Take Out

Downtowner Woodfire Grill

Fire-grilled meats are the highlight at this appealing restaurant, whose menu is represented as "American with a Persian touch." The interior is rich with Oriental rugs, leather, dark woods, and an impressive, stacked stone fireplace that...  Read More

Keys Café & Bakery

Family-owned and -operated, Keys offers hefty portions of comfort food. Pancakes are so big they don't quite fit on the plate, and epic melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon rolls and caramel rolls (made once a day) tend to go "as fast as hotcakes."...  Read More

Grand Avenue
Cafe Latté

At Cafe Latté, fresh desserts and breads are placed at the beginning of the "cafeteria" line, promoting the yummy idea of starting a meal with dessert. Check out the caramel cashew truffle or the sinful chocolate turtle cake. Special latte...  Read More

Buca di Beppo has a reputation for being one of the most entertaining Italian eateries in town. Inside, the decor borders on downright amusing, as does the waitstaff's Stooge-like behavior, as they yell across the restaurant and bark orders at...  Read More

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 frequency. Award-winning pizzas...  Read More

Green Mill

Located in a quaint residential part of town, this edition of the popular Midwestern chain is attached to the brewery around the corner. And for good reason, too – Green Mill Brewing Company provides great-tasting brews. The restaurant itself...  Read More

Highland Grill & Cafe

Highland Grill enjoys the loyal patronage of many regulars who appreciate made-from-scratch dishes and comfortable atmosphere. Specialties include panko-crusted grilled salmon, a monstrous Peter's Burger (with egg and caramelized onions),...  Read More

Downtown / Cathedral Hill
Moscow on the Hill

This delightful restaurant run by Marina and Naum Liberman brings the cuisine and atmosphere of Russia to the Twin Cities. The restaurant's decor adds warmth and coziness, and on Fridays and Saturdays, patrons are treated to live Russian music....  Read More

Grand Avenue

An open kitchen and traditional Japanese decor help make this gem as popular with couples as it is with the business crowd. Trendy patrons opt for Saji-Ya's sushi bar, where the chef works his magic in full view of hungry onlookers. Others...  Read More

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 (curry noodles soup), plear (a...  Read More