Food & Drink in Winona

50% Off Wine Tasting at Mallards On The St. Croix

Bayport

$50 $25

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Guests try six different wines and snack on antipasti plates while overlooking the St. Croix River and listening to live music on weekends

The Nova Restaurant & Wine Bar

Hudson

$30 $15

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Extensive wine list & rotating craft beer selection pair with eclectic appetizers & entrees from menu featuring locally sourced ingredients

45% Off at Scotty's Pizza & Chicken

Marshfield

$20 $11

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Build your own pizza or opt for a specialty pie such as the Drunken Chicken with mozzarella and barbecue sauce, or the BLT pizza

Up to 41% Off Mississippi Pub

Inver Grove Heights

$12 $7

Patio seating and a glass-enclosed dining room grant Mississippi River views as guests nosh biscuits and gravy, fish tacos, and chowder

Up to 52% Off Chilitos at Zantigo

Multiple Locations

$20.68 $10

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Mexican restaurant home to the chilito, a blend of cheese and chili in a stretched-by-hand tortilla

Up to Half Off Sushi and Hibachi at Sawa Japan

Timbercrest At Lakeville

$30 $16

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Hibachi chefs dazzle diners with showy preparation of vegetables, lobster tail, and filet mignon in airy eatery festooned with Asian decor

Up to 46% Off Cave Tour and Wine at Luna Rossa

Stillwater

$58.97 $32

Wine and Italian appetizers conclude a walking tour of 18th-century brewing caves that have been important in Stillwater's history

50% Off at QuickFire Pizza

Stillwater

$55.98 $28

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Classic neapolitan-style pies cooked in a wood-fired oven; personal, 15 10-inch pizzas with inventive themes such as macaroni and cheese

Half Off American Food at Danny's Bar & Grill

Stillwater

$30 $15

Eat gourmet twists on American cuisine by a fireplace inside or out on a patio next to the golf course

Half Off at Murasaki Steakhouse and Sushi Bar

Stillwater

$50 $25

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Chefs create sushi, tempura, and other Japanese and Korean dishes paired with sake cocktails, wine, and Japanese beer

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Up to 50% Off at Sgt. Peppers Grille & Bar

Maplewood - Oakdale

$41.90 $22

Burgers smothered with a blend of cream cheese, bacon, and garlic or chipotle sauce or sandwiches such as pulled pork and pastrami

50% Off at Fiesta Mexican Cuisine

Apple Valley

$24 $12

Diners can try authentic, regional Mexican dishes, such as Mayan-style pulled pork from Yucatán and fish fillet from Veracruz

50% Off Pub Cuisine at Bogart's Place

Apple Valley

$30 $15

Half-pound cheeseburgers and ham-and-turkey club sandwiches pair with cheese curds, nachos, chicken tacos, and cocktails

50% Off at Merwin Liquors

Multiple Locations

$16 $8

Expansive liquor store features a craft beers, build-your-own six-packs, and whiskey gurus that find a drink to suit any palate

Up to 61% Off Beer or Wine Tasting

West St. Paul

$100 $39

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Two-hour wine- and beer-tasting classes introduce attendees to global flavors, and pair sips with aged artisanal cheeses

40% Off Traveling Tap Experience

Multiple Locations

$330 $198

Driver steers pedal-powered bar through the streets of Minneapolis and St. Paul as up to 16 people enjoy BYO-drinks delivered by a bartender

Michael L. Walters as Dame Edna – Up to 50% Off Comedy

CAMP Bar

$58 $29

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With a spot-on impersonation approved by creator Barry Humphries, Walters steps into Dame Edna's kitten heels for a night of laughs

50% Off Modern Diner Food at The Grandview Grill 

Macalester - Groveland

$16 $8

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Unique diner dishes such as pineapple upside-down cake pancakes and blackened-catfish sandwiches paired with fair-trade coffee

45% Gourmet Pub Fare at Chatterbox Pub

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

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Lobster-laden steaks, artisanal pizzas, and sandwiches pair with 150+ craft beers, ciders, and cocktails amid vintage video and board games

Half Off at Grand Shanghai Restaurant

Macalester - Groveland

$30 $15

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Individual and family-style portions of classic Chinese dishes such as moo shu chicken, barbecue pork with broccoli, and orange beef

Half Off Mexican Food at El Taquito Taco Shop

West St. Paul

$15 $7.50

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Cooks fill soft-shell corn or flour tortillas with shredded beef, chorizo, and chicken before sprinkling them with cilantro and onions

Up to 51% Off Thai Food at Bangkok Cuisine

Summit - University

$20 $10

Juicy sliced steak, scallops, and chicken serve as counterpoints to veggies and tofu in stir-fried noodle and curry dishes

Half Off Deli Sandwiches at Acme Deli

Macalester - Groveland

$11 $5.50

Deli crafts sandwiches to go with a range of customizable or classic options such as roast beef and grilled cheese

Up to 50% Off at Sakana Sushi & Asian Bistro

Highland

$40 $20

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Sushi bar in Highland Park houses specialty sushi rolls constructed from lobster, caviar, and mango salsa

