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Barbara Ann’s Fudge Shop

317 Main Street S.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.2071

A Stillwater favorite, famous statewide for their turtles, Barbara Ann’s Fudge Shoppe is a must stop for lovers of fine handmade candies, chocolates, nostalgic hard-to-find candies, and ice cream. Located in the historic St. Croix River Exchange Building on Main Street.

BRINE’S MARKET & DELI

1790 Washington Ave. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.1862

Brine’s Market & Deli is located in uptown Stillwater, in the center of Stillwater’s newer business district. Come inside the market and experience old fashioned service and quality products, yet encounter the fast service you expect today.  Great picnic supplies!

CafeZinho

413 Nelson St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1795

Coffee, Cafe & Cocktail Lounge. If you want a relaxing intimate World feel, Cafézinho is exactly the place you are looking for. A wonderful world café in the St. Croix Valley with mixtures of exotic coffee blends, and colorful cocktails with a warm and inviting lounge atmosphere.

Candyland

212 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.8004

Old-fashioned candies, popcorn, carmel corn, cheese corn, homemade fudge, salted nuts and more! Candyland has been famous since 1932! Stop in to try our Chicago Mix popcorn.

Coffee Paw CAFE

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

Coffee Paw Cafe 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 when available.

Gateway Trailside

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


Seasonal May-Oct.

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. Picnic lunch to go options available as well!

Greenbridge Coffee Shop

209 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.1914

Our coffee shop is ideally located steps from Stillwater’s historic lift bridge and bike trails. Our menu includes coffee, espresso, tea, pastries, and sandwiches. Herman’s Electric Bike Rental  is located in the backside of this location.

Hannah’s Homemade Heavens Bake Shop

117 W. Churchill St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.8190

South Hill neighborhood home-style local bakery with an assortment changing daily – bread, cupcakes, donuts, and treats! Stop in for lovely smells and a tasty treat.

LEO’S GRILL & MALT SHOP

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


*Heaters on Patio

Old-fashioned burger and 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 Americana decor. Open daily, right on the corner of Main Street and Chestnut St. (historic lift bridge road).

MADE Coffee

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


*Fire pit outside coffee shop

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.

Mai Little Cakes

223 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.342.2014

Mai Little Cakes is a cupcake shop that bakes from scratch daily using the freshest and finest ingredients available. We specialize in wedding cakes, cupcakes, and delicious Boba Tea. Stop into our pretty pastel pink with chandeliers shop to grab a treat while you stroll along the river downtown Stillwater.

MN Nice Cream

308 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
612.259.7053


Seasonal May-Oct.

Nostalgic dessert experience with a twist. Soft-serve ice cream with whimsical toppings like edible glitter. Available in vegan and dairy free, too!

Mon Petit Cheri

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

Downtown bakery and brunch destination.

NELSON’S ICE CREAM PARLOR

920 Olive Street W.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.1103


Seasonal May-Oct.

Voted best Ice Cream Parlor in Minnesota by WCCO tv poll. In Business since 1923, Stillwater’s historical gem offers forty-six ice cream flavors served in mammoth portions. Just a few blocks from downtown.   Outdoor tables only.

Nina’s Coffee

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

classic coffee house in the River Exchange building

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!

RIVER MARKET FOOD CO-OP

221 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.439.0366

If you like exquisite deli meats and cheeses, beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables, meats that are raised by a local farmer, and a store that makes you feel welcome and one of the family, then stop by! We are Stillwater’s finest little grocery store specializing in natural and organic foods since 1978.  Great place for picnic supplies! Nutrition classes taught in their upstairs loft space, check out website for calendar.

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 and other local bakers while sipping Willows coffee.

The DAILY GRIND ESPRESSO CAFE

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


*Heated patio enclosure.

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.

Train Trax Snack Car

Hikers, bikers, runners, and dog walkers taking advantage of the Brown’s Creek Trail can now take a break for a snack and beverage at the renovated train trolley car resting on tracks between the downtown trailhead and The Zephyr Theatre.

Tremblay’s Sweet Shop

308 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082 (view map)
651.430.0087

This old fashioned candy store features peanuts, caramel corn, fudge, candied apples, hard candy, and rock sugar candies.

VICTORIANO’S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA

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

Started in 2009 by New Yorker George and purchased by a long-time regular and local south hill girl in the fall of 2019. These well-loved recipes are labored over every week for the legendary crust and sauce that made a name for itself a decade ago. Pies and slices. Online and phone orders. Delivery and Carry out. Patio seating all summer.

Ziggy’s on Main

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. Bubble hockey. Live music EVERY weekend!

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