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2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1007
+1 612-871-4907
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Tue 08:30 - 17:00
Wed 08:30 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the freshly baked cardamom rolls, an oatmeal apple scone, a ginger cookie and Swedish coffee at our table. All were delicious!

Thank marcia s
Anoka, Minnesota
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fika offers a unique dining experience–classy, Scandinavian, elegant. I've eaten here several times, always surprised and delighted. The portions are small, not for a trencherman appetite.

Thank Stephen C
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168 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with three friends and was delighted to get a table immediately on a Saturday afternoon. The menu is small but very interesting with traditional Nordic fare. We tried the meatballs, ale battered cod and the warm artichoke salad. Each was beautifully presented. The meatballs were raved about. My cod was crispy, but had almost more batter than fish.... More 

Thank MinneapolisCMB
Boston, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the authentic Swedish taste. Didn't realize how I was missing this food. The presentation is an important part of how good this was. The cardamom bun was the best I ever had (and having been both to Sweden and involved with a former Swede who owned a bake shoppe means something!!). The gravlax was excellent, the meatballs perfect and... More 

Thank cbc1234567
1 review
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Fika before, so I knew the portions were small. No problem there. But with small, simple and expensive, I do expect quality. And the meatballs were bland and tough. It took away from the delicious flavors of the rest of the entree. The worst part, however, was the cinnamon rolls. Unfortunately I bought 3! They looked so... More 

Thank Sharon W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very very good food and they paired with a very nice warm wine. We loved the service too. Highly recommend!

Thank DwightRaatz
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102 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

When I was last here two summers ago, meh. After today, I will make Fika one of my regulars for lunch! Super fresh ingredients, creative combinations and presentation, and super delicious. The place was BUSY with the Christmas crowd. But well worth the wait. Normally I don't get too excited about Swedish meatballs. Not here. I will definitely order these... More 

Thank Brian M
San Francisco Bay Area
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you go to the American Swedish Museum, you must eat at FIKA. It is truly an experience. The menu, although small, is very good. We ordered the Potato Leek Soup with Bacon, Swedish Meatballs and an assortment of Swedish cookies. The Potato Leek soup was served piping hot with crispy bacon crumbled on top. The soup was creamy and... More 

Thank mrsjpvan2
Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This place is a hidden gem! The food is just fabulous! Everything we had was superb! Try the sprouts, and the dumplings; they are SOoooo good!

Thank Chris X
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place is so delicious. I had the lemon spaetzle and it rivaled my Danish grandmothers, which is no small feat. Love the atmosphere, it is clean, staff was friendly, and I enjoyed the gift shop as well.

Thank Jess B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1007
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-871-4907
It is the new Cafe inside the American Swedish Institute

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?