Est. 1991

Dining Out For Life ® (DOFL) is a trademarked annual international fundraiser for HIV/AIDS

60 Cities

The number of cities that conduct DOFL each year

$4 Million

The amount of money raised annually through DOFL

Minnesota Stats

Restaurants Will Participate
Diners Will Dine
Volunteer Ambassadors Will Serve
Dollars Will Be Raised

4 Ways to Participate

Dining Out For Life® is an annual fundraising event where community members come together to participate in a day of eating out at restaurants that have committed to donating a percentage of their profits to AIDS service agencies in their city. The Aliveness Project facilitates DOFL in Minnesota.


Eat out at one of the participating restaurants on Thursday April 25th. Better yet, organize a whole group of friends and dine together.


Donate directly and help people living with HIV lead healthy & self-directed lives through the services of the Aliveness Project.


Become a DOFL Ambassador and volunteer at one of the participating restaurants to help diners understand DOFL and encourage them to give.


To become a restaurant participant CLICK HERE

To become a DOFL business sponsor CLICK HERE

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Participating Restaurants

100% CLUB

Donating 100% of their profits from DOFL

Blackeye Roasting Company

Blackeye Roasting Co is a locally based business that was founded in 2013. Blackeye has since opened two ...
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The Saloon

  "As the cornerstone of downtown Minneapolis nightlife and gaylife, The Saloon has proudly served the Twin Cities ...
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"LUSH originally opened as Lush Food Bar in 2008. Lush Food Bar was known for a great brunch ...
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The Finnish Bistro

"The Finnish Bistro is a special gathering place set in the charming St. Anthony Park neighborhood of St. ...
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Eagle Bolt Bar

"Conveniently located on Washington Avenue in East Town section of downtown Minneapolis, eagleBOLTbar falls somewhere between a neighborhood ...
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100% CLUB

Donating 100% of their profits from DOFL

Platinum+ Level

Donating at least 50% of their profits from DOFL

Donating 35% of their profits from DOFL

Silver Level

Donating 20% of their profits from DOFL

5-8 Grill & Tap
Al's Place
Angelo's Italian Restaurant
Augustine's Bar & Bakery
Buona Sera Ristorante and Wine Bar
The Bird
Eat Street Social
Esker Grove
Fig + Farro
Ginger Hop Restaurant

The Happy Gnome
The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar
James Ballentine Uptown VFWThe Lexington
Longfellow Grill
Manny's Tortas
McCoy's Public House
Mercury Dining Room and Rail
Mill Valley Kitchen
Milton's VVB
Mortimer's Bar
Nonna Rosa's Ristorante Italiano
Piggy Bank
Pryes Brewing Company

PUB 819
Red Rabbit
Red Rabbit - St. Paul
The Sample Room
Stanley's NE Bar Room
Tooties On Lowry
Uptown VFW
W.A. Frost and Company
Wilde Cafe & Spirits

Did you know that just by going out to eat you can win $1,000!? Prize drawing will be on Monday, May 6 2019.