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Linden Hills’ Rose Street Patisserie Closing, Making Way for Another Daniel del Prado Restaurant

The baker is focusing on St. Paul while the chef and restaurant hitmaker plots third eatery

Chef John Kraus at Rose Street Patisserie
John Kraus is closing the original Rose Street Patisserie location
Rebecca Slater/Eater Twin Cities

John Kraus and Elizabeth Rose are closing the original location of Rose Street Patisserie in Minneapolis’ Linden Hills neighborhood on November 3. However, the space won’t remain empty for long. Chef Daniel del Prado who runs the adjacent and always busy Martina, will use the address to open his third restaurant.

Rose Street will continue to operate the Snelling and Selby, a stand inside Keg & Case, as well as the new Bread Lab and Cafe on West 7th. Pastry chef and world-class baker Kraus is loving the Bread Lab, where he’s teaching classes and working on apprenticeships to train the Twin Cities’ next generation of bakers. He and Rose also own and operate Minneapolis’ Patisserie 46, which is also staying put. Kraus was a teacher before he began opening bakeries packed with stunning pastries and crusty breads.

Meanwhile, del Prado opened two immediately successful restaurants within a 12 month span last year. Another eatery that’s right next to his original, Martina, seems like an easy extension. Martina first opened in the winter of 2017. He followed that success by opening Colita in the fall of 2018.

Rose Street Patisserie first opened the summer of 2016, and comes with some highly prized parking spots, something the cozy neighborhood is short on.

The bald, tattooed chef with a salt and pepper goatee stands, arms crossed, inside a dining room with wood tables and white walls
Chef Daniel del Prado inside Martina
Kevin Kramer / Eater Twin Cities

The location of Martina and Linden Hill’s Rose Street Patisserie were originally connected by one chef. The buildings were first redone by chef Erick Harcey for his Upton 43 and Dirty Bird restaurants with the plan to open a kitchen lab in the bakery space. He shuttered those businesses in the summer of 2017, and relocated to his hometown.

No word yet on what type of restaurant del Prado will build, but expectations are high for another hit from this chef.

Rose Street Café

882 7th Street West, , MN 55102 (651) 556-4487 Visit Website

Rose Street Patisserie West 7th

882 W. 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102

Rose Street Patisserie

171 Snelling Avenue North, , MN 55104 (651) 556-4488 Visit Website


4312 Upton Avenue South, , MN 55410 (612) 922-9913 Visit Website