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2014 Business Event Dining Guide

Twin Cities-area restaurants offer a range of cuisine and ambience for company meetings, parties and special events.

2014 Business Event Dining Guide

In Minneapolis, St. Paul and the suburbs, restaurant venues range from old world elegance to modern and edgy. The diversity of decor and food choices allows businesses to select restaurants that fit their company cultures for special events. The following dining guide can be used to locate the right spaces for an executive meeting, company celebration or holiday party. Private and semi-private rooms are available for special business festivities.

MINNEAPOLIS

Amore Victoria
1601 W Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-823-0250
amorevictoria.com

Contact: Jenna Victoria (co-owner)
Private room in wine cellar seats up to 60, private room in boutique seats up to 45
Cuisine: Italian classics from scratch

Atlas Grill & Clubroom
200 S 6th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-338-4700
atlasgrill.com

Contact: Kenneth Cole (director of catering and sales)
Private dining and reception-style events from 10 to 300 guests
Cuisine: Mediterranean-influenced cuisine featuring fire-roasted meats and seafood

Bank
88 S 6th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-656-3255
bankmpls.com

Contact: Julie St. Aubin (catering sales manager)
Five private dining rooms varied in size (the largest seats up to 20 people) converted from former executive offices
Cuisine: Modern American cuisine

Barrio Tequila Bar
925 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-333-9953
barriotequila.com

Contact: Heather Hosford (general manager)
Private mezzanine seats up to 40 or serves 50 for receptions
Cuisine: Latin American-inspired small plates with an expansive tequila list

Basil’s Restaurant
710 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-376-7454
basilsminneapolis.com

Contact: Leon D’Mello (restaurant manager)
Semi-private dining rooms accommodate up to 40 people
Cuisine: Traditional and unique American dishes

Black Forest Inn
1 E 26th St., Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-872-0812
blackforestinnmpls.com

Contact: Erica Christ (manager)
Adjacent Festsaal space serves up to 100
Cuisine: Authentic German and European fare

Bombay Bistro
820 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-312-2800
bombaybistromn.com

Contact: Ajay Mehta (owner)
Private rooms can accommodate up to 150 people
Cuisine: Indian, Chinese, Mexican, and Italian food for special events

Boneyard Kitchen & Bar
2841 Hennepin Ave., S Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-455-6688
boneyarduptown.com

Contact: Group sales manager
Group seating available for business dinners and corporate gatherings
Cuisine: Contemporary Southern

Brit’s Pub
1110 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-332-8011, ext. 111
britspub.com

Contact: Ann Mortenson Koski (event sales and coordination)
Long room seats up to 60, clubhouse serves up to 150, rooftop bowling green serves up to 500, veranda overlooking green accommodates up to 200
Cuisine: Traditional pub fare and more

Buca di Beppo
1204 Harmon Pl., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-288-0138
bucadibeppo.com

Contact: Brittany Richard (sales coordinator)
Five rooms hold up to 40 people each—one serves up to 50
Cuisine: Authentic Italian cuisine in a vintage setting

Cafe Lurcat
1624 Harmon Pl., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-486-5500
cafelurcat.com

Contact: Christy O’Keefe-Turman (general manager)
Private dining room seats 50 and the mezzanine seats 30
Cuisine: An updated version of the classic American fish and chop house

The Capital Grille
801 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-692-9000
thecapitalgrille.com

Contact: Diane Forsberg (sales and marketing manager)
Private wine room serves up to 22 guests; upper-level Dunwoody area serves up to 50
Cuisine: Fine dining featuring dry-aged steaks

Chiang Mai Thai
3001 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-827-1606
chiangmaithai.com

Contact: Kham Vang (manager)
Event room seats up to 50 or serves up to 100 for cocktail parties; includes private bar
Cuisine: Thai food

Chino Latino
2916 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-824-7878
chinolatino.com

Contact: Annie Halloran (sales and event coordinator)
Private room serves up to 60 seated or 75 for receptions; semi-private dining for up to 125 people
Cuisine: Street-food -style dishes from equatorial countries

Cosmos
601 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-312-1168
cosmosrestaurant.com

Contact: Patrick Clemons (sales and marketing director)
Private dining room seats up to 10 guests
Cuisine: Creative American food

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Crave
825 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-310-6057
craveamerica.com

