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3rd Street Post

103 S. 3rd Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.1435

Live music on the deck from Memorial Day through Labor day every Sunday from 4-8PM. Great drink deals, events, and pull tabs. American Legion Post 48, All welcome!

ACAPULCO

1240 West Frontage Rd.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.351.9462

Family-owned Mexican restaurant with fantastic food, great service and full sports bar.  Located on Hwy 36 frontage road – just minutes from downtown Stillwater.

Brian’s Bar & Grill

219 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.571.3132

Historic downtown Stillwater bar & grill – darts, pool, sports tvs, and pull tabs. Private event space on 3rd level available for rent.

CHARLIE’S RESTAURANT, IRISH PUB & Riverside Papas Rooftop

101 Water Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.6000

Charlie’s Restaurant offers an extensive fine dining menu a midst grande Victorian decor of the Historic Water Street Inn on the St. Croix River. Experience 4-course wine dinners every Wednesday or specialty themed dinners with  bourbon, whiskey, tequila, or scotch pairings and hand-rolled cigars. Two outdoor dining decks offer great views of the river and live music. Charlie’s Irish Pub is an authentic scene offering Irish fare with fun and lively Irish music on Friday and Saturday nights year-round and outdoor live music on the patio on Sundays in the summer.  Private ballroom rental available.

CHILKOOT CAFE

826 4th Street S.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1048

Chilkoot Café features a full service café specializing in high quality scratch foods and pastries, as well as house roasted coffee and espresso.  Just a few blocks from downtown Stillwater. We use only the freshest local, sustainable and organic ingredients.

Cozzie’s Tavern & Grill

11154 60th St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.0447

Once the local favorite ‘hole-in-the-wall’, under new ownership this renovated roadside restaurant has kept it’s rustic country bar charm that so many peopled loved with a whole new menu and outdoor patio area. Serves lunch, dinner and drinks. Casual atmosphere right off hwy 36 – great for groups, families – dine in or take out. Outdoor patio Pull tabs.

DAILY GRIND ESPRESSO CAFE

217 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.3207

Life is too short for Bad Coffee. We have served our  great coffee in a great little coffee shop – all with a river view since 1992.   Drink your coffee here, or take it to go! Located in the back of Valley Bookseller.

DOMACIN RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

102 S. 2nd Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.1352

Domacin is one of the best wine bars in the Twin Cities and has the awards to prove it. More than 600 wines by the bottle plus an extensive selection by the glass. Modern-American Cuisine. Featured in Travel & Leisure Magazine as one of America’s Top 25 wine bars. Private dining available in The Cellar, outdoor deck dining and Gazette Room plus a wineshop on site and educational classes and events.

Feller at Lora Hotel

402 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.571.3500

Feller takes inspiration from the culinary traditions of the Great North. Chef Sam Collins’ innovative menus are based on Midwest-sourced ingredients that evoke Minnesota’s traditional foraging and hunting culture, from Prairie Harvest quail to grass fed bison and homemade venison sausages. Sample the smoked trout BLT or find yourself tempted by an intriguing cocktail crafted with Minnesota spirits. Enjoy our beautiful dining room with main street window views, the outside patio or the roadside window just south of the hotel.

GASTHAUS BAVARIAN HUNTER

8390 Lofton Ave
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.7128

The Gasthaus has been serving award winning German specialties as well as imported German beers, wines & liquors since 1966.  Fun deck dining and meadow events with German music.   About ten minutes from downtown Stillwater.   Don’t miss Oktoberfest in September!  Big tents and Ompah bands.

Gateway Trailside

9760 Lansing Ave. N
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.242.4415

If you get hungry or thirsty while biking, be sure to seek out this food truck along the trail to re-energize! Access the food truck via the Gateway Trail near mile marker 15 between hwy 96 and Lansing Ave. If you are on the Brown’s Creek trail, it’s located just northeast of the intersection of the Gateway and Brown’s Creek trail. They also have comfort cruiser electric bike rental! Rent for 2, 4, or 8 hours. (To reach this site by car for bike rental, use this address: 9760 Lansing ave. N). Bikes will come with a basket, helmet and lock for the bike. Bring a credit card and driver’s license to secure bike. Picnic lunch to go options available as well!

JOSEPH’S FAMILY RESTAURANT

14608 60th St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.3336

Pleasing St. Croix Valley diners for over thirty years with home-cooking. We’re famous for broasted chicken and our pies, over thirty different kinds of delicious homemade pies.  Located on the Hwy 36 frontage road, just minutes from downtown.

LEO’S GRILL & MALT SHOP

131 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.351.3949

Old-fashioned burger & malt shop with a walk-up ice cream cone window. Listen to your favorites 50’s tunes and enjoy the step-back-in-time 50’s decor. Outdoor Patio. Take Out. Open daily, right on Main Street corner of Chestnut (lift bridge road). Discover the Chestnut St. plaza extra outdoor space summer 2020!

