10 Lakeside Restaurants In Minnesota You Simply Must Visit This Time Of Year

Being the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota has more than a few excellent lakeside dining options. On just about every major lake in the state – and even a few smaller ones – there is a great kitchen serving up a menu full of delicious food, often to an outdoor dining area bustling with business. These 11 lakeside restaurants in Minnesota prove just that. Now that warm weather is finally here, add these must-visit restaurants to your summer bucket list.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

For even more great spots for waterfront dining in Minneosta, check out our list of our favorite riverside restaurants in Minnesota.