Country Inn in Inver Grove Heights is a great hotel to stay at. Not only are there several restaurants close by, but the hotel is pretty nice. The rooms are clean and the staff is great.
MIdtown Antiques has an amazing collection of antiques from stuff you could find anywhere to really unique items. The prices vary depending on how rare the item is.
The French Meadow Bakery has great fresh pastries, sandwiches and other savory food. The prices vary depending on what you order, but its all worth it.
PF Chang's is a great place to get some food. The restaurant has a nice layout. The menu has a lot of wonderful things to choose from sometimes it's hard to decide. They can accommodate larger parties which is always a plus.
The Microtel is a nice little hotel located off of Highway 52. There are several restaurants and other things to do near by. The rooms are decent, the prices are low and the staff is great.
Arbor Point Golf Club is conveniently located in Inver Grove Heights. The course itself is pretty nice and stretches over a lot of land. If you are looking for a local golf course, this is a nice place.
The artist mercantile is a great place to find unique items from local artists. They have a great variety of things and the people who work there are very friendly.
Baja Sol has a great variety of Mexican food thats pretty authentic. They have a huge menu and the portions are very large. They have authentic chips and salsa.
Tequila Mexican grill opened up earlier this year and to my surprise it has great food. It's very inexpensive and the portions are huge. It's a great place to eat on a budget, but not sacrifice on taste.
Baja Sol has great selection of Salsa's from really sweet to super hot. Their chips are great and the food is tasty. The portions are huge so bring your appetite!