The Rustic Pig Restaurant

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The Rustic Pig Restaurant

at MN Discovery Center

The Rustic Pig restaurant features a rotating menu that will change every 3 months to go with the seasons. The Rustic Pig will have a nightly dinner feature that includes made from scratch breads, butter, and soups.  Other food options such as appetizers, sandwiches, a kid's menu, and desserts will also be offered.


The Rustic Pig restaurant will be open every Friday starting June 28th from 8am - 9pm

 View our June 28th - September 6th menus below!

BREAKFAST MENU ~ Served 8:00am - 11:00am

LUNCH MENU ~ Served 11:00am - 4:00pm

DINNER MENU ~ Served 4:00pm - 9:00pm

* The Rustic Pig does not compromise when it comes to getting the freshest ingredients.  Mako Shark for July 26th is now being replaced with Swordfish.  For all you Mako Shark lovers, Swordfish is similar to taste and texture to shark. We’ll see you Friday! *



What are The Rustic Pig hours?

The Rustic Pig will be open every Friday from 8:00am -9:00pm. 

Breakfast will be served from 8:00am - 11:00am, Lunch will be served from 11:00am - 4:00pm, and Dinner will be served from 4:00pm - 9:00pm.


When is The Rustic Pig closed?

The Rustic Pig is closed Saturdays - Thursdays and Friday, July 5th (for the holiday weekend). 


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 June 28th - September 6th, you can check out the menus below!



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

Coming Soon!


Breakfast Menu:

Baileys French Toast

Lunch Menu:

Pimento Hummus Sandwich

Rustic Pig Salad (Without Pork Belly Lardons)


Gluten Free:

Breakfast Menu:

Loaded Brisket Hashbrowns (With Gluten Free Toast)

Stay Classy Iron Rangers (With Gluten Free Toast)

Smoke Pork Omelet (With Gluten Free Toast)

Baileys French Toast (With Gluten Free Toast)

Lunch Menu:

Pork Belly Grilled Cheese (Without BBQ Sauce and With Gluten Free Bread)

Pimento Hummus (With Gluten Free Bread)

Big Brisket (With Gluten Free Bread)

Big Bird (With Gluten Free Bread)

Rustic Pig Salad

Dinner Menu:

Sea Bass (Without Fried Root Vegetable) ~ Only Available June 28th

Duck Curry ~ Only Available July 12th

Smoked Brisket Jambalaya ~ Only Available August 2nd

Scallops ~ Only Available August 9th

Bacon Wrapped Shrimp ~ Only Available August 16th

Smoked Salmon Tortellini (With Gluten Free Pasta) ~ Only Available September 6th



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



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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