Hodges Bend! shown above serves barista coffee, cocktails, beer, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Just one block away on University Ave. A link to their menu is at the right.

The Surly Brewry shown above, has high-quality, chef-prepared brew pub food and of course, Surly beer! It's just a short walk away!

The deli in Fresh Thyme has lots of take-out food choices!

Can Can Wonderland is a weird and fun place for casual food (including crazy-delicious pizzas unusual hotdogs,) and wacky drinks. Also you can play vintage pinball and artist-created mini golf.

A note regarding restaruants and coffee shops:

The nearby commercial neighborhood is a vibrant and ever-changing place.

Because Bobbin House is near the University of Minnesota MPLS campus, There are always new dining options opening as others close and in fact, there are so many that we're unable to keep track of them!

We hope that our links are current but if they're not, please let us know and we'll update our list. Also, please let us know of your favorite local food discoveries. Our guest's recommendations are always welcomed!


Here are links to nearby food and drink which we (and our guests) recommend. We enjoy them all!

These restaurants are either within walking distance, on the GreenLine train, #16 bus route, or are a very short drive away from Bobbin House Studio. We enjoy the food at all of them. Yes, there are many others which are just as good. These are nearby and easy to find. Note that the UofMN campus is just a few blocks away where you will find dozens of bars and restaurants which we can't even try to keep track of!

Look Below: Here Are More Choices For Food!

These places are just a bit further away than the ones listed above, but they're still nearby, and are absolutely worth a short drive. (These are the places Steve and Tom go to most often.)

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