Featured on the Travel Channel's Man vs. Food, Brasa offers classic American favorites with a twist. Try the Creole Style Rotisserie Chicken or the Spicy and Sweet Braised Beef. Brasa also features a decent selection of beverages, including cane sugar sweetened sodas. If you're having a hard time deciding what to order, try one of the combination plates, which includes a "sides only" plate. Brasa is definitely an excellent choice for all the carnivores in the Minneapolis area.
Masu Sushi & Robata is one of the favorites for Japanese and vegetarian cuisines in the area. The ambiance is lively and trendy. You will definitely not want to miss the sushi here. Some of the items you could try are Omakase sushi, pork belly ramen, tonkatsu curry ramen and the firecracker sushi roll. Pair a glass of wine with whatever delectable dish you choose. They also offer a selection of gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options for those with dietary restrictions.
Nothing beats the combination of fresh, healthy American food and an array of American beverages and drinks specials. Icehouse, which is a deli located in Whitter, offers just that and much more for the fun loving foodies. The atmosphere is casual and friendly, just what you'd expect from a deli. However, the popularity of this eatery is due to the range of scrumptious delights which are made exquisitely from scratch by the expert chef. This includes the small plates delicacies like foie gras burgers and scallops, as well as the special brunch items like Po Boy sandwiches and pastrami and eggs. In the end, you can wash it down with the drinks specials like Mothership Rita and Butterfly Kiss, or a glass of Cedar Ridge Bourbon or George Dickel 12 year from its splendid whiskey bar. Jazz and rock bands pack a punch with their performances every night, so make sure you reserve your table at Icehouse in the evening, to enjoy a satisfying American meal.
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.
One of the most beloved and festive restaurants in downtown Minneapolis, Butcher and The Boar brings delicious modern American cuisine to the table. With dishes such as the lobster mac n cheese, stuffed jalapeno poppers and Wild Key West Rock Shrimp, it is no wonder that this restaurant is a local favorite. As a bonus, there is also a beer garden and full bar - the perfect place to mingle with co-workers and friends.
This charming, busy, family-owned Italian spot in South Minneapolis is a great choice for everything from a family dinner to a date. The portions are generous at this local favorite and the pasta is homemade with deliciously fresh ingredients. The menu is seasonal, but the classic favorites remain year round to the delight of those that frequent this neighborhood gem. Broders' is no secret and often becomes quite crowded. Reservations are not taken for parties of fewer than six, but if you call ahead you can put your name down on the wait list.