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Address: Saint Paul, MN
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Activities: Shopping
Description: Rich in local history and charm, this long avenue spans 25 blocks filled...
Rich in local history and charm, this long avenue spans 25 blocks filled with old homes, small shops and restaurants.
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Lovely street with homes, shops and restaurants.

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
MadeyJanzen
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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

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Largo, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 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. There is a mix of stores, businesses, apartment/condo buildings and tons of restaurants/pubs, coffee houses,... More 

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Duluth, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 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 you had to but a $5.00 wrist band to have one and we did not... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 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

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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 Ave.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 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."

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Really enjoyed strolling Grand Ave checking out the shops and grabbing quick bites to eat:) Truly met some nice people...I see why they call it "Minnesota Nice". Check out Golden Fig for great herbs, spices, mixers etc.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Fun place to be no matter which part of Grand Avenue you're on! The Victoria Avenue area is definitely the busiest, with many shops and restaurants. If you're near there, going to Grand Ol' Creamery with their delicious ice cream or Cafe Latte, with their wonderful desserts, sandwiches, soups and coffee drinks, are a must! But all along Grand Avenue,... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A favorite place for both visitors and natives, Grand Avenue has just about everything. Near Cathedral Hill there are very nice galleries featuring local artists' work. Good eats are to be found including Dixie's on Grand for a Northern take on Southern vittles. You'll find a section of interesting shops including Grand Ole Creamery where you can get a deliciously... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Simply love Grande Avenue, we always give ourselves a leisurely afternoon to browse through Red Balloon, Sixth Chamber Used Books, and to savor our lunch at Cafe Latte.

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Address: Saint Paul, MN
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul

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