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Neighborhood Cafe

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££ - £££
American, Cafe, Diner
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1570 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6303
+1 651-644-8887
06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 06:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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203 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute atmosphere, very good food and service. Specials are posted in the Entryway, so be sure to check them out as servers don't recite them unless you ask. Beef pot roast French Dip was tender and delicious. Good burgers too, you can get a small salad instead of fries. Save room for desert, they have great bakery.

Thank kay k
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I show up right when they opened on my way to airport and I saw some tables already set waiting for patrons. As I sat there longer I saw some older guys come in and take their seat (they do this regularly). The service was fantastic and the food was outstanding. Big fan of places like this that are no... More 

Thank tekphilly
Loa, Utah
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Neighborhood Cafe is becoming our go to restaurant when we are in search of a meal. Service is great and the owner is out waiting tables and building relationships with customers. We keep trying different selections and always pleased. The other patrons are our kind of folks. Love this place.

Thank stpaulscotty
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our son wanted us to meet him for breakfast after he ran a 10K in St. Paul. He suggested the Neighborhood Café. Because we hadn't eaten there in about a year, we thought it was high time to check in again. Fortunately, time hasn't changed this local eatery. Even though our society believes that change is good, that does not... More 

Thank Richard H
Fairmont, Nebraska
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's not easy finding parking, but it is SO worth the trouble! The food is wonderful and the service top notch! My husband had the Cajun breakfast - our favorite! I had their homemade corned beef hash - delish!! Our son had their cinnamon French toast and ate every bite (unusual). It's no wonder this place is so highly rated!... More 

Thank Jodi J
Calgary, Canada
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Cute little place with friendly service. The food was good and fresh, would recommend the Mac and cheese. Good prices, everything under $10.

Thank taysak
Florence, Oregon
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was on a business tripto St. Paul. Friends led us to the Neighborhood Cafe in St. Paul. We arrived there earlier enough so it wasn't crowded. Shortly after we arrived, the place started to fill up quickly. Pretty soon folks were standing in line waiting for a table. That was a big hint. The neighborhood Cafe is a righteously... More 

Thank Don D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Had lunch with my family - very good! Very casual atmosphere! Great menu choices. We all liked what we ate! Serve breakfast, lunch and beverages (alcoholic). We will definitely be returning!

2 Thank Niffer2012
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Plenty of seating inside and out....great food with Breakfast served 24/7...holds a liquor license so we enjoyed a great sorbet mimosa...Two of us got in and out in less than 45 minutes and our bill was 13.00 each...Try the pancakes or the grilled cheese with bacon...Best grilled cheese i've ever had...

2 Thank Darin R
Lakeville, Minnesota
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've been to this restaurant twice in the last two weeks. Both time, enjoyed the greatest lunch I've had in years. Everything is so fresh and tasty. They have fantastic service, good sized portions, and are really accommodating for Celiacs. Love this place! Incredible burgers, salads, and breakfast! Highly recommend!!

2 Thank Abigail701

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1570 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6303
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-644-8887

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