The following is a list of Park businesses for which we have some information.

  • This list includes bars and restaurants.
  • See Entertainment for places like bowling alleys and other places to have fun.
  • Movie Theaters are on a separate page.
  • Hotels are listed on a separate page as well.
  • Also see a list of businesses that were included in a 1929 directory, albeit with no addresses.
  • Businesses in the various shopping centers may not be included on the list below; see the entries below for Miracle Mile, Lilac Way, Knollwood, Texa-Tonka, and Westwood Shopping Centers.
  • Also see Early Park Businesses
  • Additions and corrections are very welcome; please Contact us.



AAA Minneapolis

Ace Manufacturing, Inc.

Acme Stone and Lumber

Ahler’s Pharmacy

Al’s Bar

Al’s (Brookside) Barber Shop

Amalgamated Eating and Drinking Co.

Ambassador Motor Lodge – Wayzata Blvd.

Ambassador Motor Lodge East – Excelsior Blvd.

American Cynamid

American Inn

Anchor Inn

Anderson Cadillac

Fred G. Anderson

Anderson’s Cleaners

Androc Chemical Co.

Ann and Andy’s Tavern

Applequist Ice Co.

Appliance Recycling Centers of America (ARCA)

Arcade Television and Appliances

Archambo Food Market

Arneson Nursery

Artcraft Plastics, Inc.

Arts and Flowers

Associated Litho – 6610 W. Lake Street

Associated Litho – 6500 W. Lake Street

Atkinson Drug Store

Axel’s Tuck’d Away Inn



Baja Del Sol Tortilla Grill

Bally Total Fitness


Banks and Finance

Baskin Robbins – Excelsior Blvd.

Baskin Robbins – Texa-Tonka

Batteries Plus

Bavaria Art Glass Studio

B. Dalton Booksellers

Becky’s Cafeteria

Beek’s Pizza

Behning Hardware

David C. Bell Investments

Bell’s Delicatessen

Beltline Industrial Park

Beltline Pay Dump


Benson Optical

Louis Berkowitz’s Grocery Store

Bernie’s Park Delicatessen

Bill Boyer Ford

Betty’s Cafeteria

Billman’s Park Funeral Home

Bird Cage Restaurant

Bird House

Blossom Florist and Diner

Blossom Shop

Bob’s Snack Shop

Bohn Welding

Bon Giorno Italian Restaurant

Booker & Wallestad

Booth Pharmacy

Boston Market

Boulevard Barbers/Beauty Salon

Boulevard Chiropractic

Boulevard Cleaners

Boulevard Delicatessen

Boulevard Drive Inn

Boulevard Furniture

Boulevard Grocery

Boulevard Pizza

Bradley Transfer – Something in the Water


Bright Spot

Brink’s Hardware/Variety Store

Brochin’s Book and Gift Shop

George L. Brooks Service Stations

Brookside (Al’s) Barber Shop

Brookside Dairy Bar

Brookside Drug

Brookside Drug Memoir – Something in the Water

Brookside Grocery (Dana Thompson’s Store)

Brookside Hardware

Brookside Inn

Brookside Market – Also see Something in the Water

Andy Brown’s Pool Service

Doc Brown’s Barber Shop and Pool Hall

     Also see  Something in the Water

Browne Plumbing Co. – Something in the Water

Bruce Construction Co.

Bruegger’s Bagels

Buddy’s (Grocery Store)

Buffalo Wild Wings

Buhler-Miag Corp.

Win Stephens Buicktown


Burlington Coat Factory

Burn-Zol Inc.



Calhoun Dairy

Calhoun Plaza

Citizen’s Bank

Bill Carlson Electric Co.

Canfield Dietrick Lumber YardSomething in the Water

Cardinal Glass

Carney Company

Century Foundry

Char Broiler Cafe

Chi’s Super Market


Chicken Delight

Christy’s Gas StationSomething in the Water

Chux Screen Printing

City Cat Clinic and Condos

Clark’s Submarine Sandwich Shop

Classic Motor Company

Cliff’s Drive-In

Clifford Sampson Interiors

Clothing Distribution Center  (C&R Clothiers)

Coast To Coast Headquarters

Coast to Coast Retail Store


Colonial InnColonial Inn Bakery/Pantry

Color-Ad Packaging, Inc.

