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1124 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-3722
+1 651-756-1787
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“bi bim bop” (7 reviews)
“short ribs” (7 reviews)
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1124 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-3722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited from Chicago and was one of our favorite lunches during our trip! Very unique menu and everything was super tasty!!! I tried the Mac and Chi and my boyfriend ordered the Bi Bim Bop. Both dishes were very filling and well worth the price!...More

Thank Megan N
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I love good cooking. I had the Roasted Vegetable Benedict (modified to accommodate my gluten sensitivity and a yeast sensitivity that is more severe). This Benedict had fabulous hollandaise, wonderful roasted vegetables, eggs poached perfectly, a surprise of some pickled onions that added a delightful...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast- amazing! Suggestion - get there early, there is a wait- totally worth it, but nice to get a seat immediately so you can start enjoying the meal! Coffee was smooth, and many choices on the menu. I went with the biscuits...More

Thank nu2tech
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast. Omelet with kimchi is fantastic. Glad my daughter moved to the area. Good service and good atmosphere.

1  Thank Corbey D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Had brunch here recently. We snagged a table at 10AM on a Saturday and were lucky we did as it got quite busy soon thereafter with a line outside. Always a good sign! We started with the K-fries - a delicious version of Korean poutine...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

If Biscuits and Gravy are on the special menu, get it you won't be disappointed! The cinnamon roll was huge and delicious. Great service even though the restaurant was very busy. So many good looking items on the menu, we can't wait to go back!

Thank Despst
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

A great spot... first time here to enjoy the fun decor, happening spot with crowds flowing onto the sidewalk and spot on brunch. Breakfast for two cost around $15 a person. I had the breakfast nachos with $3 add on of sausage. It was unique...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Most importantly the Coffee is delicious. I loved the breakfast nachos and am eager to get back soon and try other things!

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

What if you crossed Psy ("Gangham Style") and Gene Kelly ("Singin' in the Rain")? The result might be Eddie Wu and Cook. Cook is a wonderful blend of traditional American and Korean cuisines (breakfast and lunch only) in a casual, Bohemian-like setting. We went for...More

Thank jakester88
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful tastes ! Korean influence in about half the dishes but creative and non traditional presentation. Also good selection of American breakfast fare. Cinnamon rolls ,pancakes ,egg dishes etc Wait staff warm , enthusiastic and helpful.

Thank stpauliewoman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-3722
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-756-1787
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