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“Great place for brunch” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe

Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #2 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Duluth
Price range: $5 - $15
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Everything from our award winning breads to our crisp golden hash browns are made from scratch daily. Whether it's muffins for your morning meeting or a cake for your wedding, the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe is gladly here to serve you. We have always seen the need for locally conscious and globally friendly businesses. That's why we also specialize in local eggs from Promised Land Farms, local honey from the Bar Bell Bee Ranch, fresh local beer from the Bent Paddle Brewing Company, beans from local roasters Alakef, local syrup from Simple Gifts, all of our to go containers and utensils are compostable, and we also compost all of our food and coffee waste. This bakery that added a coffee shop that started making sandwiches that started making breakfast all in the same spot has been locally owned and operated since its inception, 1995. Built on one iconic saying from our late founder, "be kind, be brave, don't eat bad bread", the Amazing Grace has held true to those ideals for nearly two decades and will for many more to come.
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Great place for brunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We have brunch here almost every time we are in Duluth. The breakfast burrito is fantastic. The ambience is charming. Be prepared for a wait on Sunday mornings, but it is worth it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Duluth, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Yummy soups, sandwiches, breads, and darn good Coffee too”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We've stopped in the "Amazing" at least 10 times over the last year. Often when looking for something quick and Good. This place has never failed us. The soup choices are varied but always great, had their tomato bisque soup today...sooo tasty. Bread selections are excellent and always fresh. Atmosphere, its got that too, relaxed, yet a bit urban hip.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Bradenton, Florida
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Unique”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This little eatery is a step back in time. Homemade breads, great sandwiches and speciality coffees. Breakfast is also a great experience. Daily menu specials. A must for breakfast or lunch.

Visited August 2013
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Midwest
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317 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Huge Sandwiches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We shared a pastrami sandwich. The bread was very good but we find the Artisan bread crusts a bit too tough and chewy to be easily eaten as sandwich bread. (Unfortunately, we ended up tearing off the crust but the meat and other fillings were good.)

Visited September 2013
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Dunedin, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Sandwiches are gargantuan!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I were with another couple who have eaten at Amazing Grace Bakery many times before so they explained how everything works, although the staff is very friendly and helpful, as were other customers. The restaurant is on the garden-level, so you descend the stairs and find yourself facing the food prep area with a bakery case on your right and dining tables on your left. Their menu includes homemade soups, several salads, substantial sandwiches, and fresh baked goods. You step up to give your order where you can choose your own combination of bread, fillings, and condiments, or you can choose one of the special sandwiches that they have. Unless you have a large appetite, I strongly suggest you order a half sandwich. I opted to have the pastrami sandwich because I was curious about the pepper aoli. I loved it. I also ordered the creamy pumpkin soup, but I actually don't know if I got it because what I got--though it was delicious--didn't taste at all like pumpkin. It was hard to tell exactly what all was in it, but I did identify some potatoes, it seemed like there may have been some wild rice, and the base was definitely creamy and wonderful. My companions ordered a half tuna sandwich and coffee, a turkey sandwich and root beer, and some kind of vegetable soup and a muffin. We were all more than satisfied with our choices.
If you dine in, you get real plates, real coffee mugs, and real flatware! The atmosphere is cozy and has a college coffeehouse vibe with local musicians' autographed posters everywhere, tables with quirky news clippings epoxied on the top, and a piano in the corner. You bus your own dishes.
The prices are reasonable, the food is excellent, and the staff is young, friendly, and eager to please.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank MaryJo822
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