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Events all year round

Grand Avenue is a destination for anyone all year round. There is unique shops and restaurants but... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Lisa Q
,
Saint Paul, Minnesota
via mobile
Great shopping and dining

Grand Ave is such a great place for shopping and dining. The larger retailers have blended in... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Karen P
,
Chippewa Falls, WI
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Rich in local history and charm, this long avenue spans 25 blocks filled with old homes, small shops and restaurants.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cafe latte” (19 reviews)
“old days” (8 reviews)
“unique shops” (8 reviews)
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Saint Paul, MN
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Grand Avenue is a destination for anyone all year round. There is unique shops and restaurants but also various events. Grand Old Days in June includes a parade and music, along with other activities. Paws on Grand is an event for dogs and their owners....More

Thank Lisa Q
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Grand Ave is such a great place for shopping and dining. The larger retailers have blended in pretty well with the boutiques—something for everyone here. Amazing long-established restaurants and the quick fare all available on this stretch of road. Well worth a weekend visit.

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely strolling shopping avenue. Boutiques and a couple of great eateries. The Lexington restaurant reopened this year, such a great reinstatement to the avenue. So many great memories. Grand old days, etc... Definitely worthy of a weekend visit.

Thank Sandra K
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Grand Avenue is a cool place to go to stroll, visit shops, and eat. There are many local ethnic restaurants and shops, and a few chains - but visit the locals - that's where you will find unique and local items and help grow the...More

Thank Eric H
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Great shops w unique items. I found an adorable dress for so cheap. Yummy foods and treats. We loved the toy shop in the big old house. I wish my suitcase was bigger. Fun on a rainy Saturday. The side streets are fun to walk...More

Thank Mayandollar
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is a great neighborhood to spend an afternoon. From Dale Street on the East to Cleveland on the West you will find many interesting non-chains stores. For restaurants you have many cultures to choose from. Go Exploring.

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Pretty good selection of shops, theatre and restaurants on this residential street. We found the Grandview movie theatre pretty good, it wasn’t been subdivided.

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is just a great place to be in St. Paul. Good restaurants, cool shops, kitschy places. It kind of has it all.

Thank wombat1223
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Take a stroll along Grand Avenue in St. Paul and you'll find your art supplies at Wet Paint, your coffee at various shops, your interesting clothing at many shops, and wonderful cafes.

1  Thank maryrO2110CU
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

If you're visiting St. Paul this is a place worth spending a day on. take a great mix or places to dine, enjoy a beverage of your choice, or indulge in some of the best ice cream( Izzy's) you will ever enjoy. How popular is...More

Thank sconehunter
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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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