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Restaurants Offering Late Night Dining

508 Bar and Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Casual
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
The 508 is downtown is one of Minneapolis’s most upbeat and energetic dining and drinking experience. This two level venue features casual, contemporary cuisine, signature wines, your choice of 24 tap beers, or one of their famous martinis. Whether you are out for an after work drink, dinner with friends, or dancing the night away, the 508 is the place for you! . . . more

American Burger Bar - menu, address, hours

Burger Bar
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown, St. Paul - Downtown
Each American Burger Bar location has a comfortable timeless feel combined with great food and friendly staff.Try one of their Chef Burgers or ask for help to build your own burger creation. American Burger Bar is the place to unleash your burger passion in downtown St. Paul, downtown Minneapolis and St. Joseph by St. Cloud. They specialize in handcrafted burgers, dinners, gourmet salads and fresh spun shakes and malts. They also carry national and regional beers. American Burger Bar is a . . . more

Axel's - menu, address, hours

Location(s): Chanhassen, Mendota, Roseville
These upscale classic style restaurants feature exceptionally high quality American cuisine; steaks, fish, pastas and salads served in a beautiful setting by experienced “guest friendly” staff. In addition to the general menu our chef prepares delicious features daily which are designed to tempt the most discerning diner. Bar service is traditional and creative. Guests often describe Axel’s Restaurants as the “Cheers” of the Twin Cities area. Lunch and dinner are served daily, plus brunch on Sundays. . . . more

Barrio Tequila Bar / Cocina del Barrio - menu, address, hours

Tequila Bar
Location(s): Edina - Downtown/50th & France, Minneapolis - Downtown, St. Paul - Downtown
"Our focus is chef driven Latin cuisine that always uses the best ingredients available. Our menu is designed to change so that we can serve the freshest, local, natural, and sustainable ingredients whenever possible". With a sultry and hip Latin-theme bar atmosphere, Barrio was an instant success.Located in downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina and mobile vending via "the truck". Private Dining and/or Event Space is available at each location. . . . more

Chiang Mai Thai - menu, address, hours

Thai
Location(s): Minneapolis - Uptown
Welcome! Chiang Mai Thai invites you to come in and relax while we send your taste buds on an exotic vacation. Here you can enjoy wonderful Thai food in a setting that mirrors the beauty of Thailand. We offer a full bar along with an amazing and affordable wine list. And our service reflects the reputation of Thailand as the “Land of Smiles.”Chiang Mai Thai also offers a private dining area. This inviting space includes its own bar and lounge and is the perfect place for large groups, parties . . . more

Cooper Pub & Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Irish Pub
Location(s): St. Louis Park
Cooper introduces old-world European elegance to a warm, friendly atmosphere, offering both traditional pub fare and wee plates to share. You’ll be enveloped in Irish hospitality from the moment you walk in the door – a member of Cara Irish Pubs, the mission “to give every guest an experience so they cannot wait to come back” is clear in every detail. With darts, billiards, free wi-fi and plenty of people-watching, Cooper provides the perfect setting for everything from a quick business lunch to . . . more

Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Live Music and Contemporary Fine Dining
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
Dedicated to providing exceptional food along with world-renowned music, the Dakota offers award winning American cuisine blending fresh local ingredients and global flavors. Fine and casual selections offer delicious options for every budget. Dine and relax while taking in exceptional live music, or drop by for a glass of wine or signature martini. Summer patio and year round late night music offers something for everyone.“The most comfortable jazz club in the world for musicians and patrons.” . . . more

Fuji Ya - menu, address, hours

Japanese
Location(s): St. Paul - Downtown, Minneapolis - Lyn/Lake
Welcome to Fuji Ya, Minneapolis’ first Japanese restaurant. Established in 1959, Fuji Ya is Minnesota’s first choice in authentic Japanese cuisine. Featuring the finest sushi, an extensive sake list, full bar and mouth-watering traditional favorites like Tempura and Sukiyaki. The sushi bar is a wonderful place to interact with the chefs and features an eclectic atmosphere. Or, if you prefer, the Zashiki rooms provide a relaxing traditional feel. . . . more

