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Nina's Coffee Cafe

165 Western Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55102-4621
+1 651-292-9816
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (5 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
165 Western Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55102-4621
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Clearly a better choice than Starbucks in terms of atmosphere. Local, cozy charm. Friendly servers and counter folks. Alas, my coffee was just okay. A tad bitter/acidic, like the bottom of the pot.

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We have stopped for coffee and snacks several times. Such a busy place but staff are always friendly and helpful. The menu includes lots of sandwiches, soups, desserts, scones, other good looking food.

Thank Pip18Wisconsin
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great atmosphere and location, this is what makes this place a good stop. Coffee good, light breakfast

Thank Daun M
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I have been to Nina's many times, tonight I stopped into pick up a gift card and a cup of coffee. The girl who waited on me could not have been less interested in serving me. When I asked if there were any 'berry scones'...More

Thank cgmccall2017
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stopped by on a Saturday night. Ordered two hot chocolates, a coffee, and a couple of personal pizzas to share. After ordering, the cook graciously let us know she was out of some of the pizza ingredients but would improvise, and her creation was very...More

Thank tomjoni
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Nina's is fantastic, and I simply adore the building it's in. I love popping in there to get some work done, but the only downside is that it's always absurdly busy. The drinks and treats are great, and I know they have food, but I...More

Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We came for brunch on Monday and it was packed. It's not a very large space, maybe 50 or so seats spread between tables and couches. A guy was nice enough to give up his seat so our party of three could sit. We started...More

Thank Leo S
Reviewed 23 November 2016

There was only one table left at 2 p.m. on a weekday, so this is a very popular place on Capitol hill. My chai latte with vanilla flavoring plus nutmeg and cinnamon sprinkled on top was very good. The tables by the front door are...More

Thank suesuemj
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had wonderful latte's at Nina's. This is the local spot. It was very crowed, but service was friendly and good. The coffee is terrific. This is in a nice neighborhood with small shops and restaurants.

Thank 73jeffreya
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The late was divine. Just the right temperature, coffee was very smooth, no bitter aftertaste. Had the Selbey sandwich, a good vegetarian option with a nice side salad.

Thank Christopher C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Western Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55102-4621
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-292-9816
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