This page will list businesses and restaurants in the twin cities area that sell food and drink with some kind of  “French” connection.  If your business or restaurant would like to be listed here, please send an email to the Foundation at  This listing is a free service offered by the French-American Heritage Foundation.

Au Bon Pain.  Healthy.  Fresh.  Delicious.  Website:   Addresses:  Baker Center, 733 Marquette Avenue, Suite 241, Minneapolis, MN 55402.  Tel: (612) 343-5252.  And, Capella Tower, 601 Second Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402.  Tel: (612) 341-4420.   Au Bon Pain Menu

Barbette French Restaurant.  Named “Best French Restaurant, Popular Vote” by Mpls-St Paul Magazine,  Barbette has also received “best of'” accolades from local press for its late night dining, desserts, wine list, date spot, music, and, of course, those French fries that accompany the steak frites.  Barbette uses primarily local and organic ingredients, presenting beautiful food in a casual, eclectic, bistro atmosphere.  Website:   Address:  1600 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55408.  Tel:  (612) 827-5710.   Barbette Menu

Bar Brigade.  Charming Tavern.  Website:   Address:  470 Cleveland Avenue S, Saint Paul, MN 55105.   Bar Brigade Menus

Beaujo’s.  Wine Bar & Bistro.  Website:   Address:  4950 France Avenue S, Edina, MN 55410.  Tel:  (952) 922-8974.   Beaujo’s Wine List    Beaujo’s Menu

Bellecour.  French Bistro and Bakery.  Website:   Address:  739 Lake Street E, Wayzata, MN 55391.  Tel:  (952) 444-5200.

Bistro La Roux.  Features Cajun Food, Including Gumbo, Jambalaya, Etoufeé, Shrimp & Grits and Catfish & Grits. Website:   Address:  9372 Lexington Ave NE, Circle Pines, MN 55014.  Tel:  (763) 717-8288.   Bistro La Roux Menu

Cajun 2 Geaux.  Food Truck and Catering Featuring Cajun Food.  Website:   For more info, contact owner Tim Glover at 612-860-9131.  Email:

Cavé Vin.  French and New American Restaurant.  Website:   Address:  5555 Xerxes Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55410.  Tel:  (612) 922-0100.  Southwest Minneapolis.

Crêpe and Cake.  The Fine Art of French Crêpes.  Website:   Food Truck Locations:  Maple Grove Farmers Market, Thursdays 3 – 7.  Excelsior Farmers Market, Tuesdays 2 – 6.  Golden Valley Farmers Market, Sundays 9 – 1.  Also available for private parties.   Crêpe and Cake Menu

Erté Restaurant and The Peacock Lounge.  Great Dining.  Great Music.  Website:   Address:  323 13th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55412.  Tel:  (512) 623-4211.   Dinner Menu   Music Schedule   Located in the Historic Arts District of Northeast Minneapolis.

Forepaugh’s Restaurant.  Award Winning Cuisine and Ambiance—Located in an Historic, Victorian Mansion.  Website:   Address:  276 South Exchange Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102.  Tel: (651) 224-5606.  Forepaugh’s Menu   Downstairs Piano Bar Featuring Dan Chouinard, Wednesday Evenings 7 – 9.

The French Hen Café.  Cathedral Hill Café Featuring French and Créole-Inspired Breakfasts and Lunches.  Website:   Address:  518 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102.  Tel:  (651) 222-6201.

French Meadow Bakery & Café.  Fresh.  Organic.  Local.  Website:   Addresses:  1662 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105.  Tel: (651) 789-8870.   2610 Lyndale Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55408.  Tel:  (612) 870-7855.  And, during the Minnesota State Fair, 1703 Carnes Avenue, Falcon Heights, MN 55108.   French Meadow Bakery and Café Menu

Grand Café.  French Bistro.  Website:   Address:  3804 Grand Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55409.  Tel:  (612) 822-8260.

The Harriet Brasserie.  Brunch.  Tea Time.  Dinner.  Website:   Address:  2724 West 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419.  Tel: (612) 354-2197.   See Photos   Linden Hills Area.

