneriyor
Aster Cafe
125 Mainstreet Southeast
44 yerel halk öneriyor
Vibrant, light-filled eatery, serving sandwiches & flatbreads, in a calm setting, with a courtyard.
Nothing fancy here - but if you love breakfast this is the place for you! The best greasy spoon type breakfast in the metro - unlimited coffee refills! Get the Huevos Rancheros - my personal fav.
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Fat Nat's Eggs
3540 Winnetka Avenue North
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Nothing fancy here - but if you love breakfast this is the place for you! The best greasy spoon type breakfast in the metro - unlimited coffee refills! Get the Huevos Rancheros - my personal fav.
A fun iconic place to sit on the patio and overlook the Mississippi River. It has a fun tiki-theme atmosphere serving up American food, pizza, and specialty drinks.
69 yerel halk öneriyor
Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge
1900 Marshall Street Northeast
69 yerel halk öneriyor
A fun iconic place to sit on the patio and overlook the Mississippi River. It has a fun tiki-theme atmosphere serving up American food, pizza, and specialty drinks.
If you look "mom and pop shop" up in the dictionary, their picture would be there. The shop may not look like much from the outside, or inside for that matter, but you're not there for the ambiance. You're there for the donuts! They sell out quickly so best come early.
Valley Pastries
2570 Hillsboro Ave N
If you look "mom and pop shop" up in the dictionary, their picture would be there. The shop may not look like much from the outside, or inside for that matter, but you're not there for the ambiance. You're there for the donuts! They sell out quickly so best come early.
HAVE BREAKFAST...... Here have a BIG breakfast. Part of the fun of a Good Day outing is coming when half the world has the same idea...on weekends . Then, the vast parking lot is full, there's a line out the door...there's a line snaking around the waiting area and you can hardly hear yourself talk. Is the breakfast worth all this? Most people think so...we think so too. MENU: Large with long lists of usual breakfast fare and then some more. "Eggs bene" with lots of variations. Here the "bene" sauce is done correctly and they are smooth and tasty. Bacons and sausages in all shapes and forms are equally good. Kids will LOVE all the waffles and pancakes with "fixings" ...and their parents will add in one or two pancakes ...say the pecan or banana.. to their egg order. SPECIALS HERE: The huge cinnamon buns, and breakfast bar items. Juices of all sorts with fizz or fuzz to wake you up. A complete bar with wine/beer makes a breakfast a brunch. SERVICE: Fast and cheerful and very accurate. It seems like staff are used to special orders of extras and "hold the...". Their got our order right in all details
8 yerel halk öneriyor
Good Day Cafe
5410 Wayzata Blvd
8 yerel halk öneriyor
HAVE BREAKFAST...... Here have a BIG breakfast. Part of the fun of a Good Day outing is coming when half the world has the same idea...on weekends . Then, the vast parking lot is full, there's a line out the door...there's a line snaking around the waiting area and you can hardly hear yourself talk. Is the breakfast worth all this? Most people think so...we think so too. MENU: Large with long lists of usual breakfast fare and then some more. "Eggs bene" with lots of variations. Here the "bene" sauce is done correctly and they are smooth and tasty. Bacons and sausages in all shapes and forms are equally good. Kids will LOVE all the waffles and pancakes with "fixings" ...and their parents will add in one or two pancakes ...say the pecan or banana.. to their egg order. SPECIALS HERE: The huge cinnamon buns, and breakfast bar items. Juices of all sorts with fizz or fuzz to wake you up. A complete bar with wine/beer makes a breakfast a brunch. SERVICE: Fast and cheerful and very accurate. It seems like staff are used to special orders of extras and "hold the...". Their got our order right in all details
