HOME > Chowhound > General Midwest Archive >
What are you cooking today? Tell us about it
TELL US

MSP-Places by the Riverview Theater?

j
jenniegirl Apr 20, 2008 10:14 PM

Moday is date night-and we're going to the movies. Is there any good places to eat nearby (besides the Riverside Wine Bar or the Coffee place?

  1. j
    jenniegirl Apr 21, 2008 09:52 PM

    Well, we ended up seeing Juno, and my fiancee (who would have been very very happy with Chipotle suggested geting something to eat. I had too much fantastic popcorn and too much work waiting for me at home, so we ended up calling it a day (I know he probably ended up nuking something from Trader Joe's!) Thanks for your help-we'll try to explore the neighborhood more next time we go.

    1. Reetsyburger Apr 21, 2008 11:34 AM

      I agree with yummers612 on the Craftsman.

      Also Chris and Rob's (formerly Joey D's) isn't too far off either, if you like chowing on Chicago style hot dogs before going to the movies.

      1. Db Cooper Apr 21, 2008 11:29 AM

        I'm not sure if you're into casual Japanesse dining, but Midori's Floating World Cafe is also right around the corner from the Town Talk Diner/Manny's Tortas. Farily affordable sushi and other Japanese.

        Most of the best choices are already listed here. Craftsman, Town Talk, Manny's Tortas, Longfellow, or Midori's would be your best bets with the final decision being what you're in the mood for and price points, in my opinion.

        1. l
          liesel Apr 21, 2008 10:09 AM

          I thought I read that Sea Salt is open. I have yet to try this place but I've only heard good things. It is at Minehaha Park...

          1 Reply
          1. re: liesel
            The Dairy Queen Apr 21, 2008 10:45 AM

            Sea Salt is open! It opened the first week of April.

            ~TDQ

          2. drew13000 Apr 21, 2008 08:17 AM

            The Longfellow Grill is on Lake, right next to the river. Not sure how close you're looking for, but Town Talk and Manny's Tortas also aren't far.

            1. t
              tex.s.toast Apr 21, 2008 07:56 AM

              Don't forget to save room for their popcorn though. Mmmm riverview popcorn . . .

              1. y
                yummers612 Apr 21, 2008 05:30 AM

                Try the Craftsman on Lake and 43rd. I eat there all the time and its always great.

                Show Hidden Posts