Connco Shoes

Cosom Corporation

Cotton Club

Court House Racquetball and Handball Club

Cozy Corner

Creosote Plant

Crib Diaper Service

Cronstrom’s Heating and Air Conditioning

Culbertson’s Restaurant

Culligan Soft Water – 3550 Brunswick

Cusack & Carlson



Dari VI – 6210 W. 36th Street

Dairy-Mor Drive-In

Dairy Queen/Dairy Wipt

Daly’s Variety and Gift Shop

Danny Woo’s Cafe

DeMuth Kennels

Dependable Motors

Desnick’s Boulevard Pharmacy

deVillier Coiffures

Dine-Eez Breakfast Nook Company

Distinctive Dentistry

Diversified Brokerage Services

Docken’s Store

Don’s Minimax/Park Market

Donut Tree

Dorsher Grocery & Meats

Doubletree Hotel

Duff’s in the Park


Dworsky General Store



Early Park Businesses

Ecklund & Swedlund Construction

Eclipse Electric Co. – Something in the Water

Econ-o-Wash Laundry

Edina Realty

Edward’s Pipe and Tobacco Shop

Edward’s Restaurant and Bakery

Eide Motorcycle Sales and Service

El Patio

Elayne Galleries

Ember’s – 7525 Wayzata Blvd.

Ember’s – 3924 Excelsior Blvd.

Employment Agencies

Enga Funeral Home

Engell Dairy Memoir

Ernie’s Barber Shop

Erv’s Small Engine Repair

Esterly Harvester Co.

Evanoff Gardens

Evenson Paint and Wallpaper

Excelsior Quick Shop

Expressions Furnishings



Fairway Fine Food Store

Falcon Gas

Family Fruit Store

George Faust’s Restaurant and Liquor Storium

Fern Hill Hardware

Fern Hill Store

Find! Antique Store

Finney Co.

First Federal Savings and Loan

Fishman’s Deli

Flame Metals


Foo Chu Cafe

Ford Dealer – Highway 100

Fosston Wind Stacker Co.

Four Flags Restaurant

Fox and Mink Farming

Freeland’s Grocery

Charles M. Friedheim Co.

Friedman’s Department Store



Galaxy Drive-In

Gamble Skogmo

Garton Dairy/Park Purity Dairy Store

General Office Products

George Faust’s Restaurant and Liquor Storium

George’s In the Park

German Auto Works

Giller Drug

Giller’s Liquors


Glacier Plastics

Gold Hare Salon

Gold’s Clothing

Golden Auto Parts

Good Food and Company

Good Life Spa


Gopher Glass

Gordon Brothers Red & White Grocery

M.L. Gordon Sash and Door Co.

Grain Elevators

Granite City

Gravel Pits – Also see Something in the Water

Gravely Tractors

Graybow-Daniels Plumbing Supply

Grimsrud Shoes

Grossman Television



H&H Cafe

Hanson Hardware

Harmony Fabrics

Har-Ned Lumber Company


Hennepin-Lake Stationers

Hermstad Gas

Highland Delicatessen

Highway Hobby House

Hodroff’s Food Market


Hoglund Plumbing

Holand Motors

Holiday Gas Stations

Home Hardware

Homedale Nursery


Hot Licks Records

House of Vision


Howard’s Pharmacy

Howley’s Snack Shop




T.E. Ibberson Co.


Irish Washerwoman


Jackson Seat Covers


Jarless Spring Carriage Company


Jiffy Car Wash

Jiffy Lunch

Johnson Brothers Plumbing and Heating

Johnson Cashway Lumber Yard

Johnson Hardware

Oscar Johnson Fairway Fine Food

Jolly Troll

Jon English Salon

Joppa Beauty Salon

Joppa Pharmacy

Jorvig’s Floral Shop

Jose’s Restaurant



K9 Hydrotherapy

Kay Motors

Keller Brothers Sporting Goods and Camera Store

Kendaco, Inc.


Kilbourne Lumber Co.

King’s Inn

Klein’s Super Market


Knollwood Liquors

Knollwood Plaza/Mall

Knollwood Village

Koch’s Grocery

Koehler Food Store

Koval’s Appliances

Kowloon Chow Mein

Kuempel Chime Clocks

Kwik Shop



La Miracle Dining

Lacy, Walker Inc. Food Brokerage

Lake Street Hardware

Lake Street Store

Lakeland Door

Lambin Motors


Joe Lann’s Confectionery

Larry’s Pharmacy

Latitudes Map and Travel Store

Lerum Automotive

Lilac Way Candies (Georgas)

Lilac Way Cleaners – Minnetonka Blvd.

Lilac Way Shopping Center

Lincoln Del

Lindsay-Greenfield Vehicle Co.

Linsk Flowers

Lithium Plant

Lloyd’s Hardware

Loffhagen Insurance

Loffler Properties

Luggage World

Lumber Stores, Inc.

