Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Minneapolis and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Kramarczuk's thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Punch Neapolitan Pizza, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.


Just because you need a quick bite for lunch doesn't mean you can't treat yourself. Be'wiched touts itself as one of the few chef-driven delis in the Midwest, and it certainly lives up to the billing. Classics like pastrami on rye or roast beef...  Read More

Southwest Minneapolis
Punch Neapolitan Pizza

Pizza pies at this local chain are wood-fired, resulting in maximum flavor and pleasantly crisp crusts. Unexpected ingredients like cayenne salami are fresh and appetizing, as are basics like tomatoes and mozzarella. A wide selection of...  Read More

Southwest Minneapolis
Broders' Cucina Italiana

This cozy Italian deli has a few seats in the dining room, but most folks grab panini or a slice of pizza to take back to the office. Other lunch choices include hot dishes like spinach lasagna, manicotti, and an ever-changing daily pasta...  Read More

KinhDo Restaurant

Cheap and vegetarian-friendly, KinhDo is a hit with the Twin Cities lunch crowd. Along with Vietnamese recipes, the menu features Chinese and Thai influences in the tasty fare. Everyday lunch specials (including soup) are available at around...  Read More

Kafé 421

Greece, Russia, France, and Mexico happily commingle at this eclectic bistro near the U of Minnesota campus. Locals are well-acquainted with Kafe 421 as an always-interesting dinner spot, but a selection of hearty specialty sandwiches makes...  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

Warehouse District

At Pizza Lucé, the delectable pies are made from scratch, and you can top them with just about anything you desire – high-quality ingredients like seafood, chicken, eggplant, and artichoke hearts. Standard pies to exotic concoctions are...  Read More

Northeast Minneapolis

This legendary deli features homemade Ukrainian dishes like nalesnyky (meat-stuffed, cheese-topped crepes) and varenyky (dumplings stuffed with meat, cheese, potatoes, or sauerkraut). Other possibilities include cabbage rolls, sausage-spinach...  Read More

The News Room

Style steals the show at The News Room, where the spacious patio overlooks Nicollet Mall and the kitchen serves up "three squares" every day. The space plays up the newsy theme, and the walls in each room are decorated with covers and clips...  Read More