Get a Taste of Minnesota at 9 Nearby Twin Cities/Rochester Restaurants

October 05, 2015


Whether you're having a night out with friends and family or you simply don't feel like cooking, there are several delicious restaurants within convenient distance of our Springs Apartments communities. Here are a few of our favorite eateries that are each less than five miles away. Which one will you try first?

Springs at Apple Valley

  • The Valley Tap House is a casual, family-friendly restaurant serving traditional comfort food with an upscale twist. You'll get hooked on their signature Baltimore pit beef, made from Angus beef top round rubbed with a special blend of spices and grilled to perfection.
  • Find out why Thai food has become so wildly popular at Taste of Thai Yai. The extensive menu at this family-run restaurant features traditional favorites, including a selection of flavorful curries. 
  • The farm-to-table dishes at Morgan's on Nicollet are prepared with fresh, high-quality ingredients from a number of the best regional providers. Breakfast is served seven days a week with extended brunch hours on weekends.

Springs at Eagan Drive

  • Enjoy the nostalgic feel of a '50s diner at Tommy's Malt Shop. Choose from more than a dozen flavors of premium malts to go with your Classic Lucy, honey-glazed grilled cheese or turkey bacon club.
  • Head over to watch the Vikings game on one of 20 flat-screen TVs at Tin Shed Tavern and Pizza. Grab a sandwich or slice of pizza to go at their new sub shop next door.
  • Go to The Cove for the kitschy, music-centric ambiance and stay for the Tom Petty Melt or Phish Sandwich. Customers rave about the juicy burgers, tasty pizza and live music on weekends.

Springs at South Broadway

  • Chester's Kitchen & Bar is such a part of the community that their name is a tribute to the city. It's a relaxed, comfortable place to catch up with friends over Sunday brunch or one of two daily Happy Hours.
  • Both vegetarians and carnivores will find something to enjoy at Tonic. Dishes such as the savory bison burger and hearty ratatouille are made with the finest locally-sourced ingredients. Get a delicious boost of energy from one of their freshly-squeezed juices or signature smoothies.
  • Canadian Honker's quirky name is a nod to the iconic birds that make a stop in Rochester during their annual migration. They have a commitment to serve the community through charitable contributions and serve their customers first-rate food like apple-cinnamon pork chops and the signature Canadian walleye.

Have you discovered a favorite restaurant to add to the list? Tell us about it in the comments!

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