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Crema Cafe

3403 Lyndale Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55408 | Uptown/ Eat Street | 612-824-3868

Location Description:

Crema is one of the most creative and original bits of Minnesota food life. So why do you think it's merely an ice-cream shop that closes in the winter? It doesn't, in fact. Nowadays it's open year-round, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with the coffee drinks and ice cream. That food is excellent, too: simple, chef-made bistro fare that doesn't betray the little spot's significant roots. They've been operating in the same location since the 1940s, most of that time as an ice-cream maker, Sonny's, but for the last decade as a beautiful cafe as well, with a romantic, flower-filled outdoor piazza. Of course, the ice cream is still as wonderful as it was. It's all organic, all made by hand in tiny five-gallon batches, all made with five-star ingredients. During the summer, look for Crema's mobile cart stationed at Nicollet Mall.

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  • Cuisine(s): Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Wine Bar
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 5pm-11pm, Fri 5pm-11:30pm, Sat 10am-11:30pm, Sun 10am-11pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa
  • Features: Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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