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Lola - An American Bistro

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16 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1728
+1 507-359-2500
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 17:30
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, fast service! I would come back again as long as I was in the area. You probably couldn't find much better in New Ulm!

Thank whatever83
New Ulm, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I've been to this coffee house and restaurant too many times to count. Whether you're there for coffee & a sweet treat or a meal with a nice glass of wine, you won't be disappointed. Aside from table seating, they have couches and a patio to relax with your friends and family. They also have wifi.

Thank CE56073
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I looked at the reviews here and was in the area so decided to try this bistro. Oh, so glad we did 😃 Atmosphere was great 👍 I loved the decor and exposed brick. The coffee ☕️ was fantastic and if I lived around there I would be a regular. Great bakery items and menu. The pot pie was tops,... More 

Thank JEH65
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to grab a quick lunch with no expectations. The decor was pleasant, trendy but still cozy. The food was amazing. A simple roasted veggie sandwich was very well done with the right balance of cheese, a sweet sauce and the mixed vegetables. But what was truly amazing was the clam chowder. It didn't have a thickened cream... More 

Thank Lynette M
Granite Falls, Minnesota, USA
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

While traveling through New Ulm recently around lunch time we searched the web for something a bit different for lunch. Lola Bistro came up but couldn't find much detail regarding the menu. Trip Advisor listed it as #1 for lunch in New Ulm so we gave it a try. We were pleasantly pleased with this choice. Menu items of sandwiches,... More 

Thank Wingman4
Apple Valley
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Took my friend out for her birthday there today. We had the mushroom appetizer to start but I think I would have chosen the rosemary fries instead since ppl liked them so much in other reviews. Oh well. My Cobb salad was excellent! The salad was so good on its own I almost forgot about adding my ranch dressing. My... More 

Thank Andrea A
New Ulm, Mn
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Large variety of lunch items and treats to go with your coffee but the best is the chicken pot pie! Great atmosphere for casual dining and group meetings.

Thank luv2paint
New Ulm
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I started coming to Lola's for coffee one day a week. Now we are there two or three times a week. Great coffee, mochas and desserts! I have also been there several times for the noon hour for lunch, and I have never been let down.

1 Thank Sheri Lynn J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Have had both lunch and dinner here. Both the specials and the regular menu offer items that are beyond the usual meals.

Thank adjutant1814
Goodland, MN
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

wonderful large Bistro with large variety of lunch offerings and coffees. The "hot mess", a beefy poutine, was delicious!

Thank Heather M

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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
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Cafe, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Ulm
  • Phone Number: +1 507-359-2500
Known for it's coffee and espresso drinks, fresh scones, pastries, pastas, paninis, pot pies, soups, salads, and funky atmosphere. During the Summer and Fall enjoy lunch or dinner on the outdoor patio, stop by for an Schells Beer or glass of Morgan Creek Wine, and some Bruschetta. Great food in an completely restored old town building, large open ceilings, exposed brick walls, lots of great character!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?