Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites
Victor's 1959 Cafe is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

1. Victor's 1959 Cafe

9.2
3756 Grand Ave S (West 38th St), Minneapolis, MN
Cuban Restaurant · Kingfield · 94 tips and reviews

Drew G.Drew G.: Always get the Cuban toast. Always get a mimosa (any will do), and you can't go wrong with the the sweet plantain omelette for brunch.

Al Vento is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

2. Al Vento

8.5
5001 34th Ave S (at 50th St E), Minneapolis, MN
Italian Restaurant · Minnehaha · 53 tips and reviews

Vicky M.Vicky Moffat: I adore this place. On Mondays and Tuesdays they have 1/2 bottles of wine and $20 per person date night special including appetizer, entree, and desert :) Also the atmosphere is perfect for a date.

Riverview Cafe & Wine Bar is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

3. Riverview Cafe & Wine Bar

8.7
3747 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
Wine Bar · Howe · 40 tips and reviews

Tanya P.Tanya Pfeffer: The servers are lovely, the wine/beer list is awesome, and the food is great! What more could you want?

Sonny's Cafe is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

4. Sonny's Cafe

7.6
3403 Lyndale Ave S (at W 34th St), Minneapolis, MN
Café · Lyndale · 23 tips and reviews

Drew G.Drew G.: Ask the fine folk at Crema to make you a sorbet-based drink. Be prepared to be amazed.

Casper & Runyon's Nook is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

5. Casper & Runyon's Nook

9.4
492 Hamline Ave S (Randolph Ave), Saint Paul, MN
Burger Joint · Highland · 166 tips and reviews

Drew G.Drew G.: The Triple B is all you'll ever need. Pair it with whatever the beer of the month is and you'll do just fine.

Merlins Rest is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

6. Merlins Rest

8.0
3601 E Lake St (at 36th Ave S), Minneapolis, MN
Pub · Longfellow · 68 tips and reviews

Drew G.Drew G.: Get your Fish & Chips (British style) and pair it with a good scotch. Also enjoy the Wednesday Night trivia. It's a great way to spend an evening with friends.

Ai Hue Bakery & Deli is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

7. Ai Hue Bakery & Deli

6.6
432 University Ave W (Arundel St), Saint Paul, MN
Bakery · Summit - University · 8 tips and reviews
Caspian Bistro is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

8. Caspian Bistro

9.1
2418 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN
Middle Eastern Restaurant · University · 20 tips and reviews
Sample Room is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

9. Sample Room

8.7
2124 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN
New American Restaurant · Bottineau · 51 tips and reviews
El Taco Riendo is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

10. El Taco Riendo

9.1
2412 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN
Mexican Restaurant · Northeast Minneapolis · 49 tips and reviews
The Kenwood is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

11. The Kenwood

9.0
2115 W 21st St (Penn), Minneapolis, MN
American Restaurant · Kenwood · 28 tips and reviews
Nightingale is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

12. Nightingale

7.7
2551 Lyndale Ave S (W 26th St), Minneapolis, MN
Restaurant · Whittier · 25 tips and reviews
Victory 44 is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

13. Victory 44

8.3
2203 44th Ave N (Penn Ave), Minneapolis, MN
Gastropub · Victory · 129 tips and reviews
Erte is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

14. Erte

7.6
1304 University Ave NE (University Ave NE), Minneapolis, MN
Steakhouse · Sheridan · 23 tips and reviews
Cook St. Paul is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

15. Cook St. Paul

8.8
1124 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN
American Restaurant · Payne - Phalen · 18 tips and reviews
Bar La Grassa is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

16. Bar La Grassa

9.2
800 Washington Ave N (at 8th Ave.), Minneapolis, MN
Italian Restaurant · Warehouse District · 153 tips and reviews

Drew G.Drew G.: Truly, the soft eggs and lobster bruschetta is amazing. Order it with confidence and prepare to enjoy. Also, try any of the fresh pastas. You won't be disappointed.

112 Eatery is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

17. 112 Eatery

9.1
112 N 3rd St (at 1st Ave), Minneapolis, MN
New American Restaurant · Warehouse District · 117 tips and reviews

Kevin R.Kevin Raheja: The gnochi is so good it will ruin your life. It is as if God himself prepared it and cast it into your mouth.

WA Frost & Company is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

18. WA Frost & Company

8.9
374 Selby Ave (at Western Ave), Saint Paul, MN
American Restaurant · Summit - University · 80 tips and reviews

Deb F.Deb Franko: Amazing patio. Late night happy hour on the patio is a great way to end the day.

French Corner Bakery Bistro is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

19. French Corner Bakery Bistro

7.8
1200 Nicollet Mall (12th Street), Minneapolis, MN
French Restaurant · Loring Park · 14 tips and reviews
Tilia is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

20. Tilia

9.0
2726 W 43rd St (at Sheridan Ave S), Minneapolis, MN
New American Restaurant · Linden Hills · 91 tips and reviews
The Buttered Tin is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

21. The Buttered Tin

9.0
237 7th St E (Wacouta), Saint Paul, MN
Bakery · Lowertown · 50 tips and reviews
Korea Restaurant is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

22. Korea Restaurant

7.4
221 Oak St SE, Minneapolis, MN
Korean Restaurant · University · 6 tips and reviews
Spoon and Stable is one of Twin Cities Hidden Gems & Personal Favorites.

23. Spoon and Stable

9.0
211 N 1st St (btwn 2nd & 3rd), Minneapolis, MN
New American Restaurant · Warehouse District · 44 tips and reviews

Drew G.Drew G.: The food here was great & memorable. The Scallop Carpaccio and the Grilled Heritage Pork were stand-outs & the Tarte Flambé (bar menu) was a good surprise that helped to round out our meal.