Minneapolis, MN

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Brasa RotisserieSee Brasa Rotisserie Video ($$)
(1095 ratings)

600 E Hennepin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-3030
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Braised Beef
4.5 out of 5
1095 ratings
George & The DragonSee George & The Dragon Video ($$)
(1121 ratings)

813 W 50th St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 208-1047
  • Bacon & Onion Dip
    caramelized onions, cream cheese, mayo, mustard, Parmesan topped w/ bacon & baked; served w/ sliced toasted bread; looks good
  • G&D Banh Mi Sandwich
    5-spice Compart pork, green beans, pickled carrots & daikon, wasabi mayo; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1121 ratings
opened in 2011; Filipino flair in an English pub
  • Vegan Italian Cold Cut
    vegan "pastrami", "capicola", "salty ham", "pepperoni", mozarella cheese, lettuce, red onions, cherry peppers, oil & vinegar; "it's fantastic!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Vegan Turkey & Dill Havarti Sandwich
    everything is vegan...including "turkey" & "havarti"
4.5 out of 5
229 ratings
since 2014; "serving small-batch, locally-sourced, all-natural meat alternatives that are always fresh, flavorful, and protein-rich"
Kramarczuk's Sausage Company ($$)
(501 ratings)

215 E Hennepin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-3018
  • Combination Plate
    top seller; large cabbage roll, three pyrohy, choice of sausage & sauerkraut
  • Cabbage Roll (Holubets)
    cabbage leaves stuffed w/ mixture of beef, pork and rice served w/ a tomato cream sauce; looks good
  • Krakowska Sausage
    made from hand trimmed pork loins combined w/ spices including garlic & white pepper; ready to eat and best served w/ cheese & crackers; also available sliced as a luncheon meat (Guy had the sandwich)
  • Varenyky
    dough dumplings stuffed w/ meat, cheese & potato, sauerkraut or sweet cheese served w/ sour cream or horseradish sour cream sauce
4.5 out of 5
501 ratings
est. 1954; Minneapolis landmark; Eastern European cuisine; sausage, bread and piroshky "made by hand from scratch w/ the finest and freshest ingredients"; Other Recipes: Szegedin Goulash
La Huasteca Restaurant [CLOSED] ($)
(24 ratings)

2738 Nicollet Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 871-4286
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • 3 Tacos
    barbecued beef, lamb & goat, slow cooked & served w/ handmade tortillas, onion, lime, cilantro & house mole; "tastes as good as it is beautiful" -Ali Khan
4.5 out of 5
24 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2014; Southeast Mexican cuisine
Pizzeria LolaSee Pizzeria Lola Video ($$)
(1297 ratings)

5557 Xerxes Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 424-8338
  • Lady ZaZa (Pizza)
    pizza w/ house-made Korean sausage and kimchi, serrano peppers, soy chili glaze, scallions & sesame oil; looks good
  • My Sha-Roni! (Pizza)
    pizza w/ house red sauce, mozzarella, natural-casing pepperoni & house-made fennel sausage; looks good
  • The Sunnyside (Pizza)
    pizza w/ La Quercia Guanciale, pecorino, cream, leeks & two soft eggs; break egg yolk and spread across pizza
4.5 out of 5
1297 ratings
"Korean immigrant, inspired by the pure love of food, joy and her mother's own delicious cooking, quits her day job, opens an artisan pizza pie place and names it after her dog" (from its website); pies cooked in copper-covered, wood-fire French pizza oven (Le Panyol); pizza dough takes 2 days to make; Andrew Zimmern made guest appearance; Other Recipes: Roasted Cauliflower w/ Calabrian Chile
Red Cow - Minneapolis ($$)
(1326 ratings)

