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Readers Vote: 13 Dishes You Order Over & Over Again

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Last week, we asked you, the readers, which restaurant dish keeps you from branching out—which dish you order over and over again. From curries to pastas to savory waffles and even a grand tasting menu ("no, that's not cheating," says the commenter), these 13 dishes have earned your undying loyalty.

Want to add your usual order to the list? Let us know in the comments.


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1. Darbar India Grill

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1221 W Lake St, #106
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 822-3300
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On the Darbar's lamb shahi korma, Codi Crooks just has this to say: "#nomnomnom"

2. Namaste Cafe

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2512 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 827-2496
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Namaste's creamy masala curry got several votes, with chicken or with tofu. RazorClanz says: "I love everything there, and all of their curries are different. But the Creamy Masala is one thing that I can't go a week without tasting. DELICIOUS."

3. La Belle Vie

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510 Groveland Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 874-6440
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Mensch Masch puts a vote in for the grand tasting menu at La Belle Vie as the one dish to order, adding "no that's not cheating."

4. HauteDish

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119 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 338-8484
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Haute Dish got two votes for can't-stop-ordering dishes: General Tso's sweetbreads and tater tot hot dish. On the General Tso's, lazersnlace says: "How can you possibly turn down sticky sweet and tangy fried sweetbreads with crispy carmel-like bits on the edges AND a torchon of foie gras?? YUM. Just. YUM."

5. Masu Sushi & Robata

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330 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 332-6278
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Masu's tonkatsu curry ramen got several votes. Codi Crooks says, "I can't try anything else there, which is a shame because I hear it's all really, really good! But the ramen is to. die. for."

6. Loring Pasta Bar

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327 14th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 378-4849
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Loring Pasta Bar's artichoke ramekin gets the nod from DbCooper. Cheesy, artichokey goodness. Enough said.

7. Birchwood Cafe

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3311 E 25th St
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 722-4474
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Birchwood's savory waffle gets The Broccoli Stalker's vote: "On one plate there is everything I could ever possibly in a million years want for brunch. I am blissfully ignorant of anything else on the brunch menu."

8. Caffe Biaggio

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2356 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 917-7997
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Caffe Biaggio's spaghetti carbonara gets a vote from DbCooper. Bacon-egg-cheese-pasta? We're in.

9. On's Thai Kitchen

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1613 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN
(651) 644-1444
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The pad see yew with tofu at On's Thai Kitchen gets one of Mensch Masch's votes.

10. Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

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799 University Ave W
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 222-3301
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The traditional pho at Ngon's gets one of DbCooper's votes; it's a classic that never leaves the menu.

11. Heartland

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289 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN
(651) 699-3536
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The cheeseburger on the bar/lounge menu at Heartland gets one of Mensch Masch's votes, and is, somewhat shockingly, the only burger on the list of must-order foods.

12. Axel's River Grille

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1318 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota Heights, MN 55150
(651) 686-4840
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The end cut prime rib at Axel's in Lilydale gets a vote from Pecan Sandies. While we don't usually venture out of the Cities proper for these guides, we'll make a one-time exception. When you can't stop ordering something, you can't stop; geography be damned.

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1. Darbar India Grill

1221 W Lake St, #106, Minneapolis, MN 55408
On the Darbar's lamb shahi korma, Codi Crooks just has this to say: "#nomnomnom"
1221 W Lake St, #106
Minneapolis, MN 55408

2. Namaste Cafe

2512 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405
Namaste's creamy masala curry got several votes, with chicken or with tofu. RazorClanz says: "I love everything there, and all of their curries are different. But the Creamy Masala is one thing that I can't go a week without tasting. DELICIOUS."
2512 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405

3. La Belle Vie

510 Groveland Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Mensch Masch puts a vote in for the grand tasting menu at La Belle Vie as the one dish to order, adding "no that's not cheating."
510 Groveland Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

4. HauteDish

119 Washington Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Haute Dish got two votes for can't-stop-ordering dishes: General Tso's sweetbreads and tater tot hot dish. On the General Tso's, lazersnlace says: "How can you possibly turn down sticky sweet and tangy fried sweetbreads with crispy carmel-like bits on the edges AND a torchon of foie gras?? YUM. Just. YUM."
119 Washington Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55401

5. Masu Sushi & Robata

330 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Masu's tonkatsu curry ramen got several votes. Codi Crooks says, "I can't try anything else there, which is a shame because I hear it's all really, really good! But the ramen is to. die. for."
330 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414

6. Loring Pasta Bar

327 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Loring Pasta Bar's artichoke ramekin gets the nod from DbCooper. Cheesy, artichokey goodness. Enough said.
327 14th Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

7. Birchwood Cafe

3311 E 25th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Birchwood's savory waffle gets The Broccoli Stalker's vote: "On one plate there is everything I could ever possibly in a million years want for brunch. I am blissfully ignorant of anything else on the brunch menu."
3311 E 25th St
Minneapolis, MN 55406

8. Caffe Biaggio

2356 University Ave W, St. Paul, MN 55114
Caffe Biaggio's spaghetti carbonara gets a vote from DbCooper. Bacon-egg-cheese-pasta? We're in.
2356 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN 55114

9. On's Thai Kitchen

1613 University Ave W, St. Paul, MN
The pad see yew with tofu at On's Thai Kitchen gets one of Mensch Masch's votes.
1613 University Ave W
St. Paul, MN

10. Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

799 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104
The traditional pho at Ngon's gets one of DbCooper's votes; it's a classic that never leaves the menu.
799 University Ave W
Saint Paul, MN 55104

11. Heartland

289 5th St E, Saint Paul, MN
The cheeseburger on the bar/lounge menu at Heartland gets one of Mensch Masch's votes, and is, somewhat shockingly, the only burger on the list of must-order foods.
289 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN

12. Axel's River Grille

1318 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Mendota Heights, MN 55150
The end cut prime rib at Axel's in Lilydale gets a vote from Pecan Sandies. While we don't usually venture out of the Cities proper for these guides, we'll make a one-time exception. When you can't stop ordering something, you can't stop; geography be damned.
1318 Sibley Memorial Hwy
Mendota Heights, MN 55150

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