Target Field is adjacent to entertainment and nightlife in the Warehouse District, and the happening North Loop area. There's plenty of bars and restaurants on Washington Avenue, especially east of Target Field in the North Loop neighborhood, more in the Warehouse district on First Avenue and Hennepin Avenue.
Here's some suggestions for where to get a meal or a drink near Target Field in downtown Minneapolis.
Bars and Restaurants in North Loop/Washington Avenue
Pizza: Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza, 600 N. Washington Avenue. Make your pizza as simple or extravagant as you please at the pizza restaurant with perhaps the best crust in the Twin Cities.
Fine Dining: Bar La Grassa, 800 N. Washington Avenue. Italian food that will fill you up so much you might not even want a hot dog after. Almost.
Sports Bar: The Loop Bar, 606 N. Washington Avenue. Not a specific sports bar, but the big screen TVs and party atmosphere mean that it's going to be one when the Twins are playing.
Bar: Cuzzy's Bar, 507 N. Washington Avenue. A dive bar that's long been a local favorite. Great breakfasts and burgers make this a good choice for families by day.
Make it a late night: Clubhouse Jager, 923 Washington Avenue. A hipster favorite with kitsch baroque decor, and DJs playing after dark.
Bars and Restaurants in the Warehouse District, First Avenue/Hennepin Avenue Area
Pizza: Pizza Luce,119 N. 4th Street. Seriously good pizza.
Fine Dining: 112 Eatery, 112 N. 3rd street. Expensive but oh-so-good modern cooking. The perfect compliment to box seats at the ballpark.
Family dining: Glueks' Restaurants and Bar, 16 N. 6th Street. Gluek's has American and German food and beer, and kids' menu options.
Bar: O'Donovan's, 700 N. First Avenue, is a fun Irish pub.
Sports Bar: Champps's Sports Bar, 100 N. 6th Street. Hardly an original choice but certain to be packed with other Twins fans.
Make it a late night: The Loon Cafe is rather more of a bar. It's often packed with sports fans until late into the night, and they have drink specials during Twins games, if you aren't actually inside Target Field.