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2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1007
+1 612-871-4907
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Swedish, Scandinavian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1007
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fika is the restaurant located at the American Swedish Institute. It starts serving a luncheon menu at 11:00 AM. The menu includes an interesting variety of Scandinavian dishes. The service staff is friendly, the food is prepared and presented in a professional manner. The quality...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The seating indoors looked a little too sparse for our liking. Luckily, it was just warm enough to sit outside, enjoying the view of the fabulous Turnblad mansion. Our party of seven all had meals the exceeded expectations. Mine was an open faced sandwich with...More

Thank Don. T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I had lunch at FIKA on 9/18/17. We both had cabbage barley soup, which was fabulous. We split the cod open faced sandwich and meatballs. I thought I would prefer the meatballs, but actually the soup and fish were my favorites. Finished...More

Thank ECSGreenwood_IN
Reviewed 27 September 2017

What a beautiful space! Bright, clean and airy. My lunch--open-faced salmon sandwich, cup of barley beef soup and ginger cream soda--was excellent. It is not cheap--$22.00 not including tip--but it is delicious! The service was also very good--they were slammed with several large parties all...More

Thank Roysgirl2014
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Beautiful outdoor seating besides inside. Wonderful service and the food for lunch had such wonderful fusion of flavors. Outstanding presentation!

Thank benniejh
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had heard about FIKA and wanted to try. Reviews indicating very small portion size are accurate. Food was good but not in the WOW category except for the bread pudding which was heavenly. It was a glad we tried it but probably wouldn't go back...More

Thank A396CRjohnw
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I had the Avocado Toast - a thick slab of whole grain Scandinavian bread, thin slices of pickled green tomatoes, a creamy sauce, fresh avocado, sprouts and seasoning topped w/an egg... seriously delicious. I'd return there everyday if I could!!

1  Thank Bis54
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If I lived and worked in Minneapolis, I would stop in for coffee and a cardamom bun on a daily basis... Our lunch: We started with the soup of the day. It was beef and barley but with a few tweaks (beets, bacon, red wine...More

1  Thank St_Belmont
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Yes, the portions are small but that's the European way! The plating was exquisite and the menu offerings are not typical which is why this was a fun experience! The meatballs were awesome! I gave it four stars because the service was slow and the...More

Thank Taji B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We enjoyed the freshly baked cardamom rolls, an oatmeal apple scone, a ginger cookie and Swedish coffee at our table. All were delicious!

Thank marcia s
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2600 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1007
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-871-4907
It is the new Cafe inside the American Swedish Institute
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