Contact: Group sales manager
Multiple private dining and semi-private dining spaces as well as full buyouts
Cuisine: Wood-oven pizzas, roasted meat, sushi, pasta

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-332-1010
dakotacooks.com

Contact: Joe Doermann (event coordinator)
Two private dining rooms seat up to 30 each; mezzanine seats up to 66
Cuisine: American cuisine featuring locally and sustainably sourced ingredients

The Dining Studio/Create
1121 Jackson St. NE, Studio 145, Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-331-3310
createcaters.com

Contact: Nicky Metchnek (events director)
Private restaurant with space for up to 72 for sit-down meals and up to 150 for cocktails
Cuisine: Cuisine focused on local, seasonal, organic and sustainable ingredients

Elsie’s Restaurant
729 Marshall St. NE., Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-378-9701
elsies.com

Contact: Paula Compton (event planner)
Banquet room with seating for up to 150 with a private bar
Cuisine: Casual, homestyle Italian; breakfast, formal buffets or plated dinners

Erte & The Peacock Lounge
323 13th Ave. NE., Minneapolis, MN 55413
612-623-4211
ertedining.com

Contact: Patte Kraske (owner)
Private room seats up to 22 people
Cuisine: Bohemian-chic steakhouse

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar
31 S 7th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-216-3473
firelakerestaurant.com

Contact: Kristin Holt (general manager)
Private dining with seating for up to 40
Cuisine: American fare: wood-fired rotisserie and hardwood-grilled dishes using local ingredients

Fuji Ya
600 W Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-871-4055
fujiyasushi.com

Contact: Thomas Hanson (general manager)
Three private zashiki rooms that serve up to 20 people; St. Paul location also has a zashiki room that seats up to six
Cuisine: Sushi, traditional Japanese food

Gluek’s Restaurant & Bar
16 N 6th St., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-338-6621
glueks.com

Contact: Donna Fyten (event coordinator)
Banquet room seats up to 60 people; beer garden available for groups up to 50
Cuisine: American with a German flair; steaks, burgers, walleye and more

Grand Cafe
3804 Grand Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55409
612-822-8260
grandcafempls.com

Contact: Mary Hunter (owner)
Offers both private and semi-private dining spaces
Cuisine: Locally sourced ingredients for chef-driven Euro-American cuisine

J. D. Hoyt’s
301 Washington Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-338-1560
jdhoyts.com

Contact: Pat Montague (owner and general manager)
Private room for parties up to 32
Cuisine: Steakhouse featuring charcoal- and hickory-smoked dishes

Jax Cafe
1928 University Ave. NE., Minneapolis, MN 55418
612-789-7297
jaxcafe.com

Contact: Jane Benavides (banquet coordinator)
Five rooms that can serve from 25 up to 300
Cuisine: Old-style supper club serving steaks, chops, fish and seafood

Kafe 421
421 14th Ave. SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-623-4900
kafe421.com

Contact: Georgia Sander, Antigoni Sander, Loren Moe (catering manager)
Private rooms serve up to 50 people
Cuisine: Mediterranean-influenced American food

Kieran’s Irish Pub
601 1st Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-339-4499
kierans.com

Contact: Whitney Gale (event coordinator)
The Titanic Lounge can seat up to 80 or serve up to 150 for receptions; Poet’s Corner can seat up to 40 or serve 60 for receptions
Cuisine: Traditional Irish pub dishes including wee plates, sandwiches, salads and seasonal specialties

La Belle Vie
510 Groveland Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-874-6440
labellevie.us

Contact: Tara Waller (general manager, event director); Laurel Elm (assistant general manager, event director )
Loring Room seats up to 34 people, full restaurant and lounge serves up to 200 for cocktail receptions
Cuisine: Upscale and sophisticated French Mediterranean cuisine

The Local
931 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-904-1000
the-local.com

Contact: Jessica Dill (event coordinator)
The Hollow, Choir and Sanctuary rooms available for private parties for groups of up to 80 people
Cuisine: American food with an Irish twist

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Loring Pasta Bar
327 14th Ave. SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-378-4849
loringpastabar.com

Contact: Charisse Puetz (manager)
West Mezzanine seats up to 70; Red Room seats up to 65
Cuisine: Varied, eclectic American-Italian food

