Guide dining by lifemate


									                                                                          Location: a short cab ride.

                               ITALIAN                                    Tonic 1400 W Lake St 612-824-8898
Buca 1204 Harmon Place 612-288-0138                                       Upscale restaurant, bar and nightclub. Rooftop patio. Lunch, Dinner 7
Family style Southern Italian. Large portions to share, authentic         nights. Location: a short cab ride.
decor. Lunch Sat & Sun, Dinner 7 nights.
Location: walk North on Nicollet to 12th Street and turn left for two

Bellanote 600 Hennepin 612-339-7200 Newest restaurant serving
Northern contemporary Italian. Lunch Mon-Fri , Dinner 7 nights.
Location: walk north to 6th St, take left to Hennepin.
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Nick and Tony’s 6th St and Nicollet Mall 612-659-9450
Featuring steaks, chops seafood and pasta. Lunch Mon – Fri
                                                                                                    IN THE HOTEL
Dinner seven nights. Location: North on Nicollet to 6th Street
                                                                          Spike’s Sports Bar & Grille Ext. 59 Try your skill at billiards,
                                                                          foosball, arcades and more in our 6000 square feet of sports
Zelo 831 Nicollet Mall 612-333-7000
                                                                          spectacular. Satellite TV-access brings us all nationwide sporting
Upscale dining. Lunch Monday to Saturday. Dinner seven nights a
                                                                          events displayed on our wide screen TVs. Casual food and drinks in
week. Location: walk four blocks North on Nicollet.
                                                                          a fun, lively atmosphere. Open from 11am to 11pm Sunday -
                                                                          Thursday and until 12am on Friday and Saturday.
                  VEGETARIAN AND SEAFOOD
                                                                          Taxxi, an American Bistro Ext. 60
Cafe Brenda 300 – 1st Avenue N 612-342-9230
                                                                          Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view of Nicollet Mall.
Although fish is on the menu, this restaurant truly caters to the
                                                                          Serving from 6:30am to 2pm and 5pm to 10pm Sunday brunch served
vegetarian. Nice atmosphere. Lunch Monday to Friday. Dinner
                                                                          11am to 2pm.
Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays. Location: a short cab
ride, or walk ten blocks North on Nicollet to 3rd Street, turn left for   Spike’s Dugout Ext. 6241
two blocks.                                                               Located on the lobby level, adjacent to Spike’s. Features “to go”
                                                                          items such as coffee and espresso drinks and an array of fresh
Vics at St. Anthony Main. Features fresh fish and a great wine list.      baked breakfast items. Pick up quick sandwiches and salads for
Enjoy the fantastic view. Live music every Sat & Sun. 612-312-2000        lunch.
Location: a short cab ride.

                             BREAKFAST                                        Please see a Concierge or Bellman for
Key’s Cafe 1007 Nicollet Mall 612-339-6399
Casual family restaurant. “Everything from scratch” menu. Hefty                      menu’s and directions.
breakfast. Even Bon Appetit has recognized this favorite for
breakfast, casual family restaurant. Breakfast and lunch seven
days. Dinner Monday to Saturday. Location: walk North on Nicollet                        HOTEL 2ND LEVEL RETAIL AREA
for two blocks.
                                                                          International Business Café 612-333-6033
Hell’s Kitchen 89 S 10th Street 612-332-4700                              Cappuccino, Espresso and Chai. Specialty Sandwiches and Pastries.
Serving hearty breakfast and lunch seven days a week 6:30am to            Plus a full service Business Center. Monday – Friday 7:am 5:30pm.
2pm. Location: walk North on Nicollet for two blocks to 10th Street,
turn right for one block.                                                 Manny’s Steak House Ext. 6392 or 612-339-9900
                                                                          Diners can sink their teeth into huge portions of steak, chicken,
                                                                          chops, or lobster. New York style steak house. Dinner seven nights.
       All Uptown restaurants listed are a 10 minute cab ride.            The Oceanaire Ext. 6394 or 612-333-BASS
Campiello 1320 W Lake St 612-825-2222                                     Features quality seafood, classic French and American dishes, in a
Wonderful atmosphere serving Northern Italian. Dinner seven nights.       vibrant classic atmosphere. Dinner seven nights.
Sunday brunch off the menu 10:30am to 2:30pm.                                                      CASUAL DINING
                                                                          8th Street Grill 8T h St. and Marquette Ave 612-349-5717
Famous Dave’s 3001 Hennepin Ave 612-822-9900                              American Fare: Steaks Burgers Pasta’s. Lunch & Dinner Mon – Fri.
Great tasting barbeque and the hottest Blues in town, dancing and         Location: North on Nicollet to 8Th St, Right to Marquette Ave.
Blues seven nights until midnight. Lunch and dinner seven days.
                                                                          Marketplace Café Target Plaza 11th Street & Nicollet Mall
Fuji-ya 600 W Lake St 612-871-4055                                        612-696-7000 Full service restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
An eclectic menu with a Sushi bar and two Zashiki rooms. Lunch            Soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza, and wine served in the evening.
Tuesday to Friday. Dinner Tuesday to Sunday.                              Open Monday - Saturday from 8am-10pm.

