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Bon Vie Cafe

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485 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1726 (Formerly A Piece of Cake)
+1 651-287-0112
07:00 - 14:00
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166 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We enjoyed a nice healthy lunch here with choices from either the breakfast of lunch menu. I had a scrambled egg dish while my husband enjoyed a very special BLT. We also took home a rhubarb tart. Delicious. Great service.

Thank Pip18Wisconsin
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Best Eggs Benedict - wow the best hollandaise sauce!. Indoor or outdoor seating. Friendly staff, delicious food and reasonably priced. Even has yummy bakery desserts too! A must visit for breakfast or lunch.

Thank northmoodys
San Diego, California
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197 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

My confession: I especially love having breakfast or lunch at delightful neighborhood spots...and Bon Vie quickly jumped to the top of my list of great cafes. As soon as we opened the door we were greeted by an especially friendly server who seemed to be the sole server in the cafe section of the space. The menu includes homemade soup,... More 

Thank Barbara O
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The breakfast here is unbelievable! All based off of French cooking, the breakfasts offer a tasty spin on it. The hash browns are delicious and super fluffy inside. My personal favorite is the French toast. Everything is well prepared and hot! I cannot wait to go back again. It is a small cafe by lots of seating outside and warm... More 

Thank OrangeCat5813
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80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Our first , but not last visit to this nice little cafe. The service was excellent and our waitress was very friendly. We had the cinnamon pancakes, the waffle and the salmon hash and all were very tasty.

Thank Nancy P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The service and staff are wonderful. Mindy is one of the nicest people you could ever get to know. The atmosphere is friendly and comfortable. Outside sitting in the summer is great.

Thank Jo M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Loved all the dishes, had the asparagus quiche with a side salad & mangoe tea. Easy to find parking nearby, great service, and yummy food!!

Thank Karen L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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872 reviews
633 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Stopped in after lunch for dessert on the run. Yup got the Aunt Sally's, so much fun. Could not believe all the different kinds of cookies and cupcakes they were displaying.

Thank surestop
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We were invited to Bon Vie as part of a family celebration. There were 20 or more of us representing all ages, from babes in arms to seniors. The service was excellent and the food was enjoyed by all. The servers were incredibly flexible and courteous.

Thank huntersbro
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

A great breakfast menu with a terrific bakery! Be sure to try the waffles or French toast! The Mexican Omelette is also very good. . . but also very spicy! I loved it, but I love spicy!

Thank trpaino

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1726 (Formerly A Piece of Cake)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-287-0112

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