Shopping

The Shops at West End

The Shops at West End is a vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment hub for St. Louis Park. Centrally located just off of I-394 and Hwy 100, the West End is just minutes away from downtown Minneapolis. The open-air mall features heated indoor parking, as well as ample ramp and street parking.

The West End arch

Shopping

Anthropologie – A women’s clothing retailer offering an assortment of clothing, jewelry, home furniture and more. Find self-expressive staples for your wardrobe from exclusive fan-favorite brands.

BHLDN – Located within Anthropologies, BHLDN is your go-to for modern and romantic wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, formal dresses and accessories.

Evereve– A contemporary fashion and styling company for women.

RH Outlet – Restoration Hardware is a luxury lifestyle brand for timeless furniture, lighting, textiles, rugs, bathware and décor. Score great bargains on incredible pieces at this outlet store.

Personal Care

Glamour Nails & Spa – A full-service nail salon offering manicures, pedicures, paraffin wax treatments, acrylic sets, fill and other nail enhancements, as well as services for children, plus an inviting space for hosting a spa party with your friends.

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa – A warm and welcoming spa offering massage and facial services at affordable prices. Their signature Hot Stone Massage is sure to melt away all your stress!

Love, A + B – A full service hair salon specializing in color and extensions.

Roosters Men’s Grooming Center – Enjoy an authentic barbershop experience in a modern and unpretentious environment. The go-to grooming destination for gentlemen of all ages.

Sola Salon Studios – A premier salon suite destination that’s home to a wide variety of beauty professionals and personal care services.

Dining & Entertainment

The restaurants at the West End are known for diverse cuisine with a local flare that will tempt your tastebuds. Most have outdoor patios for soaking up the sun, getting together with friends and people watching. They include:

CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar – A contemporary eatery serving vibrant American cuisine and the freshest sushi, along with an extensive wine list, creative cocktails and mocktails, and a variety of sake.

The Local – A traditional Irish pub with authentic décor, cozy snugs, and delicious dishes, plus plenty of Guinness and Jameson.

The Loop West End – A high-energy American restaurant featuring fabulous fresh food, a wood-fire pizza oven, a 360-degree bar, 22 big-screen TVs, and a patio with an outdoor fireplace.

Raku Sushi & Lounge – A stylish Japanese fusion restaurant that focuses on traditional Japanese dishes with French, Italian, and other Asian influences, complete with a full sake bar.

Rojo Mexican Grill – A Mexican restaurant known for its novel culinary creations and traditional dishes, as well as an exceptional collection of tequila and mezcal.

Yard House – A sports bar offering a menu of over 100 dishes made from scratch and more than 100 taps of the best American craft and import beers.

For a unique dining experience that offers the best in fun, head to Punch Bowl Social. More than just a restaurant and bar, Punch Bowl offers a variety of entertainment options, including bowling, karaoke, giant Scrabble, ping pong, billiards, bonzini, foosball, giant Jenga, board games and card games

The West End is also home to the ShowPlace ICON Theatre, a 16-screen cinema showing all the latest studio releases. Enjoy delicious food and drinks at the Lobby Lounge, before, after and even during the movies. Each October, the ICON becomes the home of the Twin Cities Film Fest, an 11-day celebration of Minnesota filmmakers and independent films. The Fest screens over 120 short and feature-length movies, from documentaries to dramas, and the West End is filled with movie magic.

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches and Cub Foods are also located here.

Hotels

Several hotels are located within walking distance of the Shops at West End. The closest hotels are:

AC Hotel by Marriott Minneapolis West End – The AC is more than just a place to stay. It’s a haven for cultural innovation, where Spanish style meets European influences and views of downtown Minneapolis take your breath away. Enjoy a custom craft cocktail at REVEAL Rooftop Bar. This stylish and energized outdoor bar, with cozy couches and inviting nooks (plus a retractable roof!), is the perfect place to watch the sunset. They serve a variety of tapas and have nearly 50 different types of scotch, bourbon and rye on hand. An ideal space for business travelers and couples.

Homewood Suites by Hilton – The Homewood is the perfect home-away-from-home for families and long-term business travelers looking to experience the vibrant charm and walkability of the West End. Guests enjoy spacious suites, with separate living areas and full kitchens. Nearby, you’ll find the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Theodore Wirth Regional Park and Golf Course. Grab an Uber and explore downtown Minneapolis, a quick 9-minute ride away. Later, relax on the pergola-covered outdoor patio, play a game of hoops, or go for a swim.

Also Noteworthy

Located directly across Hwy 394, the Good Day Café is the quintessential breakfast spot, serving a wide variety of French and souffle omelets, eggs benedict, pancakes, waffles, crepes, French toast, and baked goods, including Granny’s caramel sticky buns and pecan buns.  

At the southern end of the Shops at West End, along Gamble Drive, you’ll find Continental Diamond, an award-winning jewelry store that features engagement rings, diamond jewelry and watches, and repair services. Step inside the office building and grab a bite to eat at D. Brian’s Deli, which offers a wide range of made-to-order hot and cold sandwiches, panini, wraps, bowls, soups and salads.

For all your fast-food favorites, a short walk west will bring you to Park Place Plaza. This shopping center numerous quick dining options and features large retailers, such as Costco and Home Depot.