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Finnish Bistro

) #104 of 730 Restaurants in Saint Paul ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
2264 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1722
+1 651-645-9181
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“quiche” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
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2264 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1722
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first clue that cleanliness isn't their concern should have been the filthy menus. I searched through them to try to find a clean one, but there wasn't a single one that was not gross. As I sat waiting for my friend to arrive, I...More

1  Thank tigereye79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by because we heart that they had great cheese cake, but found out that they have all kinds of bakery goodies all delicious.

Thank Sibelcay
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My daughter and I stopped on a Friday for lunch. She had the Greek salad which was really lacking in the amount of cut vegetables. I had the puller pork sandwich which had good flavor but contained 3 big pieces of fat. I thought the...More

Thank Steve00
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Was here about a year or so ago and thought it great fun. This time around, not so much. I had the lefse/egg scramble and it was almost gross. The ham they use is very sweet, the scrambled egg was brown, and then they just...More

Thank brenda d
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful café situated in a quiet and beautiful part of town. Menu is wholesome and unique, the food is very good with a lot of healthy choices. They also have wonderful coffee and espresso drinks. And if that weren't enough they have some wonderful...More

Thank S K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stopped at the Bistro for lunch as a friend had seen it highlighted on a local program. I ordered the reindeer quiche which came with a very generous salad. I've never had reindeer before so I thought that I'd give it a try. The...More

Thank Rowing_Queen
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After reading a great review in a local newspaper, we decided to try Sunday Brunch at the Finnish Bistro. The Pulla French Toast looked and tasted fantastic - tons of sweet fresh fruit. The Classic Breakfast was also nice - filling and the added salsa...More

Thank tracieb218
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I had a late lunch on Monday at the cute Finnish Bistro. The lefse with salmon was massive and absolutely delicious!! It was filled with spinach and other tasty veggies and the spices were unique and fantastic. I don't think I've tried anything like that...More

Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A favorite of mine for brunch, now including beer and wine! The remodel is great because you can now order your food and drinks at one place. It really opened up the space. We had a group of 7 and it as challenging finding room...More

Thank ExportLove
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

They have small molten chocate cakes that they seem to sellout quickly. Large outdoor sidewalk seating in summer with some occasional music. Interesting interior with some antique tools and memorabilia. Very good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2264 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-645-9181
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