HelpiOS AppAndroid App

50 Minneapolis Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Martina, Grand Cafe, Restaurant Alma
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, French, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Linden Hills, Whittier, Downtown / Mill District
For 2 people today
Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM

Martina

$$$$·Seafood·
Linden Hills
1,236 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
Incredible food and outstanding service! My husband and I have been there for many occasions- birthday parties, date nights, Valentine’s Day, etc. Every single time we left we wereRead more
97% recommended
45 people mentioned the Churro
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Grand Cafe

$$$$·French·
Whittier
932 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent dining experience. Both classic French sauces handled beautifully, as well as creative new combinations. Can't wait to go back!
98% recommended
16 people mentioned the Shellfish
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Restaurant Alma

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Mill District
3,073 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
I was a little reluctant about a prefixed menu but the offerings were varied and we greatly appreciated the vegetarian menu for our guest. Jesse our server was very knowledgable aRead more
94% recommended
Best Food in Minneapolis - St. Paul
28 people mentioned the Flan
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

The Capital Grille - Minneapolis

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / North Loop
3,705 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Four different steaks among our party of four. All excellent. Service was great as usual. Delightful experience!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Minneapolis - St. Paul
59 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bellecour

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Wayzata / Long Lake
1,407 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Amazing as always. Service spectacular. Timely and efficient. Food outstanding in taste and presentation...
94% recommended
54 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Cafe Alma

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / Mill District
405 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Wonderful place for a special birthday gathering with friends. The Sunday night 3 course dinner is an incredible value and all who ordered variations on that loved it! The saffron Read more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Minneapolis - St. Paul
7 people mentioned the Lamb Burger
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Christos - Minneapolis

$$$$·Greek·
Downtown / North Loop
174 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Christos has very good Greek food and is a great value. Used to go to It’s Greek to Me but Christos is much better.
96% recommended
Best Value in Minneapolis - St. Paul
5 people mentioned the Gyro

The Smack Shack

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / North Loop
505 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
Lobster roll of my dreams, the food is simply outstanding. If you closed your eyes you would swear you are someplace seaside with the smells and the atmosphere. Will be going back Read more
94% recommended
Most Booked in Twin Cities / Minneapolis
14 people mentioned the Lobster Guacamole

Chester's Kitchen & Bar

$$$$·American·
Rochester
492 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Chesters has a fabulous menu, including Gluten Free options!
95% recommended
Best Overall in Rochester
25 people mentioned the Walleye
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Manny's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / North Loop
6,339 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Don't miss this!
92% recommended
Special Occasion in Minneapolis - St. Paul
211 people mentioned the Hash Browns
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Cafe Lurcat - Minneapolis

$$$$·American·
Downtown / North Loop
3,880 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The staff at Cafe Lurcat are all extremely attentive. Particularly the service staff. The ambiance is a fav with the large windows and park view. Bartender with cordial but distRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Minneapolis - St. Paul
96 people mentioned the Pot Roast
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Hazelwood Bloomington

$$$$·American·
Bloomington
937 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
I chose this for my b-day dinner. We ordered brie cheese curds, bacon mac n cheese balls and a later addition was the spicy chicken meatball. All of them were delicious. Dinner seRead more
94% recommended
Most Booked in Minneapolis - St. Paul
21 people mentioned the Walleye

Porterhouse Steak and Seafood - Lakeville

$$$$·Steak·
Lakeville
4,545 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
It was a great experience as always and a good way to introduce my parents to a new restaurant for Father’s Day.
96% recommended
Best Service in Minneapolis - St. Paul
117 people mentioned the Walleye

Lake & Irving

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
710 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
Great place. Always love the food. This tune however we were not as impressed with the menu. The Lux Burger amazing as always but the other entrees of the sirloin special, & loco mRead more
97% recommended
40 people mentioned the Chicken Sandwich
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

JD Hoyt's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / North Loop
1,259 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Good food! A little expensive but fun to do once in awhile! Great candlelight dinner.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Minneapolis - St. Paul
38 people mentioned the Prime Rib

McCormick's Pub & Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Wayzata / Long Lake
569 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Cozy
My friend and I enjoyed a delicious egg salad sandwich, side salad and french fries. It was pure combined birthday lunch and our server surprised us with a delicious dessert with Read more
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Minneapolis - St. Paul
13 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Porter Creek Hardwood Grilll

$$$$·American·
Burnsville
354 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The experience , the food and the service was great! My salmon entree was delicious as were the prime rib sandwich and chicken Brie sandwich.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs
5 people mentioned the Banana Ice Cream

