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Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Savor our signature house made Pastrami Sandwich and wash it down with a locally brewed Surly.

Historic elegance meets downtown vitality at our Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot. With one of the last remaining truss-roof shed in the nation, this Twin City icon romanticizes the era of train travel. When the sun starts to set, gather around the fire pit in the outdoor lounge with a locally brewed ale or a cocktail made with fresh herbs from our garden. And if you happen to visit on the first Friday of the month, discover The Depot with your very own private tour hosted by our General Manager.

The amenities

  • Plush Bedding
  • Personal Navigator
  • JOYA NYC Fragrance
  • Fitness Center
  • Flat-Screen HDTVs
  • Outdoor Lounge With Fire Pit
  • Indoor Pool
  • Valet Dry-Cleaning
  • Mobile check-in
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Mill City Museum

Learn how that pantry staple of yours is milled and packaged at what was once the largest mill of its kind.
An attraction for all ages, Mill City Museum chronicles the flour milling industry that dominated the world flour production for roughly a half-century and fueled the growth of Minneapolis, recognized around the nation and the world as “The Mill City”.
Address:704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, 55401
phone:+1 612 341 7582

Spoonriver

Savor a delightful array of seasonal dishes made from local organic produce at this eatery - try the Niçoise salad or charcuterie plate.
Address:750 2nd Street South, Minneapolis, 55401
phone:+1 612 436 223

Candyland

From its origins as a flavored popcorn shop to its multi-location candy mecca present, Candyland is a great place to pick up a few sweets.
From its 1932 mom-and-pop origins as a flavored popcorn company (Flavocorn, originally), Candyland has seen its stock expand greatly over the decades to include just about any confection you may want. With several locations dotted around Minneapolis, it's easy to tell that Candyland is a local favorite.
Address:27 South 7th Street, Suite 6, Minneapolis, 55403
phone:+1 612 332 7752

MartinPatrick3

For the worldly, fashionable and sophisticated gentleman. Explore an unforgettable lifestyle at Martinpatrick3.
Martinpatrick3 is a trendy store that is dedicated to all things "men." From designer clothes, accessories, bags, footwear to furniture and the odd knickknacks, Martinpatrick3 is dedicated to helping a man feel his best. Even the interior is easy on the eyes - the store is spacious, with white brick walls, sleek wooden floors, oak bookshelves and racks upon racks of designer clothes. Located in Minneapolis, this is the place to visit if you wish to purchase a little something for that special gentleman in your life. 
Address:212 3rd Avenue North, Suite 106, Minneapolis, 55401
phone:+1 612 746 5329

Mill City Museum

Learn how that pantry staple of yours is milled and packaged at what was once the largest mill of its kind.
The Mill City Museum shows the importance of the flour milling industry to Minneapolis and gives visitors an opportunity to learn about the history of flour production. Visitors can enjoy tours that take you through the ruins of what used to be the world's largest flour mill. Keep an eye on their calendar for classes, lectures, and other special events.
Address:704 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, 55401
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Bauhaus Brew Labs

Visit and enjoy a refreshing brew!
Built in a renovated warehouse, there's plenty of space to relax. Inside, rows of tables and colorful chairs are perfect for bringing a board game and sipping a Wagon Party. Or, get some fresh air out on the patio. Relax and enjoy a lazy afternoon as you listen to the trains pass nearby. With their fun, funky decor, Bauhaus Brew Labs has created a top-notch hangout for beer enthusiasts.
Address:1315 Tyler Street Northeast, Minneapolis
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Guthrie Theater

Enjoy contemporary theatrical performances in any of the three halls at the alternative Guthrie Theater.
Established to create an alternative to the commercialized productions on Broadway, the Guthrie Theater began its mission of bringing theater to Minneapolis in 1963. Visitors can enjoy a small snack in the cafe or lounge, as well as take a self-guided or professionally led tour.
Address:818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, 55415
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Marvel Bar

Surround yourself with friends and sip some classic or original cocktails on the comfy couches here at Marvel Bar.
This hidden gem of a lounge is the kind of local haunt that demands repeat visits. Serving a variety of classic and original cocktails, Marvel Bar features a hip but unpretentious atmosphere that is welcoming of all patrons. For those who enjoy whiskey, the "Strongwater" is a must-try. Marvel has comfortable couches to enjoy your drinks on, making it an ideal spot to catch up with old friends.
Address:50 North 2nd Avenue, Minneapolis
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Wilde Roast Cafe

