Travail Lakeside Party
Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

Travail Lakeside Party

Party with our crews from Travail, Pig Ate My Pizza, and MN BBQ Co. down by the water at beautiful Lakeview Terrace Park in Robbinsdale. We'll be serving TONS of food, beer, and bevs. Plus there will be music, games, and the return of F1rst Wrestling (they were SO fun at the Whiz Bang Block Party we hosted). Pack your blankets, pull up some grass, and soak in the sun for our 5th annual Lakeside Party.

General Admission Tickets: $8+fees in advance, Kids 12 and under are FREE

Travailian Members: Travailian Local, Plus, and Prime members get 2 free tickets! (We'll be sending an email to these members with instructions to claim your GA and VIP tix.)

Tickets available through our calendar below.

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Travail Goes To Korea - Family Meal for TWO
Jul
25
to Aug 17

Travail Goes To Korea - Family Meal for TWO

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Inspired by chef Hope Yang's childhood, this (mostly) Korean style Family Meal will feature courses like Stew Dumplings with kimchi, pickled ramps, bacon, and pork belly, Ramen, Korean Shortribs, Spongecake, and small dishes throughout. The menu may change throughout this event's run based on available product and the chef's latest inspiration.

Tickets available through our calendar below.

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Official 2018 Whiz Bang Block Party
Jul
13
5:30 PM17:30

Official 2018 Whiz Bang Block Party

Party with your neighbors under the iconic Robbinsdale water tower at the official 2018 Whiz Bang Days Block Party. This year's event is sponsored by Travail, and we’ll will be serving up tons of summer eats. Boogie to our DJ's jams, play lawn games, sip on a variety of cold brews from the beer trailer, surround the ring and cheer on some of the Twin Cities' best wrestlers, and take part in family friendly activities. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 cash at the door. Kids 12 and under are free. Whiz Bang Details →

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Mexican Style Family Meal
Jun
13
to Jul 20

Mexican Style Family Meal

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This menu will feature a Travailian take on some traditional Mexican inspired dishes such as stuffed chicharrónes, chicken mole, and the return of Ben's carpaccio with jicama and habanero. The menu may change throughout this event's run based on available product and the chef's latest inspiration.

Tickets available through our calendar below.

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Liquid Zoo at Bauhaus
May
18
to May 20

Liquid Zoo at Bauhaus

Party hard at Bauhaus for their Liquid Zoo series during the Art-A-Whirl® May 18-20. This three-day event will feature amazing local art, delicious eats, cold brews, and smokin' hot jams. Travail will be under the food tents serving up elote, sexy avocados, pork chops, and potato salad to get you through the day.

Admission is free and open to the public. Must be 21+ to drink. View the full event details →

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Fair State Tap Takeover at Pig Ate My Pizza
May
6
3:00 PM15:00

Fair State Tap Takeover at Pig Ate My Pizza

The Fair State brew crew is trekking to Birdtown for their next big adventure. Journey your way to this party town for unlimited Fair State brews, Pig pizzas, small plates, and desserts, and get a FREE commemorative tasting glass to boot. Games and good times will be afoot! 

Tickets are $65 plus tax and gratuity for all you can eat and drink. This is a 21+ event. Get Tickets →

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Pasta Feature at Family Meal
May
2
to May 19

Pasta Feature at Family Meal

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May 2nd - May 19th Family Meal Menu:
1. Nettle & Artichoke Tortellini en Brodo
2. Carbonara, Pork Belly, Cured Yolk, Pecorino & Black Pepper
3. Ramp Orecchiette Smoked Halibut, Asparagus, and Lemon
4. Poppy Seed Cake with Rhubarb, and Strawberry

Tickets available through our calendar below.

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Spring Vegetable Family Meal
Apr
11
to Apr 28

Spring Vegetable Family Meal

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Our first-ever vegetarian four course Family Meal menu runs April 11-April 28.

1. Artichoke Toast with Ramps and Spring Garlic
2. Black Truffle Pasta with Duck Egg and Asparagus
3. Ricotta Dumpling with Morel Mushrooms and Mushroom Consomme
4. Almond Shortcake with Strawberries, Rhubarb, Creme Fraiche

*Note to all you Carnivores: there is indeed no meat on this menu. Enjoy the splendor of Spring’s bounty!

Tickets available through our calendar below.

