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Colossal Cafe

2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
+1 651-797-4027
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cesar salad is good, and I really enjoyed the beef barley soup. The Colossal breakfast is excellent with the homemade strawberry jam. The service is much better than most restaurants. The place also has wifi. The only problems are the lack of parking and...More

Thank mikeaustin
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at the Grand Ave location ( corner of Hamline & Grand). What an amazing treat!!! Our server was Renee and she was THE BEST!! All the servers seemed happy and efficient. I had a bowl of Lemon-Chicken soup, served with 2 generous...More

Thank Holly L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We sat outside and had pancakes (full stack...beware they're huge) and lemon chicken soup. Both were excellent, the coffee was good and our server, Renee, was a delight. Highly recommend.

Thank W4411WZdavidl
Reviewed 21 June 2017

The atmosphere itself is great, unless it's super busy, then it's a bit cramped. Food is always great, service has been consistent and it has street parking or a lot across Grand Ave for convenience.

Thank Crista S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The long lines, fast service and fun location are not enough to overcome the lack of parking, the average quality of food (not bad just nothing special) and the excessive price. You line up and order at the register. Grab your number and find a...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The most efficient and cheerful serving staff. Great location on the corner of Hamlin and Grand. Delicious food. Best coffee!

Thank DaisyElowen
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great sticky buns, huge omelette, come with a big appetite. Parking a bit dicey during peak times. Great for meeting friends. Post office next door.

Thank John T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

While visiting family, we chose this local eatery for a Saturday breakfast. First, before being seated, you place and pay for your order. Interesting approach which worked well. After ordering, we were seated quickly by John who went out of his way to make sure...More

Thank jjflan
Reviewed 24 February 2017

From out of town; stopped in at 2:40 (close at 3) and had no problem ordering or eating. Staff was delightful. Food was fresh. Giant cinnamon rolls baked daily. Iced tea was good and coffee looked and smelled good. You can do a lot worse...More

Thank NWDiner999
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying close to Mall of America but wanted some place great for breakfast! We made the short trek- so worth it! Amazing food- try the pancakes. This place will not disappoint!!!!!

Thank AnneClare24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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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