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12 Hangover Cures in the Twin Cities

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Whether it’s the aftermath of a holiday party, a fun night out with friends, or a few too many glasses of wine at home while it snows outside, the best thing about having a hangover is the excuse to eat whatever sounds best the very next morning. From scarfing down some greasy food and topping it off with a breakfast cocktail to opting for some cold-pressed juice and taking the healthy route instead, there are no shortage of hangover cures across the Twin Cities.

For more hangover help, check out where to find the best burgers, doughnuts, tacos, breakfast burritos, Bloody Marys, bottomless brunch cocktails, and overall breakfasts in the Twin Cities.

Hangover cures are listed from West to East.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Uptown Diner

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2548 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 874-0481
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This local staple has been in operation for years and its classic diner menu, massive benedicts, and diverse clientele reflect that. Plus it’s open 24/7 to slay hangovers whenever they hit.

The Cajun breakfast
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2. Muddy Waters Bar & Eatery

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2933 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 872-2232
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The go-to hipster hangover cure in Uptown, this spot has a satisfying selection of world cuisines in a slim menu and and the drink options are extensive.

Savory waffle
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3. Victor's 1959 Cafe

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3756 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 827-8948
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Nothing cures a hangover like some mango pancakes and spicy chorizo with a side of rice and beans. Oh, and cuban toast—don’t forget the cuban toast.

4. Green Bee Juicery

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1526 E 46th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 540-3300
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Sometimes a hangover calls for the exact opposite of more drinking to be cured. If so, Green Bee Juicery has all of the cold-pressed juices anyone needs to rehydrate with vitamins a’plenty.

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5. Matt's Bar and Grill

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3500 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 722-7072
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Often times the only way a hangover will cease and desist is by feeding it some extra greasy bar food in the form of a molten cheese-stuffed Jucy Lucy and classic fries.

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6. Bull's Horn Food and Drink

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4563 S 34th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 208-1378
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This beloved dive bar revival in South Minneapolis opens at 11 on Friday, 10 am Saturday and Sunday. Its serves up a bucket of dill friend chicken, piled high nachos and Heggie’s pizza alongside local beer.

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7. French Meadow Bakery & Café

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1662 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105
(651) 789-8870
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The thing about French Meadow is that it can go either way—visitors can order up everything from huevos rancheros or breakfast burritos to avocado toast or a vegan breakfast and the same goes for drinks. Choose from a wide range of teas and coffees as well as breakfast cocktails like the Radler, a Surly Furious and grapefruit juice blend.

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8. Colossal Cafe

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1340 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105
(651) 414-0543
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While the Minneapolis location closed this year, Colossal Cafe continues its breakfast and brunch legacy in St. Paul with giant sides offerings like massive cinnamon rolls and burbon-flavored pancakes (or flappers, as Colossal calls them) to satiate even the grandest hangovers.

Giant pancakes topped with slices of brie
The famous flappers
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9. Keg and Case Market

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928 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102

With Bogart’s Doughnuts, Five Watt Coffee, Clutch Brewing, Revival Smoked Meats, Sweet Science Ice Cream, Gazta wine and cheese plus Spinning Wylde’s organic cotton candy, there’s literally something for any hangover hankering at Keg and Case Market.

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10. El Burrito Mercado

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175 Cesar Chavez St
St Paul, MN 55107
(651) 227-2192
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Whipping up some of the very best Chilaquiles in town, El Burrito Mercado is the place to go for hangovers that call for spicy salsas and a pastelería serving up sweet Mexican pastries.

Carne Asada fries will put you right
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11. Nighthawks Diner & Bar

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3753 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 248-8111
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This reborn diner now has a full bar, perfect for bloody Marys and a pile of cheesy, fried, gooey good breakfast dishes of gargantuan proportions.

Plate-sized pancakes and a pile of peppery bacon
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12. COOK

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1124 Payne Ave
St Paul, MN 55130
(651) 756-1787
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Cook serves diner food classics made for a modern age. Check out the Dorito-like chips made here served as nachos. There’s also a cinnamon roll that is bigger than your head.