Paying homage to a literary genius, this cafe's brunch is outstanding. Be sure to try the creme brulee or French toast.
Although named after Oscar Wilde, the Wilde Roast Cafe carries no literary pretensions. Feeling more like an old Victorian home, this casual establishment even features a 19th century fireplace complete with a cozy leather couch and arm chairs. The American cuisine on the menu offers everything from pizza, sandwiches, pasta dishes and salads to brunch specialties and homemade desserts.
Address:65 SE Main Street, Minneapolis, 55414
phone:+612 331 4544
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Guthrie Theater

Enjoy contemporary theatrical performances in any of the three halls at the alternative Guthrie Theater.
Address:818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, 55415
phone:+1 612 377 2224
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Zelo

Pair a plate of tomato and basil arancini with a crisp white wine like the Poggio Anima or local draft like Fulton at this chic eatery.
This is upscale dining at its best. From the vaulted ceiling and custom ironwork to the heavy, velvet drapes, Zelo oozes elegance. Opt for one of the curvy, black leather booths situated along the walls. The upscale menu features a variety of pastas, shrimp and beef dishes, as well as gourmet pizzas.
Address:831 Nicollet Mall, Medical Arts Building, Minneapolis, 55402
phone:+1 612 333 7000

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Update your wardrobe with high-end fashion like a YSL cardigan, Prada tote or Alexander Wang top from their well-curated consignment pieces.
Address:318 East Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55414
phone:+1 612 378 0509

Hennepin History Museum

The museum captures the glorious history of Hennepin County, and it goes beyond mere object displays and documentation.
One of the Twin Cities' most unique social history museums is the Hennepin History Museum. The architecture of this museum is definitely worth a sight. The exhibitions held here provide information on the cultural growth of the urban, suburban and rural communities. A great place for people interested in art and history.
Address:2303 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Day Block Brewery

Cheers to unique specialty draft beers and innovative bacon recipes at Day Block Brewery, a Downtown favorite.
Day Block Brewery is a humble brewery and restaurant with a diverse selection of beers. Located in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis, Day Block offers pale ales, IPAs, stouts and porters enhanced by specialty techniques and infused with unique flavors. The dining menu is stocked with traditional American eats and beloved pub grub, including a mouth-watering array of daily bacon specials.
Address:1105 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55401
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The Freehouse

Choose beer from a number of local breweries at this unique pub that boasts a diverse menu of drinks.
The Freehouse is a one-of-a-kind brewery and pub in Minneapolis’s North Loop. The Freehouse challenges customers by serving its own brand of signature brews alongside beers brewed by competitors, allowing guests to really compare the quality of these beverages. The drink menu also includes unique beer cocktails and an upscale food menu.
Address:701 North Washington Avenue, Minneapolis
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Al's Breakfast

There is no better breakfast than fluffy buttermilk pancakes, studded with blueberries and glazed over with maple syrup.
Although Al's Breakfast is only 10 feet in size, what it lacks in space, it more than compensates with the delectable specials. The interior consists of 14 bar stools, and the Christmas lights that are strung up gives the space a warm ambiance. Freshly made waffles, classic buttermilk pancakes, stuffed omelettes, and crispy hash browns are some of their must-try specials.
Address:413 14th Avenue South East, Minneapolis, 55414
phone:+612 331 9991
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Indeed Brewing Company & Taproom

Indeed Brewing offers a wide selection of seasonal and specialty beers--including beers brewed with sweet potatoes, peppers, and lavender.
Address:711 Northeast 15th Avenue, Minneapolis, 55413
phone:+1 612 843 5090

The News Room

Dine on iconic Nicollet Mall at this Modern-American restaurant with unique news-themed décor. Try their homemade puttanesca bread.
Address:990 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 55403
phone:+1 612 343 0073

Hubert White

If timeless elegance is your style statement, opt for made-to-measure and designer clothing and accessories at this iconic fashion landmark.
Hubert White is synonymous with men's fashion. Established in 1916, this boutique has since been family-owned and operated and offers top quality and personal service in clothing and apparel. Their fashion-forward store in downtown Minneapolis is home to myriad international brands including the likes of Ermenegildo Zegna, Gant, Robert Talbott and Ferragamo. Their collection features suits, jackets, sportswear, shirts and trousers, as well as ties, belts, footwear and accessories. In addition, they offer exclusive consultations, alterations and customized creations.
Address:747 Nicollet Mall, IDS Center, Minneapolis, 55402
phone:+1 800 776 3920