Manny’s Steakhouse
825 Marquette Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-9900
mannyssteakhouse.com

Contact: Tesha Watral (private dining manager), Molli O’Rourke (director of sales and marketing)
Speakeasy private room holds up to 22 people, semi-private alcove holds up to 30
Cuisine: Upscale steakhouse

Marin Restaurant and Bar
901 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-252-7000
marinrestaurant.com

Contact: Paul Barnes
Two boardrooms serve up to 12 each or can be combined to serve up to 24; a barrel room serves up to 30 people
Cuisine: Nutrient-dense, Northern California cuisine

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood
800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-338-3308
mccormickandschmicks.com

Contact: Mary Lindahl (catering sales manager)
Two private rooms seat up to 90
Cuisine: Freshwater fish and seafood, steaks and specialty meats

The Melting Pot Restaurant
80 S 9th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-436-0885
meltingpot.com/minneapolis

Contact: Lisa Dodd (event and marketing director)
Three private dining areas serve from 10 to 60
Cuisine: All-fondue menu

Mission American Kitchen & Bar
77 S 7th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-875-3939
missionamerican.com

Contact: Katie Klabechek (sales, marketing and events)
Three private spaces; restaurant serves up to 200
Cuisine: Fresh, seasonal American fare

Monte Carlo
219 3rd Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-333-5900
montecarlomn.com

Contact: Susan McDougall (event manager)
Three private rooms seat up to 20, 35 and 100 people
Cuisine: American food in an old-school atmosphere

Moto-i
2940 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-821-6262
moto-i.com

Contact: Craig Dahlberg (general manager)
Ramen Alley serves up to 45; the Big Boy District private lounge accommodates up to 100; the Stryker’s Lookout rooftop patio serves up to 200
Cuisine: Sake brewpub serving izakaya-style cuisine (Tokyo street food)

Nye’s Polonaise Room
112 E Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-379-2021
nyespolonaise.com

Contact: Michelle Ramsey (special events coordinator)
Main-floor Pulaski Room seats up to 50 people or can serve 100 reception-style; lower-level banquet room can serve 100 seated or up to 200 for receptions; each room has its own bar
Cuisine: Prime rib, steaks, seafood and Polish specialties

The Oceanaire Seafood Room
50 S 6th St., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-333-2277
theoceanaire.com

Contact: Bridget Grengs
Private dining for groups up to 20, semi-private dining for up to 60
Cuisine: Fresh seafood, including oyster bar

112 Eatery
112 N 3rd St., Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-343-7696
112eatery.com

Contact: Ian Szymczak (manager)
Upstairs private room serves up to 48 for receptions, up to 32 for dinners
Cuisine: European- and American-influenced modern cuisine

Porter & Frye
1115 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-353-3500
porterandfrye.com

Contact: Taryne Dixon (food and beverage director)
Three semi-private spaces that accommodate up to 25 people
Cuisine: Modern Midwestern dishes featuring local ingredients

The Pourhouse
10 S 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-843-2555
thepourhousempls.com

Contact: Dale Hanson (sales director)
Private dining areas can serve 25 to 1,000
Cuisine: Sandwiches, burgers and flatbread pizzas

Pracna on Main
117 Main St. SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-379-3200
pracna.com

Contact: Victoria Barlow (group sales and event director) and Cindee Przybilla
Private room seats 80, holds 200 for receptions; courtyard seats 80 or hosts 100 for cocktails
Cuisine: American menu of steaks, pasta, fish and specialty sandwiches

Rainbow Chinese
2739 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-870-7084
rainbowrestaurant.com

Contact: Tammy Wong (owner)
Private room above the restaurant serves up to 100 people
Cuisine: Chinese food

Rare Steak & Sushi
615 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-752-9595
rarempls.com

Contact: Jason Cooney (general manager)
Three spaces accommodate up to 175 people
Cuisine: Grass-fed beef and sustainably sourced sushi

Restaurant Alma
528 University Ave. SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-379-4909
restaurantalma.com

Contact: Hannah Drehmann
Private mezzanine space seats up to 18 people
Cuisine: Organic, locally grown foods in a seasonal menu

Restaurant Max
215 4th St. S., Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-340-0303
therestaurantmax.com

