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Colossal Cafe

2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
+1 651-797-4027
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
“frittata” (8 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2315 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1723
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was pretty good. The atmosphere was ordinary. I don’t like ordering at the counter and tipping before the food is delivered (who started that idea?). Nobody checks after the food is delivered, so you’d need to return to the counter to get a...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Small restaurant, tight seating. Delicious food and coffee. I have nothing more to add, blah, blah blah blah blah blah blah blah.

Thank RuggedManMinnesota
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Busy place, very popular, with great food. Pretty efficient though. The Saturday we were there we ordered at the counter, you were given a sign with a street name, and went and found a place to wait. A guy came and got you to sit...More

1  Thank amorace
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Great choice for breakfast with good food and service. The flappers are quite different and delicious. My biscuits and gravy was outstanding! There are a lot of breakfast choices out there and I consider Colossal one of the top choices.

Thank Colby J
Reviewed 30 December 2017

A breakfast meet and greet at the Colossal Cafe on Grand Avenue was well worth the twenty mile drive from our house in sub-zero weather. Their breakfasts are all made from scratch with local ingredients. My wife and I shared a Breakfast Burrito; one was...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Colossal Cafe sits on my list of the top 10 breakfast places in the Twin Cities. The Flapper is one of the best pancakes I've ever had. Great coffee from True Stone Roasters too!

Thank Noah L
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We enjoyed a sidewalk brunch here last week. You walk up to place your order, hope to find a seat and serve your own coffee. It was busy on a Sunday morning and we lucked out grabbing an outside table on the front sidewalk. The...More

Thank Ironhorse70
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

While in Minneapolis my wife and I found this terrific restaurant in St Paul. Very clean, great service and most of all great food from scratch. I highly recommend if you are in the twin cities and looking for a great place to have breakfast,...More

Thank Rabl1
Reviewed 6 August 2017 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 13 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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