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12 Tartare Dishes to Try Right Now in Mpls/St. Paul

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As we round out this meaty journey that is The Five Days of Meat, it is time to look at the raw meat preparation that is tartare. The dish appears on restaurant menus all over the Twin Cities, especially during the summer months. Chefs like Heyday's Jim Christiansen, HauteDish's Landon Schoenfeld, and many more are showcasing the raw dish in a variety of ways. So, while consuming raw or under cooked meats may increase your risk of deliciousness, we present to you 12 must-try tartare dishes in Minneapolis and St. Paul mapped in roughly geographic order.

Don't see your favorite tartare dish on this list? Let us know in the comments.


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1. The Harriet Brasserie

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2724 W 43rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 354-2197
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The tartare at Harriet Brasserie is not steak or lamb. Nope. It is bison with jalapeño, rémoulade, raw quail egg yolk, and herbs plus a side of grilled baguette. [Photo]

2. Spill The Wine Bar And Table

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901 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 339-3388
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The lamb tartare at the Uptown spot is paired with celery root cream, candied kumquat, and bib lettuce and is served with a side of grilled baguette. [Photo]

3. Heyday

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2700 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 200-9369
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Chef Jim Christiansen's lamb tartare has been gaining lots of attention lately. The lamb is flecked with capers, dusted with chili powder, topped with crispy artichokes chips, and comes with toast. [Photo]

4. Nightingale

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2551 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 354-7060
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Great for late night dining, Nightingale offers steak tartare on a bed of celery root with grilled bread. [Photo]

5. Eat Street Social

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2600 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 767-6850
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Eat Street Social is doing their version of steak tartare with remoulade, olive oil, crustini, and topped with egg yolk. Perfect to pair with one of ESS's summer cocktails. [Photo]

6. Burch Steak & Pizza Bar

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1942 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 843-1515
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The Hennepin Ave restaurant has its own version of lamb tartare that is complemented with grilled sheep's milk yogurt and topped with roasted Fresno peppers. [Photo]

7. Vincent A Restaurant

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1100 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 630-1189
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Chef Vincent Francoual is doing a very traditional raw beef tartare with his Le Steak Tartare served with egg yolk on the side. [Photo]

8. 112 Eatery

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112 N 3rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 343-7696
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Chef Isaac Becker's steak tartare portion is quite large making it ideal for sharing. The dish is typically topped with caramelized onions or raw egg yolk with a side of crusty and tender bread. [Photo]

9. HauteDish

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119 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 338-8484
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Chef Landon calls his tartare dish Steak + Eggs. Along side the steak tartare there's an egg in a hole and a bloody mary oyster shooter. [Photo]

10. Borough

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730 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 354-3135
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Over at Borough, the beef tartare is presented with egg yolk, mushroom, black truffle, parmesan milk, and toast. [Photo]

11. Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market

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289 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN 55101
(651) 699-3536
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Chef Lenny Russo is currently offering grass-fed beef tartare with a tarragon vinaigrette, cured duck egg yolk, and garlic scapes. [Photo]

12. The Strip Club

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378 Maria Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 793-6247
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The tenderloin tartare eggroll over at The Strip Club is available for brunch or dinner. Grass-fed beef tartare is served as an eggroll with a sunny egg and flavors of soy, chilies, lime, and tomato. [Photo]

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1. The Harriet Brasserie

2724 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410
The tartare at Harriet Brasserie is not steak or lamb. Nope. It is bison with jalapeño, rémoulade, raw quail egg yolk, and herbs plus a side of grilled baguette. [Photo]
2724 W 43rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55410

2. Spill The Wine Bar And Table

901 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
The lamb tartare at the Uptown spot is paired with celery root cream, candied kumquat, and bib lettuce and is served with a side of grilled baguette. [Photo]
901 W Lake St
Minneapolis, MN 55408

3. Heyday

2700 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Chef Jim Christiansen's lamb tartare has been gaining lots of attention lately. The lamb is flecked with capers, dusted with chili powder, topped with crispy artichokes chips, and comes with toast. [Photo]
2700 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

4. Nightingale

2551 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Great for late night dining, Nightingale offers steak tartare on a bed of celery root with grilled bread. [Photo]
2551 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405

5. Eat Street Social

2600 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Eat Street Social is doing their version of steak tartare with remoulade, olive oil, crustini, and topped with egg yolk. Perfect to pair with one of ESS's summer cocktails. [Photo]
2600 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408

6. Burch Steak & Pizza Bar

1942 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
The Hennepin Ave restaurant has its own version of lamb tartare that is complemented with grilled sheep's milk yogurt and topped with roasted Fresno peppers. [Photo]
1942 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

7. Vincent A Restaurant

1100 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Chef Vincent Francoual is doing a very traditional raw beef tartare with his Le Steak Tartare served with egg yolk on the side. [Photo]
1100 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

8. 112 Eatery

112 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Chef Isaac Becker's steak tartare portion is quite large making it ideal for sharing. The dish is typically topped with caramelized onions or raw egg yolk with a side of crusty and tender bread. [Photo]
112 N 3rd St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

9. HauteDish

119 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Chef Landon calls his tartare dish Steak + Eggs. Along side the steak tartare there's an egg in a hole and a bloody mary oyster shooter. [Photo]
119 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401

10. Borough

730 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Over at Borough, the beef tartare is presented with egg yolk, mushroom, black truffle, parmesan milk, and toast. [Photo]
730 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401

11. Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market

289 5th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55101
Chef Lenny Russo is currently offering grass-fed beef tartare with a tarragon vinaigrette, cured duck egg yolk, and garlic scapes. [Photo]
289 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN 55101

12. The Strip Club

378 Maria Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106
The tenderloin tartare eggroll over at The Strip Club is available for brunch or dinner. Grass-fed beef tartare is served as an eggroll with a sunny egg and flavors of soy, chilies, lime, and tomato. [Photo]
378 Maria Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55106

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