Al Vento is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

1. Al Vento

8.5
5001 34th Ave S (at 50th St E), Minneapolis, MN
Italian Restaurant · Minnehaha · 52 tips and reviews

Anderson CleanersAnderson Cleaners: Great deal on the date night happy hour, half priced wine and a lot of great food.

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.

Nick B.Nick Bancks: Great food! Date night is always a good time. My only complaint is that the staff didn't know anything about the 4square special offer and when I became mayor they didn't hook me up with a free meal:(

Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

2. Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater

8.8
810 W Lake St (at Bryant Ave S), Minneapolis, MN
Bowling Alley · Lyn Lake · 125 tips and reviews

Stephanie H.Stephanie Hall: Love Monday night Cheap Date Night. Dinner for 2, bottle of wine and bowling for $28. Can't beat that.

Mpls.St.Paul MagazineMpls.St.Paul Magazine: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine readers’ pick for favorite place for favorite cheap date night (Mondays).

Stacy S.Stacy Schwartz: If you get a chance to see a show here, do it! Lovely intimate venue.

Red Stag Supperclub is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

3. Red Stag Supperclub

8.5
509 1st Ave NE (btw 5th St NE & 6th St NE), Minneapolis, MN
Breakfast Spot · University · 117 tips and reviews

Elliott P.Elliott Payne: Cheap date night on Tuesday = 2 entree's + 2 deserts + 1 bottle of wine for $32!

John M.John Minn: Go to cheap date night.

Mpls.St.Paul MagazineMpls.St.Paul Magazine: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine editors’ pick for favorite cheap date night (Tuesdays).

Barbette is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

4. Barbette

9.0
1600 W Lake St (at Irving), Minneapolis, MN
French Restaurant · Uptown · 90 tips and reviews

Deb B.Deb Balzer: Best late date night. Warm olives, glass of great wine ...or three.

Alex J.Alex Jacoby: Great food and wonderful atmosphere. My favorite date night spot in Mpls

Carla J.Carla J: The tasting of seasonal vegetables is outstanding. And the Nicoise Salad is also fantastic.

Aster Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

5. Aster Cafe

9.0
125 SE Main St (btwn Central & SE 3rd Ave), Minneapolis, MN
Coffee Shop · Marcy - Holmes · 100 tips and reviews

City PagesCity Pages: Voted Best Restaurant for a First Date by City Pages in 2012! Possibly the most romantic & enjoyable all 4 seasons. Dishes have an understood sophistication and won't hurt the wallet if the date flops

City PagesCity Pages: If you find yourself near the river at lunchtime, Aster offers a variety of homemade sandwiches. Those taking in a romantic moonlight gaze at the river can have a cocktail & catch nightly live music. Read more.

Jennifer H.Jennifer Holley: Great place for an intimate concert.

7th Street Entry is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

6. 7th Street Entry

8.8
701 1st Ave N (on 7th St), Minneapolis, MN
Music Venue · Warehouse District · 36 tips and reviews

MPLScoMPLSco: One of the most intimate show venues in the Twin Cities

City PagesCity Pages: Voted Best Concert Venue by City Pages in 2010. It’s small enough topromise an intimate performance but big enough to catch popular acts.

City PagesCity Pages: Voted Best Rock Club by City Pages in 2012! The intimate space is the best place to see a band before they hit it big. Tickets are pretty cheap, sight lines are perfect, & sound is typically flawless.

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

7. Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

8.8
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
Restaurant · Downtown West · 66 tips and reviews

Gary H.Gary Hart: An intimate place for incredible music, food, and drink. Check out late night groups like Viva Brazil.

Jiabei C.Jiabei Chen: Catch the late show, sit in a romantic booth and order from the late night happy hour menu for the perfect (inexpensive) date

Albert M.Albert M: Great place to catch some really good music and nice bite to eat. Romantic, eclectic, a good classic!

Spoon and Stable is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

8. Spoon and Stable

9.1
211 N 1st St (btwn 2nd & 3rd), Minneapolis, MN
New American Restaurant · Warehouse District · 54 tips and reviews

Arielle L.Arielle Lenox: Great date night spot with unique farm to table cuisine. I love the bar seating where you can watch the food being made!

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: The highly anticipated new restaurant from Gavin Kaysen, former chef de cuisine at New York's celebrated Café Boulud. Try the Citzen Kale, wood-grilled wild mushrooms, kale pesto and shaved pecorino. Read more.