Private dining overlooking the restaurant accommodates up to 100
Cuisine: Steaks, fish, seafood, chicken and salads

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
800 LaSalle Plaza, Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-332-7350
rockbottom.com

Contact: Michelle Muehlbauer (event coordinator)
Banquet and event space for up to 600 people
Cuisine: Burgers, salads, steaks, fish and custom menus

Rudolphs
1933 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-871-8969
rudolphsribs.com

Contact: Jenny Stoeckl (catering manager)
Two private dining rooms that serve up to 100 and 60, respectively; curtained area serves up to 40
Cuisine: Barbecue specialties

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
920 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-672-9000
ruthschris.com

Contact: Morgan Ross (private dining manager)
Three private rooms that can accommodate 25, 50 and 60 guests
Cuisine: Standard steakhouse menu

Seven Steakhouse
700 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-238-7777
7mpls.net

Contact: James Wallenberg (director of sales and events)
Several private dining rooms serving up to 2,500; one level seats up to 350 or serves up to 1,000 for receptions
Cuisine: Steakhouse and sushi lounge

Solera Restaurant and Event Center
900 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-338-0062
solera-restaurant.com

Contact: Don Shier (director of sales and marketing)
20,000 square feet can accommodate up to 1,000; Catalonia room serves 500 for receptions, Barcelona room serves up to 225
Cuisine: Spanish restaurant specializing in tapas

Stella’s Fish Cafe & Prestige Oyster Bar
1400 W Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408
612-824-8862
stellasfishcafe.com

Contact: Nicole Turner
Flexible space serves up to 300
Cuisine: Steaks, pasta and seafood

Tryg’s
3118 W Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55416
612-920-7777
trygs.com

Contact: Lee Solstad (party coordinator and marketing)
Private dining room accommodates up to 21, semi-private room for up to 34
Cuisine: Steaks, seafood, sandwiches, salads and wood-grilled dishes

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Union Restaurant & Rooftop
731 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-455-6690
unionmpls.com

Contact: Amanda Frechette (group sales director)
Rooftop patio with retractable roof accommodates up to 350 people
Cuisine: Chef-driven modern American cuisine

Vic’s Restaurant
201 Main St. SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-312-2000
vicsminneapolis.com

Contact: Victoria Barlow (group sales and event director)
Seats 200 or serves 300 for reception; capacity increases in summer
Cuisine: Pastas, filet mignon, crab-stuffed walleye; elegant to casual fare

Vincent A Restaurant
1100 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-630-1189
vincentarestaurant.com

Contact: Ann Mortenson Koski (event sales and coordination)
Mezzanine overlooks dining room and accommodates up to 48 seated or 70 for receptions
Cuisine: Contemporary, seasonal French cuisine

Wilde Roast Cafe
65 Main St. SE., Minneapolis, MN 55414
612-331-4544
wilderoastcafe.com

Contact: Dean Schlaak (owner)
The Parlor room holds up to 35 people
Cuisine: Creative comfort food

ST. PAUL

American Burger Bar
354 N Wabasha St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-222-2123
americanburgerbar.com

Contact: Adrian Ramirez
Event space overlooking the main restaurant seats up to 45 people
Cuisine: Fifteen types of burgers in a supper club-style space

Bennett’s Chop & Rail House
1305 W 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-228-1408
bennettschopandrailhouse.com

Contact: Meghan Bennett and Joe Bennett (co-owners)
Private and semi-private dining rooms serve up to 80 people each
Cuisine: Classic American fare

Chatterbox Pub
800 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul, MN 55116
651-699-1154
chatterboxpub.net

Contact: Steven Miller (owner), Kevin Brunsen (general manager)
Banquet room seats up to 60 people
Cuisine: Inventive comfort food

Dixie’s on Grand
695 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105
651-222-7345
dixiesongrand.com

Contact: John Wolf (owner)
The Key West Room seats up to 60 people
Cuisine: Southern-inspired cuisine and smokehouse specialties

Downtowner Woodfire Grill
253 W 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-228-9500
downtownerwoodfire.com

Contact: Managers on duty
Private dining room can accommodate up to 34 for dinner
Cuisine: Steaks, seafood, pizza, and grilled vegetables with traditional Persian wood-fired preparations

Faces Mears Park
373 Sibley St., St. Paul, MN 55101
651-209-7776
facesmearspark.com

