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It's Grand!

Grand Avenue has to be part of a visit to St. Paul. I am originally from Minneapolis but it has... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
birgerjarl
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minnesota
Interesting, eclectic area

We visited this area recently, after not having been there for some time. It remains an... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
RichardB562
,
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Rich in local history and charm, this long avenue spans 25 blocks filled with old homes, small shops and restaurants.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Grand Avenue has to be part of a visit to St. Paul. I am originally from Minneapolis but it has nothing remotely similar to Grand Avenue St. Paul. On the west end are several private college campuses and a wonderful art supply store, Wet Paint,...More

Thank birgerjarl
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We visited this area recently, after not having been there for some time. It remains an interesting area with some unusual shops and restaurants.

Thank RichardB562
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We came across this area because of a recommendation to eat at Punch Pizza. The shopping is great and tons of different restaurants to pick from. If I lived in the Minneapolis area I would love to live in this part of town.

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Love hanging out down on Grand ave on warm, nice summer weekends. We go to Billys for a coctail and lunch or dinner, then stroll on down to Salut for a Mojito or two! There is shopping, resturants, music, people watching....

1  Thank mvbfit
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great place for shopping & dining. Cool little neighbourhood. A variety of restaurants and shops like the Pottery Barn, Pensey's Spices, Pier One.

Thank MadeyJanzen
Reviewed 25 July 2015

I would recommend driving the full length of Grand Avenue to see what there is. There is not a lot of ample parking, so would suggest parking at the only garage that I saw around over the Pottery Barn store and across from other shops....More

Thank Dwight D
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Grand Old Days is a yearly street festival with food and other vendors. It was very busy and the food choices just repeated themselves. It was like being at the state fair. There are many bars along this street but if you wanted a drink...More

Thank beech3242
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Other than walking around and window shopping there is not that much over here. Love look at the old houses on the way though. One place I would advise to try their desserts will be Caffee Latte - Sooooo Good

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Spend a relaxing afternoon walking Grand Avenue. Start at Grand and Victoria with a yoga class. Take lunch at Caffe Latte or head down to Grand and Hamline for the spectacular and new Colossal Cafe. Walk a couple of blocks over and see historic Summit...More

Thank Rochelle O
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Stop at Caffe latte and grab a scone to go as you window shop your way down Grand. It is quite lovely but also quite pricey. Also, it is close to a younger college crowd, so be prepared for lots of "hipsters."

Thank Rachel C
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Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Latte
498 reviews
1.06 km away
The Uptowner Cafe on Grand
59 reviews
.23 km away
Salut Bar Americain
214 reviews
.90 km away
Pizza Luce
122 reviews
.77 km away
Nearby Attractions
Summit Avenue
305 reviews
.23 km away
Governor's Residence
6 reviews
.54 km away
Stepping Stone Theater
7 reviews
1.07 km away
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Response from FlowerLover117 | Reviewed this property |
Staying in downtown Saint Paul would be very convenient. There is a magnificent hotel there called THE SAINT PAUL HOTEL. It is a little pricy but it is five star in every respect. There is a less expensive option - the... More
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