Coffee Houses & Tea Shops

Pollys Coffee Cove

Pollys Coffee Cove

Ai Hues Bakery and Deli

432B University Ave.
651.602.0231
Traditional vietnamese desserts, drinks and food.  Look hard for this hidden gem, it's worth the search.  

American Joe

344 Wabasha St. N.
651.602.9999
Coffee drinks and ice cream near the Victory Ramp.

Amoré Coffee

879 Smith Ave. S.
651.330.0570
www.amorecoffee.com
Featuring award-winning coffee and authentic Italian gelato.  Also offering soups and ice - a cute little date spot.  As they say, "All you need is leave and a cup a coffee."  

Bars Bakery

612 Selby Ave.
651.224.8300
www.barsbakery.com
Espresso, pour over, and brewed coffees along with made-from-scratch baked goods featuring local organic ingredients.

Black Dog Coffee & Wine Bar

308 Prince St.
651.228.9274
www.blackdogstpaul.com
Locally-roasted coffees, creative wines and beers, and tasty daily specials for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Books N' Tea

895 Randolph Ave.
651.224.6323
http://booksandtea.net/
A tea shop for authors and friends the beats would approve

Bread and Chocolate

867 Grand Ave.
651.228.1017
www.cafelatte.com/bread_chocolate.html
Coffee, sandwiches, and decadent baked goods, including their famous brownies.

Bravo! Bakery & Café

1106 Grand Avenue
651.287.9118
www.bravobakery.net
A full service bakery offering a wide selection of Asian and American baked goods including anniversary cakes, wedding cakes, cream puffs, sponge cheese cake, mango cake, and some dairy free products and foods.

Burn Unit Coffee Ward 

945 7th St. W. 
651.387.0411
www.facebook.com/BurnUnitCoffeeWard/info?ref=page_internal
Laid back coffee spot with yummy baked goods and waffles.

Cahoots Coffee Bar

1562 Selby Ave.
651.644.6778
Bohemian atmosphere, great coffee, and Middle Eastern–inspired foods.

Claddagh Coffee

459 Seventh St. W.
651.600.3400
www.claddaghcoffeecafe.com
Welcoming "yogis, bikers, runners, and all cool people everywhere." A wide open space with beautiful light and occasional music performances. Also serving high quality lunch options.

Coffee Bené

53 Cleveland Ave. S.
651.698.2266
www.coffeebene.com
Organic beans from master roasters and yummy goods from the bakery.

Cupcake 

181 Snelling Ave. N. 
651.528.8278
https://cup-cake.com
A combination cupcake bakery, coffee shop and deli.

Dr. Chocolate's Chocolate Chateau

579 Selby Ave.
651.379.3676
http://drchocolate.com
A specialty chocolate shop where guests can treat themselves to chocolate treats of all kinds while sipping wine, craft beer, or hot chocolate.

Dancing Goat Coffee Shop

699 E 7th St.
651-200-4370
www.thedancinggoat.biz
A friendly open space across the street from Metro State University. Set in a historic red brick building, the gourmet espresso brings it all together.  If you get hungry, there's pizza... on naan.

Dunn Bros on Grand

1569 Grand Ave.
651.698.0618
www.dunnbrosgrand.com
The original Dunn Bros Coffee features live music daily and a distinct aroma from the coffee roasted in-house. Be prepared to get cozy with fellow sippers.

Espresso Royale

475 Fairview Ave. S.
651.699.1117
www.espressoroyale.com
A coffee shop plus extras: soups, sandwiches, frappes, and ice cream. The study space for St. Kates and community members

Fresh Grounds

1362 Seventh St. W.
651.224.2348
www.freshgroundscoffee.com
A nonprofit shop offering coffee and light meals, music, art, and job training for youth.

Ginkgo Coffeehouse

721 Snelling Ave. N.
651.645.2647
www.ginkgocoffee.com
Serves tea and fruit smoothies in addition to coffee, and local seasonal foods.

Golden’s

275 Fourth St. E.
651.224.8888
www.goldensdeli.us
Homemade soups, sandwiches, and baked goods served for breakfast and lunch with a healthy side of green practices.

Golden Thyme Coffee Café

921 Selby Ave.
651.645.1340
www.goldenthymeonselby.com
A community hub in the historic Rondo neighborhood offering drinks named after jazz legends (and a really great gumbo); meeting/performance room available.

Grand Central

1672 Grand Ave.
651.964.1012
Artisan sandwiches and salads, decadent pastries and a wide array of coffee drinks and sodas.

