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Broders' Cucina Italiana

Broders' Cucina Italiana, West 50th Street, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Daily 11:00am to 8:00pm



Broders' Cucina Italiana makes some of the best Italian food in the Twin Cities.

Families seeking a delicious lunch or dinner on the go will adore Broders' Cucina Italiana. A neighborhood staple for decades, Broders' Cucina Italiana offers some of the best pizza by the slice, pasta, and Italian deli foods in the Twin Cities. In addition to over-the-counter service, there is also a lovely Italian Market offering frozen foods, Italian specialties, pasta, and more!

There is a small dining area, with limited seating, if you are hoping to dine inside. Otherwise, it is best to take food to go and enjoy it elsewhere (like Lake Harriet or the nearby Lynnhurst Park). Bathrooms can be found in the basement (you have to sneak through the kitchen a bit - it is totally okay!).

On the menu, you will find a variety of delicious options including a daily pasta and pizza special. Parents will love munching on sandwiches (like a Caprese sandwich), stromboli, pasta (like chicken or eggplant parmesan), or pizza (try the prosciutto and arugula). There is a dedicated kids' menu - or Kit's Menu as it is called here - featuring a variety of pasta options.

If you head to Lake Harriet to eat your picnic, the fairy door is on this end of the lake and fairly easy to find near the stairs to the lake (go left to find it). Kids will love getting rid of any extra energy they have by looking for ducks and throwing rocks in the lake while parents sit on a nearby bench.


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Antonia Grant is a life-long learner and avid adventurer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She loves equipping families with the tools and confidence they need to travel and adventure together. Antonia is also a strong believer in the beauty of multigenerational relationships and travel. Her main adventure buddies are her husband and young daughter. As a family, they love trying new restaurants, hiking, and traveling the world! By day she works at Carleton College, by night she is a Minneapolis ambassador for happyly. She’s always seeking new adventures to write about and share. Connect with Antonia on Instagram @knead.to.roam!
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