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Best American Restaurants in Downtown St. Paul


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A photo of Nolo's Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 46 times today
Nolo's Kitchen & Bar is a gem in the contemporary American culinary scene. Diners highlight its top-notch service, exciting atmosphere, and innovative dishes. The restaurant delivers a delightful selection of American comfort food, creatively reimagined. The Yuca fries with avocado aioli and ricotta gnocchi with mushrooms receive high praise from patrons, ensuring a memorable experience. They also appreciate the restaurant's thoughtful approach to dietary restrictions, like gluten intolerance. Furthermore, reviews highlight the unique and refreshing cocktails, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to the visit. Excellent food, trendy vibes, and incredible service make Nolo's Kitchen & Bar a remarkable destination for contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Cosmos - Minneapolis restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Northeast Minneapolis
Cosmos restaurant & bar offers the perfect atmosphere and cuisine for a relaxed dinner onsite or a kick-start to your day with a spectacular breakfast. Located on the fourth floor, Cosmos serves modern American cuisine inspired by Midwest favorites to provide a local culinary experience to our guests. Cosmos is open for breakfast and dinner.
A photo of Hell's Kitchen Minneapolis restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 67 times today
Hell's Kitchen Minneapolis is a paradise for lovers of good American cuisine. Its authentic local dishes accompanied by creative twists have received praise from patrons, who celebrate its exceptional cuisine and atmosphere. The restaurant offers a wide variety of delicious options from various beloved American dishes to a wonderful selection of daytime drinks. Reviews highlight the fantastic food and outstanding service, with special mention to their excellent gluten-free options and their unique takes on classic American food. The restaurant's home-made peanut butter and the lemon-ricotta hot cakes are particularly loved. Patrons highly recommend Hell's Kitchen, not only for its exceptional food and drinks but also for the joy and dedication evident in the service it provides.
A photo of Murray's Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 38 times today
Murray's Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge earns high praises as a pinnacle of good American cuisine, particularly recognized as a superb traditional steak house. Located in Minneapolis, its reputation as a landmark is reinforced by the consistently excellent service and superb cuts of beef on offer. With reviews exclaiming it as "the best food in America", the family-owned establishment continues to provide a memorable dining experience. Their unique Signature Silver Butterknife steak has received accolades for its incredible flavor. Drawn from all corners of the country and indeed, the world, patrons hold Murray's to the highest echelons of culinary excellence, with numerous accounts considering it as the best dining experience in America.
A photo of The Smack Shack restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 28 times today
Renowned for its seafood offerings, The Smack Shack has consistently garnered impressive reviews for its taste, service, and overall dining experience. Guests emphasize the freshness and quality of the seafood, with the lobster roll and seafood platter being particularly celebrated. From the Hawaiian spicy poke to the Connecticut roll, every dish represents the restaurant's dedication to superior seafood cuisine. Patrons also appreciate the restaurant's adept handling of dietary restrictions. Complementing the culinary excellence, patrons find the service attentive and considerate, reinforcing the restaurant's commitment to providing an enjoyable dining experience. The Smack Shack presents a fun, upscale casual atmosphere and is recognized as one of the best places to enjoy seafood in Minnesota.
A photo of The Capital Grille - Minneapolis restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 33 times today
The Capital Grille in Minneapolis ranks as a top-tier Steakhouse in the Twin Cities, with numerous customers extolling it as the "best steakhouse" and praising its "amazing" and "outstanding" food and service. The restaurant's reviews highlight dishes like the "absolutely amazing" Oscared filet and Porccini bone-in ribeye steak, cooked to perfection. The ambiance mirrors a classic steakhouse with polished dark wood and an elegant appeal, perfect for business and family occasions. The attentive staff, including the highly commended server Carlos, ensure a stellar dining experience that has exceeded the expectations of many. With its generous portions, "impeccable service," and "superb" overall experience, The Capital Grille has not only become a routine stop for many but also their new first choice when dining in Minneapolis.
A photo of CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 22 times today
CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza, acclaimed for its fantastic American cuisine, has been receiving rave reviews from its customers. The restaurant is celebrated for its broad menu selections including the Steak Frites and the Bison Burger which were highly praised. Sushi options like the Mexican Roll are also highly recommended by customers, with some regretting ordering just a single piece. But the praise doesn't stop at the food. From the remarkable view to the outstanding service, diners have an all-round pleasurable experience. Excellent customer service extends to every aspect, even during challenging scenarios with difficult customers, with the staff continuing to uphold professionalism. The consistently high rating and great customer feed-back validate CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza as a go-to destination for remarkable American cuisine.
A photo of UNION Rooftop restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 28 times today
UNION Rooftop is an outstanding representation of quality American cuisine. The restaurant is highly lauded by its patrons, with rave reviews for their tantalizing menu, particularly desserts such as the Strawberry Shortcake and Pecan Carrot Cake. The union of taste and ambiance gives the place a distinctive appeal. One satisfied customer opines, "Awesome service and amazing food. Highly recommend the strawberry shortcake for dessert!" Another adds, "Our waiter, I forget her name. I think it was Erica? She was amazing, very professional, and positive. Great advice on choosing what to eat. Highly recommend it." The rave reviews clearly position UNION Rooftop as a worthy choice for American food enthusiasts.
A photo of Cafe Lurcat - Minneapolis restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown / North Loop
Booked 24 times today
Café Lurcat in Minneapolis is celebrated for its fine American cuisine. With an impressive menu offering a wide array of dishes, it is particularly praised for the Miso Sea Bass and the Wagyu filet, which have been described as "incredible" and "loved" respectively. The restaurant is also renowned for its hospitality, with many patrons complimenting the staff's attentiveness and professionalism. The establishment's ambiance adds to the overall appeal, boasting large picture windows that offer stunning views. In the words of one ecstatic reviewer, it "continues to be one of my favorite restaurants in the twin cities, and they deliver excellence with consistency!"
A photo of noa restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown / Mill District
Booked 40 times today
Located in the IDS Center in downtown Minneapolis, noa is a California-inspired eatery, serving chef-crafted creations in an inviting and spacious atmosphere. Filled with warmth and energy, this concept offers upscale, yet approachable menu items. Noa boasts earthy tones throughout and is flooded with natural light and greenery, bringing a comfortable space to guests year round. Noa has a private dining area for events and can accommodate large orders and special requests.
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