St. Cloud is home to a diverse and unique set of dining options. While there are plenty of places to enjoy more traditional fare, there are also a ton of great “worldly” options. Here are a few select dishes we recommend trying during Restaurant Week 2022!
Hajime Asian Bistro is a Japanese restaurant that offers a wide variety of menu options including sushi, teriyaki, and hibachi as well as delicious cocktails from a full-bar. This family-owned bistro is the place to satisfy your sushi craving, with well over 30 different kinds of rolls on the menu as well as sashimi, fried rice and noodle entrees, appetizers, and much more. Taste something new at Hajime Asian Bistro!
Location: 4170 W. Division Street #130, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Featured Menu Item: North Shore Roll – Tuna, avocado, fresh salmon with five different kinds’ caviar, seaweed salad, crunchy, spicy mayo & eel sauce
Known for serving up great flavor with fresh ingredients, Pacific Wok takes you on a teriyaki trip! Their fast-casual menu features favorites like rice bowls, sushi and salads, all amped up with Asian inspired flavors and ingredients. Touted as fresh, healthy and fast, Pacific Wok is a great place to grab lunch or dinner any day of the week.
Location: 1733 Pine Cone Rd S, Sartell, MN 56377
Featured Menu Item: The Aloha Bowl, featuring fire grilled chicken and pineapple served over rice with fresh veggies.
Located downtown St. Cloud, The Patagonia and Gilibertos is the only place in town where Argentinian and Mexican flavors unite to make a truly unique and flavorful menu. Serving up all the Mexican favorites you love like tacos, burritos, quesadillas and more as well as fresh takes on Argentinian classics like lomito, choripan, and empanadas, you will find all you need and more to satisfy your cravings at The Patagonia & Gilibertos.
Location: 125 5th Ave S., St. Cloud, MN 56301
Featured Menu Item: Chorizo Empanada – Argentinian chorizo, potatoes, tomatoes and chimichurri in an empanada
Whether tea is a regular part of your life or you’re thinking about trying something new, Spice of Life has what you need. Not only can you order freshly prepared teas in house, you can also purchase bulk teas and tea products to use in your home. Plus, don’t hesitate to try their other unique menu options such as matcha, smoothies, bubble tea, and even pour over coffee beverages. The experts on staff are excited to help you find your new favorite drink!
Location: 820 West St. Germain Street, St. Cloud, MN 56301
Featured Menu Item: Taro Milk Tea
Restaurant Week Deal: Buy one Taro Milk Tea and get one half off
This downtown favorite is the perfect hangout for many occasions, from after work drinks with friends to date night dinner before a show at The Paramount. The motto of The White Horse is “Eats like a restaurant, drinks like a bar,” and there’s no doubt that while you can get a great cocktail here, the food menu is surprising and diverse. Offering up unique twists on classic staples, you can try items such as curry fries, jagerschnitzel, pho, and a good old cheeseburger.
Location: 809 W St Germain St, St Cloud, MN 56301
Featured Menu Item: Thai Fried Chicken Sandwich – marinated chicken breast dredged in rice flour and spices, fried, and topped with sambal peanut butter, pickled cucumber, and red onion.
Here’s a deeper look at one of our featured restaurants, Hajime, and their North Shore Roll: