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Swede Hollow Cafe

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725 7th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5044
+1 651-776-8810
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06:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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190 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Tiny nice Café. On the other hand besides a good service it lacks in many issues. Dirty. The sandwiches are not quite OK. The cold cuts in the sandwiches are literally from the fridge to the bread. Too ice cold. Dry. The brie in the sandwich not there. Too much mustard that overdue other tastes. Cappuccino was nice.

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Thank cetobler
Fridley, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I came for coffee and a bakery treat and discovered much more! As part of a nation-wide promotion, this was one of two cafés in MN that became "Luke's" for a day. By the time I made it to the front door, they had already served the 500 "promotion cups" and were still smiling and greeting customers with friendly, individual... More 

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Thank Dianna R
Henrietta
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love this neighborhood hangout in an historic building with a lovely summer patio. They've added a pleasant second floor, so this tiny place now has adequate seating. Try the cinnamon rolls, scones, baked hash browns, or oatmeal for breakfast. Sandwiches and salads are good for lunch. Bring a friend or a book and linger over coffee.

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Thank Adele G
Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous breakfast here on a busy Saturday. Lots of food, loud of variety. They made me a special fruit cup that had no pineapple since I am allergic. This kind of service and a cool atmosphere made for a fun breakfast.

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Thank BethBeth26
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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87 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Swede Hollow has gone from your favorite place to get a good coffee and scone to a real destination restaurant, with the lovely new upstairs addition. Not only is the food still great--especially breakfast--but the beautiful use of authentic mill work and flooring in the new space makes it a really pleasant space to eat as well.

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Thank abcfox
Woodbury, Minnesota
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144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Yes, Mom's kitchen was not to big either. During lunch, arrive early if you want a place to sit. Coffee is good. Food is even on a higher level. No complaints about anything (except the close at 3pm on weekdays). The coffee, sandwiches, soap, service, staff, location, tables everything very good. They raise the bar on coffeehouses. I would like... More 

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Thank Woodcrest55129
Faribault, Minnesota, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2015

I am so happy I stumbled upon this place! I love the atmosphere-cozy but lively at the same time. The lattes are wonderful and beautifully presented. I enjoyed a scone as well. Will definitely return again soon!!

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Thank Jen K
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

Good food & coffee, highly visitable! I did buy a t shirt there too! Especially good place to drop in for coffee & cake, really good cake!

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Thank Pip B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Best little coffee shop on the east side, lovely outdoor garden seating, so peaceful, fab, food and coffee!!

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Thank JellyBean2464
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

This was a quirky little coffee shop/breakfast joint in an old house in an older area of St. Paul. The house is small with very limited seating, but there are two terraces for outdoor dining. We ate outside. It is a tad overgrown in just the right way; made you feel like you were in an english novel. Food portions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 7th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5044
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-776-8810

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