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KQ’s Best of the Twin Cities: See The Winners

KQ’s Best of the Twin Cities: See The Winners

Everyone seems to have a list of the best people, places and things in Minnesota… and now so do we! It’s KQ’s ‘Best of the Twin Cities.’ All the important arguments settled once and for all.

After tallying the votes for each category, we now present to you KQ’s “Best of” The Twin Cities as chosen by you! (Winners for each category are highlighted in yellow.)

Thanks to everyone who voted and congratulations to our winners!


FOOD & DRINK

Best Burger Joint?

  • The Nook
  • Parlour Bar
  • Matt’s Bar
  • The 5-8 Club
  • Blue Door Pub

Best Ice Cream Shop?

  • Milkjam Creamery
  • Grand Ole Creamery
  • Sebastian Joe’s
  • Nelson’s Ice Cream
  • MN Nice Cream

Best Wings Spot?

  • Runyon’s
  • Ray J’s American Grill
  • The Monte Carlo
  • D-Spot
  • Serum’s Good Time Emporium

Best Pizza Place?

  • Frank and Andreas
  • Broadway Pizza
  • Ronnally’s Pizza
  • Red’s Savoy Pizza
  • Frankie’s Chicago Style

Best Italian Restaurant?

  • Bar La Grassa
  • Mucci’s Italian
  • Cossetta’s Italian Market & Pizzeria
  • Angelo’s Italian Restaurant
  • Angelina’s Kitchen

Best Place for Tacos?

  • Jefe Urban Cocina
  • Pineda Tacos
  • El Taco Riendo
  • Listo!
  • Centro

Best Donut Shop?

  • Glam Doll Donuts
  • Bogart’s Doughnut Co
  • Heights Bakery
  • Hans’ Bakery
  • Cardigan Donuts

Best Brewery?

  • Indeed Brewing
  • Bauhaus Brew Labs
  • HeadFlyer Brewing
  • Sisyphus Brewing
  • 10K Brewing

Best Place for Breakfast?

  • Hen House Eatery
  • Mickey’s Diner
  • Shar’els Cafe
  • Keys Cafe
  • The Uptowner

Best Dive Bar?

  • Spring Street Tavern
  • The Terminal
  • 331 Club
  • Vegas Lounge
  • 1029 Bar

Best Happy Hour Spot?

  • Jefe Urban Cocina
  • Ray J’s American Grill
  • Muddy Cow Bar & Grill
  • Kieran’s Irish Pub
  • Patrick McGovern’s Pub

Best Patio?

  • Aster Cafe
  • Hideaway Cabin Bar
  • The Happy Gnome
  • Psycho Suzi’s
  • Graze Provisions + Libations

STORES

Best Record Store?

  • Electric Fetus
  • Hymie’s Vintage Records
  • Extreme Noise Records
  • Cheapo Records
  • Down in the Valley

Best Mall?

  • Rosedale Center
  • Mall of America
  • Southdale Mall
  • Ridgedale Center
  • Maplewood Mall

Best Vintage Shop?

  • Rewind
  • Moth Oddities
  • Buffalo Exchange
  • The Golden Pearl Vintage
  • Time Bomb Vintage

VENUES

Best Music Venue?

  • First Avenue
  • The Fillmore
  • Turf Club
  • The Armory
  • Palace Theatre

Best Movie Theater?

  • St Anthony Main / MSP Film at the Main
  • Riverview Theater
  • Heights Theater
  • Lagoon Cinema
  • Vali-Hi Drive In

SPORTS

Best Team?

  • Vikings
  • Wild
  • Timberwolves
  • Lynx
  • Twins
  • United FC

Best Coach?

  • Dean Evenson
  • Chris Finch
  • Rocco Baldelli
  • PJ Fleck
  • Lindsay Whalen
  • Cheryl Reeve

Best Pro Athlete?

  • Karl-Anthony Towns
  • Kirill Kaprizov
  • Byron Buxton
  • Sylvia Fowles
  • Justin Jefferson

MISC

Best Place to Take an Out of Towner?

  • Walker Art Center
  • Stone Arch Bridge
  • Minnesota Zoo
  • Minnehaha Falls
  • Downtown Stillwater

Best Airport Gate?

  • Gate G8
  • Gate G4
  • Gate E15
  • Gate H8
  • Gate D6

Best Radio Station?

  • 92 KQRS
  • KQ 92

Best Suburb?

  • St. Louis Park
  • Andover
  • Edina
  • Woodbury
  • Anoka

Best Park?

  • Minnehaha Falls
  • Father Hennepin Park
  • Mill Ruins Park
  • Boom Island Park
  • Silverwood Park

Best Month?

  • May
  • June
  • September
  • October
  • December

Best Day Trip?

  • Stillwater
  • Duluth
  • Boundary Waters
  • Red Wing
  • Taylors Falls

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