Colossal Cafe

2315 Como Ave.
St Paul, MN 55108
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Alma Guzman


  • Sun, Sat 7am-3pm, Tue-Fri 6am-3pm
The ironically named Colossal Cafe in Minneapolis is famous for its tiny space and big breakfasts. Now it has opened a St. Paul branch on Como Avenue, and while the new space is much bigger, it still has the same soul. Breakfasts and breads are its backbone. The one can't-miss menu item is the big, yeasty pancakes known as flappers. Other breakfast standouts include the roasted vegetable and feta omelet; a prosciutto, egg, and sun-dried tomato sandwich; and the cinnamon roll. The breakfast and lunch spot closes at 3, but regulars know you can pick up premade tamale pie, lasagna, or chicken potpie for dinner.

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    Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 4 a.m. by Joy Summers

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    Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 3 a.m. by Emily Weiss

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