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Fun Valentine's Ideas in the Twin Cities
Minneapolis / St. Paul
So you're finding yourself at a loss for things to do with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Well, you're in luck, because in the Twin Cities, there is so much to do, that there is no excuse for sitting at home this year.
Here are a few date ideas that you can look into taking part in this Valentine's Day.
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1. Cafe Latte
St. Paul, MN
Cafe Latte is a hot locals spot, located on Grand Ave in St. Paul, it is sure to please.
Visit for a meal, or simply just dessert, they have a little bit of everything and it is beyond scrumptious.
Care to have a drink with that? Cafe Latte also features a bar on the other side of the cafe just in case you have the hankering for something alcoholic.
For directions, hours, or more details, you can visit their website: Cafelatte.com
Order your food on the spot and pay for delicious meals cafeteria style.
2. The Depot
If you want something different and fun, then the Depot is definitely somewhere you should try. Formerly an old railroad station, it is now turned into an indoor ice skating rink in the winter.
Rent skates there or bring your own, this place is so much fun to visit. Complete with music and sometimes concessions, it's a unique experience that many locals indulge in. Bring your Valentine's Day chocolates and surprise them afterwards!
Visit their website at Thedepotminneapolis.com
See The Depot in Action - Video
Ice skating at the Depot is a fun past-time for couples or for families.
3. Snuffy's Malt Shop
St. Paul, MN
A diamond in the rough, this small-town malt shop is the cutest place to have a laid-back, old style meal.
Their food is incredible, inexpensive, and worth trying. Not to mention their homemade milkshakes in a variety of flavors, you just can't leave without trying one.
Usually pretty quiet, this restaurant is certainly one of Highland Park's best kept secrets.
I should mention, they also have more locations in Roseville, Minnetonka, and Edina.
Visit their website for directions and information: Snuffysmaltshop.com
4. Uncommon Grounds
The name of this cafe says it all, but for a coffee shop, it's incredibly unique. Founded in a housing structure, this two-story shop offers a charming ambiance with dimmed lighting, music, candle light, and comfortable seating. Indulge in a dessert, or sip gourmet coffee gifts, you'll soon see why this place is loved by many.
Not to mention, they're very well-known for their chai, which is good to know, in case you're a big chai enthusiast.
Visit their website for more info: Uncommongroundscoffeehouse.com
Uncommon Grounds front desk features all their delicious ingredients for tasty drinks.