Star Bar & Bistro at the Hotel Indigo Minneapolis Northstar Downtown
An Artful Culinary Constellation
The Star Bar & Bistro at Hotel Indigo in the Northstar complex in Downtown Minneapolis presents a captivating study of contrasts—an American bistro with a French flair or, perhaps, a French restaurant that delightfully defies convention. Renovated within the vibrant Northstar neighborhood redevelopment, this dining venue serves as a sophisticated backdrop for everything from business strategy meetings to celebratory family dinners.
The Bistro, transformed from a former Burger King, now invites guests into a 60-seat breakfast and lunch haven filled with unusual details. RSP’s design anchors the space with an arched, mirrored-back bar and a long café high-top adorned with suspended brass shelves. Flexible dining tables offer versatility for seating arrangements, while banquet seating near street-level windows activate the street front. The Bistro also features a private dining room accommodating up to 30 guests for seated experiences or cocktail receptions.
The Star Bar sits adjacent to the Hotel Indigo lobby and exudes a rich, moody atmosphere. During the renovation, the team uncovered a dynamic 30′ x 30′ rotunda that spirals through what was once the parking ramp. Local artisans recreated stained glass slivers, reaching up to a constellation-like sky above. Below, a well-appointed bar with ample space for mixology expertise complements circular velvet booth seating, crafting the ultimate cozy ambience. The Star Bar & Bistro stands as a culinary constellation, seamlessly blending artful design with gourmet experiences.