Cozy Spots in Shakopee
If you need a break from the cold, check out these cozy spots in Shakopee! From warm drinks and comfort food to low-key nights out, here are the best places to beat the winter blahs.
Coffee and cozy drinks
Start your day with a caffeinated boost at Coffee Ta Cream, which serves locally-roasted, freshly ground coffee and espresso. Go with something classic or try one of the specialty drinks like a cinnamon toast latte or milky way mocha. If you’re not a coffee person, order a chai latte or gourmet hot cocoa—any of the specialty mochas can be made coffee-free by request.
Whatever your warm beverage of choice, you’ll find it on the menu at Shakopee Brewhall, which serves coffee, espresso drinks, hot teas, and tea lattes. Thanks to the great wifi and ample seating, the Brewhall is also a cozy spot for working remotely.
Badger Hill Brewing serves a full menu of coffee and tea drinks, including tasty seasonal options and signature drinks like the raspberry cheesecake latte and homemade hot chocolate. For full-on comfort mode, pair your beverage with a breakfast pizza or croissant breakfast sandwich.
Delicious spots for comfort food
O’Brien’s Public House has a cozy Irish pub-inspired interior and menu of pub classics that’s perfect for chilly days. Some favorites include Guinness pot roast, meatloaf, bangers and mash, pub pies topped with toasted mashed potatoes—the tricky part is deciding what to order! Many items are gluten-free and vegetarian options are available, and there’s also a brunch menu on the weekend.
Warm up your taste buds with Thai Tempo’s comforting soups made from scratch with fresh ingredients. Specialties include flavorful tom yum soup, khao piak sen soup with homemade noodles, and creamy kout poon soup with red curry and coconut milk. The curries and noodle dishes are also ideal during the winter months.
Dig into a bowl of pho at Pho 83, where the generous portions feature a variety of meats and seafood. There are also vegetarian and meat-based egg noodle and rice noodle soups.
Cozy indoor activities
Treat yourself to dinner and a show in one convenient location at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Entertainment ranges from lavishly staged musicals to comedy shows, and the menu includes comforting pasta dishes, chicken with wild rice dressing and hollandaise, and vegan meatloaf. Arrive a little early so you can relax by the lobby fireplace or grab a drink at the cozy cocktail bar.
Sip a craft brew and enjoy a low-key hangout at Shakopee Brewhall with regular events including trivia night, bingo, and crafters and board game meetups. There are also special events like paint and sip classes, live music, and more—check out the brewery’s event calendar for additional information.
Badger Hill Brewing hosts multiple live music performances each week—check the brewery’s Facebook page for details. In addition to a laid-back atmosphere, there’s a crowd-pleasing lineup of beers (including non-alcoholic options), and tasty food from Bravi’s Craft Mexican Kitchen is available from a walk-up window.
Book a cozy getaway to Shakopee! Shakopee is home to Valleyfair, Canterbury Park and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. It’s also conveniently located to area attractions like Mystic Lake Casino and Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.