Burnsville, Minnesota


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

2 Votes - "Friendliest"
2 Votes - "Best For Food"


In its second year running for Best for Food, Burnsville brought us back to the Mediterranean Cruise Café and Burger Jones for their favorite local fare, and introduced our team to even more digs, namely Chianti, Porter Creek and Rack Shack, where our judges were surprised at Minnesota’s offerings.

Chianti Grill features fine Italian dining, wine pairings and Sunday brunch; Porter Creek Hardwood Grill boasts a contemporary, rustic feel with an outdoor patio and enough food our judges visited twice; and Rack Shack is the locals favorite BBQ joint with giant servings of ribs, brisket and pulled pork.

After potentially overeating, follow our lead and burn it off on the water. Burnsville’s lakes offer boating, jet skiing and taking in the outdoors, in addition to Nicollet Commons Park where many town events are held, are golf, and ice-skating at Burnsville Ice Center. Attend Burnsville Fire Muster, Art and All That Jazz, International Festival and the Heart of the City Half Marathon annually.

Proximity to Minneapolis offers art, museums and athletics nearby. See a Timberwolves, Twins or Vikings game while in town or plan for NASCAR or horseracing. Also find theaters, a zoo, and a variety of shopping in the area. For more of what to do in Burnsville, view locals' reviews.

Can't miss on the Happy Hour specials at Roasted Pear.
Reviewed by Legend
on June 1, 2012
Plenty of variety from top-of-line dining to a good mix of fast food.
Reviewed by Frontier
on June 1, 2012
Burnsville has the most independent restaurants with quality and awesome tasting food. The food in Burnsville is the BEST. Try our food you will agree. :)
Reviewed by EBKautz
on June 1, 2012
Burnsville has a great local, vibrant food scene!
Reviewed by godbe@live.com
on June 1, 2012
Burnsville, Minnesota is a great place to live and to visit! So many restaurants, including a few of my favorites; Chianti Grill, Roasted Pear, Jensen's Cafe, Rack Shack BBQ...and the list goes on!
Reviewed by eburrill
on June 1, 2012
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