Lift Bridge Brewery Tap Room

1900 Tower Drive W.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
888.430.2337

Enter the doors of this taproom and you’ll immediately sense that things are a little different here. Bustling city life is left behind for something more authentic, and that starts with the beer. Served directly from the source, our selection goes beyond our regular line up and includes limited release and experimental beers. So come in. Try something new. Unwind with an old friend or meet a new one in the tap room of our local brewery. Live music and events!

Lolito

112 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.0972

Latin-American street food-themed restaurant with influences from the Yucatan and drinks lineup of tequilas and mezcals. The upstairs, Carlito, is open on weekends as a dive bar lounge area with live music. Discover the back alley patio space for summer 2020!

LoLo American Kitchen

233 Main Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.2461

Enjoy gourmet street food and American small plates along side craft cocktails and artisan spirits. Foodies will love the chef’s bar where you can watch the culinary action at hand in an open kitchen layout. Stop by to eat, drink, and socialize in an exploratory yet casual modern setting. This locally owned, locally sourced restaurant and bar also has outdoor patio for cocktails and upper lounge area open weekends only or for private events.

LOWELL INN

102 N. 2nd St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.1100

The dining experience at the Historic Lowell Inn hotel is vintage and classy, with an inviting atmosphere. Enjoy an array of fine dining offerings, from a tender American beef tenderloin, to the multi-course Swiss Fondue, authentic high tea, or special occasion brunch on Mother’s Day, Easter, or Christmas Day. Private dining rooms, banquet and meeting space available for special events. On the national historic register.

MADE

402 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.571.3500

Coffee that’s familiar without being ordinary. Fresh pressed juices that awaken. In true Minnesota fashion, our street-level café is a beacon for both locals and voyagers. MADE also offers tea and locally made pastries. Located at Lora Hotel.

Maple Island Brewing

225 Main Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.0044

A craft micro-brewery and taproom located in the Maple Island Hardware Building in historic downtown Stillwater, MN. ‘Enjoy full-flavored craft beers with good friends’ is our inspiration, always thoughtfully and creatively crafting each beer using unique and often local ingredients. Flagship brews include: Cup of Joe Freakshow, Burlesque Kolsch and Maple Island Bock – Plus many ever-changing others. The brews are sold in pints and flights on-site and in growlers to-go. Enjoy popcorn and peanuts or bring in food from local restaurants. Live music on weekends, open mic Tuesday nights and trivia Thursday nights.

MARX Fusion Bistro

241 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.8333

Relax with a glass of wine and gather with friends while you enjoy a lively eclectic dinner and the beauty of Main Street! We specialize in having nightly seafood specials and a menu that has a unique blend of Caribbean, Asian and Italian American cuisine. Our vibe teleports guests from Stillwater to a major metropolis like New York or South Beach. Live music every Tuesday nights.

Matchstick Restaurant & Bar

232 N. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.571.0111

Located inside the new Hotel Crosby, Matchstick restaurant sources farm to table meats & fish served with an array of fine wines, craft beers, and a 700 bottle selection of rare & unique spirits. Thier food is prepared for intense flavor on a natural wood fired grill or smoker. The menu will please any palate from beef lovers to vegetarians with generous, sharable, small plate offerings in a warm, rustic dining room or main street patio.

MEISTERS BAR & GRILL

901 S 4th Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.9860

A friendly neighborhood bar & grill since 1959…just a few blocks from downtown. Discover the side-driveway outdoor space summer 2020!

Mon Petite Cheri

310 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
612.236.4831

Coming in May. Downtown bakery and brunch destination.

NACHO MAMA’S

312 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.9544

Nacho Mama’s is just the right fun place for an authentic and  fantastic Mexican meal either inside or on our outdoor patio deck.  Full bar.   Take out and catering available. Stop by to see the new catina bar at the Main Street entrance of the restaurant! Discover extra outdoor seating on Nelson Alley in summer 2020!

NO-NECK TONY’S

231 Myrtle St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1261

A quaint and locally owned bar, providing unique martinis, specialty cocktails, and fantastic ambiance. Voted “BEST BLOODY MARY” in the St. Croix Valley and Minnesota Monthly. Skee-Ball and juke box! Discover Myrtle St. patio space summer 2020!

OASIS CAFE

806 Main Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.0928

A local favorite known for it’s burgers, breakfasts and pies.  The Oasis Cafe is a family-owned restaurant tucked into a rocky bluff as you enter Stillwater on Hwy 95 (St. Croix Scenic Byway) from the south.  Proud winners of  the 2013 Best Burger In The Valley contest. Expanded in 2018 to include full bar service and outdoor patio.

