Wooing a potential client is sort of like impressing a date; show them a good time and they will want to see you again. While it’s ultimately up to you to seal the deal, choosing the right bar can set the tone for success. Impress potential clients with your bar selection with some of the best bars for business drinks in Minnesota.

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1603 W. End Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
(952) 933-6500

If you’re struggling to decide where to bring a potential client who has requested you meet to talk business over drinks, you can’t go wrong with CRAVE. CRAVE’s comprehensive food and drink menu and chic, executive atmosphere offers mass appeal in multiple locations across the Twin Cities. A popular business schmoozing destination, sidle up at the bar and talk shop amongst fellow professionals while sipping a signature CRAVE cocktail.

St. Paul Grille
350 Market St.
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 224-7455

A serious business meeting calls for a serious drink. The St. Paul Grille’s bar menu, which includes an impressive selection of fine scotches, will show your client that you mean business. Many a business deal has been executed within the walls of this St. Paul institution, and if you play your cards right, you’ll join the ranks of the successful.

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W Minneapolis
821 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 215-3700

If you’re flying in a client from out of town to discuss a new business venture, hook them up with a room at the W (preferably a room with a view). Talking business is as easy as an elevator ride to meet up for drinks in the posh hotel bar. Your client will be impressed with the upscale surroundings and classy cocktails and appreciate the convenience of having fabulous amenities nearby to unwind after a long flight.

1942 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 843-1515

Nothing says business professional quite like a trendy, upscale steakhouse. A recent Uptown addition, Burch possesses an open, airy atmosphere perfect for negotiating over cocktails. Grab a seat at the bar or request a secluded table and wine and dine your potential new client as you discuss business over a perfectly cooked steak and beautifully crafted cocktail.

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112 Eatery
112 N. 3rd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 343-7696

If you really want to impress a potential client, why not take them to one of the best restaurants the Twin Cities has to offer? The 112 Eatery possesses a trendy and upscale, yet relaxed atmosphere perfect for talking big business. Impress with a scrumptious dinner followed by a serious cocktail or glass of wine and your client can rest assured that you make great decisions and have excellent taste.

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A Minnesota native that was born and raised Up North, Minneapolis is where Christina Kalinowski currently calls home. Christina appreciates irony, loves bacon, enjoys a hearty libation (drink responsibly, folks), and is an avid proponent of the Swanson Pyramid of Greatness. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.