The 10 Best Restaurants In Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Massaman curry
Massaman curry | © jules/Flickr
Sarah Russek

Robbinsdale is a city in the Hannepin County of Minnesota that retains small town traditions. If you’re planning a visit to this area, check out the top ten restaurants below, nestled among the businesses of the neighborhood.

1. Broadway Pizza

Broadway Pizza

If you’re craving pizza and more unique options, step into Broadway Pizza. They’re known for their new, exciting ways to top the long loved pie. Open until 1am, select from a menu of options, such as the broadway special, which includes sausage, mushroom, onion, green pepper and shrimp as toppings. Alternatively, there’s also Eddie’s inferno which is topped with a custom ghost pepper cheese blend, and if nothing on the special menu suits your palate, you can always design your own.
4106 Lakeland Avenue North, Robbinsdale, MN, +1 763 533 0800

Pizza | © Aaron Goodman/Flickr

2. Travail Kitchen

Travail Kitchen

For an extra chic dining experience, check out Travail Kitchen. Their intimate copper table dinner is so sought after, tickets need to be bought well in advance for the experience; however, guests who have tried it will tell you it’s worth the wait. Groups of six to eight people are guided through 25 to 35 of the chef’s curated dishes that are inspired by current favorites and seasonal specialties, each paired with the featured beverage. Tickets for this event go fast and for good reason, so if you’re in Robbinsdale, this culinary experience is a must-try.
4124 West Broadway Avenue, Robbinsdale, MN, +1 763 535 1131

3. Wuollet Bakery

Bakery, Pastries

Wuollet Bakery
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With over 65 years of providing cakes, pies and various pastries, Wuollet Bakery has the experience and expertise to make top-notch desserts. The landmark bakery has utilized a business ideal that is very important to them, and has been for many years; the venue is personal enough to customize orders down to the smallest detail and professional enough to handle large-scale events. It’s the ideal place to perfect your dream wedding cake, or stop in for a buttery raspberry cheese coffee cake for Sunday brunch.

4. Nonna Rosa’s

Restaurant, Italian, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Saltimbocca alla romana
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Owned and operated by a married couple, Nonna Rosa’s is the place to go to for authentic Italian cuisine cravings in the Robbinsdale area. The restaurant serves age-old specialties, like gnocchi and risotto, and fresh seafood; the food is authentic, traditional and retains a homely Italian quality, which is exactly the place where most of the dishes were originally learned. Nonna Rosa’s also has its own wine blub and events like the fairytale feast – an adult-friendly event themed around a Cinderella scorned by her prince.

5. El Toro

Bar, Restaurant, Mexican, Vegetarian

If Mexican food is calling you, experience culinary delights at El Toro. With a full menu and bar, it’s a one-stop destination for a night out. They include over seven varieties of nachos to satisfy even the most specific of Mexican cravings. Sample the nachos supremos or nachos with chorizo and beans or make your own custom plate whilst indulging in a margarita.

6. St. Petersburg Restaurant and Vodka Bar

Bar, Restaurant, Russian, Beer, Pub Grub

Lamb chops
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Listed as one of USA Today’s ten best vodka bars, St. Petersburg has over 100 varieties of the drink and impresses its customers with an extensive and diverse drinks menu. If dinner is needed before a few drinks, their menu features an exquisite selection of eastern European and Russian entrées. Start your feast with an assortment of smoked fish and caviar and end with lamb chops karsky, which is a dish of lamb with marinated carrots topped with a roasted tomato and garlic sauce.

7. Pig Ate My Pizza

Restaurant, Italian, Vegetarian, Vegan

This pizza joint’s eccentric name mirrors their eccentric combinations of pizza toppings and names, such as the hot Gandhi, featuring tikki masala and chicken, or the morning maple, which consists of maple bacon and pickled eggs. All of the pizzas at Pig Ate My Pizza are served in a high-energy atmosphere with plenty of beer to complement whichever eclectic creation you choose. In addition to this, the restaurant serves merchandise too, such as the chef calendar.

8. Mai Thai

Restaurant, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian

Massaman curry
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With a full menu of traditional thai food, vegan, and gluten-free options, Mai Thai is the place for anyone who wants a taste of Thailand in Robbinsdale. Both chefs are experts in Asian and Thai food which could be why Mai Thai has earned a stellar reputation in the area. And rightly so, because the food served here is simply delicious. For those who like spice, the food can be customized with different spice levels – the highest being volcanic hot.

9. Milton’s


Milton’s knows home comfort, especially because it is operated by multiple generations of families that have come together to create the cozy environment with food and drinks to match. The vittles that diners can find here range from stuffed French toast for breakfast, jerk chicken and red beans and rice, to matzo ball soup made from scratch. To complete the comfort food experience, try the banana foster, which is the most popular and sought after dessert on the menu.
3545 Douglas Drive, North Crystal, MN, +1 763 535 9373

10. Athen’s Café

Cafe, Restaurant, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern

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It’s a challenge to find authentic Greek food in the midwest, but Athen’s Café seems to have cracked the code to success. Don’t let the outside fool you; there’s no fancy decor or frills in design here but the food speaks for itself. The locals claim Athens serve the best gyros and hummus in the area. Simple yet effective, the hummus is a fresh blend of chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. With the available combo platters, diners will never have to choose between lamb or chicken gyros.

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