Cole K.Cole Kennedy: The Seared Arctic Char is unbelievably flavorful, and the saffron froth is savory and luxurious.

Varsity Theater & Cafe des Artistes is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

9. Varsity Theater & Cafe des Artistes

8.9
1308 4th St SE (at 13th Ave SE), Minneapolis, MN
Music Venue · Dinkytown · 67 tips and reviews

Shanna G.Shanna GD: Very intimate venue, great sound and the addition of the balcony makes it a unique place to see a show.

Sarah A.Sarah Anderson: Great for a more intimate feeling concert. Read more.

CourtneyCourtney: The mezzanine tickets are SO worth the extra $10 - a fraction of the people, your own bar & bathroom as well as tables and seating; the venue is so intimate, there's really not a bad seat in the house

The Bachelor Farmer Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

10. The Bachelor Farmer Cafe

9.0
200 N 1st St, Minneapolis, MN
Scandinavian Restaurant · Warehouse District · 17 tips and reviews

Jay M.Jay Martin: Great for an intimate date

Fernando C.Fernando Covas: Cozy spot with Scandinavian feel offering great sandwiches, pastries, and salads. Try the shaved cabbage salad, chopped egg sandwich, duck confit sandwich, and the semla pastry.

Rebecca M.Rebecca Mazza: Next door to the restaurant, this cute cafe offers pastries, open faced sandwiches, salads, coffee, wine and beer.

Burch Steak & Pizza Bar is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

11. Burch Steak & Pizza Bar

9.0
1933 Colfax Ave S (at W Franklin Ave), Minneapolis, MN
Steakhouse · Lowry Hill · 75 tips and reviews

Food NetworkFood Network: Opt for the grassfed hanger steak with Endive Salad for a Monday supper; then pull out all the stops on date night with a Prime NY Strip accompanied by Potato Pierogi. Read more.

Kristy W.Kristy Wagner: The brunch was absolutely amazing. We ordered the crab toast, lobster croque Madame, omelet of the day, and a tarte. Everything was delicious and we had great service!

studioLstudioL: Have you been to a whiter place???!!!

Marvel Bar is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

12. Marvel Bar

9.1
50 2nd Ave N (btwn 1st St N & Azine Way), Minneapolis, MN
Cocktail Bar · Warehouse District · 111 tips and reviews

Arielle L.Arielle Lenox: Best mixologists in the city! it's a hidden/speakeasy type bar. It's small and intimate and a great spot for drinks.

Chris E.Chris E: Double Luxe is absolutely delicious. Also, if you like Campari (and I mean really like Campari) try the Morricone. It's unabashedly unbalanced, and the tequila/mezcal smokiness is surprisingly nice.

Kevin R.Kevin Raheja: Drinks here make drinks elsewhere taste like rancid toilet water.

French Meadow Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

13. French Meadow Cafe

9.1
2610 Lyndale Ave S (at 26th St.), Minneapolis, MN
Breakfast Spot · Whittier · 132 tips and reviews

Rohn Jay M.Rohn Jay Miller: Great dinners! Surprisingly intimate, great food, good wine specials. Candlelit.

Joan S.Joan Smith: Bustling breakfasts and lunches are great here, but then mood changes in evening for table service vibe-- come back for romantic dinners, great wine list and atmosphere (reservation advised)

Cassie U.Cassie Utt: So many amazing options. The breakfast quesadilla or the yogurt and granola are my favorites. It can get very crowded on a weekend morning.

4 Bells is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

14. 4 Bells

8.8
1610 Harmon Pl (Maple St.), Minneapolis, MN
Seafood Restaurant · Loring Park · 12 tips and reviews

NoelNoel: Great fried chicken! Service was great, oysters and clams remind me of the caribbean; delicious! It was a great experience!

Arielle L.Arielle Lenox: Great outdoor, upscale dining across from Loring park. Love the gin and tonics on tap!

JulianJulian: Bottomless mimosas... mmmmmm

Café & Bar Lurcat is one of The 15 Best Places That Are Good for Dates in Minneapolis.

15. Café & Bar Lurcat

9.0
1624 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN
New American Restaurant · Loring Park · 58 tips and reviews

Channing W.Channing Womack: Date night special (sundays) here is such a good deal, I almost feel guilty about it. Almost.

Michael C.Michael Clarke: The Key Lime Cheesecake Creme Brulee is out of this world! Split one with two friends and we had to order a second!

Meg K.Meg Knodl: apple, manchego, chive salad = must