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Colossal Cafe

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2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
+1 651-797-4027
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I know this isn't my husband's type of place so he may never come back but I may try it again if for nothing else than Nutella roll!!! Very good but a very yuppie crowd. No space to walk. Get in line... you order at the counter and your food is delivered to a table they choose for you. Try... More 

Thank Shelly E
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Colossal Cafe is the best breakfast location in St Paul. The good is always fresh and fast. Everything is made from scratch and tastes amazing!

Thank Wade P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch during a very pleasant walk up and down Grand Avenue. Place was busy so had a 10 minute wait to be seated- no problem! Great bustling atmosphere, lovely tasty chilli and recommended IPA beer. Very good attentive service. Would definitely recommend for a light lunch or maybe breakfast.

Thank timjules
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite breakfast place!! Never lets us down. Great food and coffee. Best pancakes!!!!! I've not been to the other locations.

Thank Jessica O
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Visiting family. Went for breakfast. Sat outside as the weather was beautiful. Ordered the Ham, Hash browns and Swiss Omelet to share. It was very good! Hot, fluffy, tasty with the melted swiss cheese! Coffee was fresh and very good as well. Had the pineapple salsa which was very different but also very tasty. Enjoyed the homemade Blackberry jam with... More 

Thank Dave D
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday for brunch - very busy time - but we knew that going to this place. The line was out the door as we waited to order from the menu board. The restaurant is unique in that you wait in line to order and then you may have to wait in line for a table. We... More 

Thank Jerri H
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

perfect for a sunday brunch - loved the buzz, the menu is simple so no surprises there but if you get your eggs right, you win hands down. pancakes were scrumptious. would love to go back.

Thank Mita K
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146 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

A cute little neighborhood cafe with s unique array of choices from omelette a to salads to sandwiches and soups. I had the meatloaf sandwich and it was delicious as was the Caesar salad that accompanied it. The iced tea was only okay--could have been stronger and more flavorful. My friend had one of the giant pancakes which looked fluffy... More 

Thank MinneapolisCMB
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This was my first trip to Colossal Cafe's Como location. I had an omelet w toast while my dining companion ordered a salad. Both of us were pleased with the taste and presentation of our meals. This location offers counter service rather than table service. I didn't care for the hurried feel of looking at the wall menu, but other... More 

Thank MacGirl_12
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Great food and fast service--I especially love the omelets and hash browns. Coffee is excellent too.

Thank JPandTR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-797-4027

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