PATRIOT’S TAVERN

145 New England Place
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1472

The Patriot’s Tavern is modeled after a New England Tavern, serving up wood-fired pizzas and flat breads as well as burgers, salads and other American foods. Located west of downtown Stillwater – head up Myrtle St. to Manning Ave.

PD PAPPY’S

422 E. Mulberry St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.1147

Seasonal indoor and  outdoor seating on the river by the marina. Popular spot for boaters, motor cyclists and everyone in between.  Burgers, Beer & so much more.  Live music and dancing Thursday – Sunday. Never a cover charge.  Join the fun!

Phil’s Tara Hideaway

15021 N. 60th St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.9850

A historic landmark log cabin suspected for bootlegging and gangster activities of Capone and Dillinger. In 1997 Phil Barbatsis created a restaurant with traditions of the past while presenting guests with a contemporary and relaxing dining experience. The menu is Greek-Mediterranean inspired cuisine using only the highest quality local and seasonal ingredients.

Portside

317 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1502

New restaurant located in the heart of Historic downtown Stillwater offering a diverse, scratch made menu & craft cocktails. Great happy hour & game specials, weekend entertainment, pool, darts, and much more in a newly upgraded space. Be sure to try the roof-top dining patio overlooking the Scenic St. Croix River! Event space with windows to the river also available for private rental.

QUICKFIRE PIZZA

116 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.7009

Made-to-order individual pizzas baked in 90 seconds in a wood-fired oven.  Salads, beer, wine, beverages.  Right on Main Street with hidden back alley patio as well. Stop in!

Saint Croix Vineyards

6428 Manning Avenue
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.3310

Founded in 1992, Saint Croix Vineyards has grown to become one of Minnesota’s largest and best known wineries. Try wines and take a stroll through the picturesque vineyards. Our rustic tasting room in a restored century-old barn is open each year from mid-April to December. You are also welcome to pack a picnic lunch and enjoy it at our picnic tables overlooking a quiet pond.Our award-winning Minnesota wines range from the dark, intense, oak-aged Frontenac to the semi-sweet Vignoles, reminiscent of a fine German Riesling. Just a short five minute drive from downtown. September offers a Grape Stompin’ competition and year-round events that feature art and music. Located next door is Aamodt’s Apple Farms and Aamodt’s Hot Air Balloons. Great for groups or individuals.

Sara’s Tipsy Pies

823 4th St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.0934

The famous sweet and savory Sara’s Tipsy Pies can now be enjoyed at a retail cafe on a charming South Hill neighborhood corner. Pick up hand pies fresh or frozen or pre-order full sized pies. Stop in for fresh baked products from Sara’s Tipsy Pies, Silver Spoon Baker, Nikkolette’s Macaroons, and Willows coffee.

Thai Basil

1180 Frontage Rd W
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.4033

Fresh Thai specialties featuring appetizers, soups, entrees, noodle dishes with authentic spices and flavors.

The Lumberjack Axe Throwing Bar

123 N 2nd Street, Suite 102
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.705.6005

We opened The Lumberjack to create a place where visitors can learn about Stillwater’s rich history and locals can find a home. We are not your typical axe throwing bar. We have taken this cathartic back woods play into a warm and friendly environment. We promise a brand new way to enjoy a drink and play with friends. Book your party today!

The Tilted Tiki

324 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.2545

Nothing more relaxing than sipping a tropical drink, enjoying a tidbit and playing a game in a décor that makes you feel like you are on vacation! Palm trees, parrots, tiki art. Cocktail lounge & live music. Hawaiian shirts welcome! Come, unwind, enjoy. Tiki on my friends…

The Velveteen Speakeasy

123 N. 2nd St. -1
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)

Stillwater’s only speakeasy. Find us underground via a secret door at JX Venue. Enjoy nightlife, mixology, cocktails, appetizers, dessert, wine or beer. Discover the temporary outdoor secret garden dining summer 2020!

VICTORIANO’S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA

402 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.3700

Dine in/take out/delivery. True NY style Pizza- Our extra large pies are so delicious, that even if you have a hard time remembering the name, you won’t forget the pizza. Victoriano’s is a family owned and operated joint with over 60 years combined pizza experience. We put our heart and soul into every pie and every dish. Chef George “The Pizza Connoisseur” is at the oven so you are sure to experience a “Pizza Affair To Remember”.

WHITEYS SALOON

302 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.9902

This historic Stillwater Saloon, located right on Main Street, is a great place to stop  for more than just beer and burgers! Pulltabs and friendly local bar. Discover the outdoor space along Olive St. summer 2020!

Ziggy’s

132 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1773

Street Food. Music. Cocktails! Find this club-like restaurant with a live music stage and featuring a changing food truck-inspired menu with main stay street favorite edibles. Right off Main Street/Chestnut St. Private rental available. Bubble hockey. Live music EVERY weekend! Discover the Chestnut Street outdoor space, summer 2020!

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