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Al Fresco Dining in The Twin Cities MN

Monday, May 30, 2016   /   by Jason Huerkamp

Al Fresco Dining in The Twin Cities MN

Outdoor Dining Al Fresco in the Twin Cities MN

The Twin Cities have wonderful outdoor and deck dining options and with superb cuisine to suit every palate the Huerkamp Team wanted to share their favorite patio dining spots with you to try.

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Italian 

Mozza Mia - Edina
This large and trendy restaurant is a popular choice and offers great italian food to suit any budget or portion. The pasta and mozzarella is made fresh so you always get an awesome meal. Salads are great but a firm favorite has to be the fig pizza!

Buca di Beppo - Burnsville
Lovely restaurant where portions are served family style for the table. The Chicken Masala is a firm favorite.Don't go in there when you in a rush else you will be disappointed. Take your time and enjoy the experience. It is a little pricey, but it's worth it!

Punch Neopolitan Pizza - Hennepin Ave Minneapolis
Heaven on a plate! Superb pizza that's all we can say. Try it - it's awesome!

Loring Pasta Bar (although they have other food types too) - 14th Avenue South East Minneapolis
Live music, eclectic decor and interesting people. It's a great place to eat and the atmosphere fun and the 

Acqua - White Bear Lake
Overlooking the marina this has got to be one of our favorite locations for Italian cuisine. Be aware they do not take reservations for outdoor seating. This is a date night or special occasion restaurant. The Ossobuco is fantastic and the cucumber margarita is superb!

American Food

Annie's Parlor
Their burgers are the best with a massive portion of fries. All this with a superb view of downtown and dinkytown, what more can you ask? 

Brasa Rotisserie Minneapolis (St Paul's location is also awesome but no outdoor seating persay.)
Straight forward comfort food with generous portions and really affordable. Great location and wonderful outdoor seating area with a fire pit. The pulled pork is exceptional!

Birch's on the Lake
Casual dining with the brew house downstairs and a wonderful restaurant upstairs. If the patio dining is closed, grab a table at the big windows with wonderful views over long lake. Great place for brunch on a Saturday or Sunday - the porridge is delightful!

Blue Door Pub
Blue Door Pub and Restaurant in St Paul's is another favorite! The restaurant is small and intimate, lovely outdoor patio but be prepared to wait. The burgers are just amazing and the tater tots are more-ish!

Acqua - White Bear Lake
Overlooking the marina this has got to be one of our favorite locations for Italian cuisine. Be aware they do not take reservations for outdoor seating. This is a date night or special occasion restaurant. The Ossobuco is fantastic and the cucumber margarita is superb!

Moose and Sadies
Great meals in quaint warehouse district of Minneapolis and offers just the most amazing brunch. There are of course other great options, but do try their brunch, you won't be disappointed!

Joan's in the Park
Amazing, just the most fantastic food and set in Highlands Park, this is a a great option. Definitely a restaurant you will return to time and time again.


British/Irish

Kieran's Irish Pub
For pub fare and a great atmosphere it's hard to be the value at Kieran's Irish pub. The fish and chips are always a hit and the tartare sauce is the best. 

The Freighthouse
HUGE outdoor area with great beer and pub type food, burgers, sandwiches and more - awesome views - wow! 

The Local Irish Pub
Fish and chips is the choice at this excellent restaurant. It has a great outdoor area, the vibe is wonderful and it's a definite must visit!

Seafood

Seal Salt Eatery
Lovely outdoor casual vibe in wonderful park setting. Eat anything, it's all good! This restaurant is seasonal, so be sure to check its open.

Stella's Fish Cafe
Rooftop splendor - great seafood, you won't be disappointed! Muscles are outstanding and the crab amazing. Sushi is good too.

These are a few of our favorite personal recommendation restaurants and we hope that you enjoy Patio dining with us.

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