Lund’s Supermom Bakery

Lynch’s Cafe



Betty Ann McCall Accordion School

McCarthy’s Cafe

McCourtney Plastics

McDevitt’s Hardware:  Excelsior Blvd, Brownlow Ave.


McGarvey Coffee

McGilligan’s Grocery

McGlynn’s Trav’l Bake

Market Basket

Martin Manufacturing Co.

Marvin’s Skelly

Master Music Co

Merry Hill Kennels

Metalloy Corp. (Lithium Plant)

Meyer Hardware


Midas Auto Service

Midwest Mailing Systems

Milburg Co.

Milk House

Mill City Plywood

Milt’s Market

Minikahda Dairy Store/Minikahda Hobby Shop

Minikahda Hardware

Minikahda Mobil – Sid Brown’s Pure Oil

Minikahda Motor Lodge

Min-it Market

Minneapolis and St. Louis Reduction Works

Minneapolis Box Lumber Co.

Minneapolis Chair Co.

Minneapolis Jarless Spring Carriage Co.

Minneapolis Malleable Iron Co.

Minneapolis Moline

Minneapolis Specialty Manufacturing Co.

Minneapolis Threshing Machine Co.

Minnesota Poultry and Egg Company

Minnesota Rubber – Also see Something in the Water

Minnesota Taxidermy

Minnesota Tree Service

Miracle Mile Shopping Center

Mr. Clutch

Mr. Q’s

Modern Floors

Moldestad Grocery

Monitor Drill

Mootz & Schmidt Appliances

Moritz Food Market

Morning Star Women’s Health & Birth Center

Mulberry’s Environmentally Friendly Cleaners




Naegele’s Restaurant

Napa Jack’s

National Lead

National Lead – Something in the Water

National Tea Company – Excelsior Blvd.

National Tea Company – Minnetonka Blvd.

National Tea Company – Knollwood


New Dutch Grill

New Horizons Day Care – Excelsior Blvd.

1929 Businesses

Nonie’s Chow Mein

Nordeen Photography Studios

Nordic Ware

Northern Aire Pools

N.W. Metal Manufacturing Co.





Oak Hill Grocery

Oak Knoll Animal Hospital

Obe’s House of Beauty – 7200 Minnetonka Blvd.

Paul E. Olson & Son Builders

Opitz – 4300 Excelsior

Opitz – 4304-06 Excelsior

Opitz – 4320 Excelsior



Palm’s Bakery

Pannekuiken Huis

Park Auto Upholstery

Park Bus Co. – Something in the Water

Bernie’s Park Delicatessen and Bakery

Park Drive In

Park Drug

Park Electric Co.

Park Employment Agency

Park Jeep

Park Lane Carpet

Park Mobil

Park Music Center

Park National Bank

Park Natural Foods

Park Pantry Co-Op

Park Pet Hospital

Park Purity Dairy Store

Park Putt Miniature Golf

Park Standard Service

Park Studio

Park Tavern

Park Terrace

Park Theater Building

Park Vacuum – 6610 W. Lake St.

Park Vacuum – 7008 Highway 7

Park Village

Patchin Appraisals


Pavek Museum of Broadcasting

Peavey-Hauglin Experimental Grain Elevator

Pengelly X-Ray Co.

Penny’s Super Market

Penrose & Crain Carpet Co.

Pentel Pontiac

Perkins – 4150 Excelsior Blvd.

Perkins – 5001 Excelsior Blvd.

Perma-Stone Twin Cities Co.


Pickwick Records

Pier I Imports

Piggly Wiggly

Pilgrim Cleaners

Pizza Hut – 6315 Minnetonka Blvd.

Pizza Hut – 5804 Excelsior Blvd.

Pizza Hut – Westwood Shopping Center

Planet Ford

Plastidip – Gumby and Pokey

Plehal Heating Co.

Pockrandt Lumber Co.

Polo Restaurant

Port Arthur Cafe

Precise Products Corporation – 7217 W. 27th Street

Premier Plastics

Premiere School of Self-Improvement and Professional Modeling

Prest-o-Lite Company

Print Shop

Property Damage Appraisers

Pylon Drive In

Pyrofax Gas Co



Quadion Corporation


Radio AAHS – CTO Broadcasting

Radio Shack – 5250 Excelsior Blvd

Radio Shack – Knollwood

Rainbow Plastics

Ray’s Radio and TV

Ray and Arne’s Sandwich Shop

Red Owl Country Store – 3700 Highway 100

Red Owl Store – Miracle Mile

Red Owl Store – Knollwood Plaza

Reddy Rents

Jack Reed’s Drive-In

Douglas Rees Associates

Reilly Tar and Chemical (Creosote Plant)

Reinhard Brothers Co.

