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Bonnie's Cafe - CLOSED

2160 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
+1 651-644-3393
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good54%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Mar 2016
“A wonderful find!!!”
8 Feb 2016
“Travel back in time”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
2160 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

The is truly a little gem of a place right out of my childhood memories. Don't let the outside fool you. They serve up great homemade food. The breakfast was wonderful, and the blueberry pancakes were the best I've had in a very long time....More

1  Thank jalag58
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We go to Bonnies a few times a month for breakfast, and it's great. The food is comfort food at it's best, and the staff are wonderful. The décor is right out of the 70s and super cute.

Thank blondie277
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Small restaurant on University that is big on good food. Try one of their combo breakfasts including the pancakes and sausages. There is parking on the side of the restaurant as you cannot park on the street. Service is also excellent with no extra charge...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Really bright and cheery atmosphere in an old diner ambiance. The staff was nice and attentive. Clearly a homey group as there were some regulars in and chatting with staff. Swedish Meatballs for lunch....need I say more. I'd definitely go back. Love this style of...More

Thank MollyAW1234
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a very plain and old fashioned café that will take you back 30-40 years. What it lacks in ambience, it makes up for in great food and perfect service. Our server was obviously very proud of this restaurant and the food it offers,...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Experienced this place for the first time this morning. Met friends for breakfast at 9:30. The place was fairly busy, as the tables and booths were about half full, plus there were several people seated at the counter. I had the blueberry pancake special -...More

Thank tmazionsmith
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Bonnie's is solid. Good food, fair prices, 1968 atmosphere. What sets it apart is Kallie. I've eaten there a dozen times or so and Kallie had served me most of the time. She is very friendly and always greets everyone with a smile. Even when...More

Thank BigEats
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

This is a little gem in University Ave that isn't going to wow you with a fancy interior or menu...in fact the menus have updated prices written w a Sharpie...a little tacky, but who gives a darn. Coffee is good, I enjoyed the biscuits &...More

Thank Len M
Reviewed 6 September 2014

All diner, from the atmosphere to the menu to the food. Excellent coffee. You can, actually, get white toast here if you wNt it. The roast beef hash is excellent and if you want it extra crispy, they listen! The chorizo scramble was generous and...More

Thank CJRvallarta2013
Reviewed 4 August 2014

I stop at Bonnie's for breakfast often, and it is like stepping back in time. Real food and genuine hospitality. I recommend their homemade roast beef hash. Really good.

Thank Cleolundy
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  • Address: 2160 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1820
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-644-3393
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