Contact: Lori Fhima (manager)
Atrium seats up to 150, lounge serves up to 75 for receptions
Cuisine: American food with a Mediterranean flair, sourced locally

Forepaugh’s
276 S Exchange St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-5606
forepaughs.com

Contact: Joan Frantz (catering manager)
Seven distinct private and semi-private dining rooms
Cuisine: Seasonal New American cuisine with an emphasis on ethnic cooking

Great Waters Brewing Company
426 St. Peter St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-2739
greatwatersbc.com

Contact: Sean O’Byrne, Kristin Huebner (banquet and event manager)
6,000-square-foot function room serves up to 250
Cuisine: Salads, sandwiches, pastas, steaks, chicken and appetizers

The Happy Gnome
498 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-233-3340
thehappygnome.com

Contact: Dan McHale (event manager)
The upstairs Firehouse Room, with a private bar, accommodates parties up to 120
Cuisine: Seasonal, chef-driven American food

Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market
289 5th St. E., St. Paul, MN 55101
651-699-3536
heartlandrestaurant.com

Contact: Lenny Russo (chef and proprietor), Greg Carlstrom (service manager)
Two private dining rooms seat 80 or 180 guests; booked in conjunction, they can serve up to 260
Cuisine: Modern Midwestern cuisine

Kincaid’s Classic American Dining
380 St. Peter St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-602-9000
kincaids.com

Contact: Sheryl Vatne (general manager)
Semi-private dining space seats up to 16
Cuisine: Steaks, chops, seafood, fresh fish, pasta

La Grolla
452 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-221-1061
lagrollastpaul.com

Contact: Sarah Maher (general manager/events)
Semi-private dining for up to 32 people
Cuisine: Northern Italian-style trattoria with traditional meat and pasta dishes, fresh fish and seafood

The Liffey Irish Pub
175 W 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-556-1420
theliffey.com

Contact: Whitney Gale (event coordinator)
Kennedy lounge seats up to 24; semi-private Parlor, O’Connell, and Train Car areas serve up to 35, 50, and 25, respectively, for receptions
Cuisine: Classic Irish fare with an American twist

M ST. Café
350 Market St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651.228.3855 
mstcafe.com

Contact: Heidi Froehlich (general manager)
Cuisine: Classic American Food

Mancini’s Char House & Lounge
531 W 7th St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-7345
mancinis.com

Contact: Pat Mancini (banquet manager); Trish Mancini (banquet coordinator)
Private dining available for 30 people or more
Cuisine: Italian supper club serving steaks and seafood

Muffuletta in the Park
2260 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
651-644-9116
muffuletta.com

Contact: Brian White (general manager)
The Wine Room accommodates up to 30 people
Cuisine: Neighborhood bistro serving locally sourced, internationally influenced cuisine

O’Gara’s Bar and Grill
164 N Snelling Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104
651-644-3333
ogaras.com

Contact: Scott Gydesen (manager)
Shamrock room seats up to 80, brewpub serves up to 60, south dining room seats up to 40, The Shanty seats up to 200; total capacity is 500
Cuisine: Salads, sandwiches, entrees, burgers

Pazzaluna Urban Italian
360 St. Peter St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-223-7000
pazzaluna.com

Contact: Kate Tschida (private dining manager)
Private dining space overlooking restaurant serves up to 50 people
Cuisine: Contemporary Italian food

Sakura Restaurant
350 St. Peter St., Ste. 195., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-0185
sakurastpaul.com

Contact: Tina Ramgren (manager)
Second floor available for private parties
Cuisine: Sushi bar

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Salut Bar Americain
917 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105
651-917-2345
salutbaramericain.com

Contact: Larissa LaMere (private dining manager)
The Champagne Room serves groups up to 25 seated and up to 30 for receptions, and the semi-private Provence Room serves up to 50 seated and up to 75 for receptions
Cuisine: Casual French and American fare

The St. Paul Grill
350 Market St., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-7455 
stpaulgrill.com

Contact: Jamie Chaves (private dining manager)
Cuisine: Classic American Food

Trattoria da Vinci
400 Sibley St., St. Paul, MN 55101
651-222-4050
trattoriadavinci.com

Contact: Toni Rowen (assistant manager)
Semi-private upstairs seating for up to 48 people
Cuisine: Authentic Italian