Reiss’s Restaurant – Also see Something in the Water

Renner Well Co. – Also see Something in the Water

Republic Creosoting

Resop Realtors

Restaurants No Limit (Naegele)

Reynolds Aluminum Building Products

Reynolds Welding Supply

Riviera Imports

Roach Inn

Road Buddies

Robinson Rubber Products

Rodeo Drive

Rodgers Hydraulic  – Also see  Something in the Water

Roger’s Service Center

Romer Plastics

Rose Fashion Optical

Ruden China – 4150 Excelsior

Ruden China – 4304 Excelsior

Ruedlinger Nursery

Ruth’s Toggery

S.J. Rutherford Co.


S&H Construction Co.

S&K Drive In

S. Clein, Inc.

St. L Loader Company

St. Louis Park Service Garage

Sage Hen Restaurant

Salkin and Linoff

Sam’s Club

Sambo’s Restaurant

Sand and Gravel Companies

Sandvig and Sandvig Accountants – Also see Something in the Water

Santorini Taverna

Santos Nursery

Schadow Insurance Agency

Scherling Studios/Scherling-Pletsch Studios – 6300/04 Lake Street

Scherling Pletsch Studios – 6610 Lake Street

Schlotzky’s Deli

Schmitt Music

Schuler Shoes

Scotty’s Rent-it/Marine Mart/Dry Cleaning

Sam Segal, Builder

Seirup BusinessesSomething in the Water

Sela Roofing


Shaft-Pierce Shoe Co.

Shakey’s Pizza

Sherm’s TV

Shink Pharmacy

Shoppers’ City

Shotwell Company

Showcase Tile and Tops

Silver Fox Farm

Skad’s Travel (Lilac Way Shopping Center)

Skippy Peanut Butter

The Slipt Disk

Smith Motors

Smith Pharmacy

Russell Smith Construction

Smoky Point Cafe

Snack Shops

Snyder Electric

Sol’s Skelly

Sol’s Superette

Southdale Shopping Center

Spirits of St. Louis Wine Shop

Sport Wheels

Sports and Health Club

Stalnaker’s Appliances

Standard Plumbing and Appliance

Win Stephens Buicktown

Sticks and Stones Interiors

Stillman’s Food Stores

Suburban Electric

Suburban Ready-Mix

Sugar Beet Plant

Super Valu Store – Lilac Way

Sunnyside Gas Station

Swatez Department Store

Swenson and Redeen Groceries – Also see Something in the Water

Swiss Chalet Buffet




Tatra Ski Shop

Taxi Service

Texa-Tonka Lanes

Texa-Tonka Shopping Center

Texas Tonka Liquors

Thomas Charles Salon

Thompson’s (Brookside) Grocery – Also see Something in the Water

Thompson’s Home Hardware

Thompson Wagon Co.

Tim’s Pharmacy – 4801 Minnetonka Blvd.
Tim’s Pharmacy #2 – 6001 Excelsior Blvd.

Timothy O’Toole’s Bar

Tom’s Stereo Sales

Topps Discount City

Tower Place

Town and Country Furs

Traficante Accordion School

Treasure’s Island

Trestman Music

Trenkley’s Store

Ty’s New Park Market



Underwood’s Cafe

Unexcelled Manufacturing Co. 

Union Carbide and Carbon Corp



Venetian Pool/Venetian Gardens

Vescio’s Cucina

Village Hair

Fred Vogt Heating and Air Conditioning

Vogue Furniture



Wade’s BBQ

Wagner’s Drive-in


Wallis Buggy Co.

Walt’s Canteen

Walser Ford

Ward’s Chow Mein

Warren Pharmacy

Wax Museum

West Lake Motor Rebuilders

West Side Volkswagen

Westerdahl Hardware


Westmans Floral

Westwood Hills Construction Co.

Westwood Motel

Westwood Shopping Center

Wheeler Lumber, Bridge and  Supply Co.

Who Cares Inc. (Outdoor Shop)

Rollie Williams Music Co. (Guitar Store)

Willow Tree

Wilkins Pontiac Fiat

Win Stephens Buicktown

Wittman’s Marine and Hardware

Witt’s Super Valu

Wolfe Lake Professional Center


Danny Woo’s Cafe

Wooddale Professional Building





Yngve and Yngve Attorrneys

Yoga Center of Minneapolis

J.C. Younger Co.

Youngstedt’s Gas – Excelsior Blvd.




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