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)
  • Al Baker's in Eagan, Minn. (owned by Dan Gavin '79)
  • Bo Diddley's in St. Joseph, Minn. (owned by John Forsythe '74)
  • Champp's in New Brighton, Maplewood, Woodbury, Des Moines (owned by Wayne 

            Belisle '62)

  • 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)
  • Maeve's Cafe in Minneapolis, Minn. (Owned by Mary Cassidy '83)
  • Maynard's in Excelsior Bay and Rogers, Minn. (owned by family of AJ '03 and Jack

            '08 Stevens)

  • Partners Pub in Sartell, Minn. (owned by Jason Mathiasen '96 and Lyle Mathiasen '73)
  • Pazzaluna in downtown Saint Paul, Minn. (owned by family of Arthur Morrissey '04)
  • Republic at 7 Corners in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Matty O'Reilly '92)
  • Solera in downtown Minneapolis, Minn. (host of annual CSB/SJU Midwinter

            Luncheon)

  • Spruce in San Francisco, Calif. (owned by Chef Mark Sullivan '89)
  • The Alley near Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Wayne Belisle '62)
  • Tony's Diner in Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minn. (owned by Tony Nicklow '96)
  • Village Pub in Woodside, Calif. (owned by Chef Mark Sullivan '89)
  • 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 johnemail@csbsju.edu so we can add them to the list.

For more information:

Michael Cummings '89
Director of Annual Giving
(320) 363-3323
(800) 635-7303

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

Raj Chaphalkar '08
Assistant Director of Annual Giving - Reunions
(612) 272-3540
(320) 363-2386 

Ryan Minnehan '10
Annual Giving Associate
(612) 747-1165
(320) 363-2493

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