Restaurant, South American, Cocktails, $$$
With an eclectic mix of traditional home-style comfort food and contemporary seasonal cooking, as well as delicious hand-crafted cocktails and local wines, St. Clouds has become a favorite among the neighborhood’s restaurants since it opened in the early 2000s. The restaurant has a reputation for having one of the best happy hours in the city, serving all beer, wine by the glass, and cocktails for half the price from 5-6:30pm on weeknights. The waiters and bartenders are known for being very knowledgable about the wine list and making excellent pairing recommendations, as well as constantly keeping patrons’ glasses full. People love the elaborate selection of red, white, sparkling, and dessert wines, in addition to the great offerings of bottled beers and unique cocktails like the Thai Lemon Drop and PNW Sazerac. The restaurant also features great live music every Friday, Saturday, and Monday night, making it a popular hangout for locals.