50% Off Mexican Fare at Los Arcos

West St. Paul

$25 $12.50

More than 90 traditional Mexican platters line up on expansive menu, including mole enchiladas & molcajetes served in hot rock bowls

Half Off Mexican Food at La Cabana 

Dayton's Bluff

$30 $15

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Tuck into hearty potions of ceviche, carne asada, and pescadas empanadas, followed by a cold Mexican beer

Up to 54% Off Diner Meal at Egg and I

Multiple Locations

$30.50 $14

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Dig into steak and eggs, sandwiches, burgers, and large stacks of buttermilk or multi-grain pancakes topped with seasonal berries

$5 for International Cuisine at Maiv's Egg Roll Basket

Saint Paul

$10 $5

Banh mi sandwiches, sweet and savory egg rolls, and many varieties of bubble tea

50% Off Mexican Food at Manana

Dayton's Bluff

$22 $11

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Traditional Mexican and Salvadorian dishes including pupusas, tamales, tacos, tortas, and sopes

Half Off Mexican Cuisine at Las Sirenas

Plato

$30 $15

Emapnadas are served along with mexican classics at eatery with karaoke, live mariachi music, and dancing

50% Off Mexican & American Food at Capital View Café & Catering

Riverview

$20 $10

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Friendly neighborhood café with excellent view of the capitol building serves homemade Mexican and American food for breakfast and lunch

Up to 49% Off American Food at Twisted Fork Grille

St. Paul

$25 $13

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Locally sourced fresh ingredients make their way into American food such as bison entrees and walleye with rice cakes

Half Off Craft and Irish Beer, Wine, and Cocktails at The Dubliner Pub

St. Paul

$20 $10

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Pints of Guinness, Magners Cider, and Summit IPA poured alongside Jameson inside a traditional Irish pub with live music and dancing

Half Off Bubble Tea and Smoothies at XO Boba

Saint Paul

$4 $2

Green-apple and mango tea with flavored boba, chai tea, and smoothies served in a café with free WiFi

50% Off Mexican Cuisine at Taqueria Los Paisanos

Dayton's Bluff

$12 $6

More than 9-year-old taqueria uses generations-old family recipes to craft fajitas, tortas, tamales, and its specialty: tacos

50% Off Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Merriam Park West

$54.99 $27.50

Gift chocolate-covered strawberries in a box or bouquet to a loved one for Valentine's Day

50% Off Sushi at Haiku Japanese Bistro

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

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Chefs elegantly plate sushi or put on culinary shows at the hibachi grills

Half Off at Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffee & Smoothies

Burnsville

$8 $4

All-natural smoothies and coffee drinks made from beans straight from Kona

50% Off at Thunder Valley Bar & Grill

Burnsville

$30 $16

Biker-friendly bar known for homemade fried chicken and half-pound juicy lucy burgers

45% Off Mexican Seafood at El 7 Mares

Savage

$20 $11

Empanadas, tostadas, and rellenos are filled with fresh shrimp, crab, and oysters

50% Off Frozen Yogurt at Yogurt Sundae

Multiple Locations

$8 $4.50

Self-serve frozen yogurt flavors include cherry almond cookie, pink lemonade sorbet, and sugar-free Tahitian vanilla; more than 50 toppings

$4 for Greek Food at Gyros Grill

East Bloomington

$8 $4

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Gyros, kebabs, falafel, and greek pizzas highlight a menu of Mediterranean and Greek favorites

Up to 50% Off The Hookah Hideout

Roseville

$20 $10

Casual hookah lounge offers up over 50 Romman & Starbuzz tobacco flavors & five liquid additives including mango juice & milk

Up to 51% Off Italian Food at Little Venetian

Roseville

$37.90 $19

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Made from family recipes, the eatery's Italian classics range from meat-filled lasagna to pizza crowned with chicken and alfredo sauce

Jesters Comedy Improv – Half Off Comedy Show

Ol' Mexico Restaurante

$20 $10

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Six veteran improvisers transform audience suggestions into impromptu sketches

61% Off Craft Beer, Cheese, Distilled Spirits, and Limo Tour

Rosedale Center

$179 $69

Limousines ferry guests to four local manufacturers' tasting rooms to sample beer, bourbon, rye, vodka, limoncello, and cheese

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Wild Boar Bar and Grill takes grilling and barbecue seriously. With a menu of smoked brisket, juicy hamburgers, and bacon-wrapped hot dogs, the grill sates any carnivore's craving. They don’t undervalue the contributions of the plant kingdom, however, and also toss fresh salads and bake personal pizzas with a wide range of toppings. Their meat-centric mentality finds its way onto signature sandwiches, such as the Sassy Sow with shredded pork and Jim Beam bourbon sauce. Adventurous diners feast on the Piggy Burger's shredded pork, which is sandwiched between two hamburgers and slices of bacon on a toasted bun.

