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Colossal Cafe

2403 E 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
+1 612-886-3443
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brie” (15 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
2403 E 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This unassuming little place is a true hidden gem! My husband stumbled upon it one day & it's been a hit with everyone we take there. The food is fabulous with fresh baked options, homemade jams, and many dietary options (vegetarian, vegan, & gluten friendly)....More

Thank Sharpeipup
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only gave this place 3 Stars, but it should honestly be closer to a 3.5. It's a rather Traditional breakfast place that was reviewed on Diners, Dives & Drive Ins. The food is straightforward, pretty good with some interesting items. Nothing about the place...More

Thank Joeycapone23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know about this place; so glad to have found it! We had a simple yet delicious breakfast of poached eggs, and the hash brown servings were huge! A diner next to us ordered the Apple/Brie pancakes and they looked so good that we made...More

Thank AVE09
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Breakfast was amazing, thick cut bacon, and a stack a flapjacks! The flapjacks are huge and very heavy. I would recommend 1 flapjack per person with fresh fruit. Very tasty!

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We arrived around 2 pm for a late lunch. The food was excellent. I ordered the portabello mushroom sandwich & loved it. I chose fruit for the side and was amazed that it contained a huge variety of beautifully arranged fruit. Y spouse chose the...More

Thank richie1732
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had a short wait, but well worth it! Every bite! Our waitress was awesome!! Large servings. They even serve Mimosa.

Thank louisepG4288VZ
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in the new location on our last trip up and the new place is pretty cool. We sat outside as the weather was beautiful. The service and the food were great...I ordered the Flapper and Fruit (which was amazing) and the Mrs ordered the...More

Thank FlashBack351
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Being from Kentucky, I know what I want when I order biscuits and gravy. This was not what I expected, but it was really good! How can a biscuits and gravy be "light" and "airy"? No idea but this one is! Portions are more than...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My friend had the breakfast burrito and loved it. Good sized and she took half of it home. I had the oatmeal with blueberries and raisins as I am on a sodium restricted diet. Service was friendly and efficient. We arrived about 11:45am on a...More

Thank Zotvana1
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Staff was very friendly. We arrived on a busy Sunday morning. Our wait was about 1/2 hour long but they were passing out mini muffins to tide us over until our table was ready. We ate outside on the patio which was pleasant. The flapper...More

Thank kimmysue42
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2403 E 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-886-3443
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