Grab a quick bite to eat or a refreshing drink at eateries and concessions in Minneapolis parks, or book a caterer for you next special event.
Eateries & Concessions
Sea Salt Eatery at Minnehaha Park serves up an assortment of fresh seafood daily. The Sea Salt menu changes each day to accommodate items that arrive fresh. Daily specials include oysters, seafood gumbo, jambalaya, shrimp Creole and much more. Also available is an extensive selection of fine wine, imported bottled beer and locally-brewed beer on tap. Enjoy food and drinks on Sea Salt’s spacious outdoor patio. For hours and more information, call 612-721-8990 or visit www.seasalteatery.com. Now Open!
Bread & Pickle, located at the Lake Harriet Pavilion, strives to offer locally grown and harvested ingredients across its menu. For breakfast, Bread & Pickle serves ham, egg and cheese between a toasted English muffin, blueberry muffins and lemon ginger scones. For lunch and beyond, Bread & Pickle serves a variety of burgers and sandwiches, as well as cheese curds, potato and pasta salads, popcorn and ice cream. A broad selection of coffees and teas are also available. For hours and more information, call 612-767-9009 or visit www.breadandpickle.com. Opening Soon.
The Tin Fish, located at the Lake Calhoun Pavilion, boasts a menu of fresh fish, fried combos and platters, and burgers. Menu highlights include an assortment of fish tacos, grilled fish sandwiches and fried fish platters. Kid-friendly menu items, ice cream, coffee, beer and wine are also available. For hours and more information, call 612-823-5840 or visit www.tinfishseafood.com. Opening Soon.
Sandcastle - Coming soon to Lake Nokomis! Sandcastle aims to deliver a varied selection of healthy and engaging food to the diverse Lake Nokomis community as well as those from farther afield coming to enjoy the lake.
For hours and more information visit www.sandcastlempls.com. Opening June 2013.
If you’re at Lake Calhoun’s Thomas Beach or the main beach at Lake Nokomis, George’s Dog House carts are perfect for a quick bite to eat or a cold drink. Pure beef hot dogs, Chicago style hot dogs, brats, polish sausage and other snacks are on the menu at George’s Dog House. The carts can be found at both beaches from Memorial Day through Labor Day. For hours and more information, call 952-405-6152 or visit the George's Dog House website. Opening May 27, 2013.
Pick*A*Paleta, a mobile ice cream cart, can be found around Lake Calhoun, Lake Harriet, Lake Nokomis or Loring Park. Pick*A*Paleta serves traditional Mexican frozen treats known as paletas. Paletas are available in ice or milk pops in a variety of traditional and limited edition flavors. The cart can be found daily at one of the lakes or park from Memorial Day to Labor Day. For more information, call 612-293-7469. Opening soon.
Whether you’re planning a special event or a picnic for more than your family, there are caterers that can assure your party is perfect.
Several experienced professional vendors who are familiar with Minneapolis park facilities are available to provide exceptional food and beverage services at weddings, anniversary parties, corporate events and other indoor events held in the parks.
If you’re looking to host an event at the Columbia Manor, Cowles Conservatory, Loring Community Center or Wirth Chalet, the following vendors provide food for memorable occasions:
If you’ve booked the Nicollet Island Pavilion for your event, Mintahoe Catering will ensure your event is unforgettable. For more information, visit www.mintahoe.com.
If you’re planning to host an event outdoors in the parks and need to feed a lot of people, Picnics Plus can provide your guests with a picnic. Choose from themed menus or customize your own. For more information, visit www.picnicsplus.com.