Pizzeria Lola is charming, intimate and quirky, making it the perfect place for a one-of-a-kind date night. Inside, you will find a disco ball and photo booth, making this a date that's about more than just the pizza - although the pies are pretty noteworthy as well. Try the Korean BBQ or Sweet Sausage pizzas to get a taste of Pizzeria Lola's eclectically brilliant recipes.
Cossetta is a comfortable, cozy and beloved Italian restaurant located in the heart of St. Paul. This family-friendly eatery specializes in delicious and classic pizza, such as cheese and pepperoni, and more decorated pies with up to four toppings. The menu also boasts sandwiches and a wide variety of pastas, making Cossetta the definitive destination for all of your Italian carbohydrate cravings.
You will not find pool tables or live music, or even food, at this neighborhood bar. You will find, however, that unlike its moniker, Grumpy's Bar is a nice, friendly place to meet for a drink and converse with friends. The TV is normally tuned to a sports channel but the bartender will take channel change requests if the other patrons do not mind. Or opt to pass the time with a game of darts. The beer is always cold and you will find a good selection on tap or in bottle form. Cocktails, wine and soft drinks are also served. There are two other locations in the Minneapolis metropolitan area.
Lotus is one of the most popular Vietnamese restaurants in the city. The curry chicken is scrumptious and one of the yummiest appetizers here is the cream-cheese wanton. The interiors are simple yet charming, it is bright and clean with modern decor. Dishes to try include the beef stew pho; the stir-fry beef with broccoli; and the chicken pad-thai (prepared with a Vietnamese twist.) Go ahead and treat yourself to a simply wonderful Asian meal.
Hop on to Izzy's Ice Cream if you are craving for some delectable ice creams. A part of the frachise of the same name, this ice cream parlor is known for offering various flavors of ice creams. You can choose from the regular chocolate, vanilla flavors to satiate your sweet-tooth cravings or go for something exotic like the pumpkin ice cream. In case you are feeling a little more indulgent, try their signature Bon Bon, Peppermint, Salted Caramel, Nut Crazy flavors. All in all, Izzy's Ice Cream is a must-go-to place for all the dessert lovers.
If you are a lover of ice cream, you will definitely want to check this place out. The creamerie serves a variety of ice creams, ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, floats and shakes. Their signature ice cream is a blend of condensed milk, regular milk and goat milk which are blended together to create a unique and rich combination. Try out flavors like Fishing Blues, Pikachu, Turkish Coffee Toffee and Toasted Coconut.
Hi-Lo Diner is based in a vintage structure with characteristics typical to that of a bustling diner. Staying true to its nature, it serves diner food, however, with a little bit of Hi-Lo creativity. The menu is composed of items like Quack of Dawn- a Hi-Lo variant of Egg Benedict, American breakfast plate, fluffy pancakes, Mac N cheese and some delicious pies like Pie Caramba. Along with these sumptuous meals, it features beverages which includes cocktails, wines and beers on tap.
Surly Brewing Co. is counted among the most renowned breweries in the city. The brews from here, that have garnered a lot of praise include, Coffee Bender, Furious, Surly Hell and many others. The brewery is one of the best in the city, providing tours to all beer enthusiasts, giving a detailed account on how their delicious beer is prepared. There is a restaurant housed within the campus of the brewery, offering sandwiches, pretzels, BBQ dishes as well as toothsome desserts. Take time out to visit Surly Brewing Co. and spend time relishing some of the best beers, in town.
Delighting locals and travelers with their quintessential Latin menu, Cafe Racer Kitchen is a great spot to spend a lazy afternoon. The restaurant has a warm and welcoming ambiance with ample of seating spaces that can easily accommodate families and friends. The patio is especially endearing as it is here that you can devour empanada, chimichurri laden steaks, Columbian-style pulled pork and many other dishes under the cool shade of tall trees. Eclectic beers from local breweries are available to wash down these delectable dishes.
A perfect place for quick bites. Annie's Parlor is a small but one of its kind joint existing since long. Serving American contemporary specialties, the parlor is very popular for its delicious hamburgers and home made fries. Also, this kid-friendly restaurant is adored for its patio dining as well as its wonderful terrace views. Besides, Annie's Parlor also has a full-fledged malt shop. So when it is all about malts and burgers, you surely cannot afford to miss this place.
Al's Breakfast may be small, but there is a reason why the locals of Minneapolis wait in long lines to experience the breakfast and brunch. With a charming interior consisting of bar stools and Christmas lights on the walls, it's not hard to fall in love with the warm ambiance and food. Rich buttermilk pancakes studded with real blueberries, freshly made waffles and crispy hash browns are the definite favorites.
Black Sea Restaurant is a family-run, family-friendly restaurant which opened its doors in the year 2000. The eatery offers authentic Mediterranean and Turkish dishes. The menu consists of variety of appetizers, fresh salads, chicken and beef kebab preparations and doner sandwiches. Their gyros also come highly recommended as is the borek and the doner kebob. The decor here is simple and does not distract one from the delicious, exotic food that is served here.