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Rustica Bakery

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3220 W Lake St, Calhoun Village, Minneapolis, MN 55416-4512
+1 612-822-1119
06:30 - 20:00
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will not have a baguette this tasty outside of France. Period. From their soft and buttery Challah to the crusty and savory olive loaf these bread makers can not be beat. The scones are perfect, as are the scrumptious cookies (your belly will have a love/hate relationship with the chocolate chocolate chip). They can run out early - so... More 

Thank Trav4Work
East Granby, Connecticut
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191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Renovated farm house with lots of seating, coffee roaster and a patio for warmer days. Quiet nooks to enjoy food or have small business meeting. Menu is breakfast and lunch, with mostly yummy bakery items. Don't be deceived the Tuscan soup is excellent. Full bodied coffee.

Thank lakwatsera2014
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Ok so after going ham on Lake Calhoun, biking and pedal boating got hungry and happened upon this place. Sure glad I did; awesome assortment of pastries and coffee. Probably not the best idea, right after all that physical activity, but soooo good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite coffee shops in Minneapolis. The bread is always fresh and delicious. The facilities clean and the price right. Service is tailor made for each person and if you decide to have lunch you can rest assured the same will be very tasty and original.

Thank ecestafe
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I believe it's the most amazing eclair that I have eaten! I used to go every week just to have some eclair.

Thank Alex W
Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

On a recent trip to the Twin Cities a friend was bragging on Dogwood coffees. So we headed to Rustica. As we pulled into the strip mall housing Rustica (next to a Barnes & Noble) I started wondering what kind of experience we were in for. One step inside eased my mind. Wonderful smells of sweet pastries, breads and coffee.... More 

Thank MatthewHundley
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had their special and loved it! My friend and I have visited here several times. When its nice we sit outside. The food is great, and there is a super ambiance.

Thank Nancy C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This Bakery is so great! Love the Rustica rolls and baguettes! Pastries...one of each please! Several types of coffee, small selection of leaf brewed tea, hot chocolate. Wi-Fi available...seating outside, weather permitting...You can remain anonymous or share time with friends, the seating is a common room with simple appointments. You don't need much more with a good cup!

Thank kalimotxo2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

The best places are always tucked away and the same can be said for Rustica. Tucked in a strip mall off Lake & Excelsior, they have an amazing selection of backed goods and Coffee and Teas... I met a friend here and we both couldn't get over how good everything was. Highly recommended!

Thank TryppAdams
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

Simply the best coffee and the best bakery around. I'm not sure why it's not totally packed all the time. Great people work there and it's a great spot to meet someone before a walk around Lake Calhoun. Try it, you won't be dissapointed.

Thank Hal W

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3220 W Lake St, Calhoun Village, Minneapolis, MN 55416-4512
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-822-1119

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