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Birchwood Cafe

3311 E 25th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406-1412
612-722-4474
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Ranked #110 of 1,582 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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St Paul Minnesota Usa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The BIrchwood has been recently renovated in the last year and they did a superb job in keeping the character of a local neighborhood cafe with upscale food and nice ambiance. You can order from the counter on some days and times and other times they seat you. They have a long high table with stools that you can sit... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

this neighborhood farm to table restaurant in South Minneapolis is a nice option, especially if you live nearby! We do not, but have always wanted to try it out! 6 of us had lunch there and we ordered different things, all of which were good but not great! The service was excellent and it they do a nice job of... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Initially I was disappointed when I went to the Birchwood today to get the fabulous "corn and bacon" oatmeal that I had last week. They had moved on to their Autumn menu so the "summer" oatmeal was no longer available. I was not disappointed by the Autumn oatmeal: blueberry compote, honey, warm cream and, yes, bacon. It was different but... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was interested to see the new Birchwood, after its renovation this past year, and was disappointed in a couple of ways. While the space is bigger AND there are 2 large restrooms the restaurant overall seems more 'corporate' and less friendly. It never was intimate but now it seems too polished, trying too hard to be something ELSE. The... More

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MINNEAPOLIS
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138 reviews 138 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We read about Birchwood Cafe's famous coconut cream pie. What reviewers do not tell you is that this specific pie is not available daily. I have called a few times over the past months to confirm the pie was available. Tonight was the first time they answer was yes. They had an entire pie remaining as of 6PM. We quickly... More

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I enjoyed my gluten free pizza - very unique. I couldn't really find a wine I enjoyed - we tried almost every red and wasn't impressed. I'd go back and try again though! Hidden in a neighborhood...

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I don't know if everything at the Birchwood Café is organic but think the food might be locally owned. You know you are heading into a "earth" friendly restaurant as soon as you pull up and note the large coral of green bikes available. We were there for breakfast on a holiday so the place was busy and people lined... More

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Wisconsin
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I came here once last summer for breakfast and had a great outdoor dining experience. This time was for dinner with a very large group (10). I was concerned we'd have a long wait, but were seated very promptly at a nice long table in the newly renovated dining area. The staff was very attentive to our large group and... More

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Winters, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We ate here twice on a recent business trip to Minnesota. The first time with a local friend who took us for dinner. Our waiter was delightfully charming & attentive. We shared the pickle plate appetizer and ate every pickled bit! We all had the Tour de France Turkey Burger and all enjoyed it. (mine on GF bread, baked in-house;... More

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st. paul
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103 reviews 103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I've eaten there a couple of times since the expansion. It has the same great food. We are never disappointed. It's a very lively space and yes it's noisy at times,like a bistro. It's a very bicycle friendly place. Today we saw a number of people including families gathering in the back room to watch the Tour de France on... More

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