With their neon signs and gorgeous tile floors, these restaurants are a dream come true for local Instagram users.

For some social media lovers, it's the plating of the food. For others, it's the way the light beams through floor-to-ceiling windows. One thing's for sure, you're bound to see fellow restaurant-goers buried in their phones at these hot spots.



You’re going here if: You got a new pair of kicks and you’re dying to ’gram those pups walkin’ on something pretty.
305 Washington Av. S., Mpls., eastsidempls.com


Hi-Lo Diner

You’re going here if: You love old diners and classic neon, plus you’re actually starving and want to pick up some easy ’grams while you eat.
4020 E. Lake St., Mpls., hi-lo-diner.com


Penny’s Coffee

You’re going here if: You view Instagram as a scavenger hunt — and you need the shop’s now viral A-OK neon sign in your feed.
100 Washington Av. S., Mpls., pennyscoffee.com


Norseman Distillery

You’re going here if: You’re not that great at Instagram, but you know you’re sure to snag “likes” at this haven.
451 Taft St. NE., Suite 19, Mpls., norsemandistillery.com


Bachelor Farmer (cafe)

You’re going here if: You’re obsessed with white space in your photos with pops of color here and there.
50 2nd Av. N., Mpls., thebachelorfarmer.com


Milkjam Creamery

You’re going here if: You’ve got a sweet tooth and you want to stock up on Instas for days (there’s neon, marble tables, tile floors, etc.).
2743 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls., milkjamcreamery.com



You’re going here if: You want to give your food porn a sophisticated background (look for that wallpaper!).
525 Selby Av., St. Paul, revivalfriedchicken.com



You’re going here if: You need a ’gram that will look good in the dark (hello, wild skeleton mural!).
605 W. 7th St., St. Paul, pajaritostp.com


Glam Doll Donuts

You’re going here if: It’s Sunday morning and you want to inspire Insta-jealousy everywhere.
2605 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls., glamdolldonuts.com