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Food and Drink

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Friends dining at Sooki & Mimi in Minneapolis

Fresh Tastes

Wake up and smell the local coffee! Then head out to go berry picking, visit a farmers market or catch up with friends over brunch, possibly on the patio. In many parts of Minnesota, hikes pair nicely with nearby breweries, where pets are often welcome to join you. And nothing beats dining by the water in the Land of Lakes. Visit one of the numerous Minnesota restaurants serving walleye (our tasty state fish!) and see how many rooftop bars, pizza farms and other ways to dine outside you can experience this summer.

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Food Halls Brim With Variety and Flavor

Set foot in a Minneapolis-St. Paul area food hall and you'll feel as if you’ve traveled to multiple countries in a matter of minutes. Offering a variety of ethnic ingredients and everything from road food to seafood, the vendors, restaurants and bars at these retail marketplaces cater to diverse tastes. 

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Saint Paul Keg and Case interior

Keg and Case / Paul Vincent

Saint Paul Keg and Case Spinning Wylde cotton candy

Enjoy cotton candy from Spinning Wylde at Keg and Case / Paul Vincent

Taco Cat tacos Midtown Global Market Minneapolis

Midtown Global Market features authentic cuisine from around the world

Sip Craft Beer, Wine and Spirits

Minnesota-based craft distilleries, breweries, wineries and cideries, many offering both tours and tastings, produce a host of uniquely flavorful beverages that are winning fans around the globe. Sip and sample this hand-crafted goodness at tasting or cocktail rooms around the state, or in local restaurants.

Discover the Drinks
Bartender at Tattersall Distilling in Minneapolis / Photo by The Restaurant Project

Tattersall Distilling in Minneapolis / The Restaurant Project

Bent Paddle Brewing beer flight Duluth

Bent Paddle Brewing's colorful taproom in the Lincoln Park Craft District is the perfect home base for Duluth adventures

Outdoor view of Four Daughters Winery

Four Daughters Winery in Spring Valley / Photo by Ruth Olson

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