State Fair Food

16 State Fair vendors will be available at the Twin Cities Auto Show! 

 

  • Al’s Subs & Malt Shop is a premier food stand. We have Subs made fresh …just as you want them, specialty Malts with real fruit garnished with whipped cream and a cherry; soft serve cones.
    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 6:00PM

    Menu:
    • Sub Sandwiches - ham, turkey, roast beef, salami, BLT, Super Sub (all meats included)
    • Soft Serve Ice Cream in a cone or waffle cone - vanilla, chocolate, vanilla & chocolate twist
    • Malts (topped with whipped cream and a cherry) - vanilla, chocolate, vanilla & chocolate twist, strawberry, raspberry, caramel, hot fudge
    • Sundaes (topped with whipped cream and a cherry) - chocolate, strawberry, raspberry, caramel, hot fudge
    • Root Beer Floats
    • Beverages - Diet Pepsi, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew, Pepsi, Root Beer, Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk, Bottle Water

  • Hours and Menu will be available soon!
  • The Blue Moon is a fun tribute to the Drive-In movie theaters of yesterday combined with the food trends of today.

    A huge movie screen plays real drive-in movies like "The Brain That Wouldn't Die" or "Teenagers From Outer Space" while customers can sit in actual car seats attached to the floor and eat critically acclaimed foods like wood-fired pizza, sweet corn ice cream, French onion monkey bread and more.
    The Blue Moon provides a fun and unique way experience for all to enjoy movies, cars and great food!

    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Wood-Fired Pizza - Sausage, Pepperoni, Sausage & Pepperoni Combo, Cheese
    • Wood-Fired Pulled Pork - Mexi style, served as a sandwich w/ Ancho BBQ sauce, queso fresco, pickled onion. Cilantro-lime slaw on sandwich (recommended) or on side.
    • Wood-Fired Sausages (featuring World Famous and James Beard Award winning Kramarczuks Sausages from NE MPLS) - Brat, Polish Sausage, Andouille
    •Thick Shakes - Vanilla, Chocolate, Soda Pop (Orange Dream, Brown Cown, Lemon Lime Rickey)
    •Fountain Soda Pop
    •Bottled Water

  • Cheese-on-a-Stick and Fresh Squeezed Lemonade has been a family owned and operated business at the Minnesota State Fair for over 30 years. We pride ourselves in serving our Cheese on a Stick, hand-dipped and fresh to order, as well as squeezing each batch of Lemonade in small quantities to ensure only the best quality and freshness! Our motto has been and always will be "Fast, Fresh, and Friendly"!
    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Cheese-on-a-Stick
    • Jalapeño Cheese-on-a-Stick
    • Jumbo Fresh Squeezed Lemonade (32 oz.)
    • Regular Fresh Squeezed Lemonade (16 oz.)

  • Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM-6:00PM

    Menu:
    • Hamburger 1/3 lb
    • Cheeseburger 1/3 lb
    • Double Cheeseburger
    • Bacon Cheeseburger
    • Grilled Chicken Sandwich
    • Buffalo Grilled Chicken Sandwich
    • Pulled Pork Sandwhich
    • French Fries
    • Onion Rings
    • Nachos & Cheese
    • Hot Dog
    • Beverages - Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Mountain Dew, Lemonade, Root Beer, Bottled Water, Orange Juice, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Red Bull, Gatorade
  • Hours and Menu will be available soon!
  • Serving you over 45 years of pure "Freshness!" Fresh French Fries, a Minnesota State Fair staple, has been voted "Best French Fries in America" by Gourmet Magazine.
    Fresh French Fries was founded in 1973 and has been serving fresh cut French Fries at The Minnesota State Fair ever since. Over the years our operation has grown from small street side portable booths with very little equipment, to the much larger permanent buildings, containing state of the art equipment that we use today.
    As our buildings grew so did our extended FFF family. Today we now have employees whose parents once worked for us. We have seen many changes over the years; new booths, new generation of our FFF family members, and many new things at the fair, to name a few, however one thing that has never changed and will never change is the way we cook our fries! We have been serving pure "Freshness" for over 40 years and many more to come. It is our promise to continue serving you the Best French Fries in America, Enjoy!


