Discover Romance and Flavor: Top 10 Valentine's Day Dining Destinations in Minneapolis

Love is in the air, and what better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by indulging in exquisite dining experiences with your beloved? The Cari Ann Carter Group is delighted to present our curated selection of the top 10 restaurants in the Twin Cities/Minneapolis area. From French sophistication to coastal-inspired cuisine, these establishments promise to make your Valentine's Day truly unforgettable.

  1. Spoon and Stable (North Loop): Nestled in the vibrant North Loop neighborhood, Spoon and Stable is renowned for its elegant ambiance and innovative cuisine. Under the guidance of award-winning chef Gavin Kaysen, this restaurant offers a menu inspired by seasonal ingredients and French culinary traditions. From impeccable service to exquisite dishes, Spoon and Stable sets the stage for a romantic dining experience like no other.

  2. Maison and Margaux (North Loop): Experience the charm of Parisian dining at Maison and Margaux, a cozy bistro located in the heart of the North Loop. With its intimate ambiance and authentic French flavors, this restaurant captures the essence of romance. From classic dishes like beef bourguignon to decadent desserts, Maison and Margaux is the perfect setting for a memorable Valentine's Day celebration.

  3. Tullibee (Hewing Hotel): Situated within the stylish Hewing Hotel, Tullibee offers a farm-to-table dining experience with a Scandinavian twist. Led by executive chef Grae Nonas, the menu features locally sourced ingredients prepared with creativity and skill. Whether you're indulging in their signature wood-fired dishes or sipping craft cocktails by the fireplace, Tullibee promises a romantic evening filled with culinary delights.

  4. Cov (Wayzata): Escape to the shores of Lake Minnetonka at Cov, a charming waterfront restaurant located in Wayzata. With its coastal-inspired cuisine and panoramic views, Cov offers a romantic retreat away from the city's hustle and bustle. From fresh seafood to seasonal cocktails, every aspect of the dining experience at Cov is designed to enchant and delight.

  5. Feller's (Stillwater): Step into the warmth of Feller's and experience the rustic elegance of this beloved Stillwater eatery. With its farm-to-table ethos and creative menu offerings, Feller's showcases the best of Minnesota's local flavors. Whether you're sharing small plates by the fireplace or indulging in a multi-course meal, Feller's promises a dining experience that's as memorable as it is delicious.

  6. St. Genevieve (Minneapolis): Embrace the convivial atmosphere of a traditional French brasserie at St. Genevieve, located in the heart of Minneapolis. From the iconic escargot to the indulgent steak frites, each dish at St. Genevieve is crafted with care and precision. With its lively ambiance and impeccable service, St. Genevieve invites you to celebrate love and culinary excellence in style.

  7. Cafe and Bar Lurcat (Minneapolis): Experience modern American cuisine at its finest at Cafe and Bar Lurcat, nestled in the historic Loring Park neighborhood. With its sleek decor and inventive menu offerings, this restaurant is a favorite among couples seeking a sophisticated dining experience. Whether you're enjoying a romantic dinner for two or sipping cocktails on the rooftop patio, Cafe and Bar Lurcat promises a Valentine's Day to remember.

  8. Macanda (Wayzata): Located on idyllic Lake Minnetonka shores, Macanda offers a vast menu of unique and approachable food and cocktails. With an eclectic mix of global flavors in a traditional Mexican structure, Macanda promises a culinary journey unlike any other. From the moment you step inside, you'll be enchanted by the ambiance and flavors that transport you to distant lands.

  9. The Nordic Village Restaurant (Four Seasons Hotel): Offering a Minnesota cabin experience in the middle of the city, Nordic Village will be open for dinners, private events, and buyouts from November 1, 2023, through March 31, 2024. Designed and decorated by MartinPatrick3, each cabin bears a unique name inspired by the Star of the North. With skylights, personalized Spotify accounts, and TVs, the cabins offer a cozy retreat from the winter chill. Indulge in the four-course menu featuring Onion Soup, Cheese Fondue, and Minnesota-shaped S’Mores while enjoying seasonal savings on an overnight hotel stay.

 In conclusion, the Twin Cities/Minneapolis area offers a plethora of dining experiences to suit every palate and preference. Whether you're savoring French cuisine at Spoon and Stable or indulging in coastal flavors at Cov, each restaurant on our list promises an unforgettable Valentine's Day celebration. So, book your table, raise a glass to romance, and enjoy a day filled with love, flavor, and cherished memories.

Happy Valentine's Day from the Cari Ann Carter Group!


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