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Cafe Patteen

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920 2nd Ave S, International Centre, skyway level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3318
+1 612-371-0262
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Sure, it's a tiny coffee shop and the coffee is great but what you really want to make sure you do is get a slice of quiche. That stuff is pure magic!

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Thank Loren K
SF East Bay
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great (fair trade!) coffee from happy, helpful people, plus excellent sweet things baked on site. If you time it right you can get a slice of always-excellent quiche; the variety changes from from day to day. Very convenient to the Hilton on the skyway, and way better coffee than Starbucks in the lobby there -- and a friendly locally owned... More 

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Thank EastBayLenore
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

It is a blessing and a curse to work right above this cafe! The coffee is great and the baked goods are made fresh every morning. I particularly like the savory scones and cinnamon scones. Keep in mind that Cafe Patteen only accepts cash.

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Thank Andrew B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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656 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I stopped in for an afternoon snack. I didn't get coffee or espresso. Their scones and muffins looked like they were picked over, with lots of broken pieces and crumbs. I had a big piece of pumpkin spice cake. It was huge and only cost a few dollars. I took it home to share with my wife. Neither of us... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Really excellent coffee and fantastic pastry. It's on the skyway level of the oracle center. Go here if you're staying downtown and need coffee. Blows the doors off Starbucks or Dunn bros.

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Thank Erik S
Braintree, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

It’s always funny to see a line outside of Caribou or Starbucks when one of the best local coffee shops in all of my travels all over the US is right nearby. I always get the large Sumatra, the owner knows my order, it is super-fast, and the coffee is one of the best cups I’ve ever had. This is... More 

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Thank Jake W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 12 May 2011

I loved their scones! I don't even have a reason to go downtown, but once I get a craving from a scone from Cafe Patteen, I am there. Go, you won't be sorry. I love their raspberry white chocolate scone.

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Thank cblonghu
louisville, ky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 April 2008

Right now I'm eating one of the best scones I've ever had and enjoying a nice cup of coffee. I found this coffee house on the internet because I was sick of Caribou Coffee. The atmosphere was so pleasant. Everyone was very friendly- it seemed like there were a lot of regulars. I will go back every morning while I'm... More 

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  • Address: 920 2nd Ave S, International Centre, skyway level, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3318
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-371-0262

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