Ashlyn's Twin Cities Guidebook

Ashlyn
Ashlyn's Twin Cities Guidebook

Grocery

Neighborhood Asian grocery store with fresh produce, meats, fruits, vegetables, snacks, gifts, Chinese herbs, and more. It was one of the first Chinese herbal stores in Minnesota. 7 minute walk or 2 min drive with free parking lot and street parking.
TT Market (formerly Truong Thanh Grocery)
2520 Nicollet Avenue
Neighborhood Asian grocery store with fresh produce, meats, fruits, vegetables, snacks, gifts, Chinese herbs, and more. It was one of the first Chinese herbal stores in Minnesota. 7 minute walk or 2 min drive with free parking lot and street parking.
Volunteer-operated full service grocery store. Their prices tend to be high but it is very close and convenient. 8 minute walk or 2 min drive with free parking lot.
Good Grocer
122 E Lake St
Volunteer-operated full service grocery store. Their prices tend to be high but it is very close and convenient. 8 minute walk or 2 min drive with free parking lot.
Affordable, full service grocery store. Take a quarter to borrow a cart. 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive with free underground parking.
ALDI
2601 Lyndale Avenue South
Affordable, full service grocery store. Take a quarter to borrow a cart. 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive with free underground parking.
Gourmet grocery store with focus on local producers, a wine shop, extensive hot bar, and Starbucks. 5 min drive with free parking lot or 22 min walk.
30 yerel halk öneriyor
Kowalski's Market
2440 Hennepin Avenue
30 yerel halk öneriyor
Gourmet grocery store with focus on local producers, a wine shop, extensive hot bar, and Starbucks. 5 min drive with free parking lot or 22 min walk.
Vibrant urban market with focus on local and ethical producers. Largest single-site grocery co-op in America. 3 minute drive with free parking lot or 18 minute walk.
55 yerel halk öneriyor
Wedge Community Co-op
2105 Lyndale Avenue South
55 yerel halk öneriyor
Vibrant urban market with focus on local and ethical producers. Largest single-site grocery co-op in America. 3 minute drive with free parking lot or 18 minute walk.

Sightseeing

Our largest lake in Minneapolis and it is beautiful. A lovely spot to watch the sunset, grill, swim at the beach, watch sail boats, walk, or even just go on a scenic drive via car or bike.
170 yerel halk öneriyor
Bde Maka Ska
170 yerel halk öneriyor
Our largest lake in Minneapolis and it is beautiful. A lovely spot to watch the sunset, grill, swim at the beach, watch sail boats, walk, or even just go on a scenic drive via car or bike.
A must-see in the city. Walk, skip, scoot, bike, or roll across the bridge and watch the sunset over the Mississippi.
80 yerel halk öneriyor
Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge
100 Portland Avenue
80 yerel halk öneriyor
A must-see in the city. Walk, skip, scoot, bike, or roll across the bridge and watch the sunset over the Mississippi.
360 views of the city on the 31st floor.
17 yerel halk öneriyor
Foshay Museum and Observation Deck
821 S Marquette Ave
17 yerel halk öneriyor
360 views of the city on the 31st floor.

Arts & Culture

Free art museum and gift shop in the neighborhood. You can spend hours here if you wanted to! 16 min walk or 4 min drive with free street parking.
215 yerel halk öneriyor
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 3rd Avenue South
215 yerel halk öneriyor
Free art museum and gift shop in the neighborhood. You can spend hours here if you wanted to! 16 min walk or 4 min drive with free street parking.
Largest and first Somali shopping center in the US.
Karmel Mall
2936-2944 Pillsbury Ave S
Largest and first Somali shopping center in the US.
Pinball machines from various eras, made from scratch food, local beers, and craft cocktails. 8 min walk.
14 yerel halk öneriyor
TILT Pinball Bar
113 E 26th St
14 yerel halk öneriyor
Pinball machines from various eras, made from scratch food, local beers, and craft cocktails. 8 min walk.
Vintage bowling alley and cabaret theater. Open Mic Stand Up on Mondays highlighting local BIPOC, women, and trans comedians.
50 yerel halk öneriyor
Bryant Lake Bowl and Theater
810 West Lake Street
50 yerel halk öneriyor
Vintage bowling alley and cabaret theater. Open Mic Stand Up on Mondays highlighting local BIPOC, women, and trans comedians.
Our local cat cafe! You can sip a warm drink in the cafe part and view the cats from afar or reserve a time to hang out with the cats.
The Cafe Meow
2323 Hennepin Ave
Our local cat cafe! You can sip a warm drink in the cafe part and view the cats from afar or reserve a time to hang out with the cats.
Long-standing record shop and unique gifts. 5 min drive with free parking lot or 23 min walk.
20 yerel halk öneriyor
Electric Fetus
2000 4th Avenue South
20 yerel halk öneriyor
Long-standing record shop and unique gifts. 5 min drive with free parking lot or 23 min walk.
The conservatory is extra special in the winter - immerse yourself in the warmth among the plants! Admission is free with a suggested donation of $2.
151 yerel halk öneriyor
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Drive
151 yerel halk öneriyor
The conservatory is extra special in the winter - immerse yourself in the warmth among the plants! Admission is free with a suggested donation of $2.
Home of the famous Cherry and Spoon sculpture. A lovely spot to take a stroll. Admission is free. Go across the bridge and enjoy Loring Park afterwards.
128 yerel halk öneriyor
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
725 Vineland Place
128 yerel halk öneriyor
Home of the famous Cherry and Spoon sculpture. A lovely spot to take a stroll. Admission is free. Go across the bridge and enjoy Loring Park afterwards.
Hmong shopping mall with delicious eats at 17 restaurants, 10 farmer’s market stands, and 100+ merchandise stores.
Hmong Village
1001 Johnson Pkwy
Hmong shopping mall with delicious eats at 17 restaurants, 10 farmer’s market stands, and 100+ merchandise stores.
Visit to enjoy food and crafts from around the world as well as cultural events and celebrations.
104 yerel halk öneriyor
Midtown Global Market
920 East Lake Street
104 yerel halk öneriyor
Visit to enjoy food and crafts from around the world as well as cultural events and celebrations.

