Dining Location: Downtown Stillwater

Nina’s Coffee

317 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082

classic coffee house in the River Exchange building

Train Trax Snack Car

601 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082

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.

Brix Music Cafe

423 Main St S.
Stillwater, MN 55082

Premier live music venue, restaurant and bar located in the historic Brick Alley Building right at the south entrance of Main Street. Look for jazz, blues, cabaret or reggae live music line ups! The restaurant is a unique blend of southern coastal cuisine characterized by fresh vibrant flavors and ingredients prepared on the grill or smoker.

Stillwater Proper Distillery & Tasting Room

227 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.2053

Coming soon 2021!

CafeZinho

413 Nelson St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

Forge & Foundry Distillery

223 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.2242

Forge and Foundry is a small craft distillery located in downtown Stillwater, Minnesota. We carefully pick our ingredients from local sources to produce exceptional spirits and hand-crafted cocktails.

Papa’s Rooftop at Water Street Inn

101 Water Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.6000

Rooftop restaurant at the Water Street Inn, with the best views of the St Croix River.

Greenbridge Coffee Shop

209 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

The Lumberjack Axe Throwing Bar

123 N 2nd Street, Suite 102
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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!

MN Nice Cream

308 Chestnut St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 612.259.7053

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
Phone: 612.236.4831

Downtown bakery and brunch destination.

Matchstick Restaurant & Spirits

232 N. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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 2,000 bottle selection of rare & unique spirits. Their 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.

Brian’s Bar & Grill

219 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.571.3132

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

MADE Coffee

402 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

The Long Goodbye

402 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.571.3500

Spirits soothe the soul and tame the wild beast. Or do they awaken the animal within? We offer an innovative selection of crafted cocktails, created in the spirit of the region and featuring Minnesota distilled spirits and ingredients. Linger a while and tempt your palette with small plates featuring specialties prepared by chefs in the Feller kitchen.

Feller at Lora Hotel

402 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

Lolito

112 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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 2021.

JX Event Venue

123 2nd Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: ​651.342.0176

Experience the elegant JX Event Venue, with first-class amenities and historic charm located in the historic Connelly Shoe Factory, downtown Stillwater. The second floor event space hosts a variety of public events that include concerts, trivia nights and intimate live music performances. They can also hold 720 guests for corporate events, weddings, networking events and more!

Brick & Bourbon

215 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.0777

We are an elevated eatery and craft libation venue that believes in using the freshest domestic and imported ingredients. We are founded on the principles of providing impeccable fare, paired with tasty craft cocktails and vintage bourbon, iced with outstanding service. We operate on the philosophy that nothing is more important than our guests and their experience. Dine inside, reserve the chef’s table or climb to the beautiful rooftop dining.

Mai Little Cakes

223 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

The Velveteen Speakeasy

123 N. 2nd St. -1
Stillwater, MN 55082

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 2021.

The Tilted Tiki

324 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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…

Ziggy’s on Main

132 Main St. S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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!

Tremblay’s Sweet Shop

308 S. Main St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.0087

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

Candyland

212 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

THE MAIN CAFE

108 Main Street S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.2319

After spending many years in France learning the art of dining and cuisine, Egyptian-born Samy Youssef first opened The Main Cafe on November 15th, 1989. He and his wife have been working hard ever since; determined to provide diners authentic, home-style meals prepared with only the finest ingredients. At our diner everyone is treated (and fed) like family.

Maple Island Brewing

225 Main Street North
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.0044

A craft micro-brewery and taproom located in downtown Stillwater with river views just off the bike trail. ‘Enjoy full-flavored craft beers with good friends’ is our inspiration, always thoughtfully and creatively crafting each beer using unique and often local ingredients. The brews are sold in pints, flights and in growlers to-go. Enjoy popcorn or bring in food from local restaurants. Live music, open mic and trivia events!

Barbara Ann’s Fudge Shop

317 Main Street S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

LoLo American Kitchen

233 Main Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.2461

Enjoy gourmet street food and American small plates along side craft cocktails and artisan spirits. Watch the culinary action at the open kitchen chef’s bar. 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 in the summer and upper lounge area open weekends only or for private events.

OASIS CAFE

806 Main Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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 offer full service bar and outdoor patio.

NO-NECK TONY’S

231 Myrtle St. E.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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 jukebox! Discover Myrtle St. temporary patio space summer 2021!

VICTORIANO’S NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA

402 Main St. N.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

RIVER MARKET FOOD CO-OP

221 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

QUICKFIRE PIZZA

116 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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!

The DAILY GRIND ESPRESSO CAFE

217 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

WHITEYS SALOON

302 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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! Pull tabs, unbeatable food and drink happy hour, weekend brunch and friendly local bar.

3rd Street Post

103 S. 3rd Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.1435

Great drink deals, events like live music on the deck, and pull tabs. American Legion Post 48, All welcome!

Portside

317 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.1502

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.

PD PAPPY’S

422 E. Mulberry St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.1147

Seasonal restaurant with indoor and  outdoor seating on the river by the marina. Popular spot for boaters, motorcyclists and everyone in between.  Burgers, beer and so much more.  Live music and dancing Friday- Sunday. Never a cover charge.  Join the fun!

OSAKA SUSHI & HIBACHI

108 N. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.342.0285

Authentic Japanese cuisine with a daily lunch buffet, Hibachi grills, sushi and a generous Happy Hour. Right on Main Street.

NACHO MAMA’S

312 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.  Take out and catering available. Stop by to see the cantina bar at the Main Street entrance of the restaurant.

MARX Fusion Bistro

241 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

MAD CAPPER SALOON & EATERY

224 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.3710

Historic pub on Main Street – oldest bar still in operation. Come in for the great burgers and sandwiches and best craft beer selection in the valley.   Home of “Husband Daycare” – go ahead and shop the boutiques, ladies!

LOWELL INN

102 N. 2nd St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

LEO’S GRILL & MALT SHOP

131 S. Main Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.351.3949

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).

GRAND PIZZA

301 S. 2nd Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.351.1262

Family-owned pizza joint right in historic downtown. Take out and Delivery available. Grand Pizza is more than just a pizzeria. Feast on our famous BBQ ribs or spicy hot wings, broasted chicken or pasta dishes. Guaranteed to please any appetite!

THE FREIGHT HOUSE

305 Water Street S.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.5718

Restaurant, beer garden and tap room downtown featuring the largest patio in the area and a pristine view of the beautiful St. Croix River and historic lift bridge. All new tap room with 24 local beers on tap and craft burgers served on artisan pretzel buns and hand cut fries. Outdoor Bocce ball, giant Jenga and chess, skeeball, pool, darts. On National Historic Register.

DOMACIN RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

102 S. 2nd Street
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 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.

DOCK CAFE

425 Nelson St.
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.430.3770

Set on the edge of the St. Croix river in downtown Stillwater, the Dock Cafe is a gathering place of friends for great food and fine wine. The right place for any occasion.  Enjoy large picture windows featuring views of the historic bridge and river, or during warm weather, sit on closest deck to the St. Croix River in downtown Stillwater.

CHARLIE’S IRISH PUB

101 Water Street South
Stillwater, MN 55082
Phone: 651.439.6000

Enjoy an authentic pub scene offering Irish fare with lively Irish music on Friday and Saturday nights year-round, an expanded bar/restaurant area, and large glass-enclosed river view patio. Across from the pub, Charlie’s Restaurant offers an extensive fine dining menu in 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 spirit pairings and hand-rolled cigars.

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