Aesop’s Table

919 North Dale Street
651.488.6591
www.aesopstable.com
Family-owned deli and catering company specializing in homestyle BBQ for events of all sizes, from boardroom box lunches to an outdoor wedding pig roast. $-$$$

Afro Deli & Catering

5 West Seventh Place
651.888.2168
www.afrodeli.com
Offering made-from-scratch African and Mediterranean cuisine prepared Halal, this deli is a social venture that weaves together business with community and culture. Closed Sunday. $

Asian Deli & Restaurant

388 Western Avenue, Suite D
651.291.2928
www.asiandelimn.com
A blend of Lao, Vietnamese, and Thai cuisine aims to fulfill your lunch cravings for takeout, pickup, dine-in, or catered orders. Open Monday through Friday. Try the house special fried rice. $

Barrio Tequila Bar

235 East Sixth Street
651.222.3250
www.barriotequila.com
Meet across from Mears Park for Latin-inspired tacos, enchiladas, seafood, chicken, or ribs—and, of course, tequila flights. The Barrio food truck is a mobile extension of the bar. Catering available. $

Big River Pizza

280 East Fifth Street
651.683.2186
bigriverpizza.com
Straight from Naples to Lowertown, this Neapolitan style pizzeria marries local ingredients with wood-fired tradition. Enjoy with a glass of beer or wine. The oven is available for mobile wood-fired catering. $

Bon Vie

485 Selby Avenue
651.287.0112
www.bonviecafe.net
Breakfast and lunch bistro that serves up the good life with a changing monthly menu. Catering available. $$

Brasa Premium Rotisserie

777 Grand Avenue
651.224.1302
www.brasa.us
Featuring local, rotisserie meats slow-cooked in Latin and Caribbean fashion for dine-in or takeout. $-$$

Capital View Cafe

637 South Smith Avenue
651.290.0218
www.capitalviewcafe.com
Mexican and American home-cooking for breakfast and lunch. Catering available. $

Cecils Delicatessen

651 South Cleveland Avenue
651.698.6276
www.cecilsdeli.com
Family-owned establishment committed to quality deli fare for three generations. Made-from-scratch soups and sandwiches make for a great bag lunch. Delivery and catering available. $

Cherokee Tavern

886 South Smith Avenue
651.457.2729
www.cherokeetavern.com
A West Saint Paul landmark established in 1933. Serving traditional steaks, seafood, and spirits. Catering available. $$-$$$

Christos

Union Depot Place
214 East Fourth Street
651.224.6000
www.christos.com
Formal Greek dining or a weekday lunch buffet in a breathtaking Union Depot setting. Catering available. $

Claddagh Coffee

459 West Seventh Street
651.600.3400
Wee shop: 612 Selby Avenue
651.493.7455
www.claddaghcoffeecafe.com
Welcoming “yogis, bikers, runners, and all cool people everywhere,” Claddagh on West Seventh is a wide-open space with beautiful light and occasional music performances. Also serving high quality breakfast and lunch options. The wee shop on Selby offers a limited menu of coffee and baked goods. Catering available. $

Colossal Cafe

2315 Como Avenue
651.797.4027
1340 Grand Avenue
651.414.0543
www.colossalcafe.com
Specializing in made-from-scratch, seasonal sandwiches, salads, and meatloaf. Weekly specials and catering available. Second Saint Paul location now open on Grand Avenue for all of Colossal’s biggest fans. $

Commodore Bar & Restaurant

79 Western Avenue
651.330.5999
www.thecommodorebar.com
The once-upon-a-time stomping grounds of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, the Commodore has been renewed to its Jazz Age glory and is once again serving up cocktails and classic dishes in a gorgeous Art Deco setting. Catering and room rentals available. $$-$$$$

DeGidio’s

425 West Seventh Street
651.291.7105
www.degidios.com
Italian restaurant and bar famous for its pasta and a red sauce made daily with ingredients imported from Italy. Catering available. $

Fork in the Road

Food Truck
612.354.3233
www.forkintheroadtruck.com
The big orange truck serves up fresh and familiar sandwiches, soups, and salads. Catering available. $

