The city’s oldest neighborhood lies on the east bank of the Mississippi, just across from downtown. Its vast restaurants, coffee shops, wine bars and brewpubs will keep you satiated. And the area’s abundant art galleries, bike trails and parks will keep you actively engaged.
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Serving sausages and traditional Eastern European cuisine to the neighborhood since 1954.
Kramarczuk’s / 215 E Hennepin Ave
Delight your taste buds with this authentic Japanese street food close to home.
PinKU Japanese Street Food / 20 University Ave NE
Find all your picnic fixings here—wine, beer, cheese and very helpful employees.
Surdyk’s Liquor and Cheese / 303 E Hennepin Ave
For a more sophisticated dining experience, Alma always knocks our socks off.
Alma / 528 University Ave
Enjoy the quirky donuts in this retro donut shop.
Glam Doll Donuts / 2605 Nicollet Ave
Enjoy the homely vibe at Keagan's Irish Pub.
Keagan’s Irish Pub / 16 University Ave NE
Great for gifts and supporting independent designers.
PARC Boutique / 320 E Hennepin Ave
Filled with vintage treasures, including a record room.
Find Furnish / 13 5th St NE
Sustainable and fair-trade fashion.
Key North Boutique / 515 1st Ave NE
Worth the trip for some vintage shopping.
The Golden Pear Vintage / 507A E Hennepin Ave.
A dynamic entertainment district along the river. Plus the best spot for 4th of July fireworks.
St. Anthony Main Riverfront / 219 SE Main St
A historic Minneapolis landmark.
Stone Arch Bridge / 100 Portland Ave
Beautiful outdoor recreation area. Great for picnics and strolls along the river.
Nicollet Island / Just North of Saint Anthony Falls
Great for riverfront concerts. Last year the Flaming Lips and Wilco took the stage.
Halls Island / 907 Sibley St NE
Enjoy the iconic views and beautiful landscapes of this river adjacent park.
Gold Medal Park / Second St and 11th Ave S
Historic district home to dining and entertainment.
St. Anthony Main / 219 SE Main St
Legendary concert venue.
First Avenue / 701 N 1st Ave
Can’t go wrong with the Wonderstuff.
Bauhaus Brew Labs / 1315 Tyler St NE
So many breweries, so little time! JK lol we make time.
Indeed Brewing Company and Taproom / 711 NE 15th Ave