Edina for Couples
Collected by John Sandstone
Edina’s chic spark comes with substance; it’s a resolutely family-oriented place with a quietly thriving arts community and legendary hockey dynasty. Visitors find that once they get to know Edina, it’s like an old friend.
Uptown, Minneapolis, MN, USA
The main thoroughfares and side streets of Hennepin and Lyndale avenues in the Uptown District are packed with boutiques, cafes, galleries, indie theaters, restaurants, and bars. The area is great for a day of urban wandering and is right near the...
5555 Xerxes Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410, USA
Nestled in a residential area of Edina, Cave Vin is a cozy yet elegant restaurant with a decidedly French flair. Francophiles, foodies, and the just-plain-hungry can rejoice. You'll find all the classics on the menu: pâté, escargot, lamb,...
4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55410, USA
The Chain of Lakes in Minneapolis is a popular summer spot, but it also provides some of the best leaf-peeping around in the fall. The sailboats outside the band shell on Lake Harriet speak of lingering summer days, but the vivid leaves are a...
3925 W 50th St, Edina, MN 55424, USA
Even in the face of fierce national competitors, locally based Cooks of Crocus Hill holds its own (and then some) as a mecca for foodies and gourmands of every stripe. Its cooking classes are the gold standard in the Twin Cities. Whether you want...
3520 W 70th St, Edina, MN 55435, USA
Date-and-drinks destination, client-meeting enclave, and girls'-night hotspot: Crave is the Edina go-to when you want to impress. The menus are eclectic, ranging from brick-oven flatbreads to steaks to Minnesota walleye. It’s also the top option...
4351 France Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410, USA
Minneapolis and Edina are separated by a mere two-lane street, and even though France 44 Wine & Spirits falls on the Minneapolis side, Edina residents consider it their own. The exceptional selection of beer, wine, and spirits is highlighted...
6010 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419, USA
Tucked inside a sprawling floral and garden center in Minneapolis is a mini Europe—more specifically, a French café with blue-checkered tables. The Parisian-born owners offer an impressive selection of classics, from croissants to bouchée à la...
3295 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435, USA
Owner Scott Dayton, the great-great-grandson of historic Minnesotan department store founder George Draper Dayton, offers a truly local shopping experience. His store, Twill, is a quality menswear shop that carries the Dayton retail torch with all...
3445 Galleria, Minneapolis, MN 55435, USA
You're guaranteed to find everything you could possibly need to make your home—and yourself—look a little fancier at Ampersand. The sheer variety of goodies on offer, ranging from luxury table settings and Minnesota-made Faribault Woolen Mills...
3909 W 50th St, Edina, MN 55424, USA
As anyone who watched Pretty Woman can tell you, stylish boutiques have a reputation for being a little snooty—if not downright unwelcoming. Well, throw that notion out because this is how Minnesota does fashion: cute and fun with nice service to...
5036 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55424, USA
People tend to have a love-hate relationship with tequila, but even those with a sworn aversion might leave Cocina del Barrio rethinking their stance. The modern Mexican menu is definitely an attraction, but the cocktails are something to write...
2928 W 66th St, Edina, MN 55423, USA
Authentic French fare can be found tucked away in an unassuming strip mall not far from Southdale Center. Patrick Bernet’s eponymous bakery has consistently turned out beautiful French pastries since 2002. The fruit tarts are always vibrant, the...
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