Gold Nugget - menu, address, hours

Tavern & Grill
Location(s): Minnetonka
The Gold Nugget is Back! Remember the Original Gold Nugget Burger, Fries or Onion Rings with an Ice Cold Beer and friendly atmosphere? Relive the taste and atmosphere in our same great location with a brand new look! We have taken great care in creating our new menu so that it pleases our patrons and keeps with the old tradition of hand-crafted items. The Gold Nugget features Signature Burgers, Sandwiches, BBQ Ribs, and much more. Also check out our reclaimed 1880's bar with 20 taps of seasonal . . . more

Hell's Kitchen - menu, address, hours

Award-winning BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
Unequivocally the most surprising underground restaurant and bar in the Twin Cities, Hell’s Kitchen is a chef-owned,critically acclaimed independent restaurantin the heart of downtown Minneapolis.Join us...kids VERY welcome...for somedamn good food and drinks. Find out for yourself why Gourmet Magazine and Roadfood.com have raved aboutHell’s Kitchen.  . . . more

Honey - menu, address, hours

New American
Location(s): Minneapolis - Northeast
Honey…the sweet spot! Honey is a hidden treasure in Northeast Minneapolis. As you descend into the warm, candle-lit entry, you will know you have discovered something special. The bar glows, the food shines, the music sings, and the drinks glisten. Intimate tables and sensual food make Honey a perfect date spot, while the lounge is great place for groups of friends to rendezvous. . . . more

Houlihan's - menu, address, hours

Location(s): Chanhassen, Maple Grove, Richfield, Eagan
Houlihan's Restaurant and Bar made its debut in MN in 1997 and continues to revel in offering a full circle of both dining and drinks with a conventional flare. Our fresh dishes are created with care from recipes that covet a modern twist on traditional faves so they satisfy every appetite, every time. Houlihan's is stylishly comfortable and offers genuine hospitality from a service team carbonated with both fun and good taste. . . . more

Jensen's Supper Club - menu, address, hours

Supper Club
Location(s): Eagan
Jensen’s Supper Club was born with the idea that Supper Clubs belonged to the community. The 40’s and 50’s were the glory eras for Supper Clubs and they evoked a sense of occasion. It was a special place to celebrate with your family. Jensen’s Supper Club pursues this mission. A place not merely to dine, but to celebrate! . . . more

Joe Senser's - menu, address, hours

Sports Bar
Location(s): Bloomington, Roseville
Joe Senser's Restaurant & Sports Theater is the best place to come for Big TV's. Big Food, & Big Fun! 15 gourmet sirloin burgers including the Tillamook Cheddar & Bacon, Egghead Benedict, Crazy Elvis & Brushetta Burger. For something even more exotic, try the C U Later Alligator burger or the Florida Grouper Burger! For the extremist, try "The Beast" over 6 1/2 pounds of food! Joe Senser's has been ranked in the top 20 by Sports Illustrated and ESPN's First Take as one of "The Best Sports Bars . . . more

Local Irish Pub - menu, address, hours

Irish Pub
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
Every town in Ireland has one – “the local”, the residents’ favorite pub and the indisputable epicenter of town. The pub is the heart of Irish social life, where friends and neighbors gather to swap stories, spread news and share pints. Minneapolis’s namesake sits on the corner of 10th and Nicollet Mall, offering an ideal spot to grab a quick lunch, after-work drink, post-theater meal, or weekend brunch. Take a seat at a picture-window bar ledge or patio table to watch the world go by and indulge . . . more

Loop Bar and Restaurant - menu, address, hours

Casual Bar and Restaurant
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
The Loop is an upbeat casual bar and restaurant featuring American Cuisine with a little flare. The restaurant features Minneapolis’s longest bar and large custom booths that seat 4-15 people. This bar + restaurant is an ideal venue for a lunch or dinner function and was recently quoted as Minneapolis’s best party bar . . . more

McCormick & Schmick's - menu, address, hours

Seafood - Casual Fine Dining
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown, Edina - France Avenue
Renowned as The SEAFOOD AUTHORITY – daily printed menus offering large varieties of seafood, featuring freshly prepared items. The restaurant located off Nicollet Mall, caters to social and business outings with classic-traditional dining in an unpretentious, friendly atmosphere. Private dining space is available. McCormick & Schmick’s restaurants are known for lively bars built on tradition mixology, offering hand-mixed drinks using only fresh-squeezed juices. . . . more

