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Coffee News Cafe - CLOSED

1662 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
+1 651-698-3324
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2014
“Cafe News is now replaced...”
30 Jun 2012
“Fun neighborhood place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Cafe, American
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££ - £££
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1662 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

…in part of its space, by the French Meadow Cafe at 1662 Grand Avenue. Cafe News was a great place to go for lunch, coffee (of course) or a late night decadent dessert. Now the French Meadow Bakery is an upscale version of it, like...More

Thank SaintPaulite
Reviewed 30 June 2012

I've enjoyed this restaurant over the years - recently have not gone there as often as the prices have risen and my "favorite" dishes have become less predictable. Sometimes great, sometimes a bit disappointing. Still worth a visit - fun place, I would suggest when...More

Thank janemarieh
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Nice, low key atmosphere with delicious drinks, meals, and desserts. Try their garlic fries. And don't forget dessert, if you're too full- take some home!

Thank MP2132
Reviewed 8 May 2012

Coffee News is a great place to enjoy a relaxed breakfast with a friend, with the intent of draining a few cups over conversation. The breakfast menu is fairly eclectic, and includes some tasty and interesting takes on a some classic breakfasts. The coffee is...More

Thank outidej
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Coffee: great Food: wide choice, tastes good Wifi: Free, unlimited Price: Low to standard ($2-4 for coffees, $6-12 for food) Great community coffee shop with lots of seating and a good atmosphere. Typically filled with a wide mix of people, but mostly students and young...More

1  Thank jerrywesterby
Reviewed 19 April 2012

NOTE: This summer (2012) the Coffee News Café temporarily will be closing for a facelift. It will re-open with a new name, more organic foods, and more of a “restaurant” atmosphere, but will have the same owner and staff. (Voted "Best Coffee House 2003/2004/2005" by...More

Thank naturedar
Reviewed 6 March 2010

This place is near Macalester College and the Summit Ave neighborhood. There is a steady flow of customers and a number of them hangout as they study or people watch. The range of drinks, fast food and desserts offered here is fair. The prices are...More

Thank MNCondoDude
Reviewed 30 January 2009

A nice cafe in a fun neighborhood - On Grand Avenue near Macalester College. GREAT cakes!! Try the 4-layer chocolate cake! You might need a friend to help you finish it! It's huge and very rich! Good coffees too. I think they also have soups...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2008

Fun atmosphere. especially if you like MAC students.

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Reviewed 6 August 2008

If you can wash off the slime of upper midwestern trendiness after you've left, this is a completely awesome coffee shop with some of the best food in the twin cities. I specifically chose an apartment to live in that was within walking distance of...More

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Restaurant Details

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US$30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1662 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-3324
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