Surdyk's Liquor Store and Gourmet Cheese Shop is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

1. Surdyk's Liquor Store and Gourmet Cheese Shop

9.4
303 E Hennepin Ave (at University Ave), Minneapolis, MN
Liquor Store · University · 65 tips and reviews

Mike G.Mike Guswiler: Love this place, great fresh mozzarella, fantastic selection of beer and wine, cigars AND close to Punch pizza...

Brian H.Brian Hamric: Great place for a wonderful selection of wines, cheeses, liquor and even cigars!

ColleenColleen: Such a perfect deli for noshing food - excellent cheese selection & great salamis, sandwiches ... And interesting little things..

Mesa Pizza By The Slice is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

2. Mesa Pizza By The Slice

8.3
1323 4th St SE (at SE 14th Ave), Minneapolis, MN
Pizza Place · Dinkytown · 71 tips and reviews

City PagesCity Pages: Voted Best Pizza by City Pages in 2011. Try the mac and cheese slice (always available) or choose from one of the many more adventurous items. Either way, it's cheap and it's good.

Robert C.Robert Cole: Try the 2 Slices:Fresh Mozzarella, Roma Tomato & Basil + Spinach, Feta & Pesto - Great #vegetarian options (they were out of Grilled Veggie.) Best pizza in Minneapolis.

Brittany L.Brittany Long: Pretty much everything is delicious here! My favorites are margarita, Mac and cheese, and Tomato Feta

Smack Shack is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

3. Smack Shack

9.0
603 Washington Ave N (N 6th Ave.), Minneapolis, MN
Seafood Restaurant · Warehouse District · 149 tips and reviews

LindsayLindsay: Try any of the rolls or the crab Po Boy. Fantastic. Lobster Mac & Cheese is amazing. So rich you could save it for dessert.

City PagesCity Pages: If you're lusting after lobster, try the lobster boil -- always a winner -- or go modern with the mac and cheese -- served with hunks of lobster and a creamy cheese sauce that tastes like a dream.

Food NetworkFood Network: Stuffs the menu with freshly made lobster rolls, po'boys and the house favorite, lobster mac and cheese. Combining lightly poached lobster meat with a fontina and Taleggio cheese sauce. Read more.

Hell's Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

4. Hell's Kitchen

9.0
80 S 9th St (Btw Marquette & Nicollet), Minneapolis, MN
American Restaurant · Downtown West · 294 tips and reviews

Darren W.Darren Wacker: Food here is phenomenal! Highly recommend the Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes and the Heuvoes Rancheros!

Michelle L.Michelle Loeffler: Best meal to split: huevos rancheros and lemon ricotta hotcakes. Spicy & sweet, filling & light.

Elizabeth D.Elizabeth Danskin: Everything I have had here is good: lemon ricotta pancakes, ribeye, bison burger, peanut butter, caramel bun, etc

Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

5. Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza

9.3
600 Washington Ave N (at 6th Ave N), Minneapolis, MN
Pizza Place · Warehouse District · 95 tips and reviews

Aaron L.Aaron Landry: Order the tomato and oregano pizza, adding garlic, smoked mozzarella and fresh tomatoes. I say it is the best pizza in Minneapolis these days.

Tami C.Tami Cabrera: I love their fennel sausage (good sausage!), fresh tomato, and ricotta pizza. House wine is very good too!

Georgia A.Georgia Ansley: I definitely recommend the "make your own" with chicken and feta. Great location, great service, great food.

Matt's Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

6. Matt's Bar

8.7
3500 Cedar Ave S (at E 35th St.), Minneapolis, MN
Burger Joint · Powderhorn Park · 217 tips and reviews

Dan M.Dan Murphy: The juciest of the Jucys in MPLS/STP. Very liquid & delicious cheese core. No frills bun & awesome skinny fries.

LiozziLiozzi: Try the Jucy Lucy - This is the best cheese filled burger in the Twin Cities!

City PagesCity Pages: Jucy Lucys are south Minneapolis's contribution to world cuisine, made by crimping two beef patties together around a hunk of cheese and grilling until the cheese inside reaches molten temperatures. Read more.

Revival is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

7. Revival

9.2
4257 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Kingfield · 45 tips and reviews

Joy W.Joy W: Everything we had (fried green tomatoes, southern fried chicken, collards, white cheddar grits, and pecan pie was sooo good. But the collards were the best I've ever had!

Tony O.Tony Odufuye: Have the Burger, Tennessee hot chicken, Chicken livers, Pork shoulder, Johnny cakes, Mac and cheese, biscuits, you know what, just EAT EVERYTHING.

Dave S.Dave Sawyer: The chicken thigh sandwich (Tennessee Hot) pairs perfectly with the creamy, savory mac and cheese side. Definitely a "Oh, hell yeah!" lunch experience for your tastebuddies.

Eli's Food & Cocktails is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

8. Eli's Food & Cocktails

8.9
1225 E Hennepin Ave (at 13th St N), Minneapolis, MN
American Restaurant · Loring Park · 78 tips and reviews

MariaMaria: Try the blue cheese burger here! Delicious blue cheese and caramelized onions on top of a juicy patty. YUM!

Tanner B.Tanner Britton: You have to try the penne and cheese. It rocks. Pro Tip: add bacon! Great place to meet before a show at First Ave.

Lucas D.Lucas D: Great food, loved the blue cheese burger with caramelized onions! This place doesn't know if It's a restaurant or a bar.

The 1029 Bar & Smack Shack is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

9. The 1029 Bar & Smack Shack

8.9
1029 Marshall St NE, Minneapolis, MN
Karaoke Bar · Northeast Minneapolis · 72 tips and reviews

James D.James Danielson: Get the Lobster Mac-N-Cheese!! Best I've had hands down. The Taleggio Cheese mixes absolutely perfect with the flavor of lobster! And the little bit of corn in it is fantastic, a must have!

City PagesCity Pages: The ridiculously rich lobster mac & cheese will erase those sunny-day longings. Spiked with a tangy bit of Taleggio cheese, and topped with crispy panko bread crumbs, this unique blend is a must try.

Bob Y.Bob Young: Get the lobster mac with bacon only a dallor more

Lake Wine & Spirits is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

10. Lake Wine & Spirits

8.8
404 W Lake St (Grand Ave.), Minneapolis, MN
Liquor Store · Whittier · 38 tips and reviews

AlexandraAlexandra: Cheese shop + an excellent craft beer selection!

Amy C.Amy Cullen: Try the made to order sandwiches from the cheese shop. My fav is the turkey pear Brie sandwich toasted with mayo instead of mustard. It's AHHHHMAZING!

AmandaAmanda: City Pages Best Cheese Shop - 2013

The Depot Tavern is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

11. The Depot Tavern

8.6
17 N 7th St (btwn 1st Ave & Hennepin Ave), Minneapolis, MN
Bar · Downtown West · 89 tips and reviews

Charlie L.Charlie LaPlante: Cayenne cheese curds are fantastic. Great beer selection.

Emily C.Emily Cizinski: The cayenne cheese curds are awesome!

Tommy F.Tommy Frerking: Get the cayenne pepper cheese curds!

Burger Jones is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

12. Burger Jones

8.1
3200 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN
Burger Joint · Cedar Isles - Dean · 123 tips and reviews

AmberAmber: Cheese curds are really good! Almost like state fair. They are nice & light.

Dan B.Dan Bailey: The White Trash Burger (velveeta, cheese curds, chicken-fried bacon) is easily in my top-3 all-time best burgers, and I've had some good ones.

Tami C.Tami Cabrera: Bloody Mary, Burger w/fine sharp cheddar, and Sweet Potato Fries w/Aioli....one of my favorite meals in this City. I love Burger Jones! (Tell them they need Muddy Paws Cheesecake though :-)

Red Cow Minneapolis is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

13. Red Cow Minneapolis

9.1
3624 W 50th St (Drew Ave S.), Minneapolis, MN
Restaurant · Fulton · 103 tips and reviews

City PagesCity Pages: The bison burger is well seasoned & served with creamy goat cheese & fig slivers. The veggie burger: a spicy, curry-seasoned patty that's crispy on the outside and creamy and tender on the inside.

Allison K.Allison Kuznia: Pretzel with beer cheese sauce is great and the Royale burger was amazing. Pork belly, Brie and arugula. Preferred the hand cut fries to the sweet potato fries however. Great beer list.

Lee B.Lee Bottorff: Poutine with apples and blue cheese is fantastic!

Pat's Tap is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

14. Pat's Tap

8.4
3510 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN
Gastropub · Lyndale · 122 tips and reviews

Tracy E.Tracy Eberly: Great Cheese Curds and excellent cocktails! Read more.

Metromix M.Metromix Manager: Try the goat cheese fritters or pork belly skewers topped off with a game of skee-ball! Read more.

Lauren M.Lauren Melcher: Cheese curds and sangria cocktail are great for patio weather. And their beer list is always phenomenal.

5-8 Club is one of The 15 Best Places for Cheese in Minneapolis.

15. 5-8 Club

8.0
5800 Cedar Ave S (at E 58th St.), Minneapolis, MN
Burger Joint · Diamond Lake · 86 tips and reviews

Emel O.Emel Oliver: The two burgers with cheese in the middle is incredible!! Read more.

Clyde Erwin B.Clyde Erwin Barretto: The Juicy Lucy with pepper jack cheese is amazing! Everything here fills you up pretty damn good.

Brad C.Brad Countryman: Try the traditional American Juicy Lucy with blue cheese crumbles on top! Fantastic ... Salty and savory.