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17 Gorgeous Twin Cities Party Rooms to Plan an Event Around

Some of the swankiest restaurants also make room for gorgeous private gatherings

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Opulence, elegance, and incredible food
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The low lights flickering, a table packed with food, ice cubes clink against glass edges, and a room filled with familiar, smiling faces: this is the ideal setting for a perfect party. Outsource the food, find a central location, and book one of these fabulous private party spaces in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Lynhall

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2640 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 870-2640
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This farmhouse styled restaurant in Uptown regularly holds all manner of private events both in its fully-loaded TV studio and the side room that’s framed by a roaring fireplace.

A large white room with bookshelves, exposed wood beams, and a long farmhouse table set for dinner
The reservable side room is flanked by a large window and a roaring fireplace
The Lynhall [Official]

2. P.S. Steak

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510 Groveland Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 886-1620
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Guests arrive at the complementary valet station before stepping into one of the most impressive entryways this town has to offer. Once inside, P.S. Steak is dripping in classy opulence with food and service to match. Reserve a giant booth in the dining room, a private table at the back of the lounge, and live the high life.

The dark dining room with plenty of small, Victorian style pictures
Fine dining, exemplary service and the most impressive entry of any building in Minneapolis
Lucy Hawthorne/Eater Twin Cities

3. 4 Bells

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1610 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 904-1163
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4 Bells, at the edge of Loring Park, has several private dining spaces, from quiet and intimate on the first floor, a farmhouse feel on the second floors, and a large upstairs atrium with downtown Minneapolis skyline views, a private bar, and a fireplace.

An open room with a chandelier, exposed beams, wood floors, and tables set with white chairs.
A room under the stars before a roaring fireplace
4Bells [Official]

4. Constantine

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1115 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 353-6207
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The gothic grandeur of the subterranean bar at Constantine always feels like the beginning of a night full of endless possibilities. Book the whiskey room, just off the bar for a top shelf sipping, completely with velvet rope to keep the regular folks out.

A long room lined with benches and a Highland cow mount overlooking the dimly lit space
A perfect spot for whisky fans
Constantine [Official]

5. Grand Cafe

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3804 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 822-8260
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One of the most elegantly comfortable dining rooms in Minneapolis, there’s a swank private room that seats up to 25 guests for fantastic evenings of pink bubbles and chicken pithivier.

Nikki and Jamie behind the modest bar inside Grand Cafe
The powerhouse women that make Grand Cafe one of the best of all time, Nikki Klocker and Jamie Malone
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6. Butcher & The Boar

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1121 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 238-8888
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Right at the edge of downtown Minneapolis, this entire restaurant is a celebration of hearty roast meats and bourbon. The private dining room or space inside the year-round outdoor beer garden are perfect for party goers that appreciate a little smoke that clings to the hair after a long night out with friends.

7. Murray's

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26 South 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 339-0909
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Murray’s has the old school allure of a classic steakhouse with all the attentive service, excellent cuts, and low ball Manhattans that can expected. Private dining here includes space for 20 to dine.

Eater Scenes: Murray’s Steakhouse, the butterknife steak
Step back in time with this swank steakhouse
Katie Cannon/Eater Twin Cities

8. Spoon and Stable

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211 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 224-9850
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Gavin Kaysen’s first restaurant, Spoon and Stable, is a study in excellence. The private dining room is accessed by walking the length of the room, with plenty of opportunities to spy around the bar, dining, and kitchen, before tucking into a comfortable private space near the back, far away from the murmuring crowd. The private dining room can seat 25 for dinner.

The sunny dining room at Spoon and stable is filled with muted beige and white tones. In the foreground are large, circular dark wood tables with chairs and in the background an edge of the white bar is visible. On the wall is a large rough-hewn piece of wood lined with spoons. It’s a bit of an inside joke that Kaysen was known for stealing spoons whenever he dined somewhere that had utensils he admired.
This dining room is particularly baller
Spoon & Stable [Official]

9. The Bachelor Farmer

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50 N 2nd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 206-3920
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The penultimate in Minnesota chic, The Bachelor Farmer manages to meld Minnesota’s “aw shucks” allure with sophistication and divine food. The second level has a variety of rooms for moderately sized events.

The unique chic of old blankets on the walls at The Bachelor Farmer
The unique chic of old blankets on the walls at The Bachelor Farmer
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10. Eastside Eat + Drink

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305 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 208-1638
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There’s a kind of 90’s-chic vibe inside Eastside, one that isn’t afraid of t-shirts under sport coats or a little gold lamé. The sumptuous menu is best experienced by a crowd and the private dining room is perfect for punches whole roast things from owner Jamie Malone and executive chef Ryan Cook.

