Spending time in Dayton's Bluff? Get to know this Saint Paul neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a neighborhood café to a Hmong shopping center.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Dayton's Bluff, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Swede Hollow Café
Topping the list is bakery Swede Hollow Café, which offers coffee, tea, sandwiches and more. Located at 725 Seventh St. East, it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 121 reviews on Yelp.
Known for their caramel and cinnamon rolls, Swede Hollow Café also offers a quiche served all day. On the food menu, look for the ham and brie sandwich, the MN wild rice salad with craisins and pecans or one of the scones.
2. Mañana Restaurant
Next up is Latin American spot Mañana Restaurant, situated at 798 Seventh St. East. With 4.5 stars out of 118 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The restaurant specializes in Salvadorian cuisine and is known for their pupusas. On the menu, look for variety of tacos, burritos and fruit juices.
3. Saint Paul Brewing Company
Brewery Saint Paul Brewing Company is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 688 Minnehaha Ave. East, 4.5 stars out of 51 reviews.
The brewery, also known as Flat Earth, serves a variety of standard and seasonal brews. Head over when the weather is nice and sip a beer on the patio.
4. Hmong Village
Hmong Village, a shopping center, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 137 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1001 Johnson Parkway to see for yourself.
The shopping center "features 17 restaurants, over 10 farmers markets and more than 100 merchandise stores," according to Visit Saint Paul.
5. Taqueria Los Paisanos
Finally, there's Taqueria Los Paisanos, a local favorite with four stars out of 63 reviews. Stop by 825 E. Seventh St. to hit up the Mexican spot next time you're in the neighborhood.
From tacos and burritos to quesadillas and nachos, there is plenty of Mexican cuisine to choose from. On the menu, look for the charbroiled steak nachos, the Mexican sausage quesadilla or the roasted pork tacos.