Downtown Minneapolis Avenue Facts and Highlights

Downtown Minneapolis Avenue Grocery Store
1201 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: (612) 379-5040
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. – midnight, seven days a week
Square Footage: 20,000 square feet

Lunds Wines & Spirits
1208 Harmon Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone Number: (612) 379-5050
Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Square Footage: 4,100 square feet
Grand Opening: June 14, 2012
Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.; doors open at 10 a.m.
Speakers: Tres Lund, CEO; Mayor R.T. Rybak; Councilmember Lisa Goodman

Store Highlights

  • FoodE Expert to answer all food-related questions, create menu ideas and offer mealtime tips
  • Bachman’s Floral and Caribou Coffee
  • Rain garden with patio seating area, located next to wines and spirits shop
  • Free parking: Approximately 80 stalls for the grocery store and wines and spirits shop; accessible from Hennepin Avenue or the alley connecting 12th and 13th Streets. Two stalls will feature electric car charging stations for plug-in-hybrid vehicles.
  • Self-service checkout stands
  • Deli:
    • Fresh, revamped salad bar with unique offerings such as whole grains and beans, roasted fresh vegetables and nutritional boosts, including flax meal and chia seeds
    • Approximately 250 varieties of specialty cheeses sourced from around the world
    • Sushi prepared in the store daily
    • Olive and antipasti bar
    • Sandwiches and hot prepared foods and soups
  • Produce:
    • Wide variety of locally sourced offerings
    • USDA-certified organic produce department
  • Bakery:
    • Freshly baked artisan bread
    • Decorated cakes, cupcakes, cookies and bars
    • European pastries
  • Meat & Seafood:
    • Premium choice and dry-aged beef
    • Wide variety of sustainable seafood offerings
    • Free knife sharpening service
  • Organic and Natural:
    • More than 3,500 organic and natural foods
    • Bulk foods section featuring a wide variety of nuts, candies, whole grains and granolas