8 Fancy Greasy Spoons for Fancy Fare By Bloomington, Minnesota

Bloomington, Minnesota is one of those high-profile ‘under the radar’ escapes that all people fantasize about from their mind-numbing jobs. Now picture yourself feasting at one of its best British, Sri Lankan and Filipino bistros and pubs. Piquant aromas await every turn in this town.

There have been huge moves forward for the chow scene in recent years. Restaurant entrepreneurs are certainly making their mark in Bloomington, Minnesota. However, too many foodies appear unaware of what they might be tasting. It is true that Minnesotans never let any men and women get in between them and a good, gargantuan heaping of fried chicken and fish. But isn’t that all part of how to be happy?

You could write a college thesis paper at Carleton or Augsburg on how these primo diners and canteens have had a significant impact and changed the culture for the better. Feeling adventurous this evening? Why not sample Jewish, Chinese or Barbeque fare? Or maybe something like steaks or chops is what your body needs.

It’s demanding to trust a skinny chef and propitiously, most of these happy sous chefs from the Gopher State have never met a captivating doughnut they didn’t like. Of the cafes and brasseries we have selected, some are common and other Latin food or American joints are splurge-worthy by Minnesota standards.

We have highlighted the very best in the Upper Midwest. This is a full survey of the foodie scene in Bloomington, Minnesota. Just don’t read this list if you are famished.

Shantytown Grill

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8512 Pillsbury Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55420