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Where to Eat in Burnsville, MN

Dining in Burnsville, Minnesota can suit any taste. Whether you are looking for local or international flavors, waffles or wine, you can find them here! Explore what locally-owned restaurants you must try on your visit to the Burnsville area.


Jensen’s Cafe

Everyone can find something they like at Jensen’s Cafe. This local hotspot is popular for their all-day breakfast and lunch. Wake up with their famous scrambles or French toast. Warm the soul with some homemade soup, or chow down on a juicy burger. Enjoy the Cafe Bar which serves signature Bloody Mary’s, craft brews, and mimosas. 


Photo Credit: Jensen’s Cafe


Chianti Grill

If you are looking for Italian cuisine, look no further. Chianti Grill takes a traditional and innovative approach to classic Italian dishes. This “moderately upscale” restaurant serves grilled steaks, fresh seafood, homemade appetizers such as bruschetta, lasagna Bolognese, filet mignon, and…oh. Are you still reading? We figured you were on your way to Chianti grill! You can also enjoy Pork Maque Choux, the prosciutto arugula flatbread, and finish things off with the mile high carrot cake. Yum!


Photo Credit: Chianti Grill


Mediterranean Cruise Cafe

This locally owned Mediterranean restaurant is so much more than just a place to grab a delicious meal! Feast on original delicacies from Jerusalem, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Morocco, Italy, Turkey and Greece. You can also enjoy belly dancing Fridays and Saturdays, and salsa dancing on Saturday evenings!



Morgan’s Farm to Table Restaurant

Delicious locally sourced dishes can be found inside the Best Western Premier at Morgan’s Farm to Table Restaurant. They are committed to supporting local farmers, and all products are 100% natural with no added colors, flavors or preservatives. Enjoy tasty starters like Sweet & Spicy Bull Bites and Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip, land and sea entrees, and even burgers and pasta!


Don Chon Mexican Grill

Looking for authentic street tacos? Look no further than Don Chon Mexican Grill. This locally owned Mexican restaurant serves mouthwatering birria tacos, nachos, chimichangas and so much more!



Porter Creek Hardwood Grill

If you are looking to dine outdoors, this is the place to be! Porter Creek Hardwood Grill has just as an exceptional indoor dining area, but outside you will find fire pits to keep you warm and a unique “water table” that you must experience! The menu is American with California-Mediterranean influences and serves steak and seafood prepared on wood-burning grills.



Arise Nicolette Coffee Company and The Buzz Coffee & Cafe

It’s also important to know where to grab a cup of coffee when visiting a new area. Burnsville is home to two unique cafes, Arise Nicolette Coffee Company and The Buzz Coffee & Cafe. Arise Nicolette is a neighborhood cafe offering gourmet coffee, baked goods, soups, sandwiches and more. The Buzz has waffles with tons of different flavors (seriously, you won’t believe their waffle variety). They also serve breakfast sandwiches and lunch along with expertly crafted cups of joe.



There you have it! Tons of options for you and everyone in your party to enjoy and indulge in local flavors. Be sure to take pictures of your meals and share them with us by using #MyBurnsville on Facebook and Instagram!



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