Stopped in with a friend for a quick meal and coffee before going to a play. We shared the Raspberry Salad and found it delicious. Coffee was very good. The atmosphere is cozy and pleasant.
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Downtown Anoka is filled with antique shops and boutiques. I knew that there were also a few restaurants peppering the area too, but being new to the neighborhood I had no idea that Avant Garden was a coffee shop. It wasn't until a friend invited...More
They sell quality coffee, tea, homemade sandwiches, and soups.Occasional evening folk music. A great place to catch a bite. Very popular with the shoppers on Main Street.
This is my favorite place for coffee in the north metro. It's a unique location with a great atmosphere, without having that manufactured ambiance feel of the chains. Oh, and the coffee is top shelf stuff.
Our favourite coffee shop - hence our nickname. We love the unusual decor and an amazing range of coffees and superb gateaux. Sometimes there is live music in the evening.
Avant Garden is a gem in historic downtown Anoka, just east of the Rum River and Mississippi Rivers. Great service, paninis made to order, and a nice ambiance with local radio (Minnesota Public Radio) playing. Definitely a step up from the dime-a-dozen coffee shops around...More