Food and restaurants

You can apply for a license for many types of food-related businesses, restaurants and events.

Restaurant and sidewalk cafe licenses

You can apply for a license to open a restaurant or sidewalk cafe.

Request accessible format

If you need help with this information, please email 311, or call 311 or 612-673-3000.

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Contact us

Business Licenses & Consumer Services

Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone

612-673-2080

Fax

612-673-3399

Address

Public Service Building 
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 220
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Minneapolis Health Department

Phone

612-673-2301

Address

Public Service Building
505 Fourth Ave. S., Room 520
Minneapolis, MN 55415