Nightlife in Minneapolis
After the sun sets, hot destinations include the Warehouse District- bursting with restaurants,
clubs and live music venues- and Block E, a city block that houses a two- level complex of restaurants,
retail and entertainment.
Some of Block E’s most popular spots include Hard Rock Café.; Game Works, featuring
high- tech interactive entertainment; Crown Theatres, a state- of- the art movie theater complex with stadium
seating; Escape Ultra Lounge featuring 12,000 of chic lounge and dance space; and the Le Meridien,
the first Art + Tech concept Le Meridien hotel in the world.
Hungry for more? Warehouse District
The center of the city’s dining and entertainment scene,
the Warehouse District spans nearly 30 blocks.
Echoes of a bygone era can
almost be heard in the 19th –century warehouses- turned restaurants, nightclubs, galleries,
shops, theaters, apartments and condos. Visitors may enjoy:
First Avenue and Fine Line Music Café for some of the best local, regional and national music acts.
Hot nightlife spots, including the Lounge, the Quest, Jassmine’s and Fahrenheit.
Eclectic eateries like Café Brenda for vegetarians and Nami for sushi- lovers.
Plus old favorites like The Loon and the Monte Carlo.
Gay ‘90s, one of the hottest nightclubs in the Midwest featuring nine bars, dancing and drag shows.
Innovative shows in an innovative space at the Theatre de la Jeune Lune.
European – style wine bars, cafes and coffee houses, including Bev’s Wine Bar and Moose &Sadies Coffee House.Dinkytown
On the east bank of the Mississippi adjacent to the University of Minnesota, Dinkytown
Is infused with the University’s eclectic energy. Sidewalk musicians, unique bookshops, music stores,
quaint eateries and energetic nightlife abound.