Alumni-Friendly Restaurants and Bars

  • All Seasons in Calistoga, Calif. (owned by Alex Dierkhising '70)
  • Aster Cafe in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Matty O'Reilly '92)
  • Fulton Beer in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Brian Hoffman '05, Ryan Petz '05 and Jim Diley '05)
  • Grumpy's in Minneapolis and Roseville, Minn. (managed by Pat Dwyer '86)
  • Hydro Bar & Grill in Calistoga, Calif. (owned by Alex Dierkhising '70)
  • Jax Café in northeast Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Bill Kozlak '91)
      • Partners Pub in Sartell, Minn. (owned by Jason Mathiasen '96 and Lyle Mathiasen '73)
      • Sisyphus Brewing in Minneapolis, Minn. (Owned by Sam Harriman '08 and Catherine Cuddy '08)
        • Spruce in San Francisco, Calif. (owned by Chef Mark Sullivan '89)
        • The Alley near Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Wayne Belisle '62)

        • The Red Goat Bar and Grill in Watkins, Minn. and Cokato, Minn. (owned by Robin (Becker) Dockery '90 and Mark Dockery '89)
        • Tony's Diner in Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Tony Nicklow '96)
        • 318 in Excelsior, Minn. (owned by Matty O'Reilly '92)
        •  50's Grill in Brooklyn Park, Minn. (owned by Jack Schubert '65)

        If you know a Johnnie in a management or ownership position at a restaurant, contact us at so we can add them to the list.

        For more information:

        Raj Chaphalkar '08
        Director of Annual Giving
        (612) 272-2386
        (320) 363-3323

        Jim Kuhn '02
        Associate Director of Annual Giving
        (612) 940-2972
        (320) 363-2130

        Ryan Minnehan '10
        Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Reunions
        (612) 747-1165
        (320) 363-2386

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