Restaurants & Hotels

Headed out for a night on the town before catching a performance of Minnesota Opera? You can’t go wrong with any of these fine establishments.


Enjoy a variety of restaurants located near the Ordway in St. Paul before or after the opera.

Afro Deli & Grill: St. Paul | 5 W 7th Pl, St Paul, MN 55102 | $
Fast, friendly, and affordable dishes prepared Halal.

Mickey’s Diner | 36 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $
24-hour landmark diner features a wide variety of traditional comfort dishes in a vintage train car.

Pho #1 Vietnamese Restaurant |1009, 544 St Peter St, St Paul, MN 55102 | $
Casual Vietnamese standby with a cozy feel serving pho & classic fare, plus fruit-flavored iced teas.

Zamboni’s Pizza |184 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $
Lively neighborhood joint serving thin-crust slices & pies plus wings, sandwiches, burgers & beers.

Sakura Restaurant & Bar | 350 St Peter St #195, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
Japanese spot preparing sushi, tempura & bento boxes in a vibrant, bi-level setting with a full bar.

Grey Duck Tavern  | 345 Wabasha St N, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
Globally inspired comfort fare, creative cocktails & craft brews in laid-back, modern environs.

Eagle Street Grille | 174 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
A mob-themed menu of burgers, steaks & other hearty American favorites served in a handsome setup.

The Liffey Irish Pub |  175 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
Pints & pub fare pair up in an art-filled space with tin ceiling, horseshoe bar & a rooftop deck.

Cossetta 211 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
Part of an Italian food complex, this cafeteria-style setup serves classic pastas, hot subs & pizza.

Downtowner Woodfire Grill | 253 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
Elegant Persian eatery preparing steaks, kebabs & pizza with a traditional oak-burning grill.

Mancinis Char House  | 531 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$
Family-run staple presenting charbroiled steaks & lobsters in a timeless space with live music.

Herbie’s On The Park | 317 Washington St, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$$
Elevated game-day eats & riffs on the Moscow mule served in retro-inspired digs with a fireplace.

Pazzaluna Urban Italian Restaurant | 360 St Peter St, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$$
A wide-ranging Italian menu plus wine in a contemporary space with tall columns & colorful murals.

The St. Paul Grill | 350 Market St, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$$
Classic American eatery showcasing steaks, chops & seafood, plus an array of single-malt scotches.

Meritage | 410 St Peter St, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$$
Polished French bistro featuring a seasonal menu, an oyster bar, long wine list & sidewalk seating.

Kincaid’s Fish, Chop & Steak House | 380 St Peter St, St Paul, MN 55102 | $$$
Branch of an upscale American chain preparing steaks, seafood & cocktails in a sophisticated space.

The Lexington | 1096 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105 | $$$$
Refined spot for upscale American steakhouse fare & cocktails, including its famous chicken pot pie.



Hotels listed below are all conveniently located within five miles of the Ordway.

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown St. Paul | 200 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | ★★

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront |11 E Kellogg Blvd, St Paul, MN 55101 | ★★★

Hyatt Place St Paul/Downtown | 180 Kellogg Boulevard E, St Paul, MN 55101 | ★★★

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St Paul Downtown | 411 Minnesota St, St Paul, MN 55101 | ★★★

Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown | 175 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102 | ★★★

The Saint Paul Hotel |350 N Market St, St Paul, MN 55102 | ★★★★


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