Acclaimed spot offering an eclectic menu of elevated comfort fare for dinner & late-night dining.
27 yerel halk öneriyor
112 Eatery
112 North 3rd Street
27 yerel halk öneriyor
Acclaimed spot offering an eclectic menu of elevated comfort fare for dinner & late-night dining.
Cozy hangout decked out in muted hues & stainless steel serves up a French-inspired menu.
34 yerel halk öneriyor
Spoon and Stable
211 North 1st Street
34 yerel halk öneriyor
Cozy hangout decked out in muted hues & stainless steel serves up a French-inspired menu.
Eco-conscious cafe in a historic venue serving Nordic-influenced fare using local, organic products
24 yerel halk öneriyor
The Bachelor Farmer
200 North 2nd Avenue
24 yerel halk öneriyor
Eco-conscious cafe in a historic venue serving Nordic-influenced fare using local, organic products
Polished American eatery providing creative takes on Midwestern home cooking, plus weekend brunch. Go for brunch and try the Ropa Vieja!
Haute Dish
119 North Washington Avenue
Polished American eatery providing creative takes on Midwestern home cooking, plus weekend brunch. Go for brunch and try the Ropa Vieja!
From the owners of Psycho Suzi's comes Betty Dangers, a cheeky prepster haven. The menu is Mexican-gone-East Coast, but the amenities are where it's at: A mini-golf course weaves through the restaurant and a dining car ferris wheel stands outside.
74 yerel halk öneriyor
Betty Danger's Country Club
2501 Marshall Street Northeast
74 yerel halk öneriyor
From the owners of Psycho Suzi's comes Betty Dangers, a cheeky prepster haven. The menu is Mexican-gone-East Coast, but the amenities are where it's at: A mini-golf course weaves through the restaurant and a dining car ferris wheel stands outside.
The pulled smoked pork and chicken are very good, both smoky and firm and not soupy and Crock-Pot-evoking the way they are at lesser spots. The potato chips are handmade and served warm in paper bags, the way they probably are in heaven.
Q fanatic Artisan BBQ
6009 Nicollet Ave S
The pulled smoked pork and chicken are very good, both smoky and firm and not soupy and Crock-Pot-evoking the way they are at lesser spots. The potato chips are handmade and served warm in paper bags, the way they probably are in heaven.
Year after year, this James Beard Award–winning spot known for being a solid night out has been putting up plates of dry, filled, and fresh pastas like none other. Chef/owner Isaac Becker and his wife, Nancy St. Pierre, haven’t messed with what they know people want, namely pillowy gnocchi with cauliflower served by an expertly trained staff in a dark clubhouse that sets the tone for the North Loop. Great Plate: So elemental, the signature smoked spaghetti alla chitarra with brown butter and lobster reminds us why we keep coming back.
56 yerel halk öneriyor
Bar La Grassa
800 North Washington Avenue
56 yerel halk öneriyor
Year after year, this James Beard Award–winning spot known for being a solid night out has been putting up plates of dry, filled, and fresh pastas like none other. Chef/owner Isaac Becker and his wife, Nancy St. Pierre, haven’t messed with what they know people want, namely pillowy gnocchi with cauliflower served by an expertly trained staff in a dark clubhouse that sets the tone for the North Loop. Great Plate: So elemental, the signature smoked spaghetti alla chitarra with brown butter and lobster reminds us why we keep coming back.

