Where to Eat around The Westin Edina Galleria
Collected by Westin AFAR
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.
5034 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55410, USA
Salut isn't a buttoned-up French dining experience. Instead it takes a cheekier approach to brasserie classics, as its logo—a beret-wearing frog smoking a cigarette (a Gauloise, no doubt)—implies. The “Américain” refers to the casual spirit of the...
5401 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419, USA
The folks who own Wise Acre Eatery also own Tangletown Gardens, a farm of some 100 acres just outside Minneapolis. They proudly source 80 to 90 percent of the restaurant's food directly from their own farm. Even when I was there in the middle of...
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...
7401 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55435, USA
Not only do you get free Wi-Fi at this Whole Foods in Centennial Lakes, but you get a spot to recharge your laptop. Pretty nifty! Plus, the hot and cold deli inside—with a delicious selection of prepared food—means you won't go hungry.
3910 W 50th St, Minneapolis, MN 55424, USA
The Wisconsin border is about a two-hour drive away, but this is still cheese-loving territory. And Mozza Mia, a mozzarella bar, is light years away from your average deep-fried curd. Dip into some seriously divine burrata or order a sampling of...
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...
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,...
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...
2928 W 66th St, Richfield, 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...
4552 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55419, USA
A tartine (open-faced sandwich) and orange juice at this bakery and cafe will cost you $11.86, but this was no ordinary sandwich. It was a killer slice of miche (the right blend of crispiness and chewiness) topped with roasted ham and gruyère, and...
3912 Sunnyside Rd, Edina, MN 55424, USA
Pull up a chair at one of the red-checkered tables or grab a stool at the counter at this retro diner serving classic American fare. At the Convention Grill, the burgers are perfectly greasy, the fries are thick-cut and generous enough to share,...
4901 Chowen Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410, USA
There’s no better place than the Yogurt Lab to experiment with flavors and ingredients in search of the perfect creamy combination. Of all the frozen yogurt shops that have popped up in the Twin Cities, this is the most original and, according to...
3803 Grand Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409, USA
What’s not to like about a sweets shop called “Sugar Sugar Candy” ? This little spot is artfully and whimsically decorated: The 45 rpm “Sugar, Sugar” by the Archies is framed in a shadowbox on one wall while antique Parisian chocolate boxes adorn...
Scooping Cedar Crest Dairy ice cream from Cedarburg, Wisc., the Neighborhood Ice Cream Shoppe is a great place to grab a cone. Try the sinfully sweet Monster Cookie Dough, which is loaded with chocolate chips, oatmeal cookie dough, and M&Ms, or...
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