Do you want to get 2020 off to a nutritious and delicious start?  There are plenty of places to eat healthy in Inver Grove Heights, whether you’re working on a New Year’s resolution or want to feel good all year long.

Healthy eating can mean different things to different people, and there’s no “one size fits all” approach to nutrition.  Whether you want to add superfoods like quinoa and kale to your diet, eat more vegetables, cut back on meat, or try some lighter options, there are plenty of great local restaurants to choose from in Inver Grove Heights!

If you want to add some superfoods to your diet…

Image Credit: Mississippi Pub

Load up on nutrients with the “power bowls” at Mississippi Pub, which feature brown and red rice, quinoa, and kale as a base.  Pick from a grilled chicken and port bowl with a soy garlic port sauce, grilled chicken, and sauteed vegetables, or a southwest pork bowl with pork, pico de gallo, avocado, cilantro cream sauce, and fire roasted salsa.

4455 66th St. E; 651-455-4975;


If you’re looking for lighter options…

The “diet menu” at Super Wok Chinese Restaurant features steamed entrees served with white rice and sauce on the side.  There are vegetarian options like mixed vegetables or bean curd as well as shrimp and chicken entrees.

9030 Cahill Ave., 651-457-8877;


If you want to eat more vegetables…

Image Credit: Inver Grove Brewing Co.

The appetizer menu at Inver Grove Brewing Co. offers plenty of tasty ways to load up on veggies, such as cauliflower roasted in the restaurant’s pizza oven and a hummus platter served with fresh vegetables.  There’s also a lineup of salads including Thai chicken, tomato Caprese, and southwest BLT.

9051 Buchanan Trail; 651-370-1565;


At Old World Pizza, add a trip to the salad bar to any pizza order for a modest upcharge.  The menu also offers a salad bar-only option.

5660 Bishop Ave.; 651-455-1551;


If you want to eat less meat…

Image Credit: B-52s Burgers and Brew

At B-52 Burgers and Brew, make any burger a veggie burger by substituting a 1/3 pound vegetarian patty. The burger list includes everything from a Sante Fe burger with guacamole to a wonton burger with cream cheese and Asian slaw.  Other vegetarian choices include salads and a flatbread quesadilla served with housemade salsa.

5639 Bishop Ave.; 651-451-3838;


Image Credit: El Azteca

The menu at El Azteca has a dedicated vegetarian section, including mushroom quesadillas, spinach enchiladas, a vegan burrito bowl, and combo platters.  There are also vegetarian options across the menu, like veggie fajitas and salads.

5816 Blaine Ave.; 651-450-5410;


Photo by Inver Grove Heights CVB

Many items at iPho2 can be prepared with tofu instead of meat, including the spring rolls, banh mi sandwich, and pho.  Other vegetarian entrees include stir fried noodles, fried rice, and tofu with broccoli.

6508 Cahill Ave., 651-600-3525;


Inver Grove Heights is not only a great place to eat, it’s a great place to stay!  Inver Grove Height hotels are conveniently located to downtown St. Paul, the Mall of America, Minneapolis, and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, and offer complimentary parking, breakfast, and WiFi.  Book your room today!