Discover Downtown: What Makes Downtown Minot Special

Downtown Minot has something for everyone, offering food, entertainment, shopping, and nightlife. These businesses bring a lot to the Minot community and it’s always important to shop local! Check out this guide to exploring Downtown Minot.


Cookies For You

This local bakery features over a dozen flavors of cookies, nine flavors of bars and other sweet treats. They also serve soup and sandwich lunch specials daily. You can order cookie bouquets or customized cookies for any special event.

Off The Vine

Located in the heart of downtown Minot, Off The Vine serves more than 100 wines from around the world as well as a variety of beer and tapas. The warm and inviting atmosphere is a great way to spend a night out with friends.

  • Thai Hot
  • Cookies For You
  • 10 North Main
  • Charlie’s Main Street Cafe
  • That German Place
  • Starving Rooster
  • Ebeneezer’s
  • With Room Coffee
  • Little Blue elephant


Main Street Books

This locally owned bookstore carries new and used books. It is the perfect place to explore reading at any age. Main Street Books also offers a wide selection of toys to go with your new book.

Gourmet Chef

Whether you’re a pro chef or an amateur baker, this is the place to explore your culinary talents. Attend one of their many cooking classes to brush up on your skills and learn some new tricks.

  • Mainstream Boutique
  • Fiancee
  • Artmain
  • Peggy’s Gift Shop
  • Ricks Jewelry
  • Michele F
  • Lien Jewelry
  • Bernina
  • Grow With Me
  • Esoterica
  • Inspired Interior
  • Gideon’s Trumpet
  • Anderon’s Bootery
  • Oliver’s Attic
  • Bray’s Saddlery
  • Central Ave Variety


Taube Museum of Art

The museum hosts traveling exhibits throughout the year. They also offer art classes, camps and museum tours. When you stop in, make sure to check out their gift shop.

The Putt District

This mini-golf course provides a unique glow-in-the-dark experience. The 14-hole course was handcrafted and the art was hand-painted by the general manager Scott Gordon. There’s more than just mini-golf, they also host birthday parties and other events in their downstairs lounge.

  • YogifyU
  • 62 Doors Gallery
  • Margie’s Art Glass
  • Mouse River Players
  • Railroad Museum


The East End

Bring your friends and enjoy a wide selection of craft beer, cider, and wine. The only self-serve beer and wine bar in Minot gives customers a chance to explore new flavors.

Arny’s 2.0

This hometown bar provides a friendly atmosphere to relax with friends. With a pool table, darts, blackjack, and the occasional live music performance, Arny’s 2.0 is a hot spot for nightlife.

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  • The Tap Room
  • Saul’s
  • The Spot
  • Rooster’s
  • The Blue Rider
  • Ice Box
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