Peaceful residential living balanced with upbeat urban nightlife and amenities.

Welcome to Northeast

Constantly evolving while still paying homage to its roots, the Northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis is a mixture of authentic historic homes and cutting-edge new structures. Northeast once functioned as a major port for goods moving down the Mississippi River. Since then, Northeast has grown into a cultural center that’s preserved its past beauty.

Featuring quaint cobblestone streets lined with restaurants and lovingly maintained small businesses, this distinct area is a unique environment that residents are proud to call home. Innovative chefs and artisans have flocked to the area because of its incredible charm, so it's no wonder why Northeast has become one of Minneapolis’s most popular places to buy a home. Artists and art enthusiasts will be comfortable and invigorated here, as will those looking to enjoy Minneapolis’s beautiful riverfront scenery. Whether you’re moving in for businesses, looking to raise a family, or contemplating the best urban space to retire in, Northeast adaptably accommodates diverse lifestyles and readily meets residents' needs.

What to Love

  • Diverse culinary scene from a variety of creative chefs 
  • Unique and charming small businesses
  • Easy access to Minneapolis’s incredible cultural amenities
  • Close to the riverfront walking and biking trails

Local Lifestyle 

Home to many of the city’s most prolific working artists, Northeast is a hub for creatives of all ages and genres. The area’s many galleries and open art studios are lovely places to meet new people and explore one’s artistic interests while engaging with the many other fantastic businesses the area offers. Some of Minneapolis’s most celebrated eateries call Northeast home, so you’ll frequently find your friends and neighbors out enjoying a delicious bite. 

Northeast isn’t just for folks who love to put their work on canvas. The beautiful and scenic riverfront district welcomes nature lovers of all kinds for lovely outdoor afternoons. The area has excellent areas for walking and biking. It has lush green spaces for picnicking, attracting athletes and families. With walkable, charming streets, the area lends itself to social cohesion, and it's a truly fantastic place for newcomers to find community. Quaint and charming with great activities, Northeast is a spectacular place for various lifestyles.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Northeast offers many of Minneapolis's wonderful urban conveniences while showcasing some of the area's most unique and creative goods. The Northeast neighborhood can easily accommodate your search if you’re on the hunt for new clothes, a gift for a partner, or new jewelry.


Young Joni serves creative, fusion fare in a luxurious contemporary atmosphere for an award-winning meal from one of Minneapolis's most innovative chefs. Their pizza has made them famous, but don’t miss out on Korean-inspired dishes. If you’re in the mood for a restaurant with a peaceful and homey feel, Aster Cafe serves delicious brunch, lunch, and dinner in one of the city’s most beautiful venues.

Need a spot for a special occasion? Alma has an incredible prix-fixe menu with seasonally rotating dishes that will make your mouth water. It's one of the city’s best spots for a lavish, romantic date. How about a great gathering space for friends? Tattersall Distillery has some of the area’s best craft cocktails and offers a vibrant and inviting ambiance.

Things to Do

Given Northeast’s vibrant population, it's no surprise that the area hosts some of Minneapolis’s most celebrated seasonal festivals. One fabulous event is the famous Art-A-Whirl weekend, which occurs in May. This festival features the most extensive open studio tour in the country and showcases live demonstrations and other special events for patrons. It's a blast for locals of all ages. If you’re looking for a comprehensive directory of artistic events in the Northeast, visit the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association website.

For a beautiful day at the park with incredible hiking and biking trails, historic Boom Island Park is a great place to take the family. Grill out with your group and enjoy the park’s historic lighthouse.

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