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$$ - $$$
Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, European
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2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1007
+1 612-871-4907
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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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99 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Scallop small plate, wonderful! We noticed that the menu seems to have fewer non-sandwich small plates than in the past (?) Hope they will add back a few more favorites--Brussels sprouts dish they used to have is fabulous. Expensive but worth it!!

Thank AVE09
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

wonderful meal. we loved the gravlax and the scallops. ok it's overpriced and the portions are small, but we were on vacation.

Thank ekaje
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Small but wonderful menu. All the food looks like a work of art. The crispy tofu was one of the best entrees I've ever had, and my friend liked the Swedish meatballs. Creative drink menu. Liked the gin drink and the birch cream soda. The place is mainly a lunch spot, very casual, and a little sparse in decor with... More 

Thank LocalEater612
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We'd read good reviews and came out to see the Turnblad Mansion specifically so that we could have lunch at Fika first. The food was truly delicious, and the ambience of this part of the facility is very pleasant, but the portions were egregiously small for the price and we likely won't return for this reason. The meatballs and salmon... More 

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, 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?