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Seafood Social Hour at Travail
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

Seafood Social Hour at Travail

We had a blast at our last social hour a few weeks ago, so we thought we'd try it again before we head out for Spring Break! This time around we're serving up unlimited bubbles and a totally baller all-you-can-eat seafood menu including an Oyster/Raw Bar, Mussels, Lobster Mac & Cheese, and more.

Wednesday, April 4 at 6pm
$75 per person + tax and gratuity.
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Easter Feast To Go
Mar
31
5:00 PM17:00

Easter Feast To Go

Easter is coming early this year, and our chef team is on top of it. Impress your family with an entire Travail Easter Feast right at your own dinner table. Simply place your order, pick it up the night before Easter at Travail, and all you have to do is a little reheat action the day-of. We'll even include instructions so your meal can be the best it can be and knock grandma's socks off.

Limited quantities available. Must place your order by March 28.
Pick up on Saturday, March 31 (the day before Easter) at Travail.
The Whole Ham Dinner: $150 + Tax and Gratuity
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Insight Tap Takeover at Pig Ate My Pizza
Mar
25
3:00 PM15:00

Insight Tap Takeover at Pig Ate My Pizza

The Insight brew crew is trekking to Birdtown for their next big adventure. Journey your way to this party town for unlimited Insight brews, Pig pizzas, small plates, and desserts, and get a FREE commemorative tasting glass to boot. Games and good times will be afoot! 

Tickets are $65 plus tax and gratuity for all you can eat and drink. This is a 21+ event. Get Tickets →

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Vietnamese Family Meal
Mar
14
to Mar 31

Vietnamese Family Meal

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Our Vietnamese inspired four course Family Meal runs from March 14-March 31.

1. Scallop with Cilantro, Jicama, & Grapefruit
2. Steamed Barramundi in Banana Leaf
3. Oxtail Pho
4. Rice Pudding with Mango Sorbet

Tickets available through our calendar below.

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Chicken and Bubbles Social
Mar
7
6:15 PM18:15

Chicken and Bubbles Social

Bring the party to Birdtown Wednesday night for all-you-can-eat fried chicken and sides, bottomless bubbles, and the company of some of your favorite Travailians. This one-night-only event conveniently starts in time for our nightly viewing of Wheel of Fortune in which you can compete against the house for some fun prizes. We will have seating available around our U-shaped bar, though we hope you will enjoy mingling about, tasting food, and socializing with your crew and ours.

Tickets are $75 per person plus tax and gratuity. Get Tickets →

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Winterfest with MN Craft Brewer's Guild
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

Winterfest with MN Craft Brewer's Guild

Find our teams at Winterfest on Friday, February 16 from 7-10PM, an event hosted by the MN Craft Brewers Guild in which local chefs curate small plates to pair with MN breweries.

Travail Catering will be paired with Dangerous Man, Indeed, Wicked Wort, and Wild Mind Ales

Minnesota BBQ Co. will be paired with Hammerheart, Klockow, Big Wood, and Jack Pine Brewery

Tickets and Info →

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Buper Sowl Brunch
Feb
3
to Feb 4

Buper Sowl Brunch

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Brunch at Travail is back for one weekend only! Get to that goal line with a culinary first down to start the morning. This 10 course brunch event will feature dishes such as a Monte Christo, crab and avocado, profiterole, beef pho, a special take-home treat, and more. Stay fueled with bottomless mimosas to boot!

Tickets $87 + Tax & Gratuity per person
Saturday 2/3 at 10:30am
Sunday 2/4 at 10am and 12noon

Ticketed Reservations →

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Buper Sowl 10 Course Spotlight: Chef Nick O'Leary
Jan
31
to Feb 4

Buper Sowl 10 Course Spotlight: Chef Nick O'Leary

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Gear up for the big game day with a 10 Course footbal fan-inspired tasting menu from chef Nick O'Leary (he's back!) featuring some of Travail's iconic dishes: hamachi and salmon, beef tartare, a gnocchi set, foie gras and duck, beloved chicken tortellini, and sweets before we send you home.

Tickets $89 + Tax & Gratuity per person
Wednesday-Friday, 1/31-2/2
Seatings at 6:00 and 8:00pm

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Buper Sowl 20+ Course Tasting Menu
Jan
31
to Feb 3

Buper Sowl 20+ Course Tasting Menu

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How do you improve on the classic Travail dining experience? With a few special courses featuring fan favorites like oysters, truffles, and prime rib in celebration of the Twin Cities hosting the Big Game. Accompany your tasting menu with a beverage pairing featuring 7-10 curated beverages including wine, beer, craft cocktails, and house made juices.

