Como, St. Paul

Located in the northwestern part of St. Paul, the Como neighborhood is a charming, family friendly pocket of the city. The area is well known for the Como Park Zoo, conservatory and Lake Como. The area is also home to many Saint Paul schools and hosts a variety of golf courses, bike paths, picnic areas, and sports fields for the outdoor recreation enthusiast.

Explore Tilden Park, one block to the south. Its comfortable size, ample seating, and plentiful playground equipment make it the perfect gathering location not only for you, but the whole family.

Nestled into a century-old neighborhood of single-family homes

Delicious Fares


There are no shortages of places to dine out in the Como neighborhood. Enjoy plenty of family-friendly options from breakfast at Colossal Café, delicious sandwiches at Nelson Cheese & Deli, tasty street tacos at Nico’s Taco Bar, or indulge on a night out at Baldamar. Explore more below.

Tasty Drinks

Cocktails & fun

Enjoy a night out with plenty of breweries, bars, and cocktail lounges within a stone’s throw of Holden House. Play games and drink craft brews at Blackstack Brewing, sip on a craft cocktail at Crave, or shoot some pool and enjoy the rotating taps at Half Time Rec Center.

Unique Spots


From the sports enthusiast, to the outdoor explorer, to the quiet intellectual, there's something for everyone. Watch a Loons game at Allianz Field or take in the beautiful scenery along Como Park's many walking paths. Transport yourself to another world in the renowned Como Conservatory or take in a movie at AMC Rosedale. No matter your fancy, a multitude of options lie within minutes of Holden House.

Enjoy the natural beauty of Como Park & Lake Como— just a 10 min walk away

to Como Park
  • Walk - 21 min
  • Run - 10-15 min
  • Bike - 6 min
to Como Lake
  • Walk - 35 min
  • Run - 10-20 min
  • Bike - 9 min