Escape Lounge Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport

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Minneapolis is a major city in Minnesota, known for forming the "Twin Cities" with its neighbor, St. Paul. To make the most out of your travels to and from Minneapolis Airport, stop by the Escape Lounge and dive into delicious food and drinks. If you’re looking for dining and a bar, we have them both, along with a staff who is excited to welcome you to the experience of peaceful travel.

And remember, American Express Platinum Card® members (and up to two guests) receive free access as part of the American Express Global Lounge Collection.

PRE BOOK$40.00* Standard Entry

Save $5 if you pre-book at least 24 hours before you get to the lounge.

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Walk Up$45.00* Standard Entry

Just come and see us when you arrive and we'll get you settled right in.

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Visit the Escape Lounges' check in desk upon arrival and show your American Express Platinum Card.

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Minneapolis Food & Drink

Settle into our airport bar with the spirit of your choice. Our fridges are fully stocked, whatever your taste may be. From there, choose fresh food from our menu of contemporary cuisine. Go for a crispy kale salad or a selection of antipasti to pair with your beverage.

Meet The Chef


JD Fratzke is a Winona, MN native and has been part of the Twin Cities restaurant community since 1992. He is the Chef and General Manager of Bar Brigade and the Director of Culinary Operations for Republic Seven Corners, Red River Kitchen, Spring Cafe and Delicata Pizza and Gelato.

Minneapolis Amenities

Admission into our Minneapolis Escape Lounge means endless food and drinks for our guests. With a 5,000 square-foot common-use lounge, you can relax in peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the terminal. Grab a book and disconnect or reconnect with our fast Wi-Fi and convenient charging stations. Whether it’s an airport bar and dining lounge or coffee shop you’re in the mood for, you’ve come to the right place.

  • Ultra-fast, private, Wi-Fi and easy access to the web

  • Print, scan and copy services

  • Charging ports accessible at every seat

  • American Express Platinum Card members receive free access


The Escape Lounge MSP is located in Terminal 1 on the mezzanine level above the entrance to concourse E. Take the staircase or elevator located on the left before entering Concourse E to access the entrance to the Escape Lounge. Please select level 3 when taking the elevator.


Regular Hours: 4:00 am - 9:00 pm


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