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patios and pints: explore and enjoy



Downtown is filled with deliciousness at every turn. Our restaurant community throughout our five neighborhoods has the perfect combination of iconic favorites, new must-tries, James Beard Award recipients and popular patios. And as mpls downtown reanimates, we have more and more restaurants and retail spots opening for full or adjusted hours.


Click Here to explore a list of restaurants and retail locations that are open for business in mplsdt. See you downtown.

Grab a Pint

The downtown craft brewery scene is ready for you. When you’re downtown, check out some of these must-try locations. They’re a great outing whether it is your lone destination or part of your journey. Stop by after work, before a game or after the show.

Enjoy Happy Hour

Downtown restaurants are ready for you. Join us in mpls downtown for great happy hours and specials taking place throughout our city’s core. Here is a list of happy hours available this summer. Check back for updates. And click here to find more than 300 open restaurants and retail locations throughout downtown.

8th Street Grill: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 7pm, $1 off taps, 1/2 off wine, $5 call drinks

AxeBridge Wine Company: Tuesday – Thursday, 4-6 pm, Friday, 3-6 pm, $2 off select glasses of wine and small bites, $8 sangrias

Barrio: Lunch special (Monday – Friday, 11 am-3 pm)  |  $12 for two tacos that vary weekly and a side of our signature salsa’s, guacamole, and chips. Happy Hour (Monday – Friday, 3-6 pm)  |  $6 Barrio Margarita, $6 Red Sangria, $1 off Tap Beers, and $1 off all of our tacos.

Borough: Monday – Friday, 4pm – 6pm, food and drink specials

Coconut Whisk: Thursday, 9am – 2pm, $1 off all drinks

Constantine: daily, 5pm – 7pm, select drinks and food 1 for $5, 2 for $9, and 3 for $13

Cowboy Jacks: daily, 4pm – 6pm and 10pm – 12 am, food and drink specials, rooftop bar

CRAVE: Sunday – Friday, 3pm – 5:30pm, drinks $5 during happy hour

Crooked Pint Ale House: daily, 3pm – 6pm & 9:30pm – close, daily food and drink specials

Cuzzy’s Grill & Bar: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 6pm, $1 off rail drinks

Gluek’s: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 5 pm, 2-for-1 drink specials, live music, featured appetizer

Hen House Eatery: Monday – Friday, 2pm – 7pm, $1 off beer, wine, and cocktails, $5 rails, Happier Hour 4pm – 6pm $3 select tall boys

Lyon’s Pub: daily, 3pm – 6pm, daily specials

Monello: daily, 5 pm – 6 pm, food and drink specials

Nolo’s Kitchen & Bar: Monday – Friday, 3pm – 5:30pm, $5 select drinks, $10 select food

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery: Monday – Friday, 2pm – 6pm, $2 off beer, cocktails, and wine by the glass

The Gold Room: Wednesday & Thursday 5pm – 7pm & Friday 5pm – 8pm

The Loop: Monday – Friday, 2pm – 6pm, $2 off premium rails, $2 off Taps, $2 off wines by the glass, $3 off appetizers and pizzas

Umbra: Monday – Friday, 4pm – 6pm, 1/2 off flatbreads, draft beer $5, glass of wine $7, signature cocktail $10

Upstairs Circus: Tuesday – Friday, project socials $10 off, $7 specialty cocktails, $5 house wine, $1 off brews

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