Community Planning & Economic Development

Business Licenses & Consumer Services
350 S. 5th Street, Room 1C
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: (612) 673-2080
Fax: (612) 673-3399


City of Minneapolis

Licenses and Consumer Services

350 South 5th Street – Room 1C

Minneapolis, MN 55415–1391

Phone: 612-673-2080

Fax: 612-673-3399 TTY: 612-673-2157

www.minneapolismn.gov/business-licensing

What types of food can be sold from a Sidewalk Food Cart located in Minneapolis?

1) Pre-wrapped or packaged non-hazardous foods: (popcorn, candy, canned/bottled beverages, cookies, tortilla chips, packaged ice cream)

2) Precooked ready to eat sausages, wieners, polish sausages, cooked bratwurst, frankfurters

3) Hot holding of precooked food produced at a Licensed Food Service Establishment

4) Hand dipped ice cream

5) Hot/cold beverages (coffee, tea, soda)

6) Other foods approved by the Minneapolis Environmental Health Department

For additional questions regarding what types of foods can be sold from a food cart, contact your Minneapolis Health Inspector at 612-673-2170.

Last updated Mar 19, 2012