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Final 4 Tourney: Where to eat in Minneapolis

April 6

Where to eat in Minneapolis during the Final 4 Tourney

Minneapolis is gearing up to be flooded with NCAA fans next week as people from all corners of the country join in for the love of basketball. Luckily US Bank Stadium is in the epicenter of great food and entertainment to enjoy before the games. So, if you are visiting from out of town, consider this your guide to a weekend of eating in Minneapolis.

Photo by Bachelor Farmer

Photo by Bachelor Farmer

Breakfast in Minneapolis

If you are in need of some caffeination, Bachelor Farmer has the best authentic coffee in the Cities. So, at the very least give their latte a try, if you don’t stay for a full meal which you definitely should try.

The Lowry is a favorite at all times of day, but their breakfast menu in particular is incredible as they serve up American classics. What I also really love about this place is the atmosphere, it is very friendly yet still sophisticated without being too expensive.

Hen House Eatery, located near the Foshay Tower, is well known for the cinnamon french toast and caramel rolls. Plus, their location makes them extremely accessible if you are staying downtown which is great.

Photo from Revivalmn Instagram

Photo from Revivalmn Instagram

Lunch in Minneapolis

Nicollet Ave is a great place to walk at any time of day with restaurants on every strip of the street. One of my personal favorite lunch spots is Revival for their mouth-watering fried chicken and southern comfort food.

If you are going for a more casual bite, The Brother’s Deli has some of the best corned beef sandwiches and potato salad in town. Be warned, there is hardly any seating here so you might have to get it to-go.

Another notable spot is Malt Shop which is  great for a greasy burger and massive malt (which I would recommend splitting between 2 people).

Lastly, Lynhall is a staple lunch spot for visitors and locals alike. You could easily spend an afternoon here enjoying their coffee and cozy atmosphere.

Dinner in Minneapolis

Pizza Luce is a Minnesotan staple for a good pie. It will definitely be busy, but I promise it is worth the wait.

If you are a fan of ramen, Zen Box Izakaya is the spot to cozy up with some of the best ramen in the city which is especially nice on a cold day.  

Brasa Premium Rotisserie is the hub for comfort food that is somewhere along the healthy spectrum as everything is naturally gluten free, except for the sandwiches of course. It is a really great spot for some slow-roasted meats and soulful sides.

Wherever you decide to go, I hope you enjoy some fine dining this weekend cheering on your favorite team!