Here are the best Restaurants to dine at in the Twin Cities

  1. Kincaid’s – known as the special-occasion headquarters, Kincaid’s is continually nominated as one of the best in town. Serving the traditional meat, fish, and potato menu, the restaurant is located at 380 Saint Peter St, Saint Paul (651-602-9000).
  2. The Oceanaire Seafood Room – the town’s definite top spot for seafood, steak lovers will not walk away disappointed either. Make sure to try the key lime pie as well! The Oceanaire is located at 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (612-333-2277)
  3. La Belle Vie – has a fantastic kitchen which serves up some of the best Mediterranean around. Eat a’la carte or from a tasting menu. La Bell Vie is a little pricey, but you will find it is worth every penny! Located at 510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis (612-874-6440)
  4. Lake Elmo Inn – Located in the northeast metro, is a great place to brunch. Go there for Sunday and they might have to roll you out the door! The Inn can be found at 3442 Lake Elmo Ave N, Lake Elmo (651-777-8495)
  5. St Paul Grill – known for its American food and voted “the best bar for grown ups”, the Grill is located in the Historic Saint Paul Hotel and is sure to please. 350 Market St, Saint Paul (651-224-7455)
  6. Murray’s – Minneapolis’ most honored steak house, has fantastic steaks, burgers, and more. Find Murray’s at 26 S. 6th St, Minneapolis (612-339-0909)
  7. Manny’s Steak House – offers a great wine list, the best veal chop in town, and a mouth-watering ribeye. Manny’s is located at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (612-339-9900)
  8. Vincent A RestaurantVincent Francoul’s cuisine is best described as French with an American twist. You will be surprised at the exceptional flavor of the dishes and also at the affordable price. 1100 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (612-630-1189)
  9. Palomino – the menu is best categorized as European-inspired American cuisine and features a warm atmosphere for dining. Find Palomino at the LaSalle Plaza, 825 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis (612-339-3800)
  10. Jax CafeJax has been around for a while and is currently being run by the family’s third generation. They feature a seasonal “net your own fish” stream in the outside garden, and are best known for the atmosphere and the outstanding steak and potatoes menu. 1928 University Ave NE, Minneapolis (612-789-7297)

(top 10 courtesy of MplsStPaul magazine readers poll)