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Neighborhood Guide: Southwest

Southwest Minneapolis offers convenient residential living with miles of outdoor recreational space along Minnehaha Creek and around the beaches and bandshell of Lake Harriet, plus a quaint central commerce area in Linden Hills.

Homes in the Neighborhood

The median sales price for a home in Southwest Minneapolis last month (April 2022) was $383,450 and was on the market for a median length of 13 days. Home pricing does vary from neighborhood to neighborhood with the median sales price in Linden Hills, nestled between Lake Harriet and Bde Maka Sk, at $660,000, and the Windom neighborhood adjacent to Minneapolis-St. Paul airport at a median price of $354,250.


Neighborhoods within Southwest include Linden Hills, East Harriet, Kingfield, Fulton, Lynnhurst, Tangletown, Armatage, Kenny, and Windom.


Southwest Dining

Khaluna offers a modern Laotian-influenced menu and exceptional cocktails in a fabulously decorated dining room that will give you all the vacation feels.


It’s hard to accurately describe the global influences behind the menu at Petit León- a little Spain, a little Italy, a little Mexico - but one thing is certain, it’s all very, very good. Be sure to save room for the basque cheesecake for dessert.


Revival’s menu of solid Southern comfort foods is elevated to cult-following level status with their incredible Tennessee Hot Fried Chicken.


The stylish, airy dining room creates a chic backdrop for the modern Argentinian and Italian-influenced menu and craft cocktails of Martina.


The atmosphere, hospitality, and menu all magically strike the perfect balance of stylish comfort and relaxed sophistication at Tilia. It’s pretty much the perfect neighborhood bistro.


Head to Patisserie 46 for excellent fresh-baked bread, pastries, cakes, and confections from this traditional French patisserie.


Southwest Shops

Tangletown Gardens is a quaint urban oasis with garden supplies, gifts, and landscape design services. Many of the plant varietals on offer are grown on their very own farm in Plato, MN.


For the makings of a perfect picnic head to France 44 for their unique selection of gourmet foods plus beer, wine, spirits. In addition to a great cheese and grocery selection, they also offer a deli and catering.


Les Sol is a female-owned women’s clothing and lifestyle boutique that focuses on sustainable and ethically sourced goods that are happy, colorful, and perfectly on-trend, so you can look good, feel good, and do good.


For a butcher with locally sourced meats and sustainable seafood, plus custom cuts and special orders, head to Clancey’s Meat & Fish. If you arrive before their stock is out, get a sandwich to go as well.