11. Create Catering & The Dining Studio

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1121 NE Jackson St #145
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 331-3310
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It’s not technically a restaurant, but owner Philip Dorwart was a well-known restaurant chef before branching out with his wife/partner Desiree to open this private space that has an art gallery feel. Tucked into a fast-developing party of Northeast with a large parking lot, this is an ideal place for a stunning private event that’s a little outside the box.

12. Alma

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528 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-4909
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James Beard award winning chef Alex Robert’s excellent Restaurant Alma turns 20 this year, but it feels as fresh as ever. The entire restaurant was refreshed a not long ago, adding more private dining space. Plus, there’s a little boutique hotel upstairs that would be perfect for out of town guests.

The exterior of Alma’s restaurants and hotel
Modest private event spaces, along with five star dining and a boutique hotel upstairs
Hotel Alma [Official]

13. ie - Italian Eatery

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4724 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 223-8504
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This rustically beautiful Italian restaurant creates lovely candlelit evenings over giant, shared pasta plates.

14. The Lexington

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1096 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105
(651) 289-4990
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Plan an intimate night inside the leather and wood comfort of the Williamsburg room, or gather a large party upstairs at The Lexington.

Two large teal chairs sit in a lounge, before a fireplace
The Williamsburg room
Katie Cannon / Eater Twin Cities

15. The Commodore Bar & Restaurant

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79 Western Ave N
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 330-5999
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Living swank history, there’s an authentic-to-the-era 1930s art deco bar and plenty of rooms that seem built as a set for a Ginger and Rogers movie.

Behind the Art Deco Doors of The Commodore
A 1930’s art deco getaway
Katie Cannon/Eater Twin Cities

16. Gray Duck Tavern

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345 Wabasha St N
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 340-9022
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Justin Sutherland’s Gray Duck Tavern also operates a glorious private event space in the adjacent room lobby. There are comfy couches for lounging, all kinds of historical architectural eye candy and refined, but tasty Minnesota comfort food.

17. GREEN LANTERN COCKTAILS + MUSIC

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229 6th St E
St Paul, MN 55101
(651) 348-6456
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Below Public, right off of Mears Park, is this gorgeous room built like a speakeasy. Exposed subterranean brick flank the giant bar and there’s plenty of cozy, chill seating.

1. The Lynhall

2640 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
A large white room with bookshelves, exposed wood beams, and a long farmhouse table set for dinner
The reservable side room is flanked by a large window and a roaring fireplace
The Lynhall [Official]

This farmhouse styled restaurant in Uptown regularly holds all manner of private events both in its fully-loaded TV studio and the side room that’s framed by a roaring fireplace.

2640 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

2. P.S. Steak

510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
The dark dining room with plenty of small, Victorian style pictures
Fine dining, exemplary service and the most impressive entry of any building in Minneapolis
Lucy Hawthorne/Eater Twin Cities

Guests arrive at the complementary valet station before stepping into one of the most impressive entryways this town has to offer. Once inside, P.S. Steak is dripping in classy opulence with food and service to match. Reserve a giant booth in the dining room, a private table at the back of the lounge, and live the high life.

510 Groveland Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

3. 4 Bells

1610 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
An open room with a chandelier, exposed beams, wood floors, and tables set with white chairs.
A room under the stars before a roaring fireplace
4Bells [Official]

4 Bells, at the edge of Loring Park, has several private dining spaces, from quiet and intimate on the first floor, a farmhouse feel on the second floors, and a large upstairs atrium with downtown Minneapolis skyline views, a private bar, and a fireplace.

1610 Harmon Pl
Minneapolis, MN 55403

4. Constantine

1115 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403
A long room lined with benches and a Highland cow mount overlooking the dimly lit space
A perfect spot for whisky fans
Constantine [Official]

The gothic grandeur of the subterranean bar at Constantine always feels like the beginning of a night full of endless possibilities. Book the whiskey room, just off the bar for a top shelf sipping, completely with velvet rope to keep the regular folks out.

1115 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403

5. Grand Cafe

3804 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Nikki and Jamie behind the modest bar inside Grand Cafe
The powerhouse women that make Grand Cafe one of the best of all time, Nikki Klocker and Jamie Malone
Isabel Subtil/Grand Cafe

One of the most elegantly comfortable dining rooms in Minneapolis, there’s a swank private room that seats up to 25 guests for fantastic evenings of pink bubbles and chicken pithivier.

