Restaurants and Watering Holes
Close to the hotel
St. Paul Grill (right in the hotel lobby). Popular dinner spot for classic steakhouse fare. Very busy on nights with events in town. Reservations recommended.
Meritage (410 St Peter Street). French bistro with oyster bar and outdoor patio.
The Loon Cafe (426 St. Pater Street). Lunch or dinner spot for casual fare in an historic building.
Afro Deli and Grill (5 W 7th Place). Great spot for lunch.
W.A.Frost (347 Selby Ave). Beautiful, historic building with a large outdoor patio. (Selby Ave, about fifteen minutes from the hotel, is home to several restaurant and coffee shops )
Cosetta’s (211 7th Street West). Long-standing favorite Italian Eatery in Downtown. Eat-in or takeaway.
St. Dinette (261 5th Street East). A Lowertown gem for dinner or Sunday brunch. Reservations recommended.
Hope’s Breakfast Bar (1 S Leech Street). Known for great breakfast fare. (They also donate 3% of thier profits through their non-profit Give Hope.)
The Apostle Supper Club (253 Kellogg Blvd). 1960s Palm Springs-inspired Supper Club. Relatively new to town but getting some good buzz.
Emerald Lounge (455 7th Street West). Cozy cocktail bar with small plates. Popular happy hour.
Holman’s Table and Cora’s lounge (644 Bayfield Street). Aviation enthusiasts will love this spot. Located in the historical terminal at St. Paul’s regional airport, Holman’s table offers classic dinner fare. For craft cocktails & modern bar snacks, make a stop at Cora’s Lounge—named for the first woman licensed to pilot an airplane in Minnesota.
Cathedral Hill/Summit Ave Neighborhood
St. Paul Cathedral (239 Selby Ave)
James J Hill House (240 Summit Ave)
Minnesota State Capital Building (75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard)
Sightseeing cruises (River Rides)
Como Park Conservatory and Zoo (1225 Estabrook Dr St. Paul)
Como Lakeside Pavilion
Biking the City
With 180 miles of bike-friendly paths, including many scenic routes along the river, biking is a great way to see the city of St. Paul. Maps
St. Paul is home several fantastic museums, so there’s bound to be one to fit your interests.
Heimie’s Haberdashery (400 S Peter Street)
SR Harris (8865 Zealand Ave N)
St. Paul Saints (CHS Field, Lowertown). For those looking for a sporting fix, this minor league baseball team is known for a casual atmosphere and fun gimmicks during games. They're playing in town against the Toledo Mud Hens during the convention.