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Nicollet Mall

btwn Washington Ave and 13th St S, Minneapolis, MN 55403
612 370 9100
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Ranked #54 of 115 Attractions in Minneapolis
Type: Malls, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Description: Minneapolis' version of Main Street, with shops, cafes, restaurants and a music hall.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Nice to walk along Nicollet Mall and find all the stores and restaurants. Good place to people watch as well.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We walked thru and there are just to many homeless people, people that seem nuts preaching and people that just look like they are up to no good. Its mostly restaurants and some stores. If your in the area for something else it will work but not worth going out of your way for.

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Huntsville, Alabama
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Very nice area in downtown Minneapolis. The self-propelled bar busses were a special treat. The Newsroom was a most enjoyable restaurant with a wide choice of beverages and numerous and wide-ranging dining choices. Excellent food.

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western PA
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Think of "mall" as in pedestrian mall such as Washington DC's "the mall". Besides the restaurants and some other smaller shops, I noticed a Macy's and a Target. Theater district also very close by

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165 reviews 165 reviews
17 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Over the past few years, I have been to this area several times now, and I see more each time of what I'd rather not see. More and more homeless people walking around or sleeping, more and more people who may indeed me harmless but do look like people I would assume are up to no good, more and more... More

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Central texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There a a couple of things needed here to make this a better shopping experience. 1) more stores - many have apparently closed down. .. and 2) public restrooms- the ones we could find required an "access card". This place is OK, but I wouldn't choose to go back. What IS there caters to those who work downtown. If you... More

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San Francisco
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106 reviews 106 reviews
19 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We booked the Westin for our Minneapolis weekend, close to the light rail and Nicollet Mall. However, the "Mall" is not all it is made to be. Yes, they have a Macy's, Saks of 5th, etc., but so what? Not the best selection of stores. The restaurants were OK, street side is fun for some people watching. We liked the... More

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Enjoyed great restaurants and convenient shopping while in Minneapolis for a conference. Love the sidewalk cafés and restaurant/pubs open late. Great weather in May! Free bus takes you to the train with easy access to airport and Mall of America.

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Mission, Texas
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111 reviews 111 reviews
40 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Stores are in small buildings connected by the skyway. Limited amount of stores. Not one that I will intentionally go visit. Just happen to be in the area. A great way to stroll in downtown Minneapolis in a freezing, cold day.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We took the light rail downtown to walk this outdoor mall. Saw the flagship Target and had Caribou coffee. Not much to see, in my opinion. We also went in November so warmer mouths may be better. The free shuttle is nice.

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