Those same adventurous diners can also look beyond the menu for a thrill, with a mechanical bull tossing customers nightly and live music—accompanied by only mildly awkward dancing—filling the halls on the weekends. Throughout either event, a wide beer selection fuels further merrymaking.

129 West 3rd Street
Winona,
MN
US

• For $10, you get $20 worth of French-American cuisine at brunch or lunch. • For $20, you get $40 worth of French-American cuisine and drinks after 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Restaurant's blend of fine French recipes with hardy American ingredients increases gustatory alliances at tables sprinkled throughout its homey dining rooms. In a contemporary take on the timeless roasted duck a l’orange, Grand Marnier and seasonal fruit accompaniments simmer next to a crispy quarter of tender duck ($16). After being pan seared and flambéed with cognac, the steak au poivre's black-peppercorn-encrusted fillet bathes in delicious blend of crème fraîche and bordelaise sauce next to a potato, pasta, or vegetables ($20). The salmon mosaic weaves strips of wild Alaskan salmon and fresh Canadian walleye into a replica of Starry Night before a light poaching and drizzle of lemon beurre blanc and dill ($18). Capturing the essences of classic French cuisine, the chicken coq au vin slow cooks locally raised chicken with bacon, pearl onions, and mushrooms in a red-wine sauce ($19 for dinner, $13 for lunch).

723 2nd St SW
Rochester,
MN
US

Housed in a charming red-brick building, Bilotti's Italian Village churns out a menu of American favorites and old country specialties to silence grousing stomachs. Nestled cozily within casual environs, diners can oil rusty jaw hinges with starters such as the fried clams ($5.99 for a small order) and Italian pasta's archenemy, Italian antipasta ($10.99 per two-person platter). Sink saucy incisors into a smattering of entrees, including the chicken italianne ($10.99), featuring fettuccini pasta fraught with chicken, marinara, mushrooms, green peppers, and onions, or the amphibious Sea & Shore ($16.99), which marries a 6-ounce fillet of walleye pike and a 7-ounce tenderloin steak to form a delightful duo, like a silent, edible Sonny and Cher. Meanwhile, the pizza oven fires up dough disks, including the Bilotti's Ultimate ($21.24 for a 14-inch pie), on which a righteous triumvirate of pepperoni, canadian bacon, and ground beef dance across a field of green peppers, onions, mushrooms, and pineapples. Offered all day, breakfast dishes, such as steak and eggs ($11.99), confound morning news anchors and goad cadres of confused roosters into crowing at sunset. While enjoying delicious bites and discussing the proper way to braid spaghetti, wash down a mighty meal with selections from Bilotti's wine list.

304 1st Ave SW
Rochester,
MN
US

From its humble origins as a soda fountain in 1930s Saint Paul, Green Mill Restaurant and Bar has grown into a franchise with more than 28 locations all over Minnesota and the Midwest. As TV screens blast sports news in the background, patrons at each eatery dine on a menu of classic American and pizzeria fare. Thick, hand-pressed burgers form bunned towers with hefty toppings such as smoked bacon, haystack onions, and chipotle mayo. Families looking to bond can practice fractions on regular, deep-dish, or thin and crispy pizzas or group juggling acts with samplers of 27 juicy wings. In addition to pastas and salads, each location's bar carries a varied drink menu that includes draft beers such as Blue Moon and Samuel Adams alongside wine, martinis, and margaritas.

2723 Commerce Dr NW
Rochester,
MN
US

When Travis Dickey opened the first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in 1941, the menu offered beef brisket, pit hams, barbecue beans, potato chips, drinks, and that’s all. By focusing on perfecting the flavors of a few dishes, Travis was able to increase quality, and, ultimately, customers. Patrons were so enamored of the food that the restaurant eventually expanded into a nationwide franchise, allowing Americans all over to wear badges made of barbecue sauce. Over the past 70 years, Dickey’s has been passed on to Travis’s sons, but not much else has changed—the quality meats are still seasoned and smoked on site, and except for the addition of spicy cheddar sausage in 2011, the menu remains the same. Regional meats ensure that the most succulent Texas-style chopped beef brisket, old-recipe polish sausage, and fall-off-the-bone pork ribs make it to tabletops. Sides such as mac 'n' cheese and green beans with bacon continue to enhance feasts with an extra punch of homestyle tastiness. Each meal comes complete with complimentary ice cream, soft rolls, and dill pickles.

311 E Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire,
WI
US

The sound of Laura Provenzano calling out "Mangia, mangia!" would send her children running to the table, their stomachs growling in anticipation of the hearty Italian feast ahead. Today, her great-grandchildren carry on the family tradition at Provenzano's Ristorante, where they whip up a menu of the family's classic Italian dishes infused with a few tasty American additions. Within the restaurant's warm, spacious dining room, glasses of Italian wine meet with plates of pasta and pizzas, along with American-style burgers with Italian flourishes, such as shaved prosciutto. Come Sunday, a lengthy brunch buffet stretches across the floor, simmering with platters of freshly made selections.

240 Harrison St
Red Wing,
MN
US