Minnesota November 13, 2016
11 Restaurants In Minnesota With Fries So Good They Should Be The Main Course
People don’t usually make plans to go out for French fries – but maybe they should. No matter where you live, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who would turn their nose up at a hot, crispy French fry. Minnesota is no different, and we’ve got the fries to prove it. At each of these 11 Minnesota restaurants, every day is Fryday.
1. Twin City Grill - Bloomington
says that a restaurant has the "best French fries I've ever had," you listen. Their garlic fries are out of this world, but there are other options as well. Try the fish and chips served with vinegar fries!
Address: Mall of America, 130 North Garden, 1st Floor.
2. Red Stag Supperclub - Minneapolis
The only things better than fries are fries seasoned to utter, mouth-watering perfection. That's what you get when you order some at Red Stag. The fries are made with chive, thyme, and Wisconsin parmesan cheese. Yum!
Address: 501 1st Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis.
3. Cafe Barbette - Minneapolis
Cafe Barbette often makes best-of lists for just about everything - including its fries. These thin-cut beauties are crispy and delicious, served with a side of saffron aioli.
Address: 1600 West Lake Street, Minneapolis.
4. Big Daddy's Burgers - Duluth
At a place that touts its burgers as the best in Duluth, you would expect the fires to be top-notch as well. The homemade fries at Big Daddy's Burgers are the perfect crispy, fried accompaniment to their equally delicious burgers.
Address: 2828 Piedmont Avenue, Duluth.
5. Meritage - St. Paul
You wouldn't think such an upscale eatery would have something as casual as a French fry. But being a French restaurant, Meritage gives the fry a true French twist by serving it with cream béarnaise sauce.
6. Annie's Parlour - Minneapolis
Decked out with red and white checked tablecloths, Annie's Parlour is a cute place to enjoy American classics. You can't go wrong with a burger and fries, especially when the fries deliciously crisp and seasoned to perfection.
Address: 313 4th Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis.
7. Muddy Waters - Minneapolis
Muddy Waters is a cool place made better by its variety of food choices. Try a unique burger with a side of crisp fries. If you're in the mood to try something a little different, consider the yuca fries. Like potatoes, they're delicious cut into thin strips and fried!
Address: 2933 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis.
8. Neato's - St. Paul
Neato's isn't your average burger joint. This place rolls around St. Paul passing burgers and other treats out of the window of a truck. What makes the fries so good? They're cooked in duck fat. You probably won't find too many fries more delicious than these.
Address: Around St. Paul. More information here.
9. Butcher & the Boar - Minneapolis
This popular restaurant is home to a unique French fry. The thick-cut fries are beer-battered and fried in oil to give you a flaky, crispy fry that you won't be able to stop eating.
Address: 1121 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.
10. Val's Rapid Serv - St. Cloud
In 2016, WCCO viewers voted the fries at Val's the best in Minnesota. And if that's not enough to convince you to pop into this classic St. Cloud restaurant, they have speedy service and a unique vintage atmosphere as well.
Address: 628 East Saint Germaine Street, St. Cloud.
11. Red Cow - St. Paul
The fries at Red Cow's St. Paul location have been listed as some of the best in the city. Whether you get them to accompany a burger or on their own smothered in cheese and bacon, you will find yourself wanting more.
Address: 393 Selby Avenue, St. Paul.
Where do you get your favorite French fry? If you like fries, you may also be interested in the thing they pair best with: burgers. Check out this list of
20 burger joints in Minnesota that will make your taste buds explode.