Lucia's Restaurant 1432 W 31 St 612-825-1572                              Market Bar-B-Que 1414 Nicollet Avenue 612-872-1111
Creative regional fare and lovely brunches. Lunch and dinner menu         A Twin Cities tradition for over 50 years. Features ribs, steak,
seven days a week. Brunch menu available Saturday and Sunday.             burgers, chicken - in a 30s atmosphere. Great late night dining until
                                                                          2:30am Monday to Saturday. Lunch Monday to Sunday. Dinner
Chino Latino 2916 Hennepin Avenue 612-824-7878                            seven nights. Location: walk South one block to 14th Street.
Serving authentic dishes from global regions. One of the hippest
spots in town. Dinner seven days. Breakfast and lunch Sat & Sun           Tiburon Caribbean Bistro 1201 Harmon Place 612-604-0585
                                                                          A new hip and stylish restaurant. The bar has three dozen rums.
The Independent 3001 Hennepin Ave 612-378-1905                            Night-owl hours in the kitchen. Dinner Monday to Saturday. Brunch
American bistro fare Full menu 11AM to 2AM. New hip place in town.        on Sunday 10am-4pm.
                                                                         Marvelous view of Loring Park. New -millenium renditions of All-
Ike’s Food & Cocktails 50 S 6th St 612-746-4537                          American classics. Dinner seven nights. Location: short cab ride or
Classic menu including soups, salads, pasta and steak. Lunch and         eight block walk.
dinner seven days a week. Location: Walk North down Nicollet for
6 blocks and turn left for one block.                                    Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant 1010 Nicollet Mall 612-332-1010
                                                                         Live entertainment every night. Try the Brie & Apple soup! Lunch M-F
Turtle Bread Co. 120 S 6th St. Skyway Level 612 455-2552                 Dinner Daily. Location: walk North 3 blocks on Nicollet.
Homemade soups, salads, and sandwiches. Breakfast & Lunch M-F.
Location: walk North 7 blocks, right 1 block (skyway level)              The Local 931 Nicollet Mall 612-904-1000
                                                                         Menu includes Guinness lamb stew, house smoked salmon, mussels,
                           FINE DINING                                   and roast tenderloin. Lunch Mon - Fri. Dinner 7 days. Sunday
McCormick and Schmicks 800 Nicollet 612-338-3300Steaks and               brunch 11am - 2pm. Location: walk three blocks North on Nicollet to
ribs and also seafood. Lunch M – F, Dinner7 nights. Location: walk       9th Street.
North on Nicollet to 8th Street.                                                                                                         JP
                                                                         American Bistro 2937 Lyndale Ave S. 612-824-9301
The Capital Grille 801 Hennepin Ave 612-692-9000                         Featuring Pheasant, Crispy Duck , Pork Tenderloin and American
Dry aged steak, chops, lobster and shellfish. Very extensive wine        Kobe Beef Hanger Steak. Delicious! A short cab ride.
list. Cigar humidor. Great lunch menu served till 3pm. Lunch Monday
to Friday. Dinner seven days. Location: walk N 5 blocks, left 1          Minneapolis Cafe 1110 Hennepin Avenue S 612-672-9100
block.                                                                   French Mediterranean Cuisine. Lunch served Monday-Friday. Dinner
                                                                         served seven days a week. Location: a short cab ride.
D’Amico Cucina 100 N 6th St Butler Square 612-338-2401
A plate of food that tops the trend charts. Housed in excellent          The News Room 990 Nicollet Mall 612-343-0073
renovated warehouse. Dinner Mon-Sat. Location: walk seven                Featuring a large menu with a variety from traditional to eclectic.
blocks North on Nicollet to 6th Street and turn left for two blocks.     Great new spot for business. Breakfast, lunch and dinner seven
Goodfellows 40 South 7th Street at City Center 612-332-4800              Location: walk left from the hotel for three blocks on Nicollet.
Menu specialties may include South Dakota venison, wild rice fritters,
sautéed walleye. Extensive wine list. Lunch Monday to Friday.            Staccato 1150 Marquette Avenue 612-375-9009
Dinner Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sundays. Location: walk six         Features soups, salads, sandwiches, ribs, steaks, pasta and a kid’s
blocks North on Nicollet to 7th St and turn left one block.              menu. Both lunch and dinner served Monday through Saturday.
                                                                         Location: walk left from the hotel to 12th Street, take a right and walk
Mortons of Chicago 555 Nicollet Mall 612-673-9700                        to Marquette. On the corner of 12th Street and Marquette.
Chicago style steak house at its best. Serves aged steaks,
lamb chops, and fish selections. Lunch Monday to Friday. Dinner          Vincent 1100 Nicollet Mall 612-630-1189
seven nights. Location: a short cab ride, or walk eight blocks North     First class food and atmosphere. Daily specials plus seafood. Lunch
on Nicollet to 5th Street. In Gaviidae Common.                           served Monday to Friday. Dinner served Monday to Saturday.
                                                                         Closed Sunday. Location: walk North on Nicollet for two blocks.
Murray’s 26 South 6th Street 612-339-0909                                                         ETHNIC CUISINE
Traditional steak house in an old world atmosphere. Lunch                Azia 26th and Nicollet Ave 612-813-1200
Monday - Friday. Dinner seven nights. Location: walk seven blocks        Pan Asian cuisine. Lunch and Dinner 7 days. Sunday Brunch 11am –
North on Nicollet Mall to 6th Street. Turn left 1/2 block.               2 pm. Location: a short cab ride.

