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2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
+1 651-797-4027
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were staying close to Mall of America but wanted some place great for breakfast! We made the short trek- so worth it! Amazing food- try the pancakes. This place will not disappoint!!!!!

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Thank AnneClare24
Bismarck, North Dakota
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289 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tiny restaurant so come early. Here for a late brunch.so breakfast and lunch items were available.

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Thank gshore
Becker, Minnesota
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183 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went on a Saturday, early afternoon and waited a short 5 minutes for a table. The service was great, very friendly. I had the short stack of flappers which was two very large pancakes. I didn't care for the yeast as it gave the pancakes an overwhelming taste. Another order was flappers with the fruit and they came with... More 

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Thank Eileen P
Hugo, Minnesota
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Uff da! Food was delicious and the coffee hot and plentiful. This was a luncheon meeting with a friend and at first, it looked impossible to get it. After a 10 minute wait we had a table and a wonderful two hour discussion. Love this place.

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Thank Jnbartunek
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Be sure to ask about ingredients in the Flappers (pancakes). Very strange flavor; almost tasted fermented. They were not edible for our taste buds. The three other breakfast dishes ordered were very good (breakfast sandwiches and classic breakfast plate) Great coffee. Good Service We've been here twice now a Saturday about 1pm. Got a table right away. Oddly on both... More 

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Thank Rebecca H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A great spot for breakfast. We went on a snowy morning so it wasn't busy. A perfect place for a good meal and some coffee

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Thank Jacob R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We love this place especially for a late breakfast/early lunch on weekdays. Seems like we nearly always order the fritata - which is a huge amount of food. We love the bread that come with it and always ask for their amazing homemade jam. We almost always buy scones though we often end up taking them home to eat the... More 

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Thank ElleAhr
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I know this isn't my husband's type of place so he may never come back but I may try it again if for nothing else than Nutella roll!!! Very good but a very yuppie crowd. No space to walk. Get in line... you order at the counter and your food is delivered to a table they choose for you. Try... More 

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Thank Shelly E
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Colossal Cafe is the best breakfast location in St Paul. The good is always fresh and fast. Everything is made from scratch and tastes amazing!

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Thank Wade P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch during a very pleasant walk up and down Grand Avenue. Place was busy so had a 10 minute wait to be seated- no problem! Great bustling atmosphere, lovely tasty chilli and recommended IPA beer. Very good attentive service. Would definitely recommend for a light lunch or maybe breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-797-4027

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