Tickets $125 + Tax & Gratuity per person.
Wednesday-Saturday, 1/31-2/3
Seatings at 5:00 and 8:00pm

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WarPigs & Hammerheart Tap Takeover at Pig
Jan
28
3:00 PM15:00

WarPigs & Hammerheart Tap Takeover at Pig

The brewmasters of Hammerheart and WarPigs are taking over our taps at Pig Ate My Pizza for an all-you-can-drink, all-you-can-eat pizza party on January 28. These two totally metal breweries are bringing a few rager beers that'll turn your Sunday up to 11! Along with beer flights, pizza, and passed plates, you can expect the usual Pig shenanigans with flip cup and more fun and games. Plus you get a FREE COMMEMORATIVE TASTING GLASS to take home.

Tickets: $65 per person (plus tax and gratuity)
Sunday, January 28 from 3-8pm

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SKOL! Vikings vs. Eagles Watch Party
Jan
21
5:00 PM17:00

SKOL! Vikings vs. Eagles Watch Party

The only thing better than watching Diggs run in that miracle touchdown would be watching it with your whole Travailian family. Cheer on the Vikings while they take on the Eagles this weekend and let's BRING IT HOME! We'll be serving up classic football foods and desserts, plus bottomless beer, bubbles, and a special purple punch. 

Doors open at 5, game starts at 5:40. The game will be screened throughout the restaurant and will play over the house speakers. (And possibly projected!) We will have limited seating throughout the restaurant so you can take a load off while watching. SKOL VIKES!

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Travail New Year's Eve Luau Party
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Travail New Year's Eve Luau Party

Watch the ball drop at Travail for a special luau, cocktail style party complete with interactive food stations and unlimited beer and bubbles. Party inside and out (complete with heated tents in the parking lot), get in on special luau-inspired games and competitions, and boogie the night away with live music. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

Tickets: $130 + Tax & Gratuity

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Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition
Dec
21
8:00 PM20:00

Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition

Dine like kings and queens this holiday season with this super special edition of Family Meal closing out the year. We’re bringing you four courses of tastebud extravagance, complete with an overflowing seafood tower and 12 mouth watering ounces of Prime freakin’ Rib. Courses are served family style (or shared by your party). Dinner will be served at our 16 seat diner bar surrounding the kitchen, giving you a close up view of your chefs’ labor of love. Also available with your meal is a curated wine package.
 

$200 + Tax & Gratuity for TWO guests

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Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition
Dec
21
6:00 PM18:00

Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition

Dine like kings and queens this holiday season with this super special edition of Family Meal closing out the year. We’re bringing you four courses of tastebud extravagance, complete with an overflowing seafood tower and 12 mouth watering ounces of Prime freakin’ Rib. Courses are served family style (or shared by your party). Dinner will be served at our 16 seat diner bar surrounding the kitchen, giving you a close up view of your chefs’ labor of love. Also available with your meal is a curated wine package.
 

$200 + Tax & Gratuity for TWO guests

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Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition
Dec
20
6:00 PM18:00

Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition

Dine like kings and queens this holiday season with this super special edition of Family Meal closing out the year. We’re bringing you four courses of tastebud extravagance, complete with an overflowing seafood tower and 12 mouth watering ounces of Prime freakin’ Rib. Courses are served family style (or shared by your party). Dinner will be served at our 16 seat diner bar surrounding the kitchen, giving you a close up view of your chefs’ labor of love. Also available with your meal is a curated wine package.
 

$200 + Tax & Gratuity for TWO guests

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Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition
Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Family Meal: Special Holiday Edition

Dine like kings and queens this holiday season with this super special edition of Family Meal closing out the year. We’re bringing you four courses of tastebud extravagance, complete with an overflowing seafood tower and 12 mouth watering ounces of Prime freakin’ Rib. Courses are served family style (or shared by your party). Dinner will be served at our 16 seat diner bar surrounding the kitchen, giving you a close up view of your chefs’ labor of love. Also available with your meal is a curated wine package.
 

$200 + Tax & Gratuity for TWO guests

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