Latinx (Hispanic) Heritage Month

Nationally known as Hispanic Heritage Month, Minneapolis celebrates Latinx Heritage Month September 15 through October 15, 2020. Check out the events, businesses and restaurants where you can celebrate and support the Latinx community and enrichment of Minneapolis’ culture.

Art Studios

Ricardo Levins Morales Art Studio
Artwork with a focus on social justic created by Ricardo Levins Morales over years to encourage the laughter, hope, love and anger that move us toward a better world. The shop also produces custom buttons at bulk prices – your design or ours!

Electric Machete Studios
Twin Cities artist-run art & music collective production house featuring the work of Latinx and Xicanx artists Indigenous to las Ámericas.

Zinnia Folk Arts of Mexico
Collections of authentic Mexican gifts and jewelry


Mercado Central: houses 35 businesses from all across Mexico, Central and South American including shops and eats!
• Food: 11 restaurants with authentic Mexican food and flavors
• Shopping: 16 shops with traditional and daily use products

Midtown Global Market: internationally-themed public market featuring various stops for Hispanic cuisine

Lake Plaza: A market with shopping for all types of needs, including apparel, footwear, jewelry, and great food.

Marissa’s Supermarket: Mexican market and bakery

Restaurants & Breweries

Abi's Cafe: Salvadorian staples

Adelita’s Mexican Restaurant: Mexican cuisine

Boludo: Argentina empanadas and pizza

Café Ena: Pan-Latin cuisine 

Casa Maria: traditional Mexican cooking and house specialties

Centro: Casual Mexican cuisine

Chimborazo: Ecuadorian and Andean foods

Cocina Latina: Ecuadorian, Colombian and Mexican specialties

Conga Latin Bistro: Latin American cuisine

Costa Blanca Bistro: Spanish cuisine

El Taco Riendo: Mexican staples

El Nuevo Rodeo: Mexican cuisine

Hambuergesas el Gordo: Authentic street tacos and burgers with northern flavor

La Alborada: Mexican restaurant and market

La Colonia Restaurant: Colombian and Ecuadorian dishes/cuisine

La Doña Cervecería: a unique brewery, taproom and entertainment space fusing Latin culture and The North (Minnesota!) - opening October 2018!

La Fresca: Authentic Mexican Nouveau cuisine

La Loma Tamales: Caterer and business that specializes in tamales

Los Ocampo: Mexican cuisine

Manny’s Tortas: Traditional Mexican cuisine (Mercado Central and Midtown Global Market)

Maria's Cafe: Colorful Colombian diner

Martina: Modern Argentinian cuisine

Maya Cuisine: Mexican cuisine

Nico’s Taco & Tequila Bar: Authentic street tacos 

Nixta: takeout-only storefront offers family-style meals featuring fresh made tortillas

Orale Mexican Eats: New and fresh take on authentic, contemporary Mexican street food

Pancho Villa: Authentic Latin-American cuisine 

Prieto: casual counter service with a ceviche and raw bar

Rincon 38: Spanish cuisine

Sonora Grill: South American and Spanish cuisine 

Tinto Kitchen: Latin inspired cuisine 

Victor’s 1959 Café: Cuban café

ViV!R: Fast-casual cafe and bakery with Mexican flavors (opening in September)