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Apr 21, 2011 11:16 AM

Plymouth Dinner!

We are taking my grandma out to dinner tomorrow, and would love to take her somewhere different than our usuals we have been going to in Plymouth... there doesn't seem to be much to choose from (besides chains...which is a no for us).

Here are some of the places we frequent when we take her out -

Sunsets - Wayzata
Chef Lee
Pancake House - Wayzata
Bukara Indian Restaurant

These are all ok places (not great), but sure make us grateful for our choices we have living in the cities!

Any recommendations out there? We are open to anything and would love to take her somewhere new and delicious!

Thanks for your help!

Chef Lee
1400 County Road 101 N Ste I, Minneapolis, MN 55447

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  1. Not much in Plymouth except chains. Maybe Old Chicago? It's not quite the mega chain like Applebee's in the area. There's also Axel's Bonfire.

    You might find better if you head to Golden Valley or Maple Grove.

    Golden Valley has Doolittle's, Mort's.
    Maple Grove: Pittsburgh Blue and 3 Squares

    Applebee's Restaurant
    2201 Coulee Rd, Hudson, WI 54016

    Pittsburgh Blue
    11900 Main Street North, Maple Grove, MN 55369

    Axel's Bonfire
    3000 Harbor Ln N, Minneapolis, MN 55447

    1. Tea House is in Plymouth. They have two menus, Chinese and American. I recommend the Chinese, but haven't heard much positive about the American.

      1. Bacio in by Ridgedale Mall in Minnetonka is pretty reliable choice for multi-generational dinners and close to Plymouth, The service is always very good. The food isn't breaking any new culinary ground - but it's usually well executed. Same owners and pretty much the same menu as Zelo in downtown Minneapolis.

        831 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402

        1571 Plymouth Road South, Minnetonka, MN 55305

        1. How about Blue Point in Wayzata? Or Redstone (I know it's a chain!) by Ridgedale?

          Blue Point Restaurant & Bar
          739 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN 55391

          3 Replies
          1. re: WeZeL27

            Pretty sure Redstone shuttered a while ago. But its owner has a newer place named Boulevard.

            1. re: Brad Ballinger

              As far as I know, all the Redstone's are still open. Stopped in for a drink at BLVD one afternoon to get a feel for the place and didn't care for the feel/ambience at all. The bar is set up wide open in the middle of the place, yet the TVs can only be seen by the patrons seated for dinner/meals around the perimeter of the restaurant. That, and the fact that the entire place (probably due to the 'faddish' open kitchen) reeked like the alley behind a fish market. We had one drink and just had to get out of there.

              1. re: Brad Ballinger

                Haven't been to the Mtka location in a long time, but looks like it's still open per their website (as much as those can be trusted!)...


            2. You could add Banh Thai off 169/Rockford to your list. That was my favorite Thai place in town until I discovered Lemongrass and Bangkok Thai Deli.

              Banh Thai
              4108 Lancaster Ln N, Minneapolis, MN 55441