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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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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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276 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 our four year old grand daughter had her seat and crayons! The breakfast options were... More 

Thank jjflan
Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut, USA
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 than this.

Thank NWDiner999
Kansas City, Missouri
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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
Bismarck, North Dakota
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291 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a tiny restaurant so come early. Here for a late brunch.so breakfast and lunch items were available.

Thank gshore
Becker, Minnesota
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199 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went on a Saturday, early afternoon and waited a short 5 minutes for a table. The service was great, very friendly. I had the short stack of flappers which was two very large pancakes. I didn't care for the yeast as it gave the pancakes an overwhelming taste. Another order was flappers with the fruit and they came with... More 

Thank Eileen P
Hugo, Minnesota
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Uff da! Food was delicious and the coffee hot and plentiful. This was a luncheon meeting with a friend and at first, it looked impossible to get it. After a 10 minute wait we had a table and a wonderful two hour discussion. Love this place.

Thank Jnbartunek
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Be sure to ask about ingredients in the Flappers (pancakes). Very strange flavor; almost tasted fermented. They were not edible for our taste buds. The three other breakfast dishes ordered were very good (breakfast sandwiches and classic breakfast plate) Great coffee. Good Service We've been here twice now a Saturday about 1pm. Got a table right away. Oddly on both... More 

Thank Rebecca H
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

A great spot for breakfast. We went on a snowy morning so it wasn't busy. A perfect place for a good meal and some coffee

Thank Jacob R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We love this place especially for a late breakfast/early lunch on weekdays. Seems like we nearly always order the fritata - which is a huge amount of food. We love the bread that come with it and always ask for their amazing homemade jam. We almost always buy scones though we often end up taking them home to eat the... More 

Thank ElleAhr
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 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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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?