3804 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409

6. Butcher & The Boar

1121 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Right at the edge of downtown Minneapolis, this entire restaurant is a celebration of hearty roast meats and bourbon. The private dining room or space inside the year-round outdoor beer garden are perfect for party goers that appreciate a little smoke that clings to the hair after a long night out with friends.

1121 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

7. Murray's

26 South 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Eater Scenes: Murray’s Steakhouse, the butterknife steak
Step back in time with this swank steakhouse
Katie Cannon/Eater Twin Cities

Murray’s has the old school allure of a classic steakhouse with all the attentive service, excellent cuts, and low ball Manhattans that can expected. Private dining here includes space for 20 to dine.

26 South 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402

8. Spoon and Stable

211 N 1st St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
The sunny dining room at Spoon and stable is filled with muted beige and white tones. In the foreground are large, circular dark wood tables with chairs and in the background an edge of the white bar is visible. On the wall is a large rough-hewn piece of wood lined with spoons. It’s a bit of an inside joke that Kaysen was known for stealing spoons whenever he dined somewhere that had utensils he admired.
This dining room is particularly baller
Spoon & Stable [Official]

Gavin Kaysen’s first restaurant, Spoon and Stable, is a study in excellence. The private dining room is accessed by walking the length of the room, with plenty of opportunities to spy around the bar, dining, and kitchen, before tucking into a comfortable private space near the back, far away from the murmuring crowd. The private dining room can seat 25 for dinner.

211 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

9. The Bachelor Farmer

50 N 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401
The unique chic of old blankets on the walls at The Bachelor Farmer
The unique chic of old blankets on the walls at The Bachelor Farmer
The Bachelor Farmer [Official]

The penultimate in Minnesota chic, The Bachelor Farmer manages to meld Minnesota’s “aw shucks” allure with sophistication and divine food. The second level has a variety of rooms for moderately sized events.

50 N 2nd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401

10. Eastside Eat + Drink

305 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415

There’s a kind of 90’s-chic vibe inside Eastside, one that isn’t afraid of t-shirts under sport coats or a little gold lamé. The sumptuous menu is best experienced by a crowd and the private dining room is perfect for punches whole roast things from owner Jamie Malone and executive chef Ryan Cook.

305 S Washington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415

11. Create Catering & The Dining Studio

1121 NE Jackson St #145, Minneapolis, MN 55413

It’s not technically a restaurant, but owner Philip Dorwart was a well-known restaurant chef before branching out with his wife/partner Desiree to open this private space that has an art gallery feel. Tucked into a fast-developing party of Northeast with a large parking lot, this is an ideal place for a stunning private event that’s a little outside the box.

1121 NE Jackson St #145
Minneapolis, MN 55413

12. Alma

528 University Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
The exterior of Alma’s restaurants and hotel
Modest private event spaces, along with five star dining and a boutique hotel upstairs
Hotel Alma [Official]

James Beard award winning chef Alex Robert’s excellent Restaurant Alma turns 20 this year, but it feels as fresh as ever. The entire restaurant was refreshed a not long ago, adding more private dining space. Plus, there’s a little boutique hotel upstairs that would be perfect for out of town guests.

528 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

13. ie - Italian Eatery

4724 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407

This rustically beautiful Italian restaurant creates lovely candlelit evenings over giant, shared pasta plates.

4724 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407

14. The Lexington

1096 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
Two large teal chairs sit in a lounge, before a fireplace
The Williamsburg room
Katie Cannon / Eater Twin Cities

Plan an intimate night inside the leather and wood comfort of the Williamsburg room, or gather a large party upstairs at The Lexington.

1096 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

15. The Commodore Bar & Restaurant

79 Western Ave N, St Paul, MN 55102
Behind the Art Deco Doors of The Commodore
A 1930’s art deco getaway
Katie Cannon/Eater Twin Cities

Living swank history, there’s an authentic-to-the-era 1930s art deco bar and plenty of rooms that seem built as a set for a Ginger and Rogers movie.

79 Western Ave N
St Paul, MN 55102

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16. Gray Duck Tavern

345 Wabasha St N, St Paul, MN 55102

Justin Sutherland’s Gray Duck Tavern also operates a glorious private event space in the adjacent room lobby. There are comfy couches for lounging, all kinds of historical architectural eye candy and refined, but tasty Minnesota comfort food.

345 Wabasha St N
St Paul, MN 55102

17. GREEN LANTERN COCKTAILS + MUSIC

229 6th St E, St Paul, MN 55101

Below Public, right off of Mears Park, is this gorgeous room built like a speakeasy. Exposed subterranean brick flank the giant bar and there’s plenty of cozy, chill seating.

229 6th St E
St Paul, MN 55101

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