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Ginkgo Coffeehouse

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721 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2863
+1 651-645-2647
6:15 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:15 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 6:15 am - 12:00 am
Sat 6:30 am - 12:00 am
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stay opposite this cafe whenever I visit MN, service is fast, prices are cheap and the food/drinks taste great! Love the atmosphere of the place, can spend hours relaxing there!

Thank Christian T
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

Since moving to my new apartment a few months ago, I've been exploring my new neighborhood. Stopped in to check out 1 of many neighborhood coffeehouses in the area. What a delightful place! The staff was very helpful and friendly. The atmosphere had a laidback feel to it. Had some ice cream. Will definitely go back to try some of... More 

Thank LennyKuku
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

LOVE this place. Great atmosphere. Great coffee. Great shows. Love the owner! Down home feel. Great place to stop in, relax, web surf and see a great show.

Thank Julie N
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330 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

Ginkgo is getting old. I've known it for over 20 years and it hasn't changed much. But it's a nice little coffee shop near Hamline University that offers some decent coffee drinks, decent atmosphere and food of questionable quality. It's a popular place among locals , students, cabbies and cops. One can also buy some trinkets and memorabilia there ,... More 

Thank stric75
Roseville, Minnesota
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've only visited Gingko's in the morning weekend hours, but the atmosphere has always been mellow and friendly. They have a great selection of baked goods/pastries to go with your steaming hot and fresh coffee. Nice little spot to get some work done at one of the tables or to read a good book on one of the sofas. Check... More 

Thank KeepCalmKeriOn
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015

Good coffee and easygoing breakfast. A steady stream of clientele but the Gingko still felt relaxed. Great vibe/atmosphere inside. Also a sweet selection of oddball greeting cards to brighten a friend's day.

Thank NorthB
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2014

A decent little coffee house in Saint Paul. We had a meal with a vanilla shake. The prices are very reasonable. The sandwiches were your average heat and serve type but were still satisfying. The soup was really good. The vanilla shake was delicious and freshly made. The atmosphere was a little odd. They're set up for acoustic music at... More 

Thank mlh3
Loganville, Georgia
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108 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

For a "coffeehouse" Gingko serves a variety of food as well. We each had quite a good sandwich to go with our beverages. This appears to be a popular place for neighborhood residents and students but is worth a try from visitors to the area..

Thank Bob L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:15 am - 11:00 pm
6:15 am - 11:00 pm
6:15 am - 11:00 pm
6:15 am - 11:00 pm
6:15 am - 12:00 am
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2863
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-645-2647

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