Butcher & the Boar

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / North Loop
3,408 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Great food and service! I recommend the peanut butter jalapeños and the smoked long rib.
92% recommended
415 people mentioned the Boar
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Mill Valley Kitchen

$$$$·American·
St. Louis Park
2,760 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
I went to the Mill Valley restaurant as part of a group dinner honoring the faculty from our school. Everything was outstanding!
97% recommended
45 people mentioned the Bison Burger
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

ACQUA - Forest Lake - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Forest Lake
1,890 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
I wouldn't recommend the Forest Lake Acqua to a friend because the meal we were served on New Years Eve was the last one we will be able to get there. I may recommend the White BeRead more
93% recommended
96 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Holman's Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Saint Paul
498 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fun
Went for Sunday brunch. Lots of choices and everyone was happy with what they ordered. Because it was not crowded we did not feel rushed and enjoyed a very leisurely dining experRead more
90% recommended
47 people mentioned the Mushroom Toast
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Maynards - Excelsior

$$$$·American·
Excelsior
781 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Casual
Always outstanding... Food and ambiance is excellent, Server may have been new, however she took great pride in taking care of us. Always a favorite.
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Minneapolis - St. Paul
30 people mentioned the Walleye

Borough

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / North Loop
1,564 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
The whoel experience was amazing. The food was incredible, our server was very knowledgable and had great menu suggustions. I would definitely recommend to others!
86% recommended
Contemporary American in Minneapolis - St. Paul
15 people mentioned the Old Fashioned

VIVO Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Apple Valley
1,104 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
I enjoyed my dining experience at Vivo! The food was delicious. We were a group of 12 and the server was attentive to our needs and was very pleasant and professional. I shared a mRead more
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Minneapolis - St. Paul
20 people mentioned the Walleye

Buona Sera

$$$$·Italian·
Champlin
1,588 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Buona Sera is a unique Italian Ristorante with fabulous food and wines. There's always a good selection of specials and the wait staff is usually well versed on the foods to answeRead more
98% recommended
Italian in Minneapolis - St. Paul
40 people mentioned the Walleye

6Smith

$$$$·American·
Wayzata / Long Lake
2,011 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Food was way to expensive for what it was. Kids pricing for brunch was insanity.
93% recommended
35 people mentioned the Short Rib
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Axel's River Grille - Mendota

$$$$·Steak·
Saint Paul
1,044 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We celebrated our 41st anniversary tonight @ Axel’s River Grille. Our server, Trisha was outstanding & guided us on menu questions. Our filet mignon was very tender & tasty. My Read more
92% recommended
Best Overall in Twin Cities / St. Paul
101 people mentioned the Popovers

Chianti Grill - Burnsville

$$$$·Italian·
Burnsville
3,444 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
I love the choices you have for dessert, I even got a candle
98% recommended
Italian in Minneapolis - St. Paul
52 people mentioned the Walleye

Coalition on 50th and France

$$$$·American·
Edina
582 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We went for Easter brunch and were seated at our reservation time. This is a cute restaurant and nicely decorated. The wait staff was very friendly and knowledgeable of the menu. Read more
97% recommended
37 people mentioned the Walleye
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

The Copper Hen

$$$$·American·
Whittier
1,117 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Had a good date night here! It was our 2nd time and was just as good as the 1st. Young, attentive staff. Wife had the poached pear and prosciutto pizza, sounds weird but it was grRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Minneapolis - St. Paul
76 people mentioned the Cupcakes
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

The Lexington

$$$$·American·
Saint Paul
778 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Food delicious, waiter 👍🏻, proportions generous!
88% recommended
Best Overall in Twin Cities / St. Paul
18 people mentioned the Steak Diane

Chianti Grill - Roseville

$$$$·Italian·
Roseville
3,684 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Very good. Usually is!
96% recommended
Italian in Minneapolis - St. Paul
47 people mentioned the Walleye

Tullibee

$$$$·Nordic·
Downtown / North Loop
654 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent food and attentive/knowledgeable service. The starters were all great, hard to pick one. Will definitely be back as we enjoyed summer on a plate!
89% recommended
Best Ambiance in Minneapolis - St. Paul
8 people mentioned the Short Rib