208 N 1st Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 238-0050
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • "60/40" Burger
    top seller; 60% ground beef & 40% ground bacon patty, cheddar, beer mustard & candied bacon, served on a toasted bun w/ fries & pickle spear; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1326 ratings
est. 2013; rustic restaurant serving gourmet burgers, craft beer, wine & cocktails
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Big Cheese"
  • Cheese Curd Stuffed Bratwurst
    smoked pheasant bratwurst, cheese curds, fennel & green apple slaw, yellow mustard
4.5 out of 5
1211 ratings
opened in 2014; vintage stables converted into a French-inspired restaurant
Al's BreakfastSee Al's Breakfast Video ($)
(577 ratings)

413 14th Ave SE Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 331-9991
4.0 out of 5
577 ratings
"we're sort of a dump aspiring to be a dive" (owner); long lines; crazy (fun) cook; James Beard-award-winning; recommended by fans
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Fish & Chips
    fried cod (1 large piece); fried in beef tallow (beef fat); looks good
4.0 out of 5
655 ratings
Irish pub
Blue Door Pub Lyn-Lake [CLOSED] ($$)
(67 ratings)

3006 Lyndale Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 353-4838
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Minneapolis, MN"
  • Mount Blucuvious
    The Blucy (two fresh-ground Angus beef patties fused & stuffed w/ cheese) topped w/ ghost pepper cheese, fried avocado, spicy bacon, cilantro-lime sauce on brioche bun; looks good
4.0 out of 5
67 ratings
[CLOSED]; home of the Blucy; multiple locations
Broders Cucina ItalianaSee Broders Cucina Italiana Video ($$)
(191 ratings)

2308 W 50th St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 925-3113
  • Prosciutto & Arugula Pizza
    thin crust; w/ garlic & mozzarella; looks good
  • Fettuccine alla Bolognese
    top seller; house made pasta w/ house made classic meat sauce of Bologna; looks good
4.0 out of 5
191 ratings
opened in 1982; also an Italian store/deli; pasta made fresh daily by a large floor-standing pasta maker & sheeter; recommended by Guy Fieri's cameraman (Anthony "Chico" Rodriguez)
Buster's on 28th ($$)
(315 ratings)

4204 28th Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 729-0911
  • Beer-Braised Beef
    beef braised in a stout beer for six hours then topped w/ roasted red pepper cream cheese; served w/ homemade salt & vinegar potato chips; looks good
  • Steak Sandwich
    thinly sliced & sauteed w/ caramelized onions & bacon then topped w/ homemade blue cheese sauce & topped w/ house made potato chips; looks good
4.0 out of 5
315 ratings
opened in 2007; favorite neighborhood gastropub & hangout; burnt down in 2013 & neighbors contributed to have it re-built
Colossal Cafe [CLOSED]See Colossal Cafe Video ($)
(273 ratings)

2403 E 38th St Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 886-3443
  • Apple, Walnuts & Brie Flappers
  • Marinated Pork Sandwich
    best seller
  • Meatloaf Sandwich
4.0 out of 5
273 ratings
[CLOSED]Other Recipes: Savory Scones
  • Lamb Shish Kabob
  • Lamb Tongue
    you have to special order
  • Meat Pie
4.0 out of 5
243 ratings
Fulton Brewery ($)
(184 ratings)

414 6th Ave N Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 333-3208
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Beer
    Jeff tried these samples: Lonely Blonde, Ringer American Pale Ale, Sweet Child of Vine Ipa, Worthy Adversary Russian Imperial Stout
4.0 out of 5
184 ratings
free beer samplings; free tour available
Gandhi Mahal ($$)
(357 ratings)

3025 E Franklin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 729-5222
  • Chicken Tikka Masala
    chicken in tomato cream sauce flavored w/ fenugreek leaves; looks good
  • Dal
    thick lentil stew; use naan (Indian bread) to dip
4.0 out of 5
357 ratings
mission is to provide high quality, healthy food that promotes a peaceful mind & experience in a soothing environment; dedicated to the peaceful principles that Mohandas Gandhi advocated in his lifetime
As Seen On:
Cheap Eats, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Toasted Sausage Bread
    baked w/ house breakfast sausage, toasted walnuts, black currants, spices & black coffee; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2763 ratings
est. 2002; local institution specializing in twists on old favorites plus award-winning breakfast & brunch
Holy Land ($)
(374 ratings)