W. A. Frost & Company
374 Selby Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102
651-224-5715
wafrost.com

Contact: Talon Zasada (general manager/event coordinator)
Fireside room serves up to 16, and Sophie’s room serves up to 40—or rooms can be combined
Cuisine: Contemporary American cuisine

SUBURBS

Axel’s Charhouse
2540 Cleveland Ave. N., Roseville, MN 55113
612-237-9439
axelsrestaurants.com

Contact: Melissa Frenzel (group dining sales)
Private room serves up to 40 people—private dining in nine other Axel’s and Bonfire locations
Cuisine: Supper club-style American food: steak, chops, fish and pasta

B’s On The River
1455 County Road 27, Watertown, MN 55388
952-955-2223
bontheriver.com

Contact: Bryan Baumann (owner)
Banquet facility accommodates up to 250 people
Cuisine: Classic American casual: fish, steaks, sandwiches, salads, pasta, hog roasts

Billy’s Bar & Grill
214 Jackson St., Anoka, MN 55303
763-421-3570
billysbargrill.com

Contact: Paul Justin (manager)
Jury Room serves up to 24 people; Jackson Room accommodates up to 40 people
Cuisine: Steak, ribs, sandwiches, pasta

Blue Point Restaurant
739 E Lake St., Wayzata, MN 55391
952-475-3636
bluepointrestaurantandbar.com

Contact: Jeremy Barrett (assistant manager)
Can serve parties of up to 40 in the Wine Room or 20 in the Key West Room
Cuisine: Fresh seafood, a raw bar, steaks

Blvd Kitchen & Bar
11544 Wayzata Blvd., Minnetonka, MN 55305
763-232-9855
blvdkitchen.com

Contact: Group sales manager
Private dining room available for business meetings and celebrations
Cuisine: Modern American

Broadway Bar & Pizza
8298 University Ave., Fridley, MN 55432
763-277-6677
broadwaypizzafridley.com

Contact: Travis Young (manager)
Banquet facility that serves up to 200 people
Cuisine: Pizza, pasta, sandwiches, appetizers, salads, kids’ menu and full bar

Chart House Restaurant and Event Center
11287 Klamath Tr., Lakeville, MN 55044
952-435-7156
charthouserestaurant.com

Contact: M. J. Henschel (sales manager)
Indoor banquet seating for up to 300, outdoors for an additional 400
Cuisine: Wide range of seafood, vegetarian, beef and pork entrees

Colette Bar & Bistro
5601 W 78th St., Bloomington, MN 55439
952-835-1900
colettebarandbistro.com

Contact: Brandy Erickson (event coordinator)
Private dining area that seats up to 130 people
Cuisine: Classic French cuisine with a modern twist

Crave
Mall of America, 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
3520 W 70th St., Edina, MN 55435
1603 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416
612-382-2544 (Bloomington, Edina)
612-462-4194 (St. Louis Park)
craveamerica.com

Contact: Group sales manager
Multiple private dining and semi-private dining spaces as well as full buyouts
Cuisine: Wood-oven pizzas, roasted meat, sushi, pasta

Dave and Buster’s
11780 Fountains Way, Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-493-9815
daveandbusters.com

Contact: Donald Groth (special events consultant)
Five private event spaces that can accommodate up to 200 people seated or up to 300 reception-style
Cuisine: Steaks, sandwiches, salads, pasta, burgers

David Fong’s
9329 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington, MN 55420
952-888-9294
davidfongs.com

Contact: Ed Fong (owner)
Banquet room with bar can seat up to 150
Cuisine: Cantonese and American

Gianni’s Steakhouse
635 Lake St. E., Wayzata, MN 55391
952-404-1100
giannis-steakhouse.com

Contact: Terri Huml (owner)
Private dining for up to 200 for dinners, parties, receptions and meetings
Cuisine: Steaks, fish and seafood

Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille
14401 Excelsior Blvd., Minnetonka, MN 55345
952-935-3600
goldnuggettavernandgrille.com

Contact: Michael Gentile (general manager)
Private room seats up to 50 people, or 75 for receptions
Cuisine: Chef-created menu of burgers, sandwiches and tavern snacks