    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • French Fries
    • Soft Drinks
  • Hansen's Foot Longs and Corn Dogs have been a state fair and car show tradition for over 30 years. We are always dedicated to serving high quality food with the biggest of smiles underneath our red and white signs.
    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Foot Long Corn Dog
    • Foot Long Hot Dog (GF without the bun)
    • Corn Dog
    • Beverages - Coke products, bottled water

  • Mancini’s al Fresco, a State Fair tradition, is owned and operated by three generations of the Mancini Family who have a steadfast commitment to treating guests like family and serving exceptional cuisine. Adorned with the ambiance that’s made the family’s flagship West Seventh Street Char House famous since 1948, Mancini’s al Fresco brings the spirit of St. Paul’s Italian Upper Levee Neighborhood to Minnesota’s most-beloved event space. The State Fairgrounds menu features traditional Italian street fare, wine and beer.
    Hours:
    11:00AM - 7:00PM Daily

    Menu:
    • Steak Sandwich
    • Porketta Wings
    • Coney Island
    • Garlic Toast
    • Ice Cream- rotating flavors
    • Root Beer Float

    • Beverages - Beer 16 ounce cans, Miller Lite, Castle Danger Ode IPA, Castle Danger Cream Ale, Summit EPA, Summer Shandy, Schells Sangria, La Terre- Cabernet and Chardonnay, White Claws- Mango and Black Cherry, 1919 Root Beer, Fountain Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke, Lemonade, Ice Tea

  • Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 11:00AM - 8:00PM
    5/23 : 11:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Chicken Tenders
    •  Prime Rib Taco
    •  Walleye Taco
    • Gorilla Bread
    • Beverages - Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, Diet Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Bottled Water, Coors Light, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Light, Grain Belt Nordest, Lift Bridge Farm Girl, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, White Claw (Mango and Black Cherry)
  • Hours and Menu will be available soon!
  • You can't keep a good dill down! After a year off, the one and only Perfect Pickle - a Minnesota State Fair staple for over 20 years - is excited to join in Twin Cities Auto Show "Roadtrip." We'll be serving up our famous fried pickles with a side of ranch or hot sauce, plus pickles on a stick.
    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 12:00PM - 8:00PM
    5/23 : 12:00PM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • The Perfect Pickle - dill pickle slices, seasoned, breaded and deep fried to perfection. Available with ranch and/or hot sauce
    • The Naked Pickle - giant kosher dill on a stick - no frying involved.
    • Pepsi Products

  • America's Original Corn Dog
    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Pronto Pups
    • Jumbo Pickes
    • Soda 
    • Bottled Water
  • We have been selling the original deep fried cheese curds since 1985. Fresh squeaky Ellsworth cheese curds hand battered fresh to order. Our family owned business travels the twin cities greater metro as well as the Iowa State Fair and Wisconsin State Fair. “Look for the mouse” when you want the best cheese curds around.
    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Deep fried Cheese Curds
    • Coke products
    • Bottled water

  • They don’t call Martha Rossini Olson “sweet” for nothing. St. Paul native Martha (you may know her as Sweet Martha) and her three business partners – Gary Olson and Neil & Brenda O’Leary – have been selling fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookies for over 40 years.
    What is now a cookie empire, producing 3 million cookies per day of the Minnesota State Fair, began humbly, with one 9x11 booth in 1979. Now, 40+ years later, you can find Sweet Martha’s at Twin Cities’ events, as well as our frozen cookie dough in area grocery stores, and, of course, every summer at the Minnesota State Fair.
    Try a cone, or perhaps a pail, of cookies for yourself. As Martha says, “Some say our cookies taste better than Mom’s...”

    Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Large Cone o' Cookies
    • Take Home Pail
    • Coffee
    • Milk
    • Water
    • Auto Show Special - Large Cone o' Cookies and Choice of Water or Milk
  • Hours:
    5/15-5/22 : 10:00AM - 9:00PM
    5/23 : 10:00AM - 7:00PM

    Menu:
    • Tom Thumb Mini Donuts
    • Bottled Water
    • Soda Pop
    • Pink Lemonade

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