Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Minneapolis, MN USA
Sunday, October 6, 2013

Minneapolis Dining

Gluek's Restaurant 16 North Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403, Downtown, 612-338-6621, Gluek's is a downtown tradition, with a menu that features hand-cut steaks, seafood, pasta, homemade desserts, and more.

J.D. Hoyt's 301 Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-338-1560, This roadhouse is located in the heart of the city, and serves spicy charcoal-grilled beef, pork chops, chicken, fish, ribs, and a host of other American classics.

Jax Cafe 1928 University Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55418, 612-789-7297, This American chop-house serves wonderful steaks, prime ribs, fresh seafood, chicken, pasta and more, and also offers patio dining.

Joe's Garage 1610 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403, Downtown Loring Park, 612-904-1163, Joe's Garage offers an eclectic menu of pasta, salads, appetizers, desserts and daily specials, as well as offering a full service bar and rooftop dining.

Meadows 615 Washington Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 612-362-6615, This restaurant features award-winning cuisine, with specialties that include fresh wild game, seafood, beef, poultry, pasta, and much more; one may also enjoy the entertainment that is provided in the adjoining lounge, and a complimentary valet service is provided.

Monte Carlo Bar and Cafe 219 Third Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55401, 612-333-5900, Minneapolis' oldest bar and restaurant, Monte Carlo Bar and Cafe serves drinks, steaks, fish, hamburgers, salads and more; the restaurant is known as a visiting spot for many celebrities, and valet parking is provided.

Murray's 24 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 612-339-0909, Murray's has been pleasing customers for over fifty years with its famous "Silver Butterknife Steak;" also featured are an award-winning wine list, terrific steaks, the restaurant's famous garlic toast, and hickory smoked shrimp. An English-style tea is served on Friday afternoons, and one may enjoy violin and piano duets on Thursdays through Saturday evenings.

Pracna On Main 117 Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 612-379-3200, Built in 1890, this is the oldest restaurant on the oldest street in town, and features a sidewalk cafe overlooking the Mississippi River; steaks, pasta, fish, specialty sandwiches, and much more are served.

Staccato 1125 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403, 612-375-9009, This is the restaurant that is the closest to the Minneapolis Convention Center, and features a full bar; menu items include steaks, seafood, ribs, pasta, and much more, which is served in an upscale, casual dining atmosphere.

Tugg's River Saloon 219 Main Street, Minneapolis, MN 55414, 612-379-4404, This eatery features famous stuffed jalapeno and cream cheese Tuggburgers and home-smoked menu items; live music is offered during the summer on a large deck that overlooks the Mississippi River.

Vic's 201 Main Street Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55414, Located in St. Anthony Main, 612-312-2000, Besides offering spectacular views of the Minneapolis Riverfront District and the city skyline, Vic's a la carte menu features fresh fish, steak, chops, salads, and pasta dishes. An extensive wine list and a full bar are also available. Enjoy live music every Friday and Saturday evening beginning at 10:00 p.m