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Colossal Cafe

2403 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3017
+1 612-886-3443
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brie” (16 reviews)
“pancakes” (34 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2403 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3017
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

I came here with my friends for breakfast and ordered the cinnamon roll. It was the best cinnamon roll I’ve ever eaten (and the size of the plate).

Thank MacKenzie K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The COLOSSAL CAFE has a huge name but a small space. In summer it expands outdoors, but at peak times it can take a long time to get a table and service. The food is very good and low priced,

Thank Grandpa S
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Family friendly. Weekends long wait, but worth it, download the app to avoid long wait-time. Food is worth it. Friendly staff. We had fun waiting, get to chat with your friends or family as you enjoy free coffee and mini chocolate muffins.

Thank HumbleWorld
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food. Fresh, healthful and delicious. Love the pancakes with brie and the eggs Benedict was fabulous. The space is small but it’s worth the wait. They also have excellent espresso and coffee. Breakfast or lunch I know you’ll enjoy it.

Thank S K
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Colossal Cafe moved locations this fall - from a tiny location to a place, while still considered small by some, is loads larger than where they used to be. Fortunately for us, their new location is even closer to home (which makes the walk home...More

Thank WoodOK
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious. We had biscuits and gravy, omelettes, and the breakfast burrito and it was all fantastic. Highly recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have been to the old location with limited seating but this new location is great. Much more indoor seating and the food is as good as it always has been. Service too was great. I would suggest getting there early especially on weekends if...More

Thank timp2124
Reviewed 18 October 2017

This unassuming little place is a true hidden gem! My husband stumbled upon it one day & it's been a hit with everyone we take there. The food is fabulous with fresh baked options, homemade jams, and many dietary options (vegetarian, vegan, & gluten friendly)....More

Thank Sharpeipup
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I only gave this place 3 Stars, but it should honestly be closer to a 3.5. It's a rather Traditional breakfast place that was reviewed on Diners, Dives & Drive Ins. The food is straightforward, pretty good with some interesting items. Nothing about the place...More

Thank Joeycapone23
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Didn't know about this place; so glad to have found it! We had a simple yet delicious breakfast of poached eggs, and the hash brown servings were huge! A diner next to us ordered the Apple/Brie pancakes and they looked so good that we made...More

Thank AVE09
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2403 E 38th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3017
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-886-3443
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