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822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
+1 612-825-0818
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Gigi's is a neighborhood place where you're welcome to hang out and have...
Gigi's is a neighborhood place where you're welcome to hang out and have coffee & a scone, or to come in for dinner and a bottle of wine. Feel free to have a work meeting here or do your homework, the wireless is always on! At Gigi's we make everything from scratch using as many local ingredients as possible. Gigi's buys only sustainably farmed meats and is committed to respecting our oceans through our membership in the Minnesota Zoo Fish Smart program.

Gigi's coffee is purchased directly from farmers, is shade grown and organic, and roasted right here in Minneapolis by B & W Specialty Coffee.

Wednesdays are pizza night-we're making special pizzas, salads, and offering beer & wine specials.
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh and Tasty

Stopped in for a late breakfast (although they also have lunch items that sound delicious). They have a full coffee menu, along with beer, wine and flavored iced teas. Great variety on the breakfast and lunch menu. Mostly soup, sandwich and salad type items for lunch. Service was very friendly, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
jdawgm13
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Minneapolis
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Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Had breakfast here with a friend. I ordered corned beef hash and it was the best hash I've been able to find here in the twin cities. I'm originally from Southern California where you can find great hash in almost any deli or diner. I've been here for five years and my quest for great hash has finally ended. The... More 

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Minneapolis
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157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Stopped in for a late breakfast (although they also have lunch items that sound delicious). They have a full coffee menu, along with beer, wine and flavored iced teas. Great variety on the breakfast and lunch menu. Mostly soup, sandwich and salad type items for lunch. Service was very friendly, and the food came out quick. I had a Braised... More 

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Thank jdawgm13
Powell, OH
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

While nearby helping a relative clear a condo and move into a health center, we ate lunch at Gigi's Cafe almost every day. Their soups are scrumptious, and sandwiches & salads are also. We especially liked the BLT and Turkey and Swiss Cheese sandwiches. My wife always got tea, but I took advantage of the tank of cold ice water... More 

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Oakdale, Minnesota, United States
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Lunched here after a quilting class at nearby Glad Creations on a sunny Sat afternoon. Absolutely marvelous! Exceptionally helpful staff, interesting and marvelous food. Great selection of brewed teas so refreshing! Able to eat outdoors always a real plus in MN. My friend also impressed with a chef who,provided a quote for some birthday petit fors. Bakery items in the... More 

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Thank Linda D
Minnesota
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We each had the cobb salad. More fixings than lettuce which was nice but I have had more generous servings and more delicious Cobb salad at other restaurants.

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Thank hjflores
Minneapolis
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I've been to Gigi's three times in the past six weeks or so. I had been there in the past, but not in a long time. The first time, more recently, I was very impressed with the service. The young woman couldn't have been sweeter or more accommodating. I don't remember what I had, but I do remember it was... More 

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Thank bryantaveMinneapolis
Elk River, Minnesota
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Standard coffee shop fare. Sandwiches, salads, and a couple interesting entrees. My food was fine. Nothing spectacular, but what you'd expect. It's a great local hang-out. I'd highly recommend checking it out if you're new to the neighborhood. A nice place to study or work remotely.

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Thank Betty M
Winona
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

My daily driver since moving to the neighborhood. Great prices, great menu, great people. Breakfast and lunch are very much ftw.

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Thank George P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Gigi's has a great date night special...two entrees, two salads, and two desserts for something like $30. The menu is limited to a few choices, but all are delicious. I came here with a friend, and were able to get the date night special without any funny looks. Really cute and romantic, with interesting art on the walls, and great... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great place to stop. Brunch on the weekends is one of my favorites, their food is always fresh and made form high quality ingredients.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-825-0818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

Description

Gigi's is a neighborhood place where you're welcome to hang out and have coffee & a scone, or to come in for dinner and a bottle of wine. Feel free to have a work meeting here or do your homework, the wireless is always on! At Gigi's we make everything from scratch using as many local ingredients as possible. Gigi's buys only sustainably farmed meats and is committed to respecting our oceans through our membership in the Minnesota Zoo Fish Smart program.

Gigi's coffee is purchased directly from farmers, is shade grown and organic, and roasted right here in Minneapolis by B & W Specialty Coffee.

Wednesdays are pizza night-we're making special pizzas, salads, and offering beer & wine specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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