About Lake Elmo Inn

About Lake Elmo Inn

At The Lake Elmo Inn restaurant, we believe food tastes best when it’s kept simple. We use the freshest ingredients and prepare them in a way that enhances their natural flavors and delights your taste buds. Our food has earned awards from noted establishments like Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and the Minnesota Restaurant Association. However, the greatest compliments are raves and repeated reservations from patrons like you.

Mpls./St. Paul Magazine Awards:

  • First Place: Top 10 Twin Cities Restaurant, Service, Special Occasion, Wine List, Brunch
  • Second Place: Dessert
  • Third Place: Romantic Setting, Comfort Food
  • Fifth Place: Twin Cities Institutions, Salad

-2nd Best Brunch in America in Travel and Leisure Magazine 

-Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence for our extensive wine list for twelve years in a row.

-Best brunches in America- OpenTable multiple years 

-Zagat scores the Lake Elmo Inn at a 28 out of 30 for food, calling us a "hidden secret".

-Restaurant of the year award from Minnesota Restaurant Association