Groundswell Coffee

1342 Thomas Ave.
651.645.6466
www.groundswellmn.com
This neighborhood spot, serving pizza and salads as well as handcrafted coffee, is operated by a community nonprofit. The perfect balance of community love and customer care

Grumpy Steve’s Coffee

215 Wabasha St. S.
651.224.1191
www.wabashastreetcaves.com
Grumpy Steve's offers breakfasts in the morn' and wine in the afternoon. "Come start your morning with a snarl. Or put a little grouchy in your lunch" at the Wabasha Caves.

J & S Bean Factory

1518 Randolph Ave.
651.699.7788
Full-service roaster features the Obama blend, soups, and occasional live music.

Kopplin’s Coffee

2038 Marshall Ave.
651.698.0457
www.kopplinscoffee.com
The local micro-culture for brewing connoisseurs offering seasonal beverage creations.

Lady Elegant’s Tea Room

2230 Carter Ave.
651.645.6676
www.ladyelegantstea.com
Premium tea in the British tradition with three-, four-, and six-course events.

Lowertown Daily Perk

180 Fifth St. E., Suite 266
651.228.9820
www.lowertowndailyperk.com
A skyway workday staple; formerly Executive Coffee and Tea. Organic, fair-trade coffee and desserts served

Lucy Coffee Cafe

540 Fairview Ave.
651.260.0625
http://www.lucycoffeecafe.com/about/
Pastries, sandwiches, and salads in the Griggs Midway Building. Check out their blog (see above) if you're looking to dive into the world of coffee.

Mad Hatter Coffee Cafe and Teahouse

943 Seventh St. W.
651.227.2511
Social justice salons and acoustic music with the St. Paul Gallery of Art adjoined.

Mojo Monkey Donuts

1169 7th St. W.
651.224.0142
www.mojomonkey.biz
Coffee + Fresh donuts from real recipes made by real people daily.

Nina’s Coffee Café

165 Western Ave. N.
651.292.9816
This art-friendly corner of Cathedral Hill hosts frequent art and literary events. Artists, educators, and business folk alike fill the space with conversation and concentration.

La Patisserie

1570 Randolph Ave.
651.690.8973
https://www.facebook.com/La-Patisserie-109974552347215/
In addition to rustic croissants and pastries, La Patisserie offers soups, sandwiches and lunchtime salad bar from 11-2. coffee-bars-pollys

Polly’s Coffee Cove

1382 Payne Ave.
651.771.5531
Comfortable kitsch and convenient boxed lunches; Polly is the bird. Regular entertainment and community events.

Quixotic Coffee

769 Cleveland Ave. S.
651.699.5448
www.quixoticcoffee.com
Emphasizing both quality coffee and a supportive relationship with coffee farmers.

Saint Paul Classic Cookie

2386 Territorial Rd.
Retail Location: 779 Smith Ave.
651.288.3807
http://saintpaulclassiccookie.blogspot.com
Check out their cookie apparel, mugs, and accessories.

Saint Paul Coffee

101 Fifth St. E.
651.221.9859
The sunniest corner in the skyway; formerly Steep & Brew.

St. Paul Corner Drug

240 Snelling Ave. S.
651.698.8859
www.stpaulcornerdrug.com
A neighborhood pharmacy with five-cent coffee and ice cream at the old-fashioned soda fountain.

SugaRush

712 University Ave. W.
651.797.3354
www.sugarushstpaul.com
Massive pastries and donuts across from the former Sibley Bike Depot. They also have coffee and drinks

Swede Hollow Bakery and Cafe

725 Seventh St. E.
651.776.8810
www.swedehollowcafe.com
An expansive breakfast menu features daily quiche and oven-baked French toast.

The Tea Garden

1692 Grand Ave.
651.690.3495
www.teagardeninc.com
Bubble tea delights with chewy tapioca.

TeaSource

752 Cleveland Ave. S.
651.690.9822
www.teasource.com
Extraordinary teas, chai and Tuesday free samples; check the website for classes.

Trotter's Cafe and Bakery

232 N Cleveland Ave.
651.645.8950
www.trotterscafe.com
Neighborhood cafe and bakery using high quality local and organic ingredients to make our products "from scratch" everyday. Now serving wine and beer and new dinner hours.

The Underground Music Cafe

1579 Hamline Ave. N.
651.644.9959
www.undergroundmusiccafe.com
A new name and focus. A friendly gathering place that also supports local music and music education.

Unity Cafe 

843 Rice Street
651.493.8064
http://unitycafemn.com
Espresso and homemade baked goods in downtown St. Paul.

Workhorse Coffee Bar

2399 University Avenue
651.348.7561
http://workhorsecoffee.com
Home of the Smallest Museum in Saint Paul (outdoors) with breakfast, lunch, coffee drinks and a comfortable, stylish, minimal decor.

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