Over the past 14 years, the Star Tribune has recognized 23 top Twin Cities restaurants (in several instances, Restaurant of the Year honors were shared by more than one restaurant). Thirteen remain open, or under the same ownership.

2016: Upton 43

2015: Spoon and Stable

2014: Brasserie Zentral (closed)

2013: Burch Steak and Pizza Bar

2012: Butcher & the Boar

2011: The Bachelor Farmer

2010: Piccolo

2009: Bar La Grassa

2008: Manny's Steakhouse

2007: Brasa, Heidi's Minneapolis (closed) and Saffron Restaurant & Lounge (closed)

2006: Midtown Global Market, Mill City Farmers Market, Town Talk Diner (different ownership), Chambers Kitchen (closed), Masa (closed), Copper Bleu (closed)

2005: 112 Eatery

2004: Al Vento, A Rebours (closed), Corner Table (different ownership)

2003: Solera (closed)