St. Paul's Best Restaurants

St. Paul, Minnesota, is a capital city with an appetite. From home-cooked Italian to Cambodian, from French-inspired fare to the latest in locally-sourced cuisine, St. Paul is sure to dazzle the taste buds of those lucky enough to get a seat at the city's top restaurants. Let this list be your guide to St. Paul's most-loved, most-lauded eateries. 

Joan's in the Park is a restaurant and wine bar that prides itself on offering no-nonsense American fare crafted lovingly from local ingredients. You can start with an order of Wild Mushroom Flatbread or Alder Plank Shrimp, before moving on to...  Read More

Downtown / Cathedral Hill

"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 choose from 75 taps. If you're...  Read More

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 deeper in your pocketbook...  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

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

The vaulted ceilings and soft lighting in Osteria I Nonni are beautiful in their own right, but they're nothing compared to the food. When you consider the rich selection of seasonal Roman-inspired cuisine, there are plenty of superb reasons to...  Read More

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. Steaks and chops are prominent,...  Read More

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 risotto with fresh chicken breast...  Read More