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“Great place for brunch”

Amazing Grace Bakery & Cafe
Ranked #3 of 16 Coffee & Tea in Duluth
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Soups, American, Cafe
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: For over 20 years, the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe has been serving great food to our community in a friendly, welcoming environment. Our customers appreciate our partnerships with local vendors and our use of earth-friendly products. We are proud to say that our breakfast, lunch, and bakery items are prepared from scratch in our kitchen and bakery. The Grace also serves as a coffee shop, where folks can get their caffeine fix from organic coffee products provided by local vendors. Finally, we are heavily involved in our community and local philanthropy. The Grace is a gathering place and performance venue for local musicians, artists, and community groups. We are a warm and welcoming place for all.
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 bubbles 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
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Duluth, Minnesota
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25 reviews
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“Yummy soups, sandwiches, breads, and darn good Coffee too”
4 of 5 bubbles 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
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Bradenton, Florida
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Unique”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Georgia1524
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Midwest
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357 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Huge Sandwiches”
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
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