A Minneapolis Guide: Tips for a Night on the Town in a Car Rental

Are you planning a trip to Minneapolis and hope to have an unforgettable night on the town? Commerce Auto Rental has you covered. We put together a quick list of noteworthy restaurants, arts and cultural experiences, and outdoor adventures to experience after you pick up your car rental. Let’s dive into some of what Minneapolis has to offer.

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Savor the Flavors

Nothing tops off a night on the town in a car rental like discovering the delights of Minneapolis’ culinary scene. There are restaurant options for a wide range of budgets.

High-End Elegance: Tenant

Indulge in a world-class dining experience at Tenant, a highly-acclaimed restaurant in Minneapolis. Renowned for its innovative six-course tasting menus, this intimate establishment (only 20 seats) focuses on locally-sourced ingredients and a seasonally evolving menu with limited drinks to match. It’s truly an experience since there are no servers at the restaurant. The chefs deliver your meal along with descriptions of what you’ll experience.

Mid-Range Delight: Spoon and Stable

Experience culinary excellence at Spoon and Stable in the trendy North Loop neighborhood. This James Beard Award-winning restaurant showcases a seasonally- and locally-inspired menu crafted by acclaimed Chef Gavin Kaysen. The elegant ambiance and impeccable service ensure an unforgettable dining experience.

Budget-Friendly Gem: Matt’s Bar

To taste Minneapolis’ culinary history, visit Matt’s Bar, a local institution renowned for its iconic “Jucy Lucy” burger. Sink your teeth into a juicy patty oozing with molten cheese tucked between two toasted buns. This no-frills neighborhood bar has been serving this legendary burger since the 1950s, and it continues attracting locals and visitors alike. Keep in mind that it’s cash-only with an ATM on the premises.

Cultural Treasures

Did you know that Minneapolis is one of the top performance theater cities in the entire country? Here are a few arts-centric options for your night out.

Walker Art Center

Immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art at the renowned Walker Art Center. Discover thought-provoking exhibitions, engage in interactive installations, and explore the stunning sculpture garden. With its ever-changing exhibits and captivating events, the Walker Art Center is a must-visit for art enthusiasts.

Guthrie Theater

Witness the magic of live performances at the iconic Guthrie Theater. Known for its striking architecture and memorable productions, this theater showcases various plays, musicals, and performances that will mesmerize you. Catch a show and delve into Minneapolis’s rich tapestry of performing arts.

First Avenue Music Scene

Experience the pulsating heartbeat of Minneapolis’ music scene at First Avenue. This legendary venue has hosted countless renowned artists and bands, contributing to the city’s thriving music culture. From rock to hip-hop, catch an electrifying live performance and immerse yourself in the energy that fills the air.

Embrace Nature

While some outdoor activities are open during daylight hours, these parks are open until midnight daily.

Chain of Lakes

Escape the urban hustle and reconnect with nature at Minneapolis’ Chain of Lakes. With picturesque trails, serene waters, and lush green surroundings, it’s the perfect spot for a leisurely stroll or bike ride. Along with car rentals, we offer truck and SUV rentals that give ample space to pack a picnic and take your family with you on your lake adventure.

Minnehaha Regional Park

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Minnehaha Regional Park, where a majestic 53-foot waterfall steals the spotlight. Wander through scenic trails, explore the limestone bluffs, and feel the mist on your face as you marvel at nature’s masterpiece. This enchanting park is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers alike.

Minneapolis boasts a nightlife that caters to every taste and preference. Whether you’re seeking culinary delights, artistic inspiration, or outdoor adventures, this vibrant city has it all. If you’re ready to paint the town red in a car rental, contact Commerce Auto Rental at (612) 699-8177 or reserve a car online. You’ll be glad you did!