Falcon Heights Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Falcon Heights; our list of the best things to see, including Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, State Fair and Black Sea Restaurant.
  • The best place in Falcon Heights: Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

    Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

    1225 Estabrook Dr
    Oct-Mar 10AM-4PM daily, Apr-Sep 10AM-6PM daily. The zoo may occasionally close earlier. Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory are free, but the zoo asks that visitors consider making a voluntary donation of $2 for an adult and $1 for a child.
    Como food nearby
  • State Fair

    State Fair

    probably the biggest and best attraction is the annual state fair
    Twelve days ending Labor Day includes such notable moments as the crowning of Princess Kay of the Milky Way (who, along with her court of runners up, will become busts carved out of a life size block of butter), farm animals of all kinds, any kind of food on a stick (make sure to try a Pronto Pup corn dog) as well as evening concerts from well known bands. Tickets cost $11 for adults and $8 for kids at the gate. It opens at 6 am and closes at 12; 10 pm on Labor Day.
    Saint Anthony eat nearby
  • Black Sea Restaurant

    Black Sea Restaurant

    737 Snelling Ave N
    M-Th 11AM-9:30PM, F-Sa 11AM-10PM. $6-$11. Cheap Turkish food. It's about one block south of nearby Hamline University.
    Midway
  • Como Park

    1294 Lexington Parkway N
    A 100-acre park with a huge glass-domed Conservatory built in 1913, a lake with paddle boats, small but world-class free zoo, an amusement park with rides, and the beloved Cafesjian's Carousel [11].
    Como food nearby
  • Countryside

    Countryside

    2851 Snelling Ave N
    countrysidechicken.com/
  • Big Bowl

    Big Bowl

    1705 Hwy 36
    Farmers who grow sustainable produce just for Big Bowl and those raising truly all natural beef, chicken and pork come together as the jumping off point for building good food.
  • Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

    Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

    799 University Ave W
  • Good Earth

    Good Earth

    1901 Mn-36 W
    Love what you eat!
  • Little Szechuan

    Little Szechuan

    422 University Ave W
    China for Food, Szechuan for Flavor 一菜一格 百菜百味
    Downtown
  • Muffuletta Cafe

    Muffuletta Cafe

    2260 Como Ave
    We cook in harmony with the seasons- and support local growers and organic farms.
    Saint Anthony
  • Flame Rotisserie Grill & Bar

    Flame Rotisserie Grill & Bar

    863 Rosedale Center Plaza
    Located at the back end of Rosedale Mall, Flame stands out amongst the cookie-cutter chain restaurants normally found at malls. One step inside and you’ll see why! Casual Dining setting great for a date night or movie night with the family.
  • Mai Village

    Mai Village

    394 University Ave
    M-Th 11AM-9PM, F 11AM-10PM, Sa 10AM-10PM, Su 10AM-8PM. Great ambiance (bridge over koi fish pond), good food, fair price, dim sum on the weekends, service can be slow sometimes.
    Downtown
  • Turf Club

    1601 University Ave W
    The Turf is one of the better venues in the Twin Cities to see local bands, and sometimes the occasional touring band. Cover charges on live music nights are usually between $5-10.
    Merrlam Park
  • Turf Club

    Turf Club

    1601 University Ave W
    The Turf is one of the better venues in the Twin Cities to see local bands, and sometimes the occasional touring band. Cover charges on live music nights are usually between $5-10.
    Merrlam Park
  • Como Park

    Como Park

    1431 Lexington Pkwy N
    The Como Park Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory are located in Como Park at 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota. The park, zoo and conservatory are owned by the City of Saint Paul and are a division of Saint Paul Parks and Recreation. The attractions located there include the zoo, the conservatory, an amusement park, a carousel, Lake Como, a golf course, a pool and more. The park receives more than 1.9 million visitors annually. Como Park is a free park and while no admission fee is charged for the zoo or conservatory, voluntary donations of $2 per adult and $1 child are suggested.
    Como restaurants nearby
  • Midway Stadium

    Midway Stadium

    1771 Energy Park Dr
    Midway Stadium is the name of two different minor league baseball parks in Saint Paul, Minnesota, one now demolished and the other still in active use. The name derives from the location of the stadium in St. Paul's Midway area, so named because it's roughly halfway between the downtowns of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
    Saint Anthony food nearby
  • Fasika Restaurant

    510 Snelling Ave N
    11AM-midnight daily. $6-$11. This is an Ethiopian wonder. You can get spicy lentil or lamb dishes served without utensils on top of a very edible sponge bread. A sure destination for an adventurous, spice-friendly diner.
    Merrlam Park
  • Saigon

    704 University Ave W
    Tu-Sa 10AM-8PM, Su 10AM-7PM. $5-10; $3 for banh mi (sandwiches). Best Vietnamese food in the Twin Cities, among the best pho and banh mi you'll find outside Vietnam. A favorite destination not just for locals but for Food Network hosts and more. Quick, cheap, and delicious.
    Summit-University
  • Minnesota State Fair

    Minnesota State Fair

    1265 Snelling Ave N
    Coordinates: 44°59′8.79″N 93°10′6.37″W / 44.985775°N 93.1684361°W / 44.985775; -93.1684361
    Saint Anthony food nearby
  • Big V's

    Big V's

    1567 University Ave W
    Big V's is a dive bar in the Midway. Attracts many of the same local bands that play at the somewhat less-divey Turf Club (see below).
    Merrlam Park
  • Keys Cafe & Bakery

    Keys Cafe & Bakery

    1682 Lexington Ave N
    Minnesota's most awarded family restaurant since 1973. Warm hospitality and generous helpings of homecooked food and desserts. The recognition speaks for itself. For daily specials and updates check each of our 9 locations now on Twitter!
  • Big Bowl Asian Kitchen

    Big Bowl Asian Kitchen

    1705 Hwy 36 W
    Farmers who grow sustainable produce just for Big Bowl and those raising truly all natural beef, chicken and pork come together as the jumping off point for building good food.
  • Stout's Pub

    Stout's Pub

    1611 West Larpenteur Avenue
    Drink in the warm comfortable atmosphere as well as a few pints at Stout's Pub. The latest and greatest concept brought to you by the Owners of Chianti Grill and Porterhouse Steak and Seafood. Watch the game, meet a friend for Happy Hour or just stop on in and enjoy a wonderful selection of beer, fine spirits and the ultimate in fresh and fun burgers, sandwiches, appetizers and much, much more. Our commitment to quality will be apparent the moment you step in the door. *Stay tuned for updates on our beer selection and menu items.*
  • Colossal Cafe

    2315 Como Ave
    At Colossal Cafe we strive to bring honest, American scratch cooking to the neighborhood.
    Saint Anthony
  • Dino's - Falcon Heights

    Dino's - Falcon Heights

    1700 Snelling Ave N
    A Minnesota based family owned business with 6 locations.
  • Java Train

    Java Train

    1341 Pascal St N
    Java Train Cafe is located in the Como Park neighborhood near the MN State Fairgrounds and the Como Zoo. We are a family friendly coffee shop serving Sebastion Joe's Ice Cream, Alakef Coffee, and a menu perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
    Como
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Falcon Heights uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.