Downtown Minneapolis Breakfast at Fire Lake
Where do you head for a weekend breakfast when faced with long wait times (+45 minutes) at both Keys Café and Bakery and Hell’s Kitchen? How about Fire Lake Grill House? Did not see much about the place on CH:
There’s more on Yelp:
The Minnesota Morning (Wild Rice Pancakes, Back Bacon, Two Organic Eggs and Chokecherry Syrup) and Midwestern Omelet (with Onions, Peppers, White Cheddar; Back Bacon and Toast) filled the bill.
Will save the Walleye Slider and Walleye Burger for a future visit perhaps. Their dinner menu boasts an Heirloom Corn Crusted Walleye from Red Lake Nation at $23.
Fire Lake Grill House
31 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Mon. to Friday from 6 am to 11 pm.
Weekends from 7 am to 11 pm.
there are a couple of threads on firelake in the general midwest archive (pre msp board split). many area hounds were initially skeptical of the chain/radisson hotel affiliation and firelake's claims to committed local sourcing, but the food does seem to be well executed and chef paul lynch does seem to do good sourcing and have control of the restaurant's product. still a hotel lobby restaurant, not a stand-alone, which may be the main detraction-- for some, with firelake. i think it is a decent downtown option, though i would most likely not rec it over any of the great independent restaurants in the area. sounds like breakfast is good though, which i hadn't had on my radar at all. thanks for that tip!
here's one of the old firelake threads: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/411139