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Seward Cafe

2129 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-2249
+1 612-332-1011
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
5 Feb 2017
14 May 2017
“Won't Go Back”
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
2129 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-2249
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

My friend and I ordered at the same time. My friend's order was ready within 15 minutes. About ten minutes later, I had to go ask if my order was ready. My order - one lone vegan fluffy pancake - seemed to be taken right...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Super casual and perhaps even grungy. But the menu has good vegan options and they are well executed.

Thank Thaddeus P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Very intriguing, glad I was with friends that have been before. It is self seating, grab a menu and find a table. Write your order on piece of paper. Then take it to the cashier to ring up. They call your name when your food...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple times. It draws a huge, diverse crowd, and I don't know why. It's small, packed, a little dirty, and the coffee was just OK. Both times there was a bit of a wait. If you're just looking to grab a...More

Thank travelingsimcat
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The Seward Cafe is a local treasure with a unique atmosphere inside. Walls filled with local art and pictures of their staff gatherings, it's clearly a trendy college hang-out, but is large and clean enough to welcome a wide variety of customers. Booths border the...More

Thank Samantha Z
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Even though there is a huge CAFE sign on the outside of the building, the entry wasn't the easiest to find. When we first walked in around 9am on a Sunday morning, I noticed and loved the style of the place, a cool old school...More

Thank mi79ke
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I always make a point of grabbing breakfast at Seward Cafe whenever I have the chance to visit Minneapolis. Love the quirky atmosphere and the food is very good. Great place for breakfast.

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Great place for a healthy locally sources breakfast and now serving beer. I mainly get breakfast here and it is always pleasant. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, and great food, what else could you want.

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 18 December 2015

From the outside you might drive on by, however should you step inside and sample the food I'm sure you can see why this is a popular place - albeit hidden away! We have no problem driving 35 minutes to eat here! We have eaten...More

Thank Kimbra W
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This is my son's favorite restaurant in Minneapolis. We had their breakfast and it is amazing. The food is organic and you can taste the difference! The bacon was delicious and lean!

Thank goodbeegirl
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2129 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-2249
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-332-1011
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