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Gigi's Cafe

822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
+1 612-825-0818
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is very good, menu has wide variety, prices are reasonable. BUT they got rid of the pork Cubano sandwhich which is what I had every time I go there!

Thank DeDe N
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A gem of a place in Minneapolis. Great atmosphere, great food, nice staff. Wonderful place to just sit and talk, catching up with an old friend.

Thank lawfish5
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I tell people about Gigi's all the time - super cute, neighborhood cafe with the best reuben and friendly staff. That said, both times I've ordered the reuben on gluten free bread it arrived on regular. I have celiac so this is quite a problem....More

Thank IndyLindy7
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A sweet little gem tucked in a mostly residential area. Generous sized sandwich and very delicious. Indoor and outdoor seating, very friendly staff.

Thank salsatraveler
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a decent spot to have brunch on a busy Sunday morning and were driving around to find a place with least wait time. We saw Gigi's from cross the street from Our Kitchen, which was full with uncertain wait time. We...More

Thank getshak
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Great staff. Great prices. Good food. Good coffee. My wife and I walked here every weekend day for a year.

Thank George P
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I love coming here to eat! Such a great little restaurant! The art on the walls are always very good, all local artists.

Thank CharLee P
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I visited this place twice on my visit to Minneapolis. Once for lunch and once for breakfast. On both occasions, the food was very good and would highly recommend it.

Thank Guy F
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed eating here while on a business trip in the area. The service was prompt and friendly. The food tasted fresh and was also very tasty!

Thank strudelnoodle
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I had the Reuben. They make their corned beef in house and it is do die for. My girlfriend had their turkey and avocado and said it was wonderful. They are a short walk/drive from Lake Calhoun. Outdoor patio. Beers by the bottle/can. Lots of...More

Thank Adam B
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-825-0818
Gigi's is a neighborhood place where you're welcome to hang out and have coffee & a scone, or to come in for dinner and a bottle of wine. Feel free to have a work meeting here or do your homework, the wireless is always on! At Gigi's we make everything from scratch using as many local ingredients as possible. Gigi's buys only sustainably farmed meats and is committed to respecting our oceans through our membership in the Minnesota Zoo Fish Smart program.

Gigi's coffee is purchased directly from farmers, is shade grown and organic, and roasted right here in Minneapolis by B & W Specialty Coffee.

Wednesdays are pizza night-we're making special pizzas, salads, and offering beer & wine specials.