La Belle Crêpe.  Website:   Address:  825 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402.  Tel:  (612) 333-1100.  Menus:   Crêpes     Sandwiches    Specialty Drinks 

L’Étoile Du Nord Café.  From Belgium to Bayport!  Website:   Address:  320 5th Avenue N,  Bayport, MN 55003.  Tel:  (651) 439-7507.   L’Etoile Du Nord’s Menu

Maison Darras.  Casual Lunch Spot.  Website:   Address:  401 Robert Street, Suite 205, Saint Paul, MN 55101.  Tel:  (651)-379-2770.  Downtown Saint Paul, Securian Building Skyway.

Meritage.  Distinctive Dining.  Website:   Address:  401 Saint Peter Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102.  Tel:  (651) 222-5670.  Downtown Saint Paul Between 6th Street and 7th Street.

Mon Petit Chéri.  Café and Bakery.  Website:   Address:  2401 Franklin Avenue E, Minneapolis, MN 55406.  Tel: (612) 236-4831.  Free Parking Lot Directly Behind Bakery.  Seward Neighborhood. 

Ngon Bistro.  French Vietnamese / Midwestern Pantry.  Website:   Address:  799 University Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104.  Tel:  (651) 222-3301.   Menus    Drinks    Frogtown Neighborhood.

Normandy Kitchen.  Classic Bistro Cuisine.  Live Music.  Website:   Address:  405 8th Street South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.  Tel:  (612) 455-1204.   Normandy Kitchen’s Menu

Pâtisserie 46.  Café and Bakery.  Website:   Address:  4552 Grand Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN  55419.  Tel:  (612) 354.3257.  Kingfield Neighborhood.

Patrick’s Bakery & Café.  French Meals.  Pastries.  BreadsWebsite:  Patrick’s Bakery & Café Voted the Top Best Bakery & Café.  Check Out These Links:   Patrick’s Bakery & Café Dinner – Patrick’s Bakery & Café  and  Patrick’s Bakery & Café Philosophy    Three Locations Now:  Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove; Southdale Square in Edina; and Bachman’s in Richfield.   See Addresses

Rose Street Pâtisserie.  Authentically French.  Website:   Address:  2811 43rd Street W, Minneapolis, MN 55410.  Tel:  (612) 259-7921.   See Cuisine 

Saint Dinette.  French-Inspired Exploration of Flavors from Montreal, New Orleans, Gulf Coast and North AmericaWebsite:   Address:  261 East Fifth Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101.  Tel: (651) 800-1415.  In Lowertown.

St. Geneviève.  A French Gallic Bistro.  Website:   Also See:   Address:  5003 Bryant Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55419.  Tel: (612) 353-4843.  Lynnhurst Neighborhood.  

Salut Bar Américain.  “Your Neighborhood French Joint.”  Website:   Addresses:  917 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105.  Tel: (651) 917-2345.  And, 50th and France, Edina, MN 55410.  Tel: (952) 929-3764)

Sanctuary French Restaurant.  Website:   Address:  903 Washington Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55415.  Tel:  (612) 339-5058.   Sanctuary Menu

Sucre & Sel.  Authentic French Catering with Style.  Florence Melin uses local, organic, and seasonal ingredients whenever possible, delivering fantastic French pastries for breakfast and scrumptious made-to-order box and buffet lunches.  Website:    Tel: (919) 670-9860.  Email:   Sucre & Sel Menu

Truffles and Tortes Dessert Café.  Bakery and Café.  Website:   Addresses:  206 Main Street E, Anoka, MN  55303.  Tel:  (763) 432-7645.  And, 72 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55426.  Tel:  (763) 512-0944

Trung Nam French Bakery.  Website:   Address:  739 University Avenue W, Saint Paul, MN 55104.  Tel:  (651) 229-0887.

Vieux Carré.   Créole Inspired Menu.  Craft Cocktails.  Wine and Beer.  Music!  Website:  Address:  408 Saint Peter Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102.  Tel:  (651) 291-2715.  Located in the Lower Level of the Historic Hamm Building.

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