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Raphael's Bakery Cafe

319 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3124
+1 218-759-2015
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (20 reviews)
“donuts” (15 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 17:30All hours
American, Cafe, Soups
319 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3124
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Reviews (84)
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Raphael's has a solid, standard breakfast and lunch menu. I have had many donuts from this place and have never been disappointed. Also a great staff!

Thank Carl K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Small town bakery and cafe. Baked goods of all types. Traditional breakfast at reasonable prices. Daily lunch specials. The soups are great.

1  Thank dogapproved
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was in Bemidji to run the Lake Loop which is part of the Blue Ox Marathon. I had lunch at the bakery the day before the race. The atmosphere is welcoming the service was excellent, I had a 1/2 club with homemade cream of...More

1  Thank 544tracyt
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this home town business. The owners are great, all the employees are sweet also. I have had the most adorable cupcakes made by them. I found pictures from Pinterest, and they exceeded all my expectations. The taste of their products is out of...More

1  Thank Kayla K
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Go for the bakery side of this establishment for wonderful fresh breads and pastries. Average omelet and pancake. Hash browns were of the frozen variety.

Thank t-bonetraveller
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

All I can say is yummy!! All the baked goods are amazing!! Especially the Smores dounuts doing the summer season! Also a great breakfast and lunch menu ...soups and sandwiches homemade and very nice on your pocket book :)

Thank Chrystal P
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

After walking around and scoping out places to eat tomorrow, my husband and I decided to eat at Raphael's for breakfast. We knew we were buying donuts because they looked amazing. When we walk in the next morning the place was buzzing with customers. We...More

Thank Odella F
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Had soup and sandwich lunch here, really good. Specials change daily but are consistently excellent. Since it is a real bakery first the breads are superb. The staff is friendly and competent. This has become a must stop when in Bemidji. Needless to say I...More

Thank MNVikesfan
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We're from out of town and were meaning to try this bakery. We got our first taste of the hot dog buns from the Lucky Dogs restaurant in town, and on our next trip, we ordered hot dog and hamburger buns for our family fishing...More

Thank 2travelbirds
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Took my 4 young granddaughters to lunch at Raphael's and we all loved it. The girls all had the soup of the day (cream of potatoe) and the accompanying bread and I added a sloppy joe. Everything including service was wonderful. As a special treat...More

Thank Tim L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Minnesota Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-3124
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
  • Phone Number: +1 218-759-2015
  • E-mail
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