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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lake
“Whether on foot or wheels, circling the lake is sure to restore your spirits. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Fried chicken & other classic Southern comfort foods served in relaxed surrounds.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Nature
“Lake Harriet is a great city lake to walk or bike around. Enjoy the city scape views, or watch the sail boats glide across the water. At the bandshell there is music and food in the summer. Also a great playground for kiddos. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Excellent coffee with cocktail-inspired creations. Try the classic Kingfield hot or iced!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“This place is so fun and quirky! Best corn pancakes ever!! You can not go wrong with this place. Just a quick walk and you will be drinking the best coffee and enjoying delicious food. This is a must try place!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Pastry Shop
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“Ooh-la-la! If you're into mouth-watering, high-quality breads and pastries created by a James Beard Award-winning pastry chef, then this is the spot. Everything is gorgeous. The coffee is tasty. The other food items — soups, quiche, sandwiches — are also wonderful. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“I like the bar for a no fuss beer. Usually a great selection and I also lean towards an IPA. The menu is great too. It is a quaint space also in great neighborhood. I frequent often after a good bike ride. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
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“Locally sourced menu offers breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, happy hour and a full bar.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Diner
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“great late night happy hour that starts at 9pm most nights. $3 box wine and cheap great fries!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Museum of Russian Art, a nonprofit museum in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, is the only major institution in North America devoted entirely to Russian art and culture from the entire scope of Russia's history”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Casual & rustic American eatery offering craft beer, gourmet burgers & a menu of updated pub eats.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our favorite happy hour spot! Nachos half price and good drink specials from 3-5pm most days and late night 9-1030pm Sunday brunch is also great, lunch and dinners too with grass-fed cows for burgers.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Since 1994 Broders' has been serving house made and quality imported pastas and risottos, focusing both on Italian regional traditions as well as seasonal & local ingredients. We source from Midwest farms, when possible, and grow vegetables in our own parking lot garden (weather permitting, of course!) but really, it's about the pasta.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Modern pizzeria with patio seating offers creative wood-fired pies with Korean flair & global wines.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food. Most likely need a reservation, the place is small. Right around the corner on 50th. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Food - the way it was made long ago - when everyone ate organic, free-range, locally grown food that wasn’t fussy or high-end. It was just good food made with love, from scratch, every day. The restaurant has become the quintessential neighborhood place for casual everyday comfort, including a full-service coffee bar, bakery, breakfast, lunch, dinner, frozen custard, beer, wine, and weekend brunch with take-away options throughout the day. The food and atmosphere are wonderful, the outside patio is beautiful in the summer! ”
  • 19 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Fried chicken & other classic Southern comfort foods served in relaxed surrounds.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
“This place is so fun and quirky! Best corn pancakes ever!! You can not go wrong with this place. Just a quick walk and you will be drinking the best coffee and enjoying delicious food. This is a must try place!”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“I like the bar for a no fuss beer. Usually a great selection and I also lean towards an IPA. The menu is great too. It is a quaint space also in great neighborhood. I frequent often after a good bike ride. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
“Locally sourced menu offers breakfast, lunch, brunch, dinner, happy hour and a full bar.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Diner
“great late night happy hour that starts at 9pm most nights. $3 box wine and cheap great fries!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Casual & rustic American eatery offering craft beer, gourmet burgers & a menu of updated pub eats.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Our favorite happy hour spot! Nachos half price and good drink specials from 3-5pm most days and late night 9-1030pm Sunday brunch is also great, lunch and dinners too with grass-fed cows for burgers.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Since 1994 Broders' has been serving house made and quality imported pastas and risottos, focusing both on Italian regional traditions as well as seasonal & local ingredients. We source from Midwest farms, when possible, and grow vegetables in our own parking lot garden (weather permitting, of course!) but really, it's about the pasta.”
  • 21 locals recommend

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