Bunny’s Bar & Grill
Bunny’s Bar & Grill, a Twin Cities institution since 1933, has grown into THE premier Minnesota sports bar. They’ve repeatedly been voted Best Sports Bar in Minnesota by numerous media outlets. Bunny’s carries most sports packages and with over 30 TV’s, you won’t miss your favorite game. For lunch and dinner, they offer fresh salads, pizza and pasta, juicy burgers made with premium Angus beef, homemade soups and sandwiches and more. They have over 20 craft beers on tap, plus numerous domestic and imported beers, a selection of wines and cocktails. Try their take on a Bootlegger, a Minnesota original, a Bunny’s Old Fashioned or a Bunny Mary.
Open Sun – Wed until 12 am; Thurs – Sat until 1 am.
The Loop West End
The Loop is a vibrant eatery with a classy, yet comfortable décor and a large variety of menu options, from salads and sandwiches to pizza, entrées and decadent desserts. Their drink menu includes cleverly named cocktails such as the Mary Ann & Ginger and Resting Spritz Face. Hang out with friends on the patio and cozy up to the outdoor fireplace. Sports fans can catch the game on one of the Loop’s 22 TVs. You’re sure to get the best viewing angle when you cozy up to their 360⁰ bar. Bonus: they even have TVs out on the patio!
Open daily until 2 am; kitchen closes at 1 am.
McCoy’s Public House
Located in the heart of St. Louis Park’s Excelsior & Grand district, McCoy’s has been a neighborhood gem since 2003. This stylish restaurant features spacious, comfortable booths and attractive lighting. There is a large bar area with numerous big-screen TV’s for watching the game, plus a more formal dining area to have a relaxing meal with family and friends. They’re known for their modern American comfort food, like their Real McCoy burger, mac & cheese and brick oven pizzas. In warmer months, you can hang out on the patio with your favorite four-legged friend.
Open Sun – Tues until 10 pm; Wed & Thurs until 11 pm; Fri & Sat until 12 am. (Kitchen closes at 9 pm.)
Park Tavern Bowling & Entertainment Center
The Park Tavern has been a landmark in St. Louis Park for nearly 60 years. On Friday and Saturday evenings, enjoy late night eats, such as their award-winning burgers and made-to-order pizzas, and 20 lanes of cosmic bowling from 9 pm – 12 am (21+ only). The 11th Frame Bar offers a pool table, dart boards, and a host of vintage arcade games, including AC/DC pinball, Donkey Kong and Ms. Pac-Man. On warmer nights, relax on their newly expanded patio and try your luck at bocce ball or cornhole.
Open Sun – Wed until 11 pm; Thurs until 12 am; and Fri & Sat until 1 am. (Kitchen closes 1 hr prior.)
Punch Bowl Social
Punch Bowl Social is the place to go for serious foodertainment and real-world funning. They’re known for their legendary punches, craft beverages (with or without booze), scratch kitchen food that’s fit for foodies and endless gaming options. Try your hand at bowling, ping pong, billiards or bocce ball. Other classic games include Giant Scrabble and Giant Jenga, bonzini and foosball. Would-be singing sensations will love their karaoke room, and they even have a vintage arcade. Their modern, yet gorgeous, atmosphere will make you want to stay and play forever.
Open Sun – Thurs until 12 am; Fri & Sat until 2 am.
Billed as “The Last Real Roadhouse,” Schullers is a family-owned local hangout serving up salads, sandwiches, pizzas and the best black angus tavern burgers. Join them for live music every Saturday night, October to April. They are also home to MN’s smallest liquor store.
Open daily until 1 am.
Beer aficionados will love the more than 100 taps of American craft and import beers at Yard House. This West End eatery also offers a huge menu of made-from-scratch dishes. Enjoy happy hour classics such as fried cheese curds and onion ring towers. They also have numerous vegetarian and gluten sensitive options. Want to watch the big game on the West Coast, they’ve got you covered with numerous TV’s around the bar.
Open Sun – Thus, 11 am – 11 pm; Fri & Sat until 12 am. (Kitchen closes ½ hour prior.)