Sometimes the only food we crave are the dishes that have been around for ages. Right now we crave tucking in under layers of ooze, tender chew, and sweet satisfaction. These are the restaurants continuing to make and serve time honored recipes like mostacolli, matzo ball soup, roast beef sandwiches, fat burgers stuffed with cheese, and layers of lasagna. Here’s where to order classic comfort that’s even better when enjoyed in sweatpants in the privacy of home.Read More
10 Iconic Twin Cities Restaurants Serving Classic Comfort Food
Red sauce, matzoh balls, and plenty of cheese
1. Broders' Cucina Italiana
Broder’s pasta is available for curbside pick up, local delivery, and even frozen through MN Pure & Clear ice throughout the Twin Cities. Feast upon layers and layers of meat, sauce, and pasta with the lasagna or a massive, melty meatball hoagie.
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2. Isles Bun & Coffee
Sometimes comfort comes in the form of a giant cinnamon roll. That’s exactly what this Uptown bakery has specialized in since 1993. Order for delivery through Door Dash.
3. Jax Cafe
Minneapolis, MN 55418
Prime rib dinners might look a little different now, but Jax is still serving its cuts just as perfectly seasoned as ever. Grab an order for curbside delivery and recreate a little of that romance at home.
4. 5-8 Club
Massive juicy lucy burgers are now brought to your car window.
5. Al's Breakfast
This classic diner is selling its beloved pancake batter and more for curbside pickup in Dinkytown.
A true icon of St. Paul dining, this deli continues to serve curbside and deliver all of the classics including a long-simmered matzo ball soup. Delivery available through Postmates, or from Cecil’s on orders over $50.
7. Maverick's Real Roast Beef
This strip mall located restaurant serves a legendary roast beef sandwich that’s now availabe for delivery through Bite Squad.
DeGidio’s has been serving classic red sauce Italian fare to Saint Paul for generations. Originally opened by a bootlegger, it continues to be owned by the same family. Delivery is available online with a $25 minimum, which translates to a lot of food that can feed an entire cooped up family quite well.
Cossetta’s has long been an Italian grocery store, run by the Cossetta family, and a beloved spot for giant slices of pizza, classic Cesar salads, enormous hoagies, and hefty plates of pasta. Perhaps most iconic is the mostocoli, a mix of pasta, sauce, and ricotta. Delivery is available through the website.
10. El Burrito Mercado
This iconic Mexican restaurant and grocery store continues to provide for the community with all the necessary staples to cook at home. Order burritos, enchiladas, nopales salad and more for delivery through Door Dash.