Burnsville, Minnesota


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

2 Votes - "Friendliest"
2 Votes - "Best For Food"


In its second year running for Best for Food, Burnsville brought us back to the Mediterranean Cruise Café and Burger Jones for their favorite local fare, and introduced our team to even more digs, namely Chianti, Porter Creek and Rack Shack, where our judges were surprised at Minnesota’s offerings.

Chianti Grill features fine Italian dining, wine pairings and Sunday brunch; Porter Creek Hardwood Grill boasts a contemporary, rustic feel with an outdoor patio and enough food our judges visited twice; and Rack Shack is the locals favorite BBQ joint with giant servings of ribs, brisket and pulled pork.

After potentially overeating, follow our lead and burn it off on the water. Burnsville’s lakes offer boating, jet skiing and taking in the outdoors, in addition to Nicollet Commons Park where many town events are held, are golf, and ice-skating at Burnsville Ice Center. Attend Burnsville Fire Muster, Art and All That Jazz, International Festival and the Heart of the City Half Marathon annually.

Proximity to Minneapolis offers art, museums and athletics nearby. See a Timberwolves, Twins or Vikings game while in town or plan for NASCAR or horseracing. Also find theaters, a zoo, and a variety of shopping in the area. For more of what to do in Burnsville, view locals' reviews.

I love Burnsville, it has friendly poeple and great food. The walking trails and parks are everywhere.They have lots to offer here in Burnsville.
Reviewed by JodiTonsager
on May 8, 2012
Have lived in Burnsville for 43 years. It was a great place to raise children and now is a great place to enjoy our empty - nester years.
Reviewed by Nancyewood
on May 8, 2012
Lakes and trails, and of course Ernie's!
Reviewed by ozzelfinch
on May 8, 2012
Burnsville has some great places to eat. A couple of my favorites is Stephano's and Ernie's.
Reviewed by tami@studiobfloral.com
on May 8, 2012
Love it, I go there all the time. You need to stay at thye LivINN Hotel as it is the best!
Reviewed by cdix100
on May 8, 2012
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