Our St. Louis Park and Golden Valley restaurants are open for business, with socially distanced patio dining options! The well-being of our guests is our top priority. Restaurants will be following these safety guidelines:
- Following CDC guidelines of cleaning & sanitation
- Washing hands frequently & have hand sanitizer available
- Conducting wellness screenings of employees
- Following social distancing and capacity guidelines
- Wearing face coverings
Guests are asked to observe the following:
- Advance reservations are required for all patio dining
- Please plan to pay via credit or debit card
- Please wear face coverings on your way to and from your table
- Maximum group size is 4 per table (6 if members of the same immediate family)
A dog-friendly restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Specializing in broasted chicken, burgers, and boozy shakes. Try their new Biscuit Breakfast Bar every Saturday and Sunday morning from 8 am – 1 pm. Or check out their new walkup ice cream window, Cookies & Custard – open daily from 3 – 9 pm! The “Pawtio” awaits – reserve your table today!
Voted best sports bar in Minnesota, this neighborhood bar and grill has been a Twin Cities staple for over 80 years. Now open regular hours daily from 8 am – 1 am, and Fridays and Saturdays until 2 am. Call 952-922-9515 for reservations.
Patio and indoor seating available by reservation on their website. Open Monday through Thursday from 3 pm to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday from 3 pm to 11 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm. Full menu, bar, and pull-tabs available!
Officially open June 15, this drive-in restaurant is perfect for family fun and great out-of-this world food! Serving mouthwatering steak burgers, premium hot dogs, delicious shakes, malts, desserts and more. Bring your four legged friend for a free Doggie Ice Cream Cone! Open 11 am – 8 pm daily, and Fridays and Saturdays until 9 pm. Online ordering also available at claysgalaxy.com/ordernow.
Serving artisanal spirits, including gin, vodka, fresas, bourbon and vodskey. Patio open Fridays 5 pm – 10 pm, and Saturdays 4 pm – 9 pm. Reservations can be made through a link found on their online store. You can also pre-order a bottle of spirits or grab one of their new, make-at-home cocktail kits on the weekends! Open for pickup Monday – Thursday, 10 am – 4:30 pm.
CRAVE offers vibrant American cuisine, fresh sushi, and cool sidewalk seating. They pride themselves on serving the freshest, highest-quality food using only the best ingredients. Open daily from 3 pm – 8 pm. Reservations available via Open Table or by calling 952-933-6500. Free delivery and curbside pickup is also available.
A family distillery and cocktail lounge serving the finest European-style fruit brandies and liqueurs, all with an American twist. Their cocktail room and patio are open Thursday 5 pm – 10 pm, Friday 5 pm – 11 pm and Saturday 3 pm – 11 pm. Reserve your spot via Open Table.
A Golden Valley restaurant known for their woodfired rotisserie cooking and extensive wine list. Try the spit roasted chicken, the smokehouse spareribs or the smoked bacon jam burger. Open daily from 11 am – 10 pm. Call 763-542-1931 for reservations.
The quintessential brunch spot offering breakfast classics, souffle omelettes, burgers, sandwiches, homemade soup and popovers. Call 763-544-0205. Or order takeout through ChowNow. Open Mondays, 8 am – 2 pm; Tuesday – Sunday, 8 am – 7 pm.
This comfy sports bar and grill in Golden Valley is where all the locals hang out. They offer simple American fare and a tree-shaded, pup friendly patio. From pickle fries and cheese curds to 14 different types of burgers, you’ll find all your favorites at JJ’s. Their kitchen is open Monday – Tuesday from 2:30 pm to 9 pm, Wednesday – Friday from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm, and Saturday & Sunday from 11:30 am – 9 pm. Bar hours may vary. Call 763-546-1166 to make your reservation.
Connected to the Marriott Minneapolis West hotel, Kip’s Irish Pub features casual Irish fare that will leave your belly content and your spirits uplifted. Now open from 3 pm – 9 pm Tuesday through Saturday, offering takeout, curbside, patio and restaurant dining! Reservations can be made through Open Table.
Critically acclaimed Asian fine dining offering a unique menu of Thai, Vietnamese, Lao, Cambodian & Filipino dishes. Open Wednesday through Sunday from 4 pm – 8:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays until 9:30 pm. Call 763-400-7910 or visit their website to reserve your table for indoor dining or for their heated outdoor patio. Rainy day? They’ve got you covered with their huge outdoor tent! Also available for takeout orders.
This West End eatery features a wood-fire pizza oven, an outdoor fireplace and, of course, fabulous fresh food. Open daily, 11 am – midnight. Call 952-681-2684 or book online at Open Table.
Located in the heart of Excelsior and Grand in St. Louis Park, this has been a local favorite for over 15 years. Bring your friends (furry ones too!), sip a cocktail and people watch from beneath the shade of a patio umbrella. With brick oven pizzas, grown-up mac & cheese, and beer battered fries, it’s a perfect spot for happy hour or family dinners. Call 952-224-9494 or go to Open Table to reserve your table.
Mill Valley Kitchen brings the fresh, inspired tastes of Northern California to the Twin Cities. They utilize sustainable and locally sourced meats, produce and the finest seafood. Their menu changes seasonally and they can accommodate a variety of dietary needs, including gluten-free, vegan, and other allergy and dietary restrictions. Open Sun – Wed, 3 pm – 9 pm and Thurs – Sat, 3 pm – 10 pm. Call 952-358-2000 to reserve your table.
Located in the Trailhead building at Theodore Wirth Park, Mill Valley Market opened this summer serving breakfast, lunch and dinner along with specialty coffee drinks, beer, and wine. Similar to its parent restaurant, Mill Valley Kitchen in St. Louis Park, Mill Valley Market offers the same great food with grab and go and fast casual service. Open Sunday – Wednesday from 9 am – 8 pm, and Thursday – Saturday from 9 am – 9 pm.