Patina

Contemporary and quirky home accents, women's and men's clothing and children's wear create great gifts for all ages at Patina.
Patina offers a uniquely modern shopping experience, offering guests a wide selection of topical gifts specifically tailored to current interests. The selection for women features a larger amount of clothing options such as stylish and colorful bags in addition to scarves and shirts boasting eclectic patterns and prints. The men's selection, meanwhile, is more focused on gift items such as outdoor gear, fun coffee table books and an overwhelming range of items printed with or in some way related to mustaches. Onesies and interesting toys comprise options for even the youngest souvenir recipient. Packed to the brim with charming items, Patina is the best one-stop-shop for any gift occasion.
Address:1009 West Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, 55405
phone:+1 612 872 0880

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum

This one does not rely on any past glories. Focused on innovation, its steel facade is quite an inspiration!
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum's mostly 20th-century collection contains the world's largest assemblage of works by Marsden Hartley and Alfred Maurer, as well as paintings and prints by Georgia O'Keefe, Arthur Dove and Robert Motherwell. However, many critics consider the building itself to be a stunning piece of art. Designed by Frank Gehry, the flamboyant 1993 building is possibly the most talk
Address:333 East River Parkway, Minneapolis, 55455
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Minneapolis City Hall

This 1888 city hall is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Designed by Long and Kees in 1888, the Minneapolis City Hall is also known as the Municipal Building Commission. Being one of the main buildings of Minneapolis since it was built, and it has served the city government for a number of purposes. A great historical building, the architecture is splendid.
Address:350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis, 55415
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Target Field

Target Field offers exceptional views of Downtown Minneapolis and seating capacity for almost 40,000 guests!
Target Field is a sports field, primarily a baseball venue. Home to baseball legends, Minnesota Twins, the grounds are equipped with essential amenities. The grounds were designed by Populous, headed by Bruce Miller, and has modern facilities and a 40,000 seating capacity. Apart from exciting baseball and other sporting events, this venue has witnessed spectacular concerts by talented musicians.
Address:1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, 55403
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Haute Dish

Midwestern cuisine goes from simple to elegant in the hands of chef Landon Schoenefeld. Go for brunch, it's delectable!
When some of the most simple dishes are presented with elegance and style, you know you can expect great culinary delights. Haute Dish by chef Landon Schoenefeld is a wonderful experience for the palate. There is an entire vegetarian menu available in addition to the menu filled with traditional local dishes like fried chicken. Make a reservation for the perfect evening and prepare to be amazed.
Address:119 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, 55401
phone:+612 338 8484
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Smack Shack

Nothing beats a fat lobster roll complete with a chilled lobster salad and griddled milk bread on a sunny afternoon.
Enjoy fresh seafood and delicious American dishes at this casual and friendly restaurant. A must try is the lobster roll, a delicious sandwich that's perfect for lunch or dinner. However, before you even order your entrée take a look at the tempting appetizers - the lobster corn dogs are especially tasty. On a sunny day grab a table on the outdoor patio.
Address:603 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, 55401
phone:+612 259 7288
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Murray's Steakhouse

At this steakhouse, the iconic signage testifies a dining legacy accredited with their famous Silver Butter Knife Steak.
Murray's has been a dining landmark since opening in 1946. It is one of the longest-running independent and family-owned restaurants in the city, located in a historic 1880s building in downtown. Savor steak specialties like the New York strip sirloin, ribeye, dry aged pork chop and lobster tail with a la carte sides like au gratin potatoes, creamed spinach and brown butter gnocchi.
Address:26 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, 55402
phone:+612 339 0909
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The PourHouse

At this downtown club, enjoy late-night Happy Hours, Bandaoake and happening weekend parties.
The Pourhouse is an eclectic venue in downtown Minneapolis. A restaurant by day, it comes alive at sun down with its happening parties and special events. The menu features their unique take on American classics. Late-night Happy Hours offer great deals on signature cocktails and craft beer. Maximize your nightlife experience with VIP services, DJs and live music events on the weekends.
Address:10 South 5th Street, Minneapolis
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Jetset Bar

