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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
MINNEAPOLIS/ ST. PAUL

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Besides attending one of the world's 2014 Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, we've compiled a list of the best restaurants in Twin Cities to ring in the New Year.

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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...

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant Contemporary
13/20
Target HQ
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Notable Contemporary fare but make no mistake: it's all about the music. 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...

Manny's Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
W Minneapolis – The Foshay
825 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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There are other steakhouses in Minneapolis but none that champion meat as unabashedly as Manny's. More...

Mission American Kitchen New American
13/20
IDS Center
77 S. Seventh St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Downtown diners craving comfort food with a sophisticated spin will find it here. More...

moto-i Japanese
12/20
2940 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408

A saké brewpub, from a Japan-obsessed owner of one of the city's top brewpubs. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
14/20
50 S. Sixth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
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Seafood aplenty, complementary wines and knowledgeable waitstaff. More...

Pazzaluna Italian
13/20
360 St. Peter St.
St. Paul, MN 55102
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Cavernous, sprawling and a little corporate, Pazzaluna sometimes suffers from its size but still delivers on upscale fun. More...

Sapor Cafe International
12/20
428 Washington Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
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An underappreciated and little known jewel. More...

Seven The Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
700 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Sleek service, subtle preparations and a touch of glamour set this steakhouse apart from its more predictable peers. More...

Tryg's American
11/20
3118 W. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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Classic American fare served in posh surroundings. More...

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