Explore the 4 most popular spots in Minneapolis' Seward neighborhood

Visiting Seward, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Minneapolis neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a breakfast spot to a seafood market.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Seward, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Birchwood Cafe

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Topping the list is breakfast, brunch and New American spot Birchwood Cafe, which offers coffee, tea and more. Located at 3311 E. 25th St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 55 reviews on Yelp.

This spot prides itself on offering something for everyone. According to the website,  this place aims to offer "something for everyone. ... Whether you are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, omnivorous or all about the bacon, [Birchwood] has plenty of lovingly handcrafted dishes for you to enjoy."

Look for notable menu options such as the savory breakfast sandwich with choice of bacon or sausage, sunny-side up egg, cheddar, garlic and lettuce; blueberry, powdered sugar or orange pancakes; and steak and eggs with mild herbs.

2. Cafe Racer Kitchen

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Next up is food truck and Latin American spot Cafe Racer Kitchen, situated at 2929 E. 25th St. With 4.5 stars out of 110 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Cafe Racer has brunch, lunch and dinner options. Hone in on specific menu options such as the Colombian Street Dog with chips, peppers and queso for brunch; pulled chicken or pork for lunch; and chicken with rice with plantains for dinner. This place also caters and delivers. 

3. United Noodles

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Grocery store and imported food spot United Noodles is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2015 E. 24th St., four stars out of 255 reviews. This family owned and operated business is housed in a 15,000 square foot space and is tucked away off the Hiawatha Light Rail line.

Grocery staples such as milk, eggs and bread are on offer, as are products from China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, India and Sri Lanka. Meat, seafood and produce are also available. 

4. Coastal Seafoods

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And then there's Coastal Seafoods, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews. Stop by 2330 Minnehaha Ave. to hit up the seafood market and cooking school the next time you're in the neighborhood.

This place supplies seafood and other fare to over 200 businesses in five states, according to the business' website. Customers can order oysters, fin fish, crustaceans and seafood platters online or in-store. Gourmet products, like Japanese imports, sausage, pickles and sauce, are also on offer.