Go for a walk and find adventure on Clark Street in Downtown Stevens Point. You'll find everything from clothing boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops, murals, and even a spot with specialty teas, oils, and vinegars! Set aside a few hours to explore everything the Clark Street Corridor has to offer.
Seek out local style, tea, and games to take home with you, by visiting these independent local shops on Clark Street.
Real Deals on Home Decor
Real Deals on Home Decor is known for its "must-have" home accessories that are offered at great prices! Here you can find items just as clocks, mirrors, floral, ceramics, wall art, and signs. Of course, the shop also features clothing for women of all ages with items from sweaters to jewelry.
Galaxy Comics is part community hub and part gaming hang-out. Here you'll find comics, card games, collectibles, darts, disc golf, board games, and more. Stop in to browse their large selection of items or check out their Facebook page to see new releases and pre-sales that are available!
If you're looking for the best tea or to up your cooking game - this specialty shop is for you. Diversi-Tea offers more than 170 traditional and specialty teas from countries around the world. Enjoy a cup of tea while you sample and smell your favorites such as Jasmine Dragon Well Pearl or browse their quality oils, vinegars, and tea accessories.
These spots are bursting with local finds, from tasty goods to share to one-of-a-kind gifts!
Father Fats is a tapas style restaurant which means you can order different small plates to share and as many as you please! With inspired flavors from around the world paired with local farm fresh goods, don't skip out on their cocktail menu. We recommend the Cherry Cheesecake Russian!
Chef's Kitchen is a restaurant that thrives on the unexpected. Even the name and the entire theme of the restaurant changes by chef's choice! However, customers can always expect one thing- that they will always receive incredible dishes while dining. Follow along with Chef's Kitchen Facebook page to see what they will be serving next.
Cozy Kitchen downtown is the oldest established and long-loved diner in Stevens Point for a reason! You won't regret stopping in for their all day breakfast or homemade soups, pies, and daily specials. Don't forget to check out the mural located on the north wall of the building!
Located right off Clark Street, this cozy, comfortable, and contemporary space is perfect for catching up with old friends or meeting new ones. Ruby Cafe offers handcrafted coffee drinks made with their own coffee brand, along with breakfast and lunch items. Don't forget to try their savory quiche, sweet crepes, or the Ruby family beef burger! Ruby coffee is roasted in Nelsonville and has been named the best coffee in Wisconsin by Food & Wine.
Want more? Check out the story behind Ruby Coffee.
There is plenty of public art to see up and down Clark Street. Don't forget to explore some of the iconic murals and the artists behind them!
The first of the downtown murals created with the "Rivermen" mural, which represents the early logging days on the Wisconsin River. Kelly Meredith completed this in 2004 with the help of local residents filling in colors by number.
Grab the Glass
The Grab the Glass mural celebrates the 160th anniversary of the Stevens Point Brewery and has become a landmark for the Stevens Point community. Nick Goettling, the artist, wanted to show people that locals or visitors about the locally-grown knowledge, skill, and ingredients that go into Point Beer.
Painting the Town
This mural is located on the north wall of Cozy Kitchen, the longest running restaurant in Stevens Point. This scene was painted by local artist, Greg Luedtke.
Most Influential Citizens
The individuals in this mural were voted the most influential because of their contributions to Stevens Point. Their names are on street signs, buildings, and parks around the Stevens Point Area in remembrance of them.
City of Wonderful Water
This monochromatic mural painted by Jon King showcases Stevens Point's identity as the "City of Wonderful Water." This mural is located on the wall of Father Fats Public House.
Check out other Stevens Point Area murals.
Don't forget to stop and see Hardware Mutual Insurance Company! This architectural gem is located at the corner of Clark Street and Strongs Avenue. Classical Revival in style, this Bedford Limestone building was the headquarters of Hardware Mutual, later known as Sentry Insurance.* This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.
* Reference page 47 from 'Gateway to the Pineries, An Architectural and Historical Guide to Downtown Stevens Point' by Thomas Brown for more.
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