New Bohemia Wurst and Bier House is the transformation of a traditional bier hall into what we like to call the “New American Craft Bier Hall”, pouring 36 local and International Craft beers and featuring over 24 different all natural sausages made right here in Minnesota. Also serving traditional German style buns and pretzels. Open Monday – Friday from 4 pm – 8 pm, and Saturday – Sunday from 11 am – 8 pm. Takeout and delivery is also available.
For over 20 years, Pannekoeken Huis in St. Louis Park has been serving up tasty pannekoeken, Dutch pancakes that are oven-baked and served with over twenty-five different toppings, like banana cream and strawberries. Plus, they offer a full menu of comfort classics, like meatloaf, roast turkey and honey glazed chicken. Open daily from 8 am – 3 pm, with curbside pickup, delivery through Bite Squad, and now patio dining. Call 952-920-2120.
A St. Louis Park classic for almost 60 years, offering a wide variety of classic American dishes, including pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more. On Mondays, they offer a special $6 essential menu for all essential workers. Their spacious patio is the perfect place to have a relaxing meal while social distancing! Open 11 am – 8 pm daily. Reserve your spot by calling 952-929-6810. Takeout and delivery is also available.
Recently reopened, PBS combines a diner-inspired scratch-kitchen, craft beverages, and classic parlor-style entertainment that will turn your date night into a shuffleboard showdown and your bowling buds into chicken ‘n’ waffle connoisseurs. The eclectic eat-ertainment boasts 25,000 square feet plus outdoor seating, so there’s plenty of space to come social safely. Open Monday through Thursday, 4 pm – 10 pm, Friday 4 pm – 1 am, Saturday 10 am – 1 am, and Sunday 10 am – 10 pm.
A Japanese fusion restaurant that focuses on traditional Japanese dishes with French, Italian and other Asian influences. Open Sunday through Thursday from 12 pm – 8:30 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 12 pm – 9:30 pm. Call 952-378-1803 for patio reservations. Takeout and delivery options are available.
REM5 is known for their amazing VR experiences (safely distanced, of course, in indoor pods). But they also offer a delicious menu of flatbread pizzas, boneless wings, mac & cheese bites and other shareable snacks -mini donuts, anyone? – as well as MN craft beer, wine, cider, and more. You’re invited to dine and imbibe outside at their socially distant picnic tables. You can even order online to go!
Located on the 6th floor of the AC Hotel Minneapolis West End in St. Louis Park, this is THE place to watch the sunset. Their master mixologists will make you the perfect hand-crafted cocktail to sip as you watch the lights twinkle on over downtown Minneapolis. This stylish and energized bar serves a variety of tapas, including flatbread pizzas, a hummus board, and chips with homemade salsas. Open daily from 4 – 10 pm. Call 763-545-0000 for reservations.
Rojo offers a full menu of delicious appetizers, salads, soups and entrees influenced by the foods of Mexico. Many traditional dishes, such as quesadillas, tacos and enchiladas, are available but with bold new flavors or in unique presentations. Open daily from 11 am – 10 pm, and Fridays and Saturdays from 11 am – 11 pm. Patio and indoor seating available. Online, phone, or walk-in reservations are required for a table.
Billed as “The Last Real Roadhouse,” they offer a wide selection of American classics, from sandwiches to burgers and pizzas, as well as off sale liquor. Their full menu and off sale liquor is available for takeout, curbside service and free delivery! Open daily, 11 am – 10 pm. Call 763-545-9972 for patio reservations. Takeout and delivery options are available.
Steel Toe is open for taproom service Monday through Friday from 3 pm – 9 pm, and weekends from 2 pm – 8 pm. All guests must be 21 or older. They will be taking walk-up reservations beginning 10 minutes before they open until 40 minutes before they close each day. 90 minute reservations are available for groups of up to 4. Plus, grab a bite to eat from one of the visiting food trucks!
Serving the best Mexican food in Golden Valley! Known for classic dishes such as arroz con pollo, fajitas, burritos, molcajetes, street tacos, ceviches, quesadillas, and, of course, margaritas. You must call ahead for same day reservations – 15 minutes prior during lunch and 1 hour before during dinner. Call 763-546-1205. Open daily, 11 am – 10 pm, Friday & Saturday until 11 pm.
A family-friendly sports bar serving tasty American favorites. Offering a menu of burgers, club & BLT sandwiches, hot dogs, brats, wings, fries, tator tots, onion rings and cheese curds. Beer, cider, hard seltzer and bottles of wine are available to accompany your order. Open 9 am – 9 pm daily for takeout and patio dining. Make your reservation online or call 763-512-2321.
Know better beer! Under Pressure currently offers 24 beers on tap, as well as a variety of blended beers. Although they have some chairs, outdoor guests are encouraged to bring their own portable folding chair if they want to sip a pint and get some air. Growlers and crowlers are also available for curbside pickup and delivery. Open Monday – Thursday 3 – 8 pm, Friday 3 – 9 pm, Saturday 1 – 9 pm and Sunday 1 – 5 pm. Please call ahead for seating: 763-269-2978. They’re family and dog friendly!
Enjoy more than 100 taps of the best American craft and import beers, plus a menu with more than 100 dishes made from scratch at this West End eatery. Open daily 11 am – 9 pm. Call 952-417-0490.
Bakery & cafe selling a range of from-scratch eats, such as sandwiches, salads & signature cupcakes. Their full menu is available online for pickup as well. Open Monday – Friday, 11 am – 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday, 9 am – 7 pm.
This list is current as of September 14, 2020. We will update this list as more patio seating becomes available. Always check with the restaurant to ensure operating hours are still accurate.