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What Makes Graze the Best Restaurant for Large Groups in Minneapolis

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When it comes to dining out, there are countless restaurants to choose from. However, with bigger group outings, the list of suitable options becomes significantly smaller. After all, large groups often require special accommodations, such as a wide range of menu options, a central location and plenty of space for seating.

Luckily, Graze has all of these things — and more! Keep reading to learn why Graze is the greatest Minneapolis restaurant for large groups.

A Diverse Selection of Food

Technically, Graze isn’t just a large group restaurant in Minneapolis, but an entire food collective! With a handful of independently owned and operated vendors, there’s an extremely diverse selection of chef-inspired food sure to meet the needs of your whole group. 

Union Hmong Kitchen 

Next-level, Award Winning Hmong-inspired Cuisine 

Perfect for: Foodies, Adventurous eaters, Veggie lovers, Special diets

Gluten-Free Options 

Vegetarian Options

The Fabled Rooster

Award Winning Southern-inspired Low Country Barbeque

Perfect for: Big eaters, Pitmasters, Meat lovers, Sauce fanatics

Family Platters

Viva Taco

Authentic Mexican Street Food With a Vietnamese Twist

Perfect for: Fusion aficionados, Healthy eaters, Hot sauce lovers, Special diets

Vegetarian Options

Party Packs

Soul Bowl

Fresh, Fast-casual Soul Food That’s 100% Customizable

Perfect for: Savory flavor buffs, Fresh food lovers, Customizers, Special diets

Gluten-Free Options 

Vegetarian Options

Vegan Options

Two Mixed Up

Burgers, Sammies and Desserts American-Style

Perfect for: Traditional diners, Snackers, Burger lovers, Sweet tooths

Kids’ Menu

Dream Creamery

Handmade Ice Cream & Fun Buns From the Chef-owners of Travail

Perfect for: Sweet tooths, Dessert lovers, Snackers, Children

Vegan Options

If that’s not enough, the Libation Lounge features two indoor/outdoor bars with a variety of hyper-local beers and craft cocktails, while The Last Drop Cafe + Wine Bar offers seasonally rotating coffee flights and a great selection of wine.

Great Central Location

Situated in the heart of Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood, Graze is the perfect gathering place for all of your friends and family in the Twin Cities metro. Centrally located, this spot is ideal for people scattered throughout the northern, southern, eastern and western suburbs.

Even better, Graze is only a few blocks from the Light Rail station for added convenience, and within walking distance of Target Field and Target Center for pre or post event get-togethers or celebrations.

There’s also a variety of noteworthy boutiques in the area for added fun, along with the famous James & Mary Laurie Booksellers, offering a huge variety of fine books and vinyl records.

Wonderful Indoor & Outdoor Spaces

So, Graze has outstanding food and a great location, but what about the space? It’s not only abundant, but quite versatile, too. Whether you’re looking for some energy and excitement or a just great place for a casual hangout, Graze has the right space for you.

There are two main indoor spaces: The Cafe, with a boho-chic aesthetic, bistro tables, soft lighting and cozy seating, and the Ms. Pac-Man space located on the second floor, with a wall of televisions, interactive games, and several high-top and banquet-style tables.

Want to bring the party outdoors? No problem! There’s The Yard, with a cozy fireplace, big sectional couches, yard games and a big screen for outdoor movies, and The Patio, featuring a beautiful fire pit, easy bar access and incredible views of the Minneapolis skyline. 

Book Your Private Event Today!

The best way to ensure a great experience for your large group is to reserve your private event space today! Book any of these indoor or outdoor spaces, or even rent out the entire building with a Full Graze Buyout! Depending on your preferred space, Graze can easily accommodate up to 50, 60, 200 or even 500 guests.

Inquire now to secure your outstanding, centrally located event space with incredible food and catering options.