This LGBT bar is the best spot it town for cocktails and dancing. So be sure you dress to impress!
Jetset Bar is a gay bar in Minneapolis offering tasty drinks, dancing, and a friendly atmosphere. On any given night, you'll find talented DJs that are sure to get people dancing. Cocktails here are delicious, but somewhat on the pricey side, with handcrafted cocktails and premium labels. Get there early if you want to find a spot to lounge and relax with a drink before hitting the dance floor.
Address:115 First Street North, Minneapolis, 55401
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112 Eatery

With celebrity chef Isaac Becker and his lavish preparations in the kitchen, it is obvious what makes 112 so popular!
If there are any nonbelievers out there saying there isn't world-class cuisine in Minnesota, send them to 112 Eatery and they will eat their words, along with every tasty morsel put in front of them at this popular restaurant. The Lamb Scottadito is simply to die for, and the nori encrusted sirloin with ponzu bursts with flavor, then gently melts in your mouth. This establishment is a must!
Address:112 North 3rd Street, Minneapolis, 55401
phone:+612 343 7696
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The Bibelot Shop

With an interesting mix of accessories, home decor and quirky trinkets on sale, Bibelot is arguably the best gift shop in town.
If you’re looking for a gift that is fun and out-of-the-box, Bibelot is a great recommendation. Part of a Minnesota retail chain, this store boasts an award-winning collection of knick-knacks and collectibles. Browse through clothing, jewelry and accessories, as well as art objects and home decor. Also on sale are specialty foods, locally-made soaps and lotions, scented candles, stationery, games and plush toys.
Address:23 Southeast University Avenue, Minneapolis, 55414
phone:+1 612 379 9300
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Paint Nite at the Depot

Paint Nite at the Depot

Join us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel and discover your artistic side! Come for an appetizer & cocktail in the Milwaukee Road and stay...

Join us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel and discover your artistic side! Come for an appetizer & cocktail in the Milwaukee Road and stay for Paint Nite in our historic Winter Garden.

We will be offering our full menu and specialty cocktails on this Saturday afternoon to inspire your inner artist. Bring on the paint!

Minneapolis, MN, United States
Venue: Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Address: 225 South 3rd Avenue, Minneapolis, 55401, MN, United States
Phone: +1 612 375 1700
Minneapolis Aquatennial Fireworks

Minneapolis Aquatennial Fireworks

Join the Minneapolis Aquatennial in celebrating another year of with the Target Fireworks, considered one of the top five annual fireworks displays...

Join the Minneapolis Aquatennial in celebrating another year of with the Target Fireworks, considered one of the top five annual fireworks displays in the nation. We are only a few blocks away and a perfect place for a pre-fireworks cocktail and dinner.

Minneapolis, MN, United States
Venue: Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Address: 225 South 3rd Avenue, Minneapolis, 55401, MN, United States
Phone: +1 612 375 1700
Paint Nite at the Depot

Paint Nite at the Depot

Join us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel and discover your artistic side! Come for an appetizer & cocktail in the Milwaukee Road and stay...

Join us at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel and discover your artistic side! Come for an appetizer & cocktail in the Milwaukee Road and stay for Paint Nite in our historic Winter Garden.

We will be featuring our full menu and specialty cocktails on this Sunday afternoon to inspire your inner artist. Bring on the paint!

Tickets Here: https://www.paintnite.com/events/hydrangea-reflection-at-renaissance-minneapolis-hotel-the-depot-1193859

Minneapolis, MN, United States
Venue: Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Address: 225 South 3rd Avenue, Minneapolis, 55401, MN, United States
Phone: +1 612 375 1700
North Gate Brewery Tasting

North Gate Brewery Tasting

Local brewery, North Gate Brewing, is coming to sample their beers and educate us on their take on British Inspired, Proudly Traditional, Locally...

Local brewery, North Gate Brewing, is coming to sample their beers and educate us on their take on British Inspired, Proudly Traditional, Locally Brewed beer. Their Northeast Minneapolis brewery is a short distance away and something to discover!

Join us for a sample and stay around to try our all our 12 local brews on tap.

Minneapolis, MN, United States
Venue: Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
Address: 225 South 3rd Avenue, Minneapolis, 55401, MN, United States
Phone: +1 612 375 1700