Hazellewood Grill and Tap Room
5636 Manitou Road., Tonka Bay, MN 55331
952-401-0066
hazellewoodgrill.com

Contact: Tim Breeggemann (general manager)
Private room accommodates up to 24 people
Cuisine: Inventive comfort food

I Nonni
981 Sibley Memorial Hwy., Lilydale, MN 55118
651-905-1080
inonnirestaurant.com

Contact: Tom Selbitschka (restaurant manager)
Wine cellar seats up to 35 or serves 60 for receptions
Cuisine: Roman-inspired seasonal Italian food

Jake O’Connor’s Public House
200 Water St., Excelsior, MN 55331
952-908-9650
jakeoconnors.com

Contact: Niall MacCafferty (general manager)
Cellar bar room serves up to 100, wine room accommodates up to 50
Cuisine: Traditional Irish and American pub fare

Jensen’s Supper Club
3840 Cedarvale Blvd., Eagan, MN 55122
651-688-7969
jensenssupperclub.com

Contact: Michael Murnane (general manager)
Private dining for up to 90
Cuisine: Ribs, chops, pasta, fish

Jimmy’s Food and Cocktails
11000 Red Circle Dr., Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-224-5858
jimmysfoodandcocktails.com

Contact: Dave Ebeling (general manager)
Semi-private dining for up to 50 people
Cuisine: American classics with modern preparations

Kokomos Island Cafe and Beach Bar
Mall of America, 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
952-698-3072
kokomosislandcafe.com

Contact: Lois Bergson (private dining manager)
Event spaces for groups up to 150
Cuisine: New American fare with a Caribbean twist

La Cucina Di Nonna Rosa’s Ristorante Italiano
4168 W Broadway Ave., Robbinsdale, MN 55422
763-537-3700
nonnarosaswinebar.com

Contact: Tina Suglia (co-owner)
Private room seats up to 50 people
Cuisine: Italian specialties and a wine bar

Lindey’s Prime Steak House
3600 N Snelling Ave., Arden Hills, MN 55112
651-633-9813
theplaceforsteak.com

Contact: Mark Lindemer (manager), Bill Merill (manager)
Four-season back porch serves up to 30
Cuisine: Old-fashioned steakhouse menu

Lord Fletcher’s Old Lake Lodge
3746 Sunset Dr., Spring Park, MN 55384
952-471-8513
lordfletchers.com

Contact: Angela Ness (banquets and catering manager)
Several private areas—largest serves up to 120 seated guests
Cuisine: Steaks, seafood, fish

Luna Rossa Trattoria & Wine Bar
402 S Main St., Stillwater, MN 55082
651-430-0560
lunarossawinebar.com

Contact: Lisa Traiser (manager of operations, sales and marketing)
The Toscana room seats up to 45, the Festa seats up to 35—spaces can be combined; wine cavern serves up to 20
Cuisine: Steakhouse with Italian specialties, seafood, pizza, pasta and homemade gelato

McCoy’s Public House
3801 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-224-9494
mccoysmn.com

Contact: John Ryan (general manager)
Party room serves up to 40
Cuisine: American comfort food, burgers, steaks and extensive wine, cocktail and craft beer menu

Mediterranean Cruise Café
12500 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, MN 55337
952-641-6222
medcruisecafe.com

Contact: Jamal Ansari (owner)
Banquet room seats up to 80 people
Cuisine: Dishes from Jerusalem, Palestine and Greece

Mozza Mia
3910 W 50th St., Edina, MN 55424
952-288-2882
mozzamia.com

Contact: Maddy Arthur (sales manager)
Lower-level party room seats up to 75 people or serves up to 100 for receptions
Cuisine: Wood-fired pizza, pasta, brick-oven chicken, seasonal salads

Nina’s Grill
2510 Horizon Dr., Burnsville, MN 55337
952-846-4007
ninasgrill.com

Contact: Nina Sorkin (owner)
Banquet rooms serve up to 40 people
Cuisine: Russian: borscht, chicken tabaka, pelmeni, cabbage rolls, stroganoff

Park Tavern
3401 Louisiana Ave. S., St. Louis Park, MN 55426
952-929-6810
parktavern.net

Contact: Phil Weber (owner)
Party room, atrium, 11th Frame room, outdoor patio, and the entire bowling area available for private events
Cuisine: Dining and buffet menus offering many choices

