Best St. Paul, MN Restaurants

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    9. The Happy Gnome

    "St. Paul's finest Gastropub" features an extensive beverage list. Whatever your poison (draft beer, bottled beer, cocktails, whisky or wine), The Happy Gnome is ready to serve you. If you pick beer, be prepared to...

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    8. Meritage - St. Paul

    Meritage is inspired by a French brasserie, but updated and seasonally refreshed. Locally grown Wild Acres Duck and RiverBend Farms heirloom tomatoes make appearances often. Come for Oysters or crepes or dig a little...

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    7. Cossetta's Italian Market & Pizzeria

    Cossetta's cafeteria-style atmosphere is reminiscent of places you'd find in Little Italy. Indeed, the Italian grocery is St. Paul's oldest such business. Perhaps that's why locals flock here for lunch with such...

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    6. Trattoria da Vinci

    Stop by at lunch for da Vinci's delicious pasta bar, or meet clients or a date for dinner; this Italian eatery's tasty fare transitions well from day to night. Seafood lovers delight in the frittura mista appetizer:...

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    5. Cheng Heng

    Looking for a taste of Cambodia? Cheng Heng has just what you need. This popular restaurant boasts a menu that's at once exciting and exotic. If you stop in for lunch or dinner, try authentic dishes like quob poob...

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    3. St. Paul Grill

    The most enviable tables at St. Paul Grill, one of the most popular restaurants in town, overlook Rice Park. Old World charm and elegance set the ambience, and traditional American cuisine is simply outstanding....

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    2. Pazzaluna Urban Italian Restaurant & Bar

    Pazzaluna, in Italian, means "crazy moon," and the meaning sets the tone for this bustling, authentic Italian restaurant. Highlighting regional cuisine, chefs prepare stand-out dishes from all over Italy. Enjoy...

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    1. Heartland Restaurant

    Enjoy a delicious and creative meal at Heartland. The menu changes daily based on the availability of local ingredients. If you reserve a chef's table near their open kitchen, award-winning chef Lenny Russo will...

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About St. Paul, MN Restaurants

The St. Paul restaurant scene has all the usual national chains and fast food joints, but part of the fun of traveling is sampling the local cuisine. With that in mind, branch out and give a few locally-owned St. Paul eateries a shot. This St. Paul dining guide offers choices for those who crave comfort food, those who savor more international flavors, fans of out-of-the-way spots, and proponents of stylish, upscale dining rooms. St. Paul cafes are great lunch options, seafood in St. Paul is top-notch, and you can rest assured — the 10Best St. Paul restaurants guide covers all the bases!

About Joseph K. Hall Jr.

Joseph K. Hall, Jr. is an editor for 10Best, Inc. His travels have allowed him to sing for pints in Inistioge and eat octopus in Athens. He served as city editor on the 10Best Travel Guides for Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, DC. His work has also appeared in business and collegiate sports publications. In his spare time – when he has it – he serves as a...  Read more »

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