Breakfast & Diners


Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar

308 Prince St.
Locally-roasted coffees, creative wines and beers, and tasty daily specials for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $

Bon Vie

518 Selby Ave.
Breakfast and lunch café that serves up the good life with a changing monthly menu. $

Bonnie's Café

2160 University Ave
Grab breakfast before the train at this favorite "stop-and-eat" at the edge of Saint Paul.

The Buttered Tin

237 7th St. E.
A warm and welcoming corner cafe and bakery. $

Café Minnesota

Minnesota History Center
345 West Kellogg Blvd.
Self-serve café open only for breakfast and lunch. Outdoor patio and free Wi-Fi. $

Capital View Café

637 Smith St. S.
Mexican and American homecooking for breakfast and lunch. $

Chatterbox Pub

800 Cleveland Ave. South
All-day breakfast and extensive entrée menu. Play vintage Atari, Nintendo, and Sega Genesis games while you eat. Sunday brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $

Colossal Cafe

2315 Como Ave.
Food made from scratch: seasonal menus, weekly specials, and catering. $


1124 Payne Ave.
American-Style Diner with locally made and sourced dishes.  $

Day by Day Café

477 West Seventh St.
Breakfast is their specialty all day long; linger over coffee and conversation. $

Egg & I

2550 University Ave. West
Famous for kamikaze cakes, this friendly restaurant serves breakfast all day. Lunch menu also available. $

Finnish Bistro

2264 Como Ave.
Finnish and European specialties in charming St. Anthony Park. $

The Four Inns

101 Fifth St. E. (Skyway level)
In the heart of downtown for over 25 years. Open Sundays. $

French Hen

518 Selby Ave.
New! European bistro serving breakfast and lunch. $

French Meadow Bakery and Cafe

1662 Grand Avenue
French Meadow Bakery championed organics before there really was such a thing, promoting sustainable agriculture, making and serving slow foods, and generally providing a tasty little oasis of thoughtful and healthy living, they produce pure, organic and artfully crafted, yeast-free breads. $

Golden’s Deli

275 Fourth St. E.
Homemade soups, sandwiches, and baked goods served for breakfast and lunch with a healthy side of green practices; walk-up window on Wall Street. $

Grandview Grill

1818 Grand Ave.
In pursuit of the perfect breakfast and lunch for more than 20 years. $

Keys Café & Bakery

767 Raymond Ave.
500 Robert St. N.
The made-from-scratch recipes “you grew up with” from a family restaurant favorite since 1973. $

Mickey’s Dining Car

Read a review of Mickey's from the Saint Paul Almanac.
36 Seventh St. W.
An amusing Art Deco dining car on the National Register of Historic Places; open every day, 24 hours. $

Mojo Monkey

1169 7th St. W.
Handcrafted donuts made fresh daily; closed Monday. $

The Neighborhood Cafe

1570 Selby Ave.
Now Open for Dinner Tuesdays-Saturdays! 6 beers on tap, full wine list and a great Happy Hour! $

Patrick McGovern’s Pub

225 Seventh St. W.
Pub food and drinks in a historic brick building with a three-tiered dining patio. $


1668 Grand Ave.
Serves winning Mediteranean and American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $

Swede Hollow Bakery and Cafe

725 Seventh St. E.
An expansive breakfast menu features daily quiche and oven-baked French toast. $

Tongue in Cheek

989 Payne Ave
An eating, drinking and cavorting establishment. Serves brunch on Saturday and Sunday. $$

Twisted Fork Grille

1342 Grand Ave.
American-inspired recipes with seasonal foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. $

Wabasha Deli & Cafe

32 Fillmore Ave. E.
Open Monday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dine in, picnic outside, or Grab-n-Go. $

Ward 6

858 Payne Avenue
A new restaurant and bar on the East Side of St. Paul! We now serve hot breakfast and great coffee and espresso weekdays from 8am-11am, brunch on the weekends (9-2), lunch every weekday, and great food and drink all day long, with local beer and a full bar. Owned and managed by Eastsiders, we love our neighborhood and can't wait to serve you. $