The Oldest Restaurant In Minnesota Has A Truly Captivating History

In keeping up with the newest restaurants, it’s easy to forget those that have been here all along. There are quite a few historic restaurants in Minnesota, restaurants that have beaten the odds and stood the test of time. One of them, Pracna on Main, is often considered the oldest restaurant in Minnesota. From its opening day to its closure and eventual reopening, this restaurant has a long and storied history.

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