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12 Hangover Cures in the Twin Cities

Carne asada fries, massive eggs benedicts, and buckets of bloody marys

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Shortrib eggs Benedict at Cook St. Paul
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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.

Uptown Diner

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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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Muddy Waters Bar & Eatery

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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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Victor's 1959 Cafe

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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.

Green Bee Juicery

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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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Matt's Bar and Grill

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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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Bull's Horn Food and Drink

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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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French Meadow Bakery & Café

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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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Colossal Cafe

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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 place in a cross on top of chopped walnuts.
The famous flappers
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Keg and Case Market

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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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El Burrito Mercado

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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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Nighthawks Diner & Bar

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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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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.

Cook St. Paul [Official]

Uptown Diner

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.

The Cajun breakfast
Michelle O./Yelp

Muddy Waters Bar & Eatery

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.

Savory waffle
Muddy Waters/Facebook

Victor's 1959 Cafe

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.

Green Bee Juicery

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.

Green Bee Juicery/Facebook

Matt's Bar and Grill

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.

Matt’s Bar [Official]

Bull's Horn Food and Drink

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.

Bull’s Horn/Facebook

French Meadow Bakery & Café

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.

French Meadow / Facebook

Colossal Cafe

Giant pancakes topped with slices of brie place in a cross on top of chopped walnuts.
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.

Giant pancakes topped with slices of brie place in a cross on top of chopped walnuts.
The famous flappers
Colossal Cafe [Official]

Keg and Case Market

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.

Bogart’s Doughnuts/Facebook

El Burrito Mercado

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.

Carne Asada fries will put you right
El Burrito Mercado/Facebook

Nighthawks Diner & Bar

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.

Plate-sized pancakes and a pile of peppery bacon
Nighthawks/Facebook

COOK

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.

Cook St. Paul [Official]

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