Secluded and peaceful urban haven with fabulous cultural amenities.

Welcome to Kenwood

Of Minneapolis’s many incredible neighborhoods, Kenwood possesses a distinct historic charm and uniquely kind and welcoming energy. With various gathering spaces for its residents, Kenwood presents itself as a versatile space ready to accommodate people with diverse wants and needs. Its rich history began as a train depot and lakeside retreat for weary travelers. Kenwood has continued its tradition of prosperity with fantastic locally-owned businesses, including some of the best restaurants in the city.

In Kenwood, residents can strike a balance between enjoying fabulous outdoor recreation and the urbane sophistication of the city’s cultural institutions. Whether you hope to relax with loved ones on your spacious property or hit the town with your friends, Kenwood is adaptable to your lifestyle. There are so many reasons to want to call the Kenwood area home. We’re excited to explore just a few of them with you now.

What to Love

  • Exceptional outdoor recreation
  • Prosperous history and beautiful properties
  • Fantastic cuisine representing culinary traditions from all over the world 
  • Friendly and courteous neighbors

Local Lifestyle 

Minnesotans are known for their deep abiding love of nature, and residents of the Kenwood neighborhood are no exception. The area’s hiking and biking trails are exceptional spaces for casual amblers and dedicated athletes. Neighbors frequently see one another in the beautiful local greenspaces and exchange delightful pleasantries. Kenwood is a friendly area, and its residents are genuinely kind-hearted. 

Minnesotans also have a particular affinity for winter sports, especially ice hockey. Kenwood not only offers a hockey rink with a warming house for those who want to lace up their skates, but the area also offers many great bars and breweries that are spectacular spaces for avid sports fans. Catch a thrilling Minnesota Wild hockey game and enjoy a stroll through the delightful Warehouse District. 

Beyond its great spaces for fun activities, Kenwood is a foodie's paradise. Adventurous eaters will love sampling the fabulous local restaurants, and with so many upscale and casual eateries, there’s a fantastic place to dine for every occasion. If you’re looking for a relaxed and calm space to take a book, or you’re looking for the perfect party spot for your group, Kenwood has just the thing for you.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Residents of Kenwood have convenient access to big-box stores and charming locally-owned small businesses. Given the many courteous and personable vendors, browsing the area for gifts, clothing, and accessories is one of the many ways to have a fun afternoon in Kenwood. For a rewarding, traditional consumer experience, nearby Calhoun Square offers a selection of designer and casual lifestyle brands.

The Kenwood is a delightfully adventurous eatery with a constantly evolving menu for upscale dining made with fresh, locally-sourced produce. The seasonally rotating fare is imagined by local culinary superstar Joe DeBilzan, who specializes in incredible pasta dishes. 

If you’re looking for your new favorite coffee shop, Kenwood residents are lucky to be close to one of the best spots in the city, Spyhouse Coffee. Try their variety of sustainably sourced blends, and you’ll soon be hooked.

Things to Do

Kenwood offers scenic lakeside fun alongside Minneapolis’s fabulous urban amenities. Pairing great parks with great restaurants and shopping centers, Kenwood has many incredible gathering spaces for community members. One favorite local hangout is Cedar Lake Beach East. This family-friendly area is perfect for a sunny summer picnic and swimming. Lake of the Isles Park also features winter ice skating sessions with a warming hut.

Visit Kenwood Park and enjoy the lush green space for hiking, biking, and walking trails.  Kenwood offers many lively local events, like free lakeside yoga sessions, community gatherings with food trucks, and live music events.


Kenwood is served by several major public school districts in Minneapolis. Students may attend:

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