Fresh Grounds

1362 West Seventh Street
651.224.2348
www.freshgroundscoffee.com
A nonprofit shop offering coffee and light meals, music, art, and job training for youth. Catering available, plus a private room for parties or meetings. $

Gastrotruck

Food Truck
763.607.6055
gastrotruck.mobi
This food truck has creative culinary offerings with zero waste. Catering available. $-$$

Ginkgo Coffeehouse

721 North Snelling Avenue
651.645.2647
www.ginkgocoffee.com
Besides coffee, the original Ginkgo on Snelling offers fruit smoothies, sandwiches, and other edibles, as well as a play area for children. It also has locations at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Gillette Children’s Hospital. Catering available. $

Golden’s Lowertown

275 East Fourth Street
651.224.8888
www.goldensdeli.us
Soups, sandwiches, and farmers market fresh breakfasts. Show up hungry for brunch, lunch, and late-night munchies and live entertainment. Walk-up window on Wall Street is open in the warm months. Catering available. $

Hoa Bien

1105 West University Avenue
651.647.1011
www.hoa-bien.com
Hoa Bien (pronounced Ho Been) offers friendly service and fresh Vietnamese food that’s never disappointing. Come hungry and bring the whole family. Catering available. $

Home Street Home

Food Truck
651.600.0962
www.homestreethometruck.com
Globally inspired comfort food, such as Korean BBQ tacos, served from a truck. Catering available. $

Keys Cafe & Bakery

767 Raymond Avenue
651.646.5756
500 North Robert Street
651.222.4083
www.keyscafe.com
The made-from-scratch recipes you grew up with and service that takes you back home. Open since 1973, the Raymond Avenue location serves breakfast and lunch; the Robert Street location stays open until 9 p.m. every day. Catering available. $

Little Oven

1786 East Minnehaha Avenue
651.735.4944
www.thelittleoven.com
Reasonably priced Italian fare with monthly coupons and specials that are easy on the wallet. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Catering available. $

Lowertown Daily Perk

180 East Fifth Street, Suite 266 (Skyway)
651.228.9820
www.lowertowndailyperk.com
A skyway workday staple serving organic, fair-trade coffee and desserts. Catering available. $

Magnolias Restaurant

1081 Payne Avenue
651.774.3333
www.magnolias-stpaul.com
Quality family dining with home-cooked comfort food. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Catering available. $

Mama’s Pizza

961 Rice Street
651.489.2005
www.mamaspizzaparlor.com
Italian and American eatery for lunch, dinner, and takeout. Catering available. $

Neato’s

Food Truck
www.neatosburgers.com
Food truck serving burgers, duck fat fries, and ice cream shakes. Catering available. $

Nelson Cheese & Deli

1562 Como Avenue
651.647.1288
www.nelsoncheese.net
A Saint Paul institution, this full service store offers fine cheeses direct from factories throughout the Midwest, a full deli line, and catering service. $

Otra Cocina

1193 Payne Avenue
651.340.9470
Family-owned Mexican restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner to go. The food is made with care, and the recipes are handed down from los abuelos. They also cater. $

Rivertown Market

437 North Wabasha Street
651.224.4828
rivertownmarket.com
Full service grocery store with large deli in downtown. Catering available. $

Sassy Spoon

Food Truck
612.886.1793
www.sassyspoontruck.com
Food truck offering wholesome, gluten-free food with attitude. Catering available. $

Shish

1668 Grand Avenue
651.690.2212
www.shishcafe.net
Cafe serving winning Mediterranean and American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s all about the garlic sauce. Catering available. $

Swede Hollow Cafe

725 East Seventh Street
651.776.8810
www.swedehollowcafe.com
An expansive all-day breakfast menu features daily quiche and oven-baked French toast. Warm up with a homemade cinnamon bun, or wait till sunnier times to enjoy the patio. Catering available. Closed Sunday. $

Trotter’s Cafe

232 North Cleveland Avenue
651.645.8950
www.trotterscafe.com
Find local and organic food at this charming Merriam Park café and bakery, serving beer, wine, burgers, and hearty sandwiches. Catering available. $-$$