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128 Cafe

$$ - $$$American,
128 Cleveland Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-5726
+1 651-645-4128
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible1%
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“bbq ribs” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
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American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
128 Cleveland Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-5726
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Reviewed 20 April 2013 via mobile

Awesome! Food was great! All courses top notch! We were a party of 4 and didn't break the bank! I have to go back here the next time I am in MSP!!

Thank Cor-man1
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I have been coming here occasionally for years (I live out of state). i never liked ribs before I had them here. I thought they were too fatty and messy. I have been telling my cousins about their ribs for years. We are all foodies...More

Thank khumbu04
Reviewed 3 April 2013

The food is great. The shrimp taquitos were amazing. I ordered the blackened sesame salmon. It was cooked perfectly and the seasoning was delicious. My husband and or friend ordered the ribs. I didn't have them but he said that they were just ok. Overall...More

Thank MrsArnold266
Reviewed 4 March 2013

I bought a Groupon here but would go back without! Brought my parents here, more a intimate date type place although there was a large family with young kids next to us! Very small, make a reservation. ORDER THE RIBS. Yes, they are expensive, but...More

Thank EllenJoan2222
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Small menu and wine list, but wine list is well priced. I had the mahi-mahi, and it was a very small portion and nothing special. Small, two section dining room with about 10 tables in each – a bit noisy. No street parking until after...More

Thank Looneyman
Reviewed 16 December 2012

We dined here Fri nite and were underimpressed. Although a "cute place" (as long as you don't get stuck sitting in the boring back room addition), the tables are small and crowded. Service was avg, a best; food was avg,at best but came with above...More

Thank kirbyfredstpaul
Reviewed 25 November 2012

We'd heard raves about this place from friends. Living a couple miles away Cafe 128 was a great place to try for our 20th anniversary. We were not disappointed. I had a tomato soup and the roasted garlic (+ goat cheese and apple chutney) appetizer...More

Thank HaroldsMaude
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Been here a number of times and this last one was not up to stuff. Poor service and mediocre food. The highlights were the valet and the wine. It's a nice setting, but just wasn't what one would expect for the price.

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 5 October 2012 via mobile

Used a groupon for this place. Located in a small house. Cute inside. Food very good. Small menu which is nice. Upscale food and prices. A little loud and noisy floor boards. Friendly service. No parking but do have valet service. Good date night place....More

Thank kks1177
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We went to the 128 Cafe last night and finally had the ribs which we have been planning to do for oh, 20 years or so. Won't wait that long until we do it again. Started with a good ceasar salad and finished with amazing...More

1  Thank Bruce D
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Restaurant Details

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American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Cleveland Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-5726
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-645-4128
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