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Swede Hollow Cafe

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725 7th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5044
+1 651-776-8810
06:30 - 15:00
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2012

Swede Hollow Cafe has the absolute best carmel rolls around! They are loaded with buttery carmel and lots of pecans. While one's heart could probably not handle them every day, these carmel rolls are a treat not to be missed. They go fast, but you can call the day before, place an order and they will be ready for pickup.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2012

Swede Hollow Cafe is the perfect place to meet a friend for breakfast on a Saturday morning. The cafe presents about 5 choices of stratas, quiches & bakes each Saturday and after you choose one you can choose a side of fresh fruit, parfaits, bread pudding or similar. It is a little spendy at $10 without beverage but no doubt... More 

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Hansville, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2012

I enjoy this small cafe for its fun character and superb food! They have some of the best breakfasts and lunches in town. I usually order whatever the special of the day is and I haven't been disappointed yet. Caution though, the place is small and crowded AND they don't serve dinner. But they have a lovely small garden in... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2012

I only visit this place at lunch time with one specific friend and we both love this little gem! It is always busy (good for business!) but worth it! The lunch menu is small, with a few sandwiches, a few salads, and a soup option. Additionally, they have a coffee menu. (They are open for breakfast, too, and not open... More 

Thank challengefish
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012 via mobile

This cute little spot has wonderful, fresh food! The price is a bit high for the amount you get, but very tasty! They have great pastries as well. Very small, so it can get a bit crowded.

Thank Lyndsy_24
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

This is a great coffe shop/breakfast/pastry spot. I love the hashbrown like quiches they have. Cinnamon rolls & coffee are a must! Really small place though!

Thank mandy l
Pinedale, Wyoming
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2012

We've been hearing how yummy Swede Hollow is for years now, but finally got to taste it for ourselves today. Amazing!!!! The southwestern chicken corn chowder was so good, and the hash browns too! Then we finished our lunch off with a cinnamon roll.......the best either of us have ever had, ever!! Glad we finally came to Swede Hollow, will... More 

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Centerville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2011

Funky, folksy and full of vegetarian options! Unique selections or a gourmet twist on the ordinary all displayed makes your mouth water . Even non-breakfast eaters will find it impossible to resist adding a food order to the wonderful coffee. An historical coffee house "where everybody knows your name."

Thank IndianaKathie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2011

This was absolutely excellent. The food and atmosphere are great. EAT HERE! We are lucky to have it in St. Paul!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2008

So cute and yummy. Fresh, simple ingredients.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 7th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55106-5044
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-776-8810

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