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Birchwood Cafe

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3311 E 25th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-1412
+1 612-722-4474
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the family, ages 20-73, and it was great for everyone. Freshly prepared and natural dishes made me feel no guilt eating it all! It was very busy when we went Sunday for brunch, so don't be in a hurry. My daughter called ahead and asked if they could accommodate our party, when we got there the line was huge,... More 

Thank theS4
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the food choices, the seating options, the service and the taste. I had an excellent vegetarian pizza. Also tried Birchbark tea...yum! My friend and I didn't get interrupted at all as we lingered. I really appreciated that.

Thank Ann S
De Pere, Wisconsin
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has it all - natural food, solid taste. I brought my family of 5 and we were all well fed. I must admit to being a bit of a food snob as we garden and eat "backyard to our own table". It can be hard to find restaurants that can satisfy 5 diverse tastes with natural food. Very... More 

Thank TL_Q_2015
Pasadena, Maryland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the cafe atmosphere with the bar looking out the window. Great coffee, food and gluten free items. Sad that our trip wasn't longer so we could go back :)

Thank eh_griff
Alexandria, Minnesota
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123 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We always seek out places that support local with product, and give back to the community! We had a rockstar, energy packed breakfast here. Flavors were bursting and super satisfying. Feels good to support restaurants that aren't just about themselves!! Plus you always feel good after you eat at these places! It matters where your food comes from!! More restaurants... More 

Thank TDJ10
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Don't let the location put you off from this terrific, socially and environmentally aware, gem of a cafe. The menu selections are original creations based on locally sourced ingredients. In the summer, they grow much of their produce, hence the garden in the back. Service was good, the food delish. I had the harvest salad and loved it. They make... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great patio, great coffee, quaint neighborhood, cyclist/granola people/buddhist feel (minus any of the body odor you might associate with this sector), and some really tasty food. A bit pricey, but you're splurging by going out to breakfast, right? Not far from the old mills on the Mississippi, if it's a nice morning to poke around outside. Local ingredients really made... More 

Thank Steve D
Sleepy Eye
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

If you would like to spend a beautiful sunday morning in a café that has the atmosphere of a high school cafeteria and the hospitality of a federal prison this is the place for you. The cook staff serves up great food but I felt like a Hereford in a herd.

Thank MB E
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It was a Saturday and the place was hopping, as usual. We had not been there in a couple years. Service was great, always friendly even with all the hustle and bustle. I ordered a hamburger (real meat). It was so dry, like the opposite of a juicy lucy. And they only put tiny spoonful of their catsup on it.... More 

Thank bscanlan206
Elk River, Minnesota
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

On our first trip to this cafe, we were hoping for a brunch with good coffee. We received a treat beyond what we expected. My order of eggs Benedict had perfectly poached eggs, tender ham and a hollandaise sauce that was exceptional without dominating the entire marriage of eggs, muffin and ham. Instead, the ingredients combined for a breakfast of... More 

Thank Deborah H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3311 E 25th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-1412
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-722-4474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?