Whether it is the first date or the 200th, sometimes staring at each other over a plate of ubiquitous Brussel sprouts can be awkward and a bit, well, ordinary. Put some zip into an evening out by exploring some thrilling dine, drink and play options popping up all around the Twin Cities metro area. There is everything from bowling to pinball to artist designed mini-golfing. You can even take in killer city views by the waning rays of sunshine on a hot pink ferris wheel. But just because the focus is on fun doesn’t mean the cocktails and nibbles can’t stand on their own. Here are just a few places around the metro that offer tantalizing food and tasty drinks in an over-the-top Instagrammable setting.
Did we miss your favorite place to grab a bite and indulge your inner kid? Take a trip to the comments section and let us know.
Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.