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3440 Bloomington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-2217
+1 612-729-5627
07:30 - 18:00
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Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Before moving to Paris I lived in the Powderhorn neighborhood and went to May Day almost daily. Super coffee and super food. Love the soup of the day everyday and the burritos are so flame. Favorite cafe ever.

Thank MaddieS12345
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339 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Came here ready for long wait and surly baristas. Not so on either account. Scones were large and tasty, and coffee was some of the best I've had. Limited menu, but seem to be open all day - totally a neighborhood joint.

Thank smdds
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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988 reviews
586 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is a pleasant place with modest prices, but I did not find a reason to drive very far here other than the fact that a friend staying in the neighborhood suggested we meet here. As others have mentioned, the pastries baked here are plentiful. We shared a piece of raspberry bread. which was good. We both tried the bean... More 

Thank Seniordad
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

All the food here is excellent. The one proviso - the serving method is VERY slow at all times of the day. You have to stand in line, and be patient.

Thank deborama
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330 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

May Day Cafe is one of those hidden gems in a poorer part of Minneapolis. It's bellowed by the community that surrounds it and there is good reason for it. It's not a corporate chain, the food is made right there, they bake some amazing breads and pastries and all that at much lower prices than at corporate chain coffee... More 

Thank stric75
Shawnee, Kansas
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Don't be fooled by the exterior of this little gem. Fresh squeezed orange juice, fluffy quiche, delicious breakfast sandwiches served quickly. Don't forget to try their out-of-this-world cinnamon rolls and 7 layer dessert. We fed a family of four for $25 and had enough leftover for dinner later that day. We will be back!

Thank MMJ123
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Very limited choice of food. Old beat up tables and chairs. Good wifi nice youg lady at counter was there for breakfast but they only had a couple if choices. I had the breakfast burrito. It was large but watery and appearred to be egg whites only with big chunks of potatoea. Orange juice was large and good.

2 Thank Mdeeny
San Francisco, California
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164 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2012

I lived near this joint for 5 years. They have great pastries and cookies at reasonable prices. Where else can you get a 8 inch choco-chip cookie for $1.50? They bake fresh muffins and cookies and pastry every day, and they serve Peace Brothers Coffee. The following day the leftovers are available for $1.00. They also make a variety of... More 

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Reviewed 15 January 2008

Nice Cafe. Brings back memories of the Co-op

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$7
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3440 Bloomington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-729-5627

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