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1. Uptown Diner

2548 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405
The Cajun breakfast
Michelle O./Yelp

This local staple has been in operation for years and its classic diner menu, massive benedicts, and diverse clientele reflect that. Plus it’s open 24/7 to slay hangovers whenever they hit.

2548 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55405

2. Muddy Waters Bar & Eatery

2933 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Savory waffle
Muddy Waters/Facebook

The go-to hipster hangover cure in Uptown, this spot has a satisfying selection of world cuisines in a slim menu and and the drink options are extensive.

2933 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

3. Victor's 1959 Cafe

3756 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409

Nothing cures a hangover like some mango pancakes and spicy chorizo with a side of rice and beans. Oh, and cuban toast—don’t forget the cuban toast.

3756 Grand Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409

4. Green Bee Juicery

1526 E 46th St, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Green Bee Juicery/Facebook

Sometimes a hangover calls for the exact opposite of more drinking to be cured. If so, Green Bee Juicery has all of the cold-pressed juices anyone needs to rehydrate with vitamins a’plenty.

1526 E 46th St
Minneapolis, MN 55407

5. Matt's Bar and Grill

3500 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Matt’s Bar [Official]

Often times the only way a hangover will cease and desist is by feeding it some extra greasy bar food in the form of a molten cheese-stuffed Jucy Lucy and classic fries.

3500 Cedar Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407

6. Bull's Horn Food and Drink

4563 S 34th Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Bull’s Horn/Facebook

This beloved dive bar revival in South Minneapolis opens at 11 on Friday, 10 am Saturday and Sunday. Its serves up a bucket of dill friend chicken, piled high nachos and Heggie’s pizza alongside local beer.

4563 S 34th Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55406

7. French Meadow Bakery & Café

1662 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
French Meadow / Facebook

The thing about French Meadow is that it can go either way—visitors can order up everything from huevos rancheros or breakfast burritos to avocado toast or a vegan breakfast and the same goes for drinks. Choose from a wide range of teas and coffees as well as breakfast cocktails like the Radler, a Surly Furious and grapefruit juice blend.

1662 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

8. Colossal Cafe

1340 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
Giant pancakes topped with slices of brie
The famous flappers
Colossal Cafe [Official]

While the Minneapolis location closed this year, Colossal Cafe continues its breakfast and brunch legacy in St. Paul with giant sides offerings like massive cinnamon rolls and burbon-flavored pancakes (or flappers, as Colossal calls them) to satiate even the grandest hangovers.

1340 Grand Ave
St Paul, MN 55105

9. Keg and Case Market

928 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
Bogart’s Doughnuts/Facebook

With Bogart’s Doughnuts, Five Watt Coffee, Clutch Brewing, Revival Smoked Meats, Sweet Science Ice Cream, Gazta wine and cheese plus Spinning Wylde’s organic cotton candy, there’s literally something for any hangover hankering at Keg and Case Market.

928 7th St W
St Paul, MN 55102

10. El Burrito Mercado

175 Cesar Chavez St, St Paul, MN 55107
Carne Asada fries will put you right
El Burrito Mercado/Facebook

Whipping up some of the very best Chilaquiles in town, El Burrito Mercado is the place to go for hangovers that call for spicy salsas and a pastelería serving up sweet Mexican pastries.

175 Cesar Chavez St
St Paul, MN 55107

11. Nighthawks Diner & Bar

3753 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Plate-sized pancakes and a pile of peppery bacon
Nighthawks/Facebook

This reborn diner now has a full bar, perfect for bloody Marys and a pile of cheesy, fried, gooey good breakfast dishes of gargantuan proportions.

3753 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409

12. COOK

1124 Payne Ave, St Paul, MN 55130
Cook St. Paul [Official]

Cook serves diner food classics made for a modern age. Check out the Dorito-like chips made here served as nachos. There’s also a cinnamon roll that is bigger than your head.

1124 Payne Ave
St Paul, MN 55130

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