Tapas are snacks, or finger food, that originated in Spain. They can be cold or hot, but they are always savory.
Make it a date night or group outing and enjoy tapas, such as a plate of mushroom tart, baked brie cheese or a cup of rabbit stew. You can order as many plates as you like because they are small. Here are the places to find yummy tapas in Minneapolis.
Rincon 38 – 3801 Grand Ave. S
What are tapas without sangria? If you're a fan of the wine punch, head to Rincon 38. Here you'll find what just may be the best sangria in the Twin Cities with tapas that will blow you away. Try the patatas bravas, paella, albondigas, pintxo de pollo -- come to think of it, you can't go wrong with anything on Rincon 38's menu. If tapas in a trendy yet cozy atmosphere sounds good, you won't be disappointed with Rincon 38.
Solera – 900 Hennepin Avenue
Solera is a downtown staple in Minneapolis. Head over to the corner of 9th and Hennepin to check out the perfect spot to grab some tapas after a downtown concert or theater experience. They offer options like scallops with picholine olives, pork ribs with a brandy glaze and chorizo and heirloom beans.
Piccolo – 4300 Bryant Avenue South
Piccolo is the perfect place to try tapas because they believe in quality over quantity. They put a lot of effort into each plate that comes to your table. You can try cuisine such as pine needles and duck gizzard or even pig’s feet. The duck gizzard is seasoned with radishes, watercress and rhubarb. Don’t forget to order wine and you can even get it with a cheese plate.
These are a few of the best tapas options in town.
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