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822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-4106
+1 612-825-0818
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Columbus, Ohio
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place twice on my visit to Minneapolis. Once for lunch and once for breakfast. On both occasions, the food was very good and would highly recommend it.

Thank Guy F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed eating here while on a business trip in the area. The service was prompt and friendly. The food tasted fresh and was also very tasty!

Thank strudelnoodle
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

I had the Reuben. They make their corned beef in house and it is do die for. My girlfriend had their turkey and avocado and said it was wonderful. They are a short walk/drive from Lake Calhoun. Outdoor patio. Beers by the bottle/can. Lots of indoor seating.

Thank Adam B
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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196 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Outstanding food: our party enjoyed the spinach/walnut burger (the best version of a veggie burger I have ever had), broccoli/cheddar scramble, beet salad, and bean.potato soup, along with a chai latte, an iced tea, and a cappuccino. Many other great choices on the menu, some vegetarian and several vegan. Pleasant dining area (although could do without the music, which with... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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 

Thank hope t
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170 reviews
120 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 

Thank jdawgm13
Powell, OH
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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 

Thank powellgolfer
Oakdale, Minnesota, United States
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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 

Thank Linda D
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

Thank hjflores
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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 

Thank bryantaveMinneapolis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-4106
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-825-0818
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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