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Lola - An American Bistro

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16 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1728
+1 507-359-2500
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brought the wife and kids here for dinner. They were so accommodating and the food, decor and staff were great. This is a must-stop-at restaurant for us from now on when we pass through New Ulm!

Thank Erik P
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and fun staff!! Everything in menu is awesome but my favorite it the Pot Pie!! The desserts are to die for!!

Thank Susan Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my family stopped in on a Friday (and then again Saturday) evening to see what Lola's had to offer. My kids are UBER picky and my hubby even more so, but everything was Superb!!! Friendly staff, neat lil play area for the kids, big selection of housemade baked goods, many coffee and tea options, and entree options that... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit and eat at!!.. soups are great roasted red pepper and Hungarian mushroom are my favorites.! Also the shrimp po'boy and rosemary fries.

Thank dereklaura
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by twice today. Once to get a snack before the movie and again after for late lunch. Coffee, sandwiches, salads, energy bars, scones. I would go back and have it all again but I will want to try something new because I won't be disappointed.

Thank Betty O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We stopped for lunch while passing through New Ulm (a very attractive small city) based on TA reviews. We were not disappointed; in fact we were delighted. It is a fun casual Bistro with an interesting and varied menu. You order at the counter and your food and beverage is brought to your table. The atmosphere is casual and interesting.... More 

Thank SteveIowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Great shop, makes you feel like you are in a town, warm and welcoming. Great service & great beverages and food.

Thank Kimberly S
Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Mix of ecletic and home cooking in old historic building. Relax by the fire place while surfing the internet. Try the stuffed mushrooms and chicken pot pie.

Thank 777chad777
1 review
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

I rated this as a 2: 4 for food and coffee quality, 1 for service. Four of us went in for breakfast today and had the bacon breakfast sandwich, daily scramble, maple bacon muffin, blueberry scone, and an Americano. Food and coffee were delicious, but the service was poor. The male counter clerk at 9:30 (he didn't gave a name... More 

Thank terivavricek
Marshall, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

As advertised. This is a unique establishment for rural America. Outstanding good and drink, and terrific staff. Prices are pretty good too!

Thank SenCrow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $15
American, Cafe, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 5:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Ulm
  • Phone Number: +1 507-359-2500
Known for it's locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks, fresh scones, pastries, pastas, baguette sandwiches, pot pies, soups, salads, and funky atmosphere. During the Summer and Fall enjoy lunch or dinner on the outdoor patio, stop by for an Schells Beer or glass of Morgan Creek Wine, and some Bruschetta. Great food in an completely restored old town building, large open ceilings, exposed brick walls, lots of great character!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?