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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, 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
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Minneapolis
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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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Powell, OH
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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Minnesota
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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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Minneapolis
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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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Elk River, Minnesota
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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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Winona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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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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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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stopped for a quick lunch with my sister, and have stopped by for coffee before on visits to Minneapolis. I had a cup of lamb meatball soup - it was enough for a meal - full of chickpeas (soft and yummy) and lots of meatballs. My sister had the tomato-carrot curry soup (good!) and half a tuna sandwich - she... More 

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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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