Minneapolis Breakfast & Bloomington Breakfast Cafes
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially when you’re spending it at the Mall of America® or other great Bloomington attractions! Get ready for your day by vising these delicious Minneapolis breakfast cafes and Bloomington breakfast diners.
Whether it’s a single muffin you’re craving or fluffy pancakes, sausage, eggs and hash browns, you’re sure to find it. Try some of the most popular Minneapolis breakfast spots, such as Al’s Breakfast or Isle’s Bun & Coffee Company.
Enjoy the day’s most important meal at these wonderful Minneapolis breakfast cafes!
Al's Breakfast413 14th Ave SE Minneapolis, MN 55414 US +1-612-331-9991
DINKYTOWN. Al's greasy-spoon decor has been preserved for many years, along with a classic breakfast menu. Located near the university, the place attracts students and alums who are thrilled to return and find Al's just as they remember it. Deemed by some folks as the best breakfast place in the Twin Cities, Al's is known for blueberry and blackberry buttermilk pancakes as well as for omelets and eggs Benedict. They only take cash, and if you're in the door before 1pm, they'll happily serve you. A small place, so don't be surprised by waits.
BANK88 S 6th St Westin Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN 55402 US +1-612-656-3255
DOWNTOWN. One of Minneapolis's most evocative dining rooms, BANK occupies the former space of the Farmers and Mechanics Bank. Its thoughtful design is a true feast for the senses a sleek bar in the center, soaring ceilings and windows, a vault-turned-wine cellar, and beautiful early 20th century millwork. Representative mains include seared walleye with butter-poached lobster, 8-oz. beef fillet with mashed red potatoes and garlic-scented spinach, and short-rib lollipop with sweet potato hash.
Be'wiched Sandwiches & Deli800 Washington Ave N Minneapolis, MN 55401 US +1-612-767-4330
WAREHOUSE DISTRICT. Just because you need a quick bite for lunch doesn't mean you can't treat yourself. Be'wiched touts itself as one of the few chef-driven delis in the Midwest, and it certainly lives up to the billing. Classics like pastrami on rye or roast beef on ciabatta are crafted with artisan-like dedication and filled with exquisite flavors. A bevy of salads and soups round out the menu.
Birchwood Café3311 E 25th St Minneapolis, MN 55406 US +1-612-722-4474
SEWARD. Smartly decorated Birchwood is a coffee shop and cafe that also moonlights as an art gallery. Food offerings have a strong vegetarian slant and are prepared using fresh, locally grown, organic ingredients. Menu items range from pizzas and sandwiches to tofu curry and a quiche of the day. Birchwood also serves non-vegetarian items, including salmon cakes and turkey burgers. Breakfast and weekend brunch are popular with locals, too.
Bloomington ChopHouse3900 American Blvd W Hilton Minneapolis / Bloomington Bloomington, MN 55437 US +1-952-830-5200
BLOOMINGTON. Perfectly charred and beautifully presented, the Bloomington ChopHouse's succulent steaks and chops more than make up for its location outside of Minneapolis proper. The muted green walls and and red-orange booths combine with lively clientele to produce an invigorating dining experience.
Bon Vie Bistro & A Piece of Cake485 Selby Ave St. Paul, MN 55102 US +1-651-846-0016
DOWNTOWN / CATHEDRAL HILL. The large picture window and bright-colored walls are the perfect compliments to the fresh food at this neighborhood breakfast bistro. This cozy spot is a favorite among locals, and famous people are known to stop in from time to time, too. The creative menu changes twice monthly, but regulars can expect favorites like Mexican omelets and caramelized banana chocolate pancakes. Yes, life is good at Bon Vie.
Bread & Chocolate867 Grand Ave St. Paul, MN 55105 US +1-651-228-1017
GRAND AVENUE. Sister restaurant of the popular Cafe Latte, Bread & Chocolate has a loyal group of regulars of its own. This Victoria Square bakery specializes in everything that tickles your fancy crescent rolls, brownies, fudge and all sorts of cookies. For those who like to eat a little something more than dessert at mealtimes, Bread & Chocolate also serves several excellent specialty sandwiches.
Butter Bakery Café3700 NIcollet Ave Minneapolis, MN 55409 US +1-612-521-7401
GRAND AVENUE. The long tradition of scrumptious food creation on Grand Avenue continues with the Butter Bakery Café. Whether taking a leisurely stroll down Grand Avenue or heading to work, you'll find Butter Bakery Café to be a quick and convenient stop where you can satisfy your cravings. If you're stopping in for breakfast, try the huevos burrito with scrambled eggs, cheese, potatoes and salsa or the omelet with potatoes. For an early lunch, try the fresh Patsy's BLT or Roast Beef sandwich. This popular Minneapolis breakfast restaurant and bakery also offers free high-speed, wireless Internet access for added convenience.
Café Minnesota345 W Kellogg Blvd Minnesota History Center St. Paul, MN 55102 US +1-651-259-3000
DOWNTOWN. Sure, the exhibits are excellent, but Minnesota History Center also lays claim to a terrific cafe where visitors can partake of gourmet fare whenever the museum is open. Menu items are prepared using only fresh ingredients, and you can rest assured that your shredded beef chili, marinated chicken tinged with miso and ginger, or Tuscan-style beef with apricots will be scrumptious. Pizza and deli stations provide other options. Free wireless Internet access is available, and menu items are indicated as being gluten-free, low-fat, vegan, etc. for your convenience.
Colette Bar & Bistro5601 W 78th St Hotel Sofitel Bloomington, MN 55439 US +1-952-835-1900
BLOOMINGTON. This charming restaurant has the distinction of delivering authentic, mouthwatering French cuisine. Elegant Collette recaptures the ambience of a quaint, 19th-century Parisian café or brasserie dark wood accents, banquette seating, and tulip lamps. Favorite dishes include garlic-tinged bouillabaisse, coq au vin, crepes, and braised lamb shank with garlic potatoes.