Where Chefs Eat in Minneapolis

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Restaurants:Manny's Steakhouse, Lyn 65 Kitchen & Bar, French Meadow Cafe & Bluestem Bar
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steak, American
Neighborhoods:Downtown / North Loop, Richfield, Uptown

Manny's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / North Loop
7,282 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic

“An old-school steakhouse where the meat is king and the whiskey is neat. It is easy to forget you are in Minneapolis when you enter Manny's, which is helpful on days when it's neg...

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95% recommended
Best Service in Minneapolis - St. Paul
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Lyn 65 Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·American·
Richfield
656 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

“Great bar and late night food. I always get the duck fat fries and tartare.” – Thomas Boemer

100% recommended
Best Overall in Minneapolis - St. Paul
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French Meadow Cafe & Bluestem Bar

$$$$·American·
Uptown
949 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch

Recommended by Chef Thomas Kim from The Rabbit Hole

95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Minneapolis - St. Paul