Monello Cucina - Mpls

$$$$·Italian·
Downtown / North Loop
755 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Our server was outstanding as was the food. We appreciated the noise level not being too loud
Notable Wine List in Minneapolis - St. Paul
10 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Wise Acre Eatery

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
South Minneapolis
230 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
  • Casual
The food was spectacular, and in a relaxed setting, which is more our style. The "share" plates were larger than expected, so after the two of us finished two of them, we could haRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Minneapolis - St. Paul
4 people mentioned the Black Bean Burger

4 Bells

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / North Loop
950 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Always a great place for brunch! Never have disliked anything I've ordered. I would highly recommend the Chicken and Waffles
89% recommended
85 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Birch's on the Lake Brewhouse & Supperclub

$$$$·American·
Wayzata / Long Lake
1,188 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
The food was fantastic! The view was great! We had a lovely dinner with friends!!
93% recommended
Scenic View in Minneapolis - St. Paul
89 people mentioned the Walleye

Cafe Ena

$$$$·Latin American·
Uptown
2,494 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
The food at Cafe Ena is always great. Our waitress Molly paired a white wine with our meal that was fantastic. She was delight!
98% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Twin Cities / Minneapolis
105 people mentioned the Sangria

Coalition - Excelsior

$$$$·American·
Excelsior
1,234 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Love it! Great food and atmosphere! The wine list is excellent and we really enjoyed ourselves here. Excellent desserts too!
88% recommended
68 people mentioned the Walleye
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Hell's Kitchen Minneapolis

$$$$·American·
Downtown / North Loop
2,812 reviews
  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
A great place for lunch in downtown. Gets crowded, so make a reservation. Vibrant crowd. Recommend the French Dip.
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Minneapolis - St. Paul
305 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Kendall's Tavern & Chophouse

$$$$·American·
Coon Rapids
573 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
  • Casual
friendly staff, great food served well. Parking can be a bit of a trip in the evenings.
100% recommended
Great for Lunch in Twin Cities / Northern Suburbs
12 people mentioned the Rotisserie Chicken

Pittsburgh Blue - Edina

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Edina
3,056 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great food, great service! Fantastic presentation of steaks, fast and prompt service. A+ overall restaurant.
85% recommended
135 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Redstone American Grill - Maple Grove

$$$$·American·
Maple Grove
2,030 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
I love Redstone. It's a casual atmosphere with really great food and friendly, professional staff. I've never had a bad experience here.
90% recommended
Best Overall in Twin Cities / Northern Suburbs
49 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Minneapolis

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Downtown / North Loop
3,391 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
It f’ing slapped.
86% recommended
Most Booked in Minneapolis - St. Paul
241 people mentioned the Chao

Dalton & Wade

$$$$·Home cooking·
Downtown / North Loop
220 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
Why are they closing?? Was packed and food was great. So were the drinks. Waiter was upset that they were only given three days notice!
90% recommended
9 people mentioned the Pork Shoulder
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Tavern on the Hill

$$$$·American·
Duluth
17 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
We arrived early but our table was already ready! Service was immediate and attentive throughout our meal. All 6 in our party were pleased with the quality of the food.
95% recommended
1 people mentioned the Cioppino
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Minneapolis

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / North Loop
5,989 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This restaurant was the perfect spot for a dinner date while on vacation. Excellent food and the food portion was worth the price.
90% recommended
Most Booked in Twin Cities / Minneapolis
185 people mentioned the Baked Alaska

Esker Grove

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown / North Loop
475 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Very tasty scallop and great atmosphere
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Minneapolis - St. Paul
12 people mentioned the Chestnut Soup

Campiello - Eden Prairie

$$$$·Italian·
Eden Prairie
2,254 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Consistency excellent food and great service. Sunday date night specials ($55 / per couple plus wine at half price) make this restaurant irresistible! Karla
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Twin Cities / Western Suburbs
83 people mentioned the Short Rib
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Kincaid's - Bloomington

$$$$·Steak·
Bloomington
4,298 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This was our first time at Kincaids, and we loved it. The Sunday brunch included mimosas and fresh blueberry muffins, which were both wonderful! The crab and artichoke dip was crRead more
89% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Minneapolis - St. Paul
281 people mentioned the Prime Rib
Discover our curated lists