Palomino 825 Hennepin Ave 612-339-3800                                   Copeland's of New Orleans 2 S 7th Street 612-341-2445
Euro-metro bistro with a great atmosphere and wine list. Lunch           For Southern Cajun/Creole food and atmosphere, try the red beans
Monday - Saturday. Dinner 7 nights. Location: walk five blocks           and rice. Lunch and dinner seven days. Sunday brunch.
North on Nicollet to 8th Street. Turn left two blocks to Hennepin Ave.   Location: walk North on Nicollet five blocks to 7th Street, turn left for
Next to newly restored State Theater.                                    one block.

Rossi’s 80 South 9th St 612-312-2828                                     The King and I Thai 1346 LaSalle Avenue 612-332-6928
Extensive menu of steak and seafood in a great atmosphere.               Excellent Thai menu has changed little from previous mall location.
Provides both a quiet dining room and a jazz room. Lunch Monday -        Beautifully remodeled. Lunch on Fridays. Dinner served Monday -
Friday. Dinner 7 nights (Sunday in jazz room). Location: walk four       Saturday. Closed on Sundays. Location: walk right from front of the
blocks north on Nicollet to 9th Street. Turn right on 9th St.            hotel, right on Grant and right on LaSalle.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House 920 - 2nd Avenue S 612-672-9000                 New Delhi Bar & Restaurant 1400 Nicollet Avenue 612-813-0000
Serving U.S. prime corn-fed Midwestern beef. Dinner seven nights.        Delicious Indian food from tandoori to creamy sauce. Beautiful
Location: walk North on Nicollet for three blocks. Turn right two        handpainted murals. Lunch and dinner seven days a week. Live
blocks.                                                                  music nightly. Location: walk South one block to 14th Street.

Sophia 65 Main Street in Riverplace 612-379-1111                         Kikugawa 43 Main Street in Riverplace 612-378-3006
Excellent choice for good food, pleasant setting, quiet music in the     Extensive traditional Japanese menu. Glass enclosed cocktail lounge.
evening with dancing. Lunch and dinner Monday to Saturday.               Lunch and dinner seven days. Location: a short cab ride.
Closed on Sundays. Location: a short cab ride.
                                                                         Origami 30 N 1st St. 612-333-8430.
510 Restaurant 510 Groveland Ave 612-874-6440                            First and last word in excellence in sushi and Japanese cuisine.
Small and formal, family owned French inspired near Guthrie Theatre.     Lunch Mon – Sat 11am –2pm Dinner Mon – Thurs 5-9:30, Fri 5-10:30,
Dinner 5-10pm. Closed Sundays      Location: short cab ride.             Sun 5-9pm. Location: a short cab ride.

                    CONTEMPORARY DINING                                  Pings Szechuan 1401 Nicollet Avenue 612-874-9404
Café Lurcat & Bar Lurcat 1624 Harmon Pl 612-486-5500
                                                                         Whether it’s Cantonese or Peking, duck stars on extensive Oriental
                                                                         menu. Lunch and dinner seven days. Delivery available.
Location: walk South one block to 14th Street.

Salsa a la Salsa 1420 Nicollet Ave 612-813-1970
Voted Best Mexican cuisine by City Pages. Breakfast, lunch and
dinner seven days. Location: walk south on Nicollet two blocks.

Solera 9th and Hennepin 612-338-0062
Lengthy menu full of tapas with a vibrant atmosphere. The rooftop is
open Weds thru Sat. Weather permitting. Dinner 7 nights. Location:
walk north on Nicollet to 9th St and turn left go two blocks to

Brit’s Pub 1100 Nicollet Mall 612-332-3908
Traditional English fare, brewed libations and pub pastimes. Outdoor
English Garden Deck. Lunch and dinner seven days. Location:
walk North on Nicollet for two blocks.

Red 821 Marquette 612-436-8888
Earth. Ocean, Land and Air. Try the tasting menu.
Location: walk North four blocks to 9th St, take right 1½ blocks.

Big E’s 1831 Nicollet Avenue 612-870-7685
Authentic Soul Food Lunch & Dinner 7 days Great Sunday Brunch.
Location: Right out of hotel for 4 blocks

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