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Lanesboro is home to a variety of delectable food and drink, and every meal period has at least one option open during the winter months.

 

Breakfast

  • Paddle On Coffee and Makers Emporium has fresh brewed coffee and espresso drinks along with Farm-to-Table breakfast flatbreads and sandwhiches
  • You don’t want to miss the eggs benedict, cinnamon rolls, or huge pancakes at Home Sweet Home Cafe & Cakery. Typically open Friday–Tuesday.
  • Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe, a Lanesboro establishment, will not disappoint your tastebuds or hunger after a morning winter hike. Delicious pastries, amazing omelets, and so much more. Cash or check only. Typically open Wednesday–Sunday.
  • At Brenda’s Stockyard Cafe, enjoy a home-cooked breakfast and an agricultural experience, all in one! Dine with the region’s farmers as they come to the Sales Barn to buy and sell livestock. Typically open Wednesday–Friday.

 

Nearby Options

 

Lunch

  • Paddle on Coffee and Makers Emporium has coffee and tea options along with great soups, chili and cornbread for lunch!
  • Clara’s Eatery has the best sandwiches, paninis, pizza, and fresh fruit and veggie plates! And don’t forget the ice cream and freshly baked cookies.
  • Menu items at High Court Pub include unique flatbread pizzas, burgers, and wings.
  • The fun and eclectic menu at Pedal Pushers Cafe features local farm-to-table food, like hamburgers, chicken pot pie, and mango shrimp rice bowls. House-made root beer too!
  • Home Sweet Home Cafe & Cakery serves breakfast all day, various lunch options and specials (Taco Tuesday!), and a large dessert and bakery case. Don’t forget – Liz can bake up the most delicious and artful cake for any special occasion. Typically open Friday–Tuesday.
  • At Brenda’s Stockyard Cafe, enjoy a home-cooked breakfast and an agricultural experience, all in one! Dine with the region’s farmers as they come to the Sales Barn to buy and sell livestock. Typically open Wednesday–Friday.
  • At Lanesboro Pastry Shoppe, lunch is served from different options displayed on the chalkboard, and the bakery case has a variety of cookies and pastries ready to go! Cash or check only. Typically open Wednesday–Sunday.

 

Dinner

  • Clara’s Eatery has the best sandwiches, paninis, pizza, and fresh fruit and veggie plates! And don’t forget the ice cream and freshly baked cookies.
  • The menu at High Court Pub includes unique flatbread pizzas, burgers, and wings.
  • The fun and eclectic menu at Pedal Pushers Cafe features local farm-to-table food, like hamburgers, chicken pot pie, and mango shrimp rice bowls. House-made root beer too!

 

Drinks, Treats, & Special Meals

These spots are open throughout the winter or for special events, so please check their websites or social media to confirm hours.

  • At Root River 102, enjoy small plates and charcuterie boards that can be paired with a fine selection of wine, beer, and liquor.
  • Focus on the food is the motto of Juniper’s Restaurant, with fantastic, fast-casual meals coming from their 99%-scratch kitchen. Look out for special ticketed winter tasting menu events.
  • Check out Lanesboro’s brewery, Sylvan Brewing, housed in an historic granary building. Enjoy a selection of craft beers ready to be tasted as a flight or full glass! Snacks and soda available.
  • Granny’s Liquor features beer, wine, special arrivals, and more.

 

Nearby Options

  • Karst Brewing in Fountain
  • Harmony Spirits in Harmony
  • Check out RockFilter Distillery, just 35 minutes east in Spring Grove, Minnesota, home of Minnesota’s first Norwegian-American settlement. This cultural hub is also home to a farm-to-bottle distillery. Call for tours and other information.
  • Travel about 30 minutes west to Four Daughters Winery, located just outside Spring Valley, Minnesota, for a wine or bourbon tasting experience with delicious food to boot!

Subject to change. Check with each individual business/organization on hours and availability.

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