Food scene

Recommended: meatballs (life changing, IKEA could never) and Swedish coffee. Located within the American Swedish Institute, a cultural center and museum with a gift shop and neat architecture. 5 minute drive with free parking lot or 20 minute walk.
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Fika
2600 Park Avenue
6 yerel halk öneriyor
Recommended: meatballs (life changing, IKEA could never) and Swedish coffee. Located within the American Swedish Institute, a cultural center and museum with a gift shop and neat architecture. 5 minute drive with free parking lot or 20 minute walk.
Vietnamese fast food. Go-to spot for a delicious báhn mì (voted best in the Twin Cities). Recommended: grilled beef báhn mì, sweet sesame donuts, iced coffee. 7 min walk.
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Lu's Sandwiches
2624 Nicollet Avenue
9 yerel halk öneriyor
Vietnamese fast food. Go-to spot for a delicious báhn mì (voted best in the Twin Cities). Recommended: grilled beef báhn mì, sweet sesame donuts, iced coffee. 7 min walk.
Traditional Jamaican cuisine with counter service and a rum bar. Recommended: curry veggies, jerk chicken, and beef Jamaican patty. 7 minute walk.
Pimento Jamaican Rum Bar
2524 Nicollet Avenue
Traditional Jamaican cuisine with counter service and a rum bar. Recommended: curry veggies, jerk chicken, and beef Jamaican patty. 7 minute walk.
Rumored to be better than Halal Bros! Middle Eastern, Pakistani, and Indian cuisine with counter service. Recommended: chicken and rice (get all the toppings you want and don’t forget the white sauce). 13 min walk or 4 min drive with street parking.
New York Gyro
312 West Lake Street
Rumored to be better than Halal Bros! Middle Eastern, Pakistani, and Indian cuisine with counter service. Recommended: chicken and rice (get all the toppings you want and don’t forget the white sauce). 13 min walk or 4 min drive with street parking.
A neighborhood spot with SE Asian cuisine. Currently take out only. Recommended: chicken rendang, roti canai, and Thai iced tea. 6 min walk.
Peninsula Malaysian Cuisine
2608 Nicollet Avenue
A neighborhood spot with SE Asian cuisine. Currently take out only. Recommended: chicken rendang, roti canai, and Thai iced tea. 6 min walk.
A go-to spot if you find yourself in Saint Paul. Chinese hand pulled noodles, dumplings, and rice bowls. 16 min drive.
Magic Noodle
1337 University Ave W
A go-to spot if you find yourself in Saint Paul. Chinese hand pulled noodles, dumplings, and rice bowls. 16 min drive.
Best birria tacos and quesadillas in the Twin Cities! Recommended: birria quesadillas and ask for a side of consomé. 9 minute drive.
Taqueria y birrieria las cuatro milpas
1526 East Lake Street
Best birria tacos and quesadillas in the Twin Cities! Recommended: birria quesadillas and ask for a side of consomé. 9 minute drive.
Best cheese curds in the Twin Cities! I’m from Wisconsin so you can trust my word. Recommended: any juicy Lucy (burger stuffed with hot, melty cheese). 5 minute drive with a free parking lot or 20 minute walk.
8 yerel halk öneriyor
Red Cow Uptown
2626 Hennepin Ave
8 yerel halk öneriyor
Best cheese curds in the Twin Cities! I’m from Wisconsin so you can trust my word. Recommended: any juicy Lucy (burger stuffed with hot, melty cheese). 5 minute drive with a free parking lot or 20 minute walk.
A go-to spot for drinks with neighbors and friends with a beautiful patio. They have smoked meats/BBQ. 5 minute walk.
32 yerel halk öneriyor
Eat Street Social
18 West 26th Street
32 yerel halk öneriyor
A go-to spot for drinks with neighbors and friends with a beautiful patio. They have smoked meats/BBQ. 5 minute walk.