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Caffe Biaggio

2356 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1853
+1 651-917-7997
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2356 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1853
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating at Cafe Biaggio for years but it was our meal there this weekend that made me really want to give them a shout out. Cafe Biaggio is a small, one of a kind family owned restaurant providing an excellent fine Italian...More

Thank Bill_Mydo
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Professional service, warm and cozy atmosphere, and consistently good food. My favorite dish is the cioppino (seafood stew) and homemade budino (with fresh made salted caramel) for dessert. The pasta fagioli is homemade, with thick hand cut sheet pasta and stewed white beans. A great...More

1  Thank Mpls_Traveler612
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This place has become our favorite Italian restaurant. It has a beautiful atmosphere with just the right lighting and an eclectic art collection. The wait staff are friendly pros who are happy to guide you through the menu and make suggestions without the goal of...More

Thank David H
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We first attempted to go to Caffe Biaggio over Labor Day weekend and dutifully made a reservation several weeks in advance for the Saturday evening. A few days before, one of our party called to expand the reservation and was told that the restaurant would...More

1  Thank reisenbe
Reviewed October 2, 2017

A group of friends enjoyed Caffe Biaggio to celebrate a birthday. We had outstanding service! My order was the greek salad and an order of mussels. Everything was well seasoned and delicious. Several of my friends indulged in the basil gnocchi. Our server had us...More

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed September 9, 2017

I found this gem of an Italian restaurant by accident, isn't that the best surprise. I'm Italian & I am the biggest critic on the Italian cuisine, Bar Non. Not only beautiful décor but the owner Johnnie ( From Chicago ) greeted us with a...More

Thank Ron p
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We arrived late for a family dinner on a Sat. Evening at 8:30pm. The resturant was not busy and we received excellent service. Enjoyed starters including stuffed mushrooms and other appetizers. The main course options were varied and well presented arriving quickly. For desert my...More

Thank MLHusker
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Heavy Table dot com has it right: "aging, eccentric ... inimitable style ..." great flavors, perhaps a little overpriced except that its signature items are truly fantastic. And, "you're in for the night ... not to be rushed" by the middle-aged white male waiters. Which...More

Thank brianbalk
Reviewed July 15, 2017

We had a wonderful meal at Caffe Biaggio. We have eaten there numerous times and we are never disappointed. The service is great, the atmosphere wonderful and the food delicious. The only reason I couldn't give a give star review is that the chef just...More

Thank wendy66783
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We were in St. Paul to visit family so there were 12 or 14 in our party. The locals knew everyone who worked there. There was a lot of food sharing with lots of wine. The restaurant was moderately priced. The stuffed ravioli appetizer was...More

Thank Albert C
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Susan A
September 22, 2016|
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Response from Margo F | Reviewed this property |
I would agree. The bar is very small. The service is great at the small bar or one of the small tables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2356 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1853
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-917-7997
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