Pizza Luce - menu, address, hours

Pizza
Location(s): St. Paul - Selby Avenue, Minneapolis - Franklin & Lyndale, Minneapolis - Lyn/Lake, Hopkins, Minneapolis - Downtown
At Pizza Lucé, we take great pride in the quality of our food. We believe that good food comes from fresh ingredients, original recipes & happy cooks. We are strongly dedicated to maintaining the diversity of vegetarian & vegan alternatives on our menu ...(along with the carnivorous items as well, of course!)Pizza Lucé is equally committed to the quality of our work environment. We consider the longevity of service by many of our staff members to be a testament to that fact. We also believe . . . more

Rinata - menu, address, hours

Italian Cucina
Location(s): Minneapolis - Uptown
Visit Rinata Restaurant on Hennepin Avenue for a piece of Italy. From the fresh house made pasta to our signature wine list and cocktails, Rinata will be the destination for your next Italian experience. Even for a casual night out or a romantic evening we promise to make your visit unforgettable. . . . more

Roasted Pear - menu, address, hours

Location(s): Burnsville
Warm. Sweet. Delicious. Roasted Pear is a family owned, full service bar and restaurant in Burnsville, Minnesota. Often described as both elegant and casual, rustic and refined, the menu offers sophisticated salads, appetizers and brick-oven pizzas along with hearty pastas and meaty ribs and steaks. You won't go away unsatisfied. Especially if you order dessert! Roasted Pear is perfect for a business lunch, a special occasion dinner or a warm family brunch. Great options for kids and . . . more

Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery - menu, address, hours

Brew Pub
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery has been a part of the vibrant Hennepin Theatre District in Downtown Minneapolis since 1993. We are proud to feature fresh, handcrafted beers brewed onsite from recipes unique to Rock Bottom Minneapolis. Our menu takes classic American fare such as burgers or chicken fried chicken and tweaks them just right with our secret brewhouse recipes to create original signature dishes. We also offer an eclectic menu of favorites ranging from steaks and pastas to our famous . . . more

Rudolphs Bar-B-Que - menu, address, hours

Casual Neighborhood BBQ
Location(s): Minneapolis - Franklin & Lyndale
The scene at Rudolphs is legendary! Rudolphs has been the Twin Cities most honored bar-b-que producer for over 30 years and twice named Best Ribs in America. This family owned and operated restaurant delivers unrivaled spare ribs that are hand-rubbed with spices and slow cooked in a custom pit and the creamy cole slaw is almost as famous as the ribs. . . . more

Santorini - menu, address, hours

Greek
Location(s): Eden Prairie
The Nicklow Brothers are legendary in the Twin Cities for the best in American Cuisine and Greek Classics. This year, their popular Santorini Taverna has moved to Eden Prairie with the 2nd generation opening the doors to welcome guests in double the space. They have a beautiful new bar & dining room with enchanting dual fireplaces, a great selection of cocktails, beer and wine and an amazing outdoor summer deck. Santorini is known for hosting "live" entertainment Thursday thru Saturday, with a . . . more

Spill the Wine - menu, address, hours

American Cuisine/Continental Influences
Location(s): Minneapolis - Downtown
spill the wine is located in the theatre district on 11th ave & washington ave s. we are a wine bar offering regional wine, liquor and craft beer. our menu is small and shared plate inspired. parking is located in the rear of the building after 6pm weekdays and all hours on the weekend. there are several parking meters within walking distance and valet is available during special events. the menu changes seasonally. we offer sustainable and local ingredients when possible, otherwise . . . more

Sunset's - menu, address, hours

Casual
Location(s): Wayzata, Woodbury
Sunsets, a tradition of Lake Minnetonka since 1988, is located on beautiful and historic Wayzata Bay. Lake viewing includes the Lake Minnetonka yachting and sailing scene, beautiful blue waters and great people watching! Don't forget, you can warm up next to our fireplace on those chilly evenings. . . . more

WA Frost - menu, address, hours

Upscale Dining, Bar/Lounge
Location(s): St. Paul - Downtown, St. Paul - Grand Avenue, St. Paul - Selby Avenue, St. Paul
W. A. Frost lies in the heart of the historic Cathedral Hill District. It has incomparable ambiance and rare old world character, showcasing antiques, wood-burning fireplaces, oil paintings and the European-style garden patio. The menus change seasonally and are inspired by seasonal ingredients from both local farmers and markets abroad. . . . more


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