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Address: Minneapolis, MN
Activities: Dining
Description: South Minneapolis street referred to as "Eats Street" because of its large...
South Minneapolis street referred to as "Eats Street" because of its large selection of ethnic restaurants.
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Nice walk during the day

Heart of downtown Minneapolis, Nicolett Avenue was a nice street to walk down and take in a bit of this city. Gives you access to some of the stores located down this street... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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novi
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288 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Undergoing renovations with some street parking and expensive parking in a structure. See the Mary Tyler Moore tribute statue not far from Nicollete Ave and several other buildings featured in the sitcom. Nice peaceful end, touristy, shopping and restaurants. Have fun!

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Eagan, Minnesota
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Minneapolis at it's best -- sights and sounds of a city in action!! It's a fun place to gather and share with guests, free concerts, shopping, new library, farmer's market, businesses, light rail and bus accessible.

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488 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Main pedestrian street always overloaded with bus, police car and taxi that have few restaurant patio... But that's it, almost no shops...

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This area is a little dated, but still a pretty cool place for shops and eateries. If you're downtown and nearby, it is worth the stroll. A friend and I strolled through a few blocks on the way to and from Target Field. I would advise going during the day because you'll have more shopping/restaurant options and the area appeared... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Heart of downtown Minneapolis, Nicolett Avenue was a nice street to walk down and take in a bit of this city. Gives you access to some of the stores located down this street (Marshall's, Macy's, Gavidae Common, Target, Off Saks Fifth) and also has many pubs and cafe's along this stretch. Little fountains/sculptures/green spaces along the way really adds character... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I was a little disappointed. Thought there would be a lot more specialty stores instead of stores you can shop at Mall of America. They did have many restaurants but personally preferred the ones on 1st Ave. It is a must see just to say you've been there, but I personally found it a little dissapointing.

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New Jersey
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Did not feel safe on a summer Sunday evening. Surprised to see such a rough crowd. Homeless man shaving in Barnes & Noble bathroom when my son and husband when in.

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Dallas, Texas
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72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

There is not much difference between this and the Nicollet Mall review. There are some great places to eat but you will need to call ahead if you have a large group.

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Cambridge
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77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Stroll down the mall...do a little shopping...have a drink at a patio bar/restaurant...catch a performance at the Dakota or Orchestra Hall or walk a couple blocks for a Twins game. No better way to celebrate summer in the city. The Mall is aging but better than ever. I am excited to see if they will really put the money in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Some parts are a little creepy but going toward downtown it gets better. Food and shopping throughout but more toward downtown and in downtown.

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Address: Address: Minneapolis, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown

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