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13 Twin Cities Restaurants For Your Wedding Day

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Wedding season is upon us and there are plenty of places around town for fantastic eats, gorgeous spaces, and prime locations all on one of the biggest day of a couple's life. Whether stellar views are key, James Beard Award recognized chefs are preparing food, or a combination of the two are desired, this list has got you covered. So, without further ado, we present 13 awesome restaurants in the Twin Cities for your wedding day.

Restaurants are in geographical order from West to East.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cafe & Bar Lurcat

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1624 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 486-5500
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The Loring Park stunner can accommodate up to 400 guests in the cafe, bar, and mezzanine. [Photo: Cafe Lurcat]

2. Surly Brewing Company

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520 Malcolm Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(763) 999-4040
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The massive brewery is a beer-lovers ideal location. After the closure of the Brewer's Table upstairs, the space will likely function as a special events venue.

3. The Happy Gnome

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498 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 287-2018
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The Fireside Room at The Happy Gnome can hold up to 80 guests seated, has 70 tap lines, an extensive whiskey and bourbon list, plus a separate banquet menu that can be specially tailored to the occasion. [Photo: The Happy Gnome]

4. Loring Pasta Bar

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327 14th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 378-4849
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The photogenic v-shaped staircase is where wedding ceremonies are held for up to 225 guests. Amenities include floor to ceiling windows which bring in lots of natural light plus an on-site wedding coordinator. [Photo: Loring Pasta Bar]

5. Jax Cafe

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1928 University Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418
(612) 789-7297
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With several room options for various party sizes, Jax offers classic food plus rich history. An in-house banquet coordinator is on staff to make all the details just right. [Photo: Jax Cafe]

6. The Bachelor Farmer

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50 2nd Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 206-3920
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Upstairs from the restaurant is a series of four distinct rooms, including the Afghan Room. The North Loop restaurant can accommodate seated dinners for up to 50 guests as well as larger cocktail receptions. [Photo: The Bachelor Farmer]

7. Birch's

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1935 W Wayzata Blvd.
Long Lake, MN 55356
(952) 473-7373
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A classic supperclub with stunning views of Long Lake, this modern take on the classic style strikes the right balance between rustic and contemporary.

8. Bellecour

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739 Lake St E
Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 444-5200
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Gavin Kaysen's stunning French bistro in Wayzata has a private room that overlooks the garden.
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9. Esker Grove

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723 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 375-7542
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The Walker Art Center has long been home to gorgeous events, but with the Doug Flicker-helmed kitchen and redesigned space with sweeping views, the restaurant inside has never been a better place to plan a special day.

10. 4 Bells

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1610 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 904-1163
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The year-round rooftop has gorgeous views of nearby Loring Park and the private dining rooms are beautiful. The Southern-tinged menu boasts broaster chicken and fresh seafood.
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11. Shindig Event Space

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105 S 5th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 276-1111
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The Blue Plate Company has transformed the former Foreign Legion wine bar into a fun private event space at the base of the Soo Line Building in downtown Minneapolis.

12. Nicollet Island Inn

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95 Merriam St
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 331-1800
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This stunning Inn near the Mississippi has long been a wedding destination with beautiful views and a horse and buggy carriage available for rides nearby. That the restaurant is housed inside a pretty little inn that's available for guests to stay inside only helps in planning.

13. Restaurant Alma

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528 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-4909
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The recent redesign of one of Minneapolis' best fine dining restaurants now includes a beautiful private dining space and boutique hotel rooms above.
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1. Cafe & Bar Lurcat

1624 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
The Loring Park stunner can accommodate up to 400 guests in the cafe, bar, and mezzanine. [Photo: Cafe Lurcat]
1624 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403

2. Surly Brewing Company

520 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
The massive brewery is a beer-lovers ideal location. After the closure of the Brewer's Table upstairs, the space will likely function as a special events venue.
520 Malcolm Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

3. The Happy Gnome

498 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102
The Fireside Room at The Happy Gnome can hold up to 80 guests seated, has 70 tap lines, an extensive whiskey and bourbon list, plus a separate banquet menu that can be specially tailored to the occasion. [Photo: The Happy Gnome]
498 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

4. Loring Pasta Bar

327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
The photogenic v-shaped staircase is where wedding ceremonies are held for up to 225 guests. Amenities include floor to ceiling windows which bring in lots of natural light plus an on-site wedding coordinator. [Photo: Loring Pasta Bar]
327 14th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

5. Jax Cafe

1928 University Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418
With several room options for various party sizes, Jax offers classic food plus rich history. An in-house banquet coordinator is on staff to make all the details just right. [Photo: Jax Cafe]
1928 University Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

6. The Bachelor Farmer

50 2nd Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Upstairs from the restaurant is a series of four distinct rooms, including the Afghan Room. The North Loop restaurant can accommodate seated dinners for up to 50 guests as well as larger cocktail receptions. [Photo: The Bachelor Farmer]
50 2nd Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401

7. Birch's

1935 W Wayzata Blvd., Long Lake, MN 55356
A classic supperclub with stunning views of Long Lake, this modern take on the classic style strikes the right balance between rustic and contemporary.
1935 W Wayzata Blvd.
Long Lake, MN 55356

8. Bellecour

739 Lake St E, Wayzata, MN 55391
Katie Cannon
Gavin Kaysen's stunning French bistro in Wayzata has a private room that overlooks the garden.
739 Lake St E
Wayzata, MN 55391

9. Esker Grove

723 Vineland Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
The Walker Art Center has long been home to gorgeous events, but with the Doug Flicker-helmed kitchen and redesigned space with sweeping views, the restaurant inside has never been a better place to plan a special day.
723 Vineland Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403

10. 4 Bells

1610 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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The year-round rooftop has gorgeous views of nearby Loring Park and the private dining rooms are beautiful. The Southern-tinged menu boasts broaster chicken and fresh seafood.
1610 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403

11. Shindig Event Space

105 S 5th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
The Blue Plate Company has transformed the former Foreign Legion wine bar into a fun private event space at the base of the Soo Line Building in downtown Minneapolis.
105 S 5th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402

12. Nicollet Island Inn

95 Merriam St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
This stunning Inn near the Mississippi has long been a wedding destination with beautiful views and a horse and buggy carriage available for rides nearby. That the restaurant is housed inside a pretty little inn that's available for guests to stay inside only helps in planning.
95 Merriam St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

13. Restaurant Alma

528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Katie Cannon
The recent redesign of one of Minneapolis' best fine dining restaurants now includes a beautiful private dining space and boutique hotel rooms above.
528 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

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