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Turtle Bread Company

4762 Chicago Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55407 | Powderhorn | 612-823-7333

Location Description:

Why are there limousines and Porsches stacked up outside Turtle Bread every holiday? Because fresh baked-from-scratch pies, heart-shaped cookies, and world-class breads have profound emotional value. Pick up one of the dense, almost meaty breads here and it's clear that the bakers are competing on an international, pan-historic stage. The wild yeast, organic, and locally milled levain breads have a big, lively taste--chewy and tender inside thick, crisp, breathing crusts. Buttery croissants, goodie-studded muffins, fresh soups, tables by the great big windows, and a cheese counter to be reckoned with, and little gifty jams complete the bakery and market. Ye of meager checking accounts, take heart: No matter how profound its emotional value, a loaf of bread just doesn't cost much, so add your tattered Schwinn to the pileup outside.

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  • Cuisine(s): Bakery, Deli, Health
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, cash
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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