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“Great all natural food”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Gigi's Cafe

Gigi's Cafe
Ranked #316 of 1,794 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: US$1 - US$12
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Gigi's is a neighborhood place where you're welcome to hang out and have coffee & a scone, or to come in for dinner and a bottle of wine. Feel free to have a work meeting here or do your homework, the wireless is always on! At Gigi's we make everything from scratch using as many local ingredients as possible. Gigi's buys only sustainably farmed meats and is committed to respecting our oceans through our membership in the Minnesota Zoo Fish Smart program. Gigi's coffee is purchased directly from farmers, is shade grown and organic, and roasted right here in Minneapolis by B & W Specialty Coffee. Wednesdays are pizza night-we're making special pizzas, salads, and offering beer & wine specials.
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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“Great all natural food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

I have been eating at gigi's cafe for a few months now. I have been eating gluten free for over a year now and am always happy to find good places to eat that have gluten free options for me. They have great food and salads gf free breads and buns. You can add a small greens salad to any sandwich for a little extra. I highly recommend the pulled pork sandwich one of the better ones I've had.

  • Visited September 2013
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Wisconsin
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent Food at a Reasonable Price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

A bistro deli/coffee shop, Gigi's serves delicious food and includes vegan and organic selections. The staff, though not all knowledgeable about the food, is friendly and courteous. Everything I've tried has been yummy. I appreciate not having to dress up and spend a lot of money while in Minneapolis. Highly recommend Gigi's.

  • Visited August 2013
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Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“nice outside but that is the only thin nice”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013

The cashier did not know about the food at all!! When I asked about a sandwich she said, her Grandma made It when she was little and it was good. It was not!

I ordered a "pocket" sandwich, it was just one slice of thick bread cut down about 2 inches with a tiny bit of filling. The bread was so soggy, it fell apart right away.

I told the manager and he did give me another sandwich but I will not be going back!

  • Visited July 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Fantastic Food and Fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

Gigi's cafe serves some of best food in town. A friendly, bistro-type restaurant and coffee shop, I have loved everything on their menu. They also have a nice selection for vegetarians and vegans. Their spinach walnut burger is one of my favorite dishes everywhere! The staff is friendly and casual, the ambiance is lovely, and they have an impressive selections of beer and wine. Enjoy!

  • Visited April 2013
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Get ready to eat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

If you don't want good food, if you don't want a big sandwich, and if you don't want the neat atmosphere of a small cafe, then don't go to Gigi's. If you want all of those, this is a place to visit. Gigi's is not on the main route to anywhere, but plug it into your GIS and make it a point to have lunch at this neat, neighborhood cafe. From organic to vagan to good 'ol burgers, Gigi's has something you will enjoy. Their friendly staff tops off the perfect lunch spot.

Visited April 2013
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