Location

The Birchwood Cafe is conveniently located in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis at 3311 East 25th Street. You'll find us 4 blocks west of West River Parkway, midway between Franklin Avenue and Lake Street.

So close to the Mississippi, the Birchwood is a great destination if you run, walk, bike or blade the River Road - cool, refreshing lemonade and Izzy's ice cream await! Just head west on 25th Street we're 4 blocks up on your left hand side.

Travel via bus is easy, Route 9 runs right past our front door! Check out metrotransit.org for an easy online trip planner with complete bus and light rail schedules. Or go right to the Route 9 bus map and schedule!

The Birchwood is also close to the University of Minnesota, Downtown Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Airport! You'll find plenty of free parking on 25th Street and neighboring blocks!

Coming by car from:

The East (St. Paul area):

Take 94 West
Take the Riverside/25th Avenue exit
Go Left on Riverside Ave 1 block to Franklin Ave
Left onto Franklin, go 2 blocks
Right onto 31st Avenue, go 4 blocks
Left onto 25th Street, we're 2 blocks down on the right-hand side.

The West (Downtown Mpls, Uptown, West Metro):

Take 94 East
Take the Riverside/25th Avenue exit
Right on Riverside Ave 1 block to Franklin Ave
Left onto Franklin, go 2 blocks
Right onto 31st Avenue, go 4 blocks
Left onto 25th Street, we're 2 blocks down on the right-hand side.

The South (South Metro):

Take 35W North to 94 East
Take the Riverside/25th Avenue exit
Right on Riverside Ave 1 block to Franklin Ave
Left onto Franklin, go 2 blocks
Right onto 31st Avenue, go 4 blocks
Left onto 25th Street, we're 2 blocks down on the right-hand side.

The North (NE Mpls, St. Anthony, North Metro):

Take 35W South to Hiawatha Ave/Hwy 55 exit
Left onto 26th Street, go about 1 mile
Left onto 33rd Avenue, go 1 block
Right on 25th Street, we'll be on the right-hand side.