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  • Writer's pictureSarah McKee

Neighborhood Guide: Longfellow

Filled with classic craftsman-style homes and adorable bungalows, Longfellow offers urban outdoor living with miles of outdoor recreational space including beautiful Minnehaha Falls and the Midtown Greenway bike route.

Homes in the Neighborhood

The median sales price for a home in Longfellow last month (May 2022) was $335,000 and was on the market for a median length of 9 days.

Neighborhoods within Longfellow include Cooper, Hiawatha, Howe, Longfellow, and Seward.

Longfellow Dining

Modern Mexican cuisine and a great cocktail program set Sonora Grill apart from the many excellent Lake Street taquerias.

Handmade pasta and a vine-covered patio make The Bungalow Club the perfect spot for an alfresco Italian date night.

Sea Salt Eatery is open seasonally from Spring to Fall serving up casual seafood, wine, and beer on their expansive patio right next to Minnehaha Falls.

Head to La Michoacana Purépecha to explore their variety of authentic Mexican paletas, agua frescas, and ice creams.

The relaxed cocktail room at Du Nord Social Spirits serves up fantastic cocktails made with the distillery’s award-winning spirits, proceeds from which go toward supporting underrepresented local entrepreneurs through the Du Nord Foundation.

Longfellow Shops

The Nordic marketplace Ingebretsen's is a charming deli & market that opened in 1921 and specializes in Scandinavian foods, gifts, crafts, and classes.

Corazon is an independently owned gift shop with an emphasis on unique Minnesota-made gifts for all ages with jewelry, home goods, stationery, toys, and more.

For one of the biggest selections of Asian groceries and ingredients head to family-owned United Noodles, which carries Asian favorites and hard-to-find specialties.

The Minnehaha Mile is a shopping district that includes a collection of independent bookstores, vintage shops, and antique stores that can easily fill an afternoon of retail therapy.


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