Certain restaurants are known for their expertise at turning out signature dishes really well. They've pinned down the ingredients, mastered the process, and gained a strong following as a result. Minneapolis has had much success cultivating great restaurants and creating a substantial market for Seafood. Locals can't get enough of the city's excellent food, and you'll often find them, along with eager tourists, at popular Erté or at Jax Café, a major player in the field. Make sure you see what all the fuss is about!

Restaurant Max

Restaurant Max caters to a variety of lifestyles and culinary tastes to create a dynamic dining experience perfect for any occasion. Restaurant Max is a great place for a business lunch, fine dinner or even a late-night drink. For lunch, choose...  Read More

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

This well-known seafood establishment is dressed for success with dark woods, a stained-glass ceiling, and polished brass details. The crisply attired waitstaff and huge printed menu (it changes twice daily) match the air of luxury. Seafood is...  Read More

Stella's Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar

Nitty-gritty seafood favorites like fried Florida grouper sandwiches, beer-battered shrimp baskets, and PEI mussels in champagne cream sauce pepper the dinner menu at this casual uptown spot. Of course, the raw bar fare in the Prestige Oyster...  Read More

Northeast Minneapolis

Hints of Art Deco style can be found in Erté's playful decor, which features seat covers fashioned from black button-down shirts, leopard-print patterns, and prints of the namesake artist's elegant, linear works. The wallet-pleasing steakhouse...  Read More

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

The Oceanaire is a '50s kind of place in the best sense -comfortable booths, Tommy Dorsey tunes, relish trays, informed waiters, and a bar with eight different kinds of oysters. The menu changes daily, and skilled preparations allow fresh...  Read More

Northeast Minneapolis

The menu mainstay at this landmark restaurant (since the 1930s) is a mouthwatering selection of steaks. Enjoy the legendary broiled New York sirloin or prime rib. An ultra-long bar has a stained glass window that depicts the seven dwarfs. Call...  Read More