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Minneapolis/St. Paul Best Brunch Restaurants


The most versatile—and decadent—meal of the week, brunch with family and friends is a great way to enjoy gourmet food on a laid-back weekend. Linger over strawberry waffles, have a hearty starter of an omelet with crispy bacon, sip a glass of Champagne, or dive into a succulent plate of crabs' legs. Anything goes at this not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch event. We've done the legwork for you, so just sit back, relax, and search our list of the best brunch restaurants in the Twin Cities.

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Afton House Inn American
13/20
3291 St. Croix Trail S.
Afton, MN 55001
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Find river-town romance, topnotch wine and flaming desserts at this historic inn near the St. Croix River. More...

Birchwood Cafe Café
12/20
3311 E. 25th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
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This neighborhood eatery shows how fresh, whole foods don't have to be boring. More...

Cosmos Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Cosmos, Minneapolis, MN Graves 601 Hotel
601 First Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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The fresh and stylish Graves 601 Hotel has brought an equally chic restaurant to the Twin Cities dining scene. More...

The Craftsman Restaurant & Bar American Regional
12/20
4300 E. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
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This is the neighborhood restaurant everyone wishes was right around the corner. More...

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar American
13/20
Radisson Blu Minneapolis
31 S. Seventh St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Oh, that all hotel restaurants were as inviting, affordable, and produced such good Midwestern fare as this one. More...

Hell's Kitchen American
13/20
80 Ninth St. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Breakfast fare is elevated far beyond the ordinary at this funky, irreverent hotspot. More...

Jax Cafe Steakhouse
14/20
1928 University Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
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Family-owned for some 70 years, Jax is a Twin Cities steakhouse legend. More...

Lucia's American Regional
14/20
1432 W. 31st St.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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For inventive Upper Midwest cooking, Lucia’s is where it’s at. More...

Meritage Modern American
14/20
Hamm Building
410 St. Peter St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
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Like its name, Meritage is blending at its best: a terrific chef, swell service and a sweet setting. More...

Red Stag Supperclub American
14/20
Dining Room at Red Stag Supperclub, Minneapolis, MN 509 First Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Retro reigns in this inner city supper club, pleasing boomers and beyond with modern tweaks on classic roadhouse fare. More...

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