The Rathskeller

Rathskeller detail The Capitol's Rathskeller cafeteria was restored to its original appearance in 1999. There were twenty-two layers of paint covering the decoration and German language mottoes originally painted on the walls and ceilings.

More information on the restoration


Interior of restaurant with German decor (Rathskeller), State Capitol, St. Paul


Cafe (Rathskeller) in the basement with German decor, State Capitol


The Capitol Cafe (Rathskeller), basement; German decor