Essentials

Because, you always need something from Target! :)
Target
4175 Vinewood Lane North
Because, you always need something from Target! :)
If you haven't experienced Trader Joe's, you need to go! One of our favorites!
Trader Joe's
11220 Wayzata Boulevard
If you haven't experienced Trader Joe's, you need to go! One of our favorites!
Love our new HyVee located almost within walking distance from our home! It's a grocery store known for it's quality products and reasonable prices. It has GREAT produce and the grab-and go stations are really good too!
Hy-Vee
8200 42nd Ave N
Love our new HyVee located almost within walking distance from our home! It's a grocery store known for it's quality products and reasonable prices. It has GREAT produce and the grab-and go stations are really good too!
A gym that offers a indoor track, workout machines, classes, pool, sauna and steam room. You need a membership to enter but tell them you are moving to the area and are potentially interested in joining - they might hook you up with a free week trial.
Life Time
4239 Winnetka Avenue North
A gym that offers a indoor track, workout machines, classes, pool, sauna and steam room. You need a membership to enter but tell them you are moving to the area and are potentially interested in joining - they might hook you up with a free week trial.

Sightseeing

Hit the trails or see the beautiful gardens. If you're up for it - Theo Wirth also connects to more lakes around Minneapolis
47 yerel halk öneriyor
Theodore Wirth Regional Park
1301 Theodore Wirth Parkway
47 yerel halk öneriyor
Hit the trails or see the beautiful gardens. If you're up for it - Theo Wirth also connects to more lakes around Minneapolis
A nice walk from our home. We like to frequently go for after dinner walks around the lake!
Northwood Parkway
A nice walk from our home. We like to frequently go for after dinner walks around the lake!
Great park with multiple hiking trails good for people of all ages. Several bridges with scenic views of Minnehaha Falls. Also, be sure to grab a picnic lunch at Sea Salt.
304 yerel halk öneriyor
Minnehaha Falls
304 yerel halk öneriyor
Great park with multiple hiking trails good for people of all ages. Several bridges with scenic views of Minnehaha Falls. Also, be sure to grab a picnic lunch at Sea Salt.
One of our favorite dates! We walk the bridge before or after dinner and take in the beautiful skyline of Minneapolis!
77 yerel halk öneriyor
Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge
100 Portland Avenue
77 yerel halk öneriyor
One of our favorite dates! We walk the bridge before or after dinner and take in the beautiful skyline of Minneapolis!
See the iconic, Cherry & Spoon!
121 yerel halk öneriyor
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
725 Vineland Place
121 yerel halk öneriyor
See the iconic, Cherry & Spoon!

Entertainment & Activities

The zoo and the beautiful conservatory are a fun trip! You don't have to dedicate an entire day to it, so it makes a nice weekend diversion. The price is right as it's free!
145 yerel halk öneriyor
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Drive
145 yerel halk öneriyor
The zoo and the beautiful conservatory are a fun trip! You don't have to dedicate an entire day to it, so it makes a nice weekend diversion. The price is right as it's free!
Catch at Twins Game at the new Target Field! We are not avid baseball fans, but the ballpark, the setting, even the food, makes this place a gem. We love this place!
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Target Field Station
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Catch at Twins Game at the new Target Field! We are not avid baseball fans, but the ballpark, the setting, even the food, makes this place a gem. We love this place!

Arts & Culture

Great place to see in the city! The exhibits are are ever-changing and interesting. Also, a free activity!
211 yerel halk öneriyor
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 3rd Avenue South
211 yerel halk öneriyor
Great place to see in the city! The exhibits are are ever-changing and interesting. Also, a free activity!

Shopping

....because it's Costco. Plus, you don't need a membership for the liquor store!
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Costco Wholesale
5801 West 16th Street
6 yerel halk öneriyor
....because it's Costco. Plus, you don't need a membership for the liquor store!

Parks & Nature

Rentals are available at the address to rent Kayaks or Canoes. Take a spin around Lake Calhoun or work your way up to the Lake of the Isles and take in the beautiful homes. Bring a cooler and a snack!
3000 E Calhoun Pkwy
3000 E Calhoun Pkwy
Rentals are available at the address to rent Kayaks or Canoes. Take a spin around Lake Calhoun or work your way up to the Lake of the Isles and take in the beautiful homes. Bring a cooler and a snack!
Lake Harriet recalls a bygone era, a sort of vacationland idyll. Enjoy a night of music at the bandshell and soak up the simplicity of summer at its best.
4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Lake Harriet recalls a bygone era, a sort of vacationland idyll. Enjoy a night of music at the bandshell and soak up the simplicity of summer at its best.