Parma 8200
5600 W 83rd St., Ste. 100, Bloomington, MN 55437
952-896-8888
parma8200.com

Contact: Ann Grant (general manager)
Private room seats up to 40, semi-private lounge seats up to 36
Cuisine: Classic Italian

Pittsburgh Blue
11900 Main St. N., Maple Grove, MN 55369
763-416-2663
pittsburghbluesteak.com

Contact: Tjersti Webb (sales and event coordinator)
The Club Room with fireplace serves groups of up to 40 seated and 55 cocktail- style; semi-private area for up to 25 people
Cuisine: High-end steakhouse fare

Redstone American Grill
8000 Eden Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-903-9500
redstonegrill.com

Contact: Michelle Stamman (event sales manager)
Private dining room seats up to 50 or serves 60 for receptions
Cuisine: American-style meat and seafood

Rojo Mexican Grill
1602 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416
952-657-5385
rojomexicangrill.com

Contact: Lindsay Sherman (banquet manager)
Rojo Room seats up to 75 guests; its private patio can seat an additional 40. Private room in Southdale Mall location can hold up to 30 guests.
Cuisine: Upscale Mexican cuisine

Russell’s on the Lake
111 Jefferson Blvd., Big Lake, MN 55309
763-263-6111
russellsonthelake.com

Contact: Darek Vetsch
Private rooms accommodate up to 110 people
Cuisine: Elegant interpretations of home-cooked classics

Santorini Taverna
13000 Technology Dr., Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-546-6722
santorinimn.com

Contact: Sue Planting (event and catering manager)
The Rhodes Room serves up to 60; the Mykonos accommodates up to 80 or can be divided; semi-private fireside area serves 25
Cuisine: American and Greek cuisine

Spasso
17523 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka, MN 55345
952-224-9555
spassomn.com

Contact: Shannon Mackie (general manager)
Private room accommodates up to 60 seated or 85 for receptions
Cuisine: Contemporary Italian with pastas, wood-fired pizzas and more

Stephano’s Bistro
11849 Millpond Ave., Burnsville, MN 55337
952-895-1639
stephanosbistro.com

Contact: Stephano Awada
Banquet room serves up to 100 people
Cuisine: European and Mediterranean

Tavern on France
6740 France Ave. S., Edina, MN 55435
952-358-6100
thetaverngrill.com

Contact: Megan Clark (general manager)
Private space can serve up to 60
Cuisine: Burgers, steaks, seafood, pasta

Tria Restaurant, Bar & Event Center
5959 Centerville Road, North Oaks, MN 55127
651-426-9222
triarestaurant.com

Contact: Kathy Gossiger (group and private dining manager)
Several private dining areas available, serving up to 175; the Jerome Hill Room, Salon and Boardroom accommodate up to 120
Cuisine: Fresh regional American food with extensive wine list

Vivo Kitchen
15435 Founders Lane, Apple Valley, MN 55124
952-891-8808
vivomn.com

Contact: Stephanie Wesener (service manager)
Private dining room can seat from 10 to 250 people
Cuisine: American with an Italian flair

Wildfire Eden Prairie
3020 Eden Prairie Center, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-914-9100
wildfirerestaurant.com

Contact: Debbie Patnode (parties and special events manager)
The Avalon and Stardust rooms can accommodate up to 80; the Minnesota Vikings Room and Rascal Room hold 12 people; and the Club Room, which is semi-private, can accommodate up to 45
Cuisine: Steak, chops and seafood

Woody’s Grille
6399 City W. Pkwy., Eden Prairie, MN 55344
952-944-8799
woodysgrille.com

Contact: Private dining manager
Private dining for up to 50
Cuisine: Pasta, steaks and chops, pizzas, sandwiches

Woolley’s Steakhouse
7901 34th Ave. S., Bloomington, MN 55425
952-854-1010
woolleysrestaurant.com

Contact: Ben Berry (manager)
Private dining for groups of 10 to 350
Cuisine: Steaks, fish and chops

Zia
5331 W 16th St., St. Louis Park, MN 55416
612-462-4194
ziaitalian.com

Contact: Marta Musolf (sales director)
Milano Rooms seat 72 total (24 and 48 respectively)
Cuisine: Northern Italian and Mediterranean-inspired food.

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