2513 Central Ave NE Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55418
(612) 781-2627
  • Arabic Shawirma
    choice of beef & lamb mix or boneless whole chicken marinated in house spices, slow-cooked & then sliced (Guy got chicken); looks good
  • Falafel
    spicy ground chick peas, parsley, onion, garlic & house spices
  • Hummus
    fresh garbanzo beans (chick peas), carefully mixed w/ tahini (sesame paste), fresh lemon juice, fresh garlic & olive oil; looks good
4.0 out of 5
374 ratings
est. 1986; market-restaurant-hummus factory-bakery serving Middle Eastern cuisine; started w/ 700-sq-ft, now takes a whole city block
Lu's Sandwiches ($)
(409 ratings)

2624 Nicollet Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 870-0350
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Minneapolis, MN"
  • Banh Mi Sandwich Challenge
    2.5-ft (4-lbs) pork banh mi sandwich in 30 minutes; Casey lost
4.0 out of 5
409 ratings
mission is to serve quality food w/ excellent customer service aiming to help making the dining part of your life simply Happier; multiple locations
Maria's CafeSee Maria's Cafe Video ($)
(241 ratings)

1113 E Franklin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 870-9842
As Seen On:
$24 in 24, Episode: "Minneapolis"
  • Cachapas Venezolanas (Corn Pancakes)
    signature dish; add Cotija not add syrup!
4.0 out of 5
241 ratings
est. 1993; in Ancient Traders Market; fusion of North & South American cuisines
Marla's Caribbean Cuisine [CLOSED]See Marla's Caribbean Cuisine Video ($$)
(252 ratings)

3761 Bloomington Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 724-3088
  • Curry Channa and Potato
    served w/ side of dhalpourie (soft flat bread filled w/ seasoned yellow split peas); "in the top 3 best vegan dishes I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Stew Oxtail
    served w/ red beans & rice
4.0 out of 5
252 ratings
[CLOSED]; combo of Indian and Caribbean cuisines
Matt's Bar ($)
(1898 ratings)

3500 Cedar Ave S Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 722-7072
  • Jucy Lucy
    Hamburger stuffed w/ cheese; looks good; Hamburger stuffed w/ cheese; purposely spelled wrong; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1898 ratings
#47 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
Food War: Matt's Bar's vs. 5-8 Club's... Matt's Bar won (3-votes-to-2)
  • 18-Hour Porketta Sandwich
    "Iron Range" classic; smoked porketta, smoked Swiss & sauteed onions on an egg bun; Served w/ side of BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Smoked Wings
    Buffalo, Sweet & Spicy, or Jerk rub; served w/ ranch or bleu cheese dressing; Guy got Jerk rub
4.0 out of 5
446 ratings
opened in 2012; full-service restaurant w/ an on-site craft brewery; neighborhood, crowd-funded, investment model where $1000 investment got you free beer for life (cool idea!)
Nye's Polonaise Room [CLOSED]See Nye's Polonaise Room Video ($$)
(291 ratings)

112 E Hennepin Ave Map It!
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-2021
  • Cheese & Potato Pierogi
    boiled & golden fried; served w/ sauteed onions & sour cream
  • Nye's Style Prime Dip Sandwich
    sliced prime rib topped w/ melted Swiss cheese, mushrooms & onions on a toasted roll; comes w/ side of au jus; looks good
4.0 out of 5
291 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1950; piano bar & polka; home of the (self-proclaimed) "world's most dangerous polka band" every Friday & Saturday nights; Other Recipes: Cabbage Rolls
Minneapolis, MN   (48 restaurants)    
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