Since 1999 we have welcomed guests with genuine hospitality and honored the evolving diversity of American cooking. We strive to create beautiful, casual environments worthy of everyday visits and celebrations, seven days a week.
Alma has received regional and national acclaim, earning a James Beard Award for "Best Chef Midwest", and two national semifinal nominations in both "Outstanding Service" and "Outstanding Restaurant" categories. Local accolades include a 4-star rating from the Star Tribune in 2017, City Pages "Best Cafe 2018", and "Best Restaurant Minneapolis" in 2016 & 2017.
Commitment to Quality
Food integrity is at the center of what we do.
We offer a healthy balance of nourishing and indulgent choices.
Foods that give you pleasure...and make you feel good.
Close relationships with our suppliers, producers & farmers
Seasonal sourcing of fresh, local & organic produce
Regionally produced meat raised without growth hormones or antibiotics
Fish sourced from certified sustainable fisheries and farms
Clean fats: Butter, ghee, olive oil, rice bran oil, and fresh animal fats
Fresh fryer oil everyday
Freshly milled whole grains | Locally milled flour | Non-GMO sourcing
100% pure sea salt | Fermented foods | Naturally derived umami