The Rustic Pig Restaurant

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The Rustic Pig Restaurant

at MN Discovery Center

* Closed until January 26th *

Starting Saturday, January 26th at 4:00pm

New to Saturdays only from 4-9pm  The Rustic Pig restaurant features a rotating menu that will change every 2 months to go with the seasons. The Rustic Pig will also have a nightly dinner feature that includes made from scratch breads, butter, and soups.  Other food options such as appetizers, sandwiches, a kids menu, and desserts will also be offered. 

Along with our savory food, we'll have weekly bands perform starting at 6pm!

 View our full menu here!

 

FAQs:

What are The Rustic Pig hours?

The Rustic Pig will be open every Saturday from 4:00-9:00pm with the exception of March 23rd.  

 

When is The Rustic Pig closed?

The Rustic Pig is closed Sundays-Fridays.  The Rustic Pig is also closed for private events January 12th for our Discover Flavors: Winter Dinner event, January 19th and March 23rd.  For more information on booking an event here at the MN Discovery Center, call Blanche Mlakar at 218-254-6002 or Mara Brownlee at 218-254-1223. 

 

What is on the menu?

The Rustic Pig will feature a crave-able, easy-to-love food & drink menu with variations crafted to highlight the changing seasons.  Showcasing bold flavors, its hand-crafted nightly featured entree includes made-from-scratch specialty breads, delectable butter, and mouth-watering soups. For January 26th - March 16th, you can check out the menu here

 

Do you have any vegetarian or gluten free items on your menu?

Yes!  For the current menu of January 26th - March 16th:

Vegetarian:

Beef Curry (without the beef) - Available Every Saturday

Artichoke Fondue - Available Every Saturday 

Stick to Ya Ribs Grilled Cheese (without the beef)

Greek Naanza - Available Every Saturday

Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato, & Pomegranate Bowl - Available Every Saturday

All Desserts

 

Gluten Free:

Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato, & Pomegranate Bowl - Available Every Saturday

Not Your Grandmas Borsch - Available Every Saturday

Smoked Duck Pastrami (without the ale mustard and with a gluten free bun) - Available Every Saturday

Stick to Ya Ribs Grilled Cheese (without the beef and with a gluten free bun) - Available Every Saturday

Curry Salmon - Only Available February 2nd

Smoked Duck - Only Available February 9th

Pork Belly Pappardelle (with gluten free pasta) - Only Available February 16th

Jambalaya - Only Available February 23rd

Smoked Heirloom Tomato and Seafood Pasta (with gluten free pasta) - Only Available March 9th

Kids Cheeseburger (with gluten free bun) - Available Every Saturday

Specialty Ask - Sea Salt Caramel Gelato Ice Cream (additional fee) - Available Every Saturday

 

Do I have to pay to get into the museum if I just want to go to the restaurant?

No!  New to the MN Discovery Center, we are opening from 4:00-9:00pm on Saturdays and offering free admission during that time!  So if the restaurant has a waiting time, you can go through our museum until we have a table for you.  Or if you want to just go through the museum on a Saturday night, we'll be open!

 

Do I need to make a reservation?

Nope, but we do recommend it- especially if you have a large group, it's always a safe bet to make a reservation in advance.  You can call us at 218-254-7959 if you would like to make a big or small reservation.

 

How can I provide feedback?

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