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This Valentine’s Day we have partnered with local illustrator, Claire Ward, to offer a unique way to enhance your romantic night out at Spoonriver.
Surprise your dining partner with a custom hand made portrait at your table when you arrive for your dinner reservation. 

Order your portrait through Claire Ward Illustration by emailing her a photo of your choosing to clairewardillustration@gmail.com ($25- 6”x9” or $50- 9”x12”)

We’ll also greet you with a complimentary mediterranean amuse bouche upon arrival as part of our Vday Portrait Package! 
For more info/questions re: the portrait email Claire. 
To make your reservation & for other ?’s call us at 612.436.2236


Vintage Valentine Yams

Valentine’s Dinner Specials


Pisces & Taurus

Grass Fed New York Strip with a Classic Demi & Fresh Sea Scallops in a Saffron Lemon Oil, Sexy Savory Vegetables & “Nudie”


Broiled Fresh Icelandic Haddock with Raspberry Coulis, New Potatoes in a Tarragon Brown Butter, Braised Swiss Chard, Leeks & Carrots


Georgian Stuffed Red Pepper Tempeh, Walnut & Onion Herb Filling, Cucumber, Sour Cream, Spinach Salad, Rice Pilaf- DF Available


Full Menu & Delicious Desserts Also Available


Make your reservations NOW! 612.436.2236

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We are located just 3 blocks away from US Bank Stadium- the location of Superbowl LII!

Just a few blocks away from the Light Rail (Both Blue & Green Lines), many downtown hotels, and Superbowl-related events!

Perfect for smaller groups.

We are open to large-party private dining as well.

Call us at 612.436.2236 for all reservation inquiries.


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Prizes given out EVERY WEEK!

1st place Team- $30 Gift Card

2nd Place Team- $20 Gift Card

***Half time prizes & Drink Specials***

Call us for more information and to book a table!

Walk-ins welcome.

Groups over 4- reservations recommend!


If you do come on down to play at Trivia Mafia trivia, there are a couple of things you should know:

  • There’s no cost to play, it’s totally free!
  • Our trivia events are designed for teams of 1-6 people so get together a crew of your brainiest friends and win some great prizes
  • Trivia events last about an hour and a half
  • Prizes, including food coupons, movie passes and more, will be awarded for the Top 3 teams and the halftime leader
  • You will play 6 rounds of trivia, 2 are general knowledge and the other 4 are categories about a variety of topics from Movies to Geography to Historical Events. Examples include: Vikings Behaving Badly, Child Actors, Christmas Trees from Movies
  • Throughout the night you’ll be working on an image round on the back of your sheet
  • Outside of the bar, trivia fans can tune in every Tuesday on The Current’s Morning Show (89.3FM) to hear trivia on the radio and have a chance to win a semi-fabulous prize pack
  • If you want a leg up on your competitors, sign up for the Trivia Mafia email list at triviamafia.com. Each week you’ll get an email in your inbox with a bonus point question, category sneak peeks and any updates on times or cancellations for the day.

Trivia Mafia is the largest trivia provider in Minnesota with more than 115 weekly events.

The Mafia formed when Chuck Terhark and Sean McPherson started running a Sunday trivia night at 331 Club in January of 2007.

Trivia Mafia excels in providing the best trivia on earth for bars, corporate functions, bar mitzvahs and more.


For more information, please contact Sean McPherson at (612)868-4070 or info@triviamafia.com.

NYE Farmer’s Market Dinner


Sunday, 12.31.17

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Spoonriver is featuring ‘Winter Farmer’s Market’ -focused Specials, along with our full Farm-to-Table menu (as usual).

Enjoy the end of 2017 with us by supporting our Local Minnesotan & Midwestern Organic Farms!

Appetizer Special 

Warm Singing Hills Chevre Salad

Honey Crisp Apples & Pumpkin Seeds & Greens

Entrée Specials

 Sunshine Harvest Farm’sBeef Roast in a Rosemary Demi

Local Roasted Carrots, Onions, Parsnips & Kale in a Warm Citrus Vinaigrette

Potato-Celeriac Puree


Risotto Cake with Cherry Tree Mushrooms & Cosmic Wheel Creamery Cheese.

Stacked with Nistler Farm’s Butternut Squash Medallion, Tomato Confit,

Grilled Red Onion and Mixed Greens Salad

Hazelnut Crusted Walleye

 Cranberry-Brown Butter Sauce

Wild Rice Pilaf w/ Roasted Farmers’ Market Vegetables

Festive Signature Cocktails


Delicious Desserts


Call NOW For reservations at 612.436.2236!

Holiday Hours 2018

December 23, 2017


Happy Holidays to all of you from all of us!

CLOSED Sunday 12-24-17 Christmas Eve

CLOSED Monday 12-25-17 Christmas Day

OPEN Sunday 12-31-17

New Year’s Eve

Join us for a Special

Farmer’s Market Dinner!

For more information click HERE 

CLOSED Monday 1-1-18 New Year’s Day

Happy Holidays from

all of us at Spoonriver!