Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Saint Paul's West Side neighborhood

Babani's Kurdish Restaurant | Photo: Mindy B./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on October 23, 2019.

Spending time in West Side? Get to know this Saint Paul neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Kurdish spot to a bike shop.

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

1. Babani's Kurdish Restaurant

Photo: AK S./Yelp

Topping the list is halal and Middle Eastern spot Babani's Kurdish Restaurant, which offers kebabs and more. Located at 32 Fillmore Ave. East, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 117 reviews on Yelp. Look for kebabs, rice and more on the menu.

2. El Burrito Mercado

Photo: KC P./Yelp

Next up is grocery store, bar and Mexican spot El Burrito Mercado, situated at 175 Cesar Chavez St. With four stars out of 217 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. The menu features ceviche, fajitas and tacos.

3. Capital Deals

Photo: s h./Yelp

Bike shop and bike rental spot Capital Deals is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 710 Smith Ave. South, four stars out of 10 reviews. Services include tune-ups and bike overhauls, according to the website.

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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