Today, between working couples and busy families, take-out food is almost more of a necessity than a luxury. Fortunately, with the range of great restaurants near Springs at Apple Valley and Springs at Egan Drive, you don't have to sacrifice variety or flavor.
Here are some of our favorite take-out places that should be on your list as well!
An array of big-screen HDTVs and video games with a menu heavy on Minnesota favorites makes Buffalo Tap, less than five miles from Springs at Egan Drive, one of the most popular hangouts in Savage. Fortunately, all food is available on their to-go menu. Buffalo Tap serves a wide variety of buffalo and elk burgers as well as more than a dozen versions of the iconic Juicy Lucy. Having a game-watching party? Pick up a bucket or a platter of Buffalo Tap's signature chicken wings along with cheese curds, poutine, nachos and other casual food favorites.
Located a short five-minute drive from Springs at Egan Drive, Tommy's is a throwback to the classic "Happy Days"-style diner of the '50s. In addition to a dozen mouth-watering varieties of burgers, you'll find comfort food favorites such as grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soup and BLTs. Of course, Tommy's couldn't be a malt shop without its namesake treat, which comes in flavors like strawberry, brownie and Oreo. All malts, sundaes and root beer floats are made with premium ice cream.
The only way Flavor's food could be any more homestyle is if you actually made it yourself. Flavor's charming train-station-turned restaurant is less than a 10-minute drive from Springs at Egan Drive. Menu options include fresh burgers, sandwiches and salads, and you can pick up some luscious cookies, scones and muffins from their on-site bakery.
Imagine finding hot, made-to-order Chicago-style pizza within walking distance of Springs at Apple Valley. No, it's not a dream: it's Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom. Pizzas are also available with thin, crispy crust or hand-tossed ale crust to satisfy any taste. Try specialty pies like Italian Grinder and Thai, or build your own from the dozens of meat, cheese, veggie and garnish toppings. Can't agree on a choice? Old Chicago also offers individual-size pizzas.
Asian food, in its convenient to-go cartons, is perfect for sharing communal-style. Taste of Thaiyai, located just over a mile from Springs at Apple Valley, is a family-owned restaurant that has served the local community since 2008. Customer favorites include the traditional pad thai, fresh spring rolls and tom yum soup.
What take-out restaurant is #1 on your speed dial? Tell us in the comments!