Where to Work Outdoors in the Twin Cities
Get out of the house and seize the sunny day, someplace with reliable Wi-Fi and shade to cut screen glare. Here are some of our go-to Twin Cities spots that won’t mind you lingering.
Radisson Red’s OuiBar + Kitchen is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., with a nice patio that (shhh) downtown dwellers have yet to discover. 609 S. Third St., Mpls., radissonhotelsamericas.com
Cardamom at the Walker Art Center has a patio overlooking the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and a light, bright indoor café. 725 Vineland Place, Mpls., cardamommpls.com
Smack Shack’s covered patio is perfect for working. Experience proves that you can bring your laptop and hang there for several hours; you just pay in bottles of wine consumed. 603 N. Washington Ave., Mpls., smack-shack.com
Groundswell has it all: coffee bar, bakery, café, plus beer and wine when you’re ready to power down for happy hour. 1340 Thomas Ave., St. Paul, groundswellmn.com
Bring your best friend to work with you on the dog-friendly patio at City House, right along the river. 258 Mill St., St. Paul, cityhousemn.com
Unmapped Brewing opens at noon during the summer with a great patio. Bring your own food or order delivery from several nearby restaurants. Stick around for trivia
every Monday night at 7:30. 14625 Excelsior Blvd., Minnetonka, unmappedbrewing.com
Hit a bucket of balls between meetings or take in the views from the patio of Three One Six Bar + Grill at Brookview Golf Course. You’ll find plenty of quiet, shaded tables in reach of Wi-fi and lawn bowling. 316 Brookview Parkway S., Golden Valley, brookviewgolf.com
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For more summer work tips, take a look at TCB’s June/July cover story.