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Finnish Bistro

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
2264 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1722
+1 651-645-9181
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Scandinavian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2264 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1722
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Oh man this place is good. Their stuffed cabbage rolls are one of my favorite foods, the pastries are amazing, and the location is fun in the heart of St Anthony Park. I always love lunch at The Finnish Bistro. Long may they prosper!

Thank parisusaparis
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Finnish Bistro has been at this location for many years. It used to be combined with a Dunn Brothers coffee shop. That is gone but the coffee is still great. The Bistro has been remodeled. There is music here on many nights. The food...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I visited St. Paul recently and we had lunch at the Finnish Bistro. She had a wonderful Pulla, similar to French Toast, served with fresh mixed berries, powdered sugar and syrup. I had non-Finnish fare (Greek Gyros). She enjoyed the Pulla very...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My first clue that cleanliness isn't their concern should have been the filthy menus. I searched through them to try to find a clean one, but there wasn't a single one that was not gross. As I sat waiting for my friend to arrive, I...More

1  Thank tigereye79
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by because we heart that they had great cheese cake, but found out that they have all kinds of bakery goodies all delicious.

Thank Sibelcay
Reviewed 12 June 2017

My daughter and I stopped on a Friday for lunch. She had the Greek salad which was really lacking in the amount of cut vegetables. I had the puller pork sandwich which had good flavor but contained 3 big pieces of fat. I thought the...More

Thank Steve00
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Was here about a year or so ago and thought it great fun. This time around, not so much. I had the lefse/egg scramble and it was almost gross. The ham they use is very sweet, the scrambled egg was brown, and then they just...More

Thank brenda d
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

A wonderful café situated in a quiet and beautiful part of town. Menu is wholesome and unique, the food is very good with a lot of healthy choices. They also have wonderful coffee and espresso drinks. And if that weren't enough they have some wonderful...More

Thank S K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stopped at the Bistro for lunch as a friend had seen it highlighted on a local program. I ordered the reindeer quiche which came with a very generous salad. I've never had reindeer before so I thought that I'd give it a try. The...More

Thank Rowing_Queen
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After reading a great review in a local newspaper, we decided to try Sunday Brunch at the Finnish Bistro. The Pulla French Toast looked and tasted fantastic - tons of sweet fresh fruit. The Classic Breakfast was also nice - filling and the added salsa...More

Thank tracieb218
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2264 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-1722
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-645-9181
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