JJ's Coffee + Wine Bistro opens seasonal rooftop location at Open Book
E. Katie Holm
JJ's Coffee + Wine Bistro celebrates the opening of their Open Book rooftop deck location this weekend with drink specials and beautiful downtown views.
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Though JJ's has operated inside the Open Book literary center for a year already, they are now adding an additional location on the building's rooftop patio. Before JJ's moved in recently, the deck had gone unused by any businesses.
"It is literally the best view of the city that you will ever see in your whole life, and we just couldn't pass it up," said Jessica Dembinski, JJ's Assistant General Manager.
The grand opening party begins today at 4:00 p.m., with the first 100 rooftop guests eligible to win a $100 gift card to the bistro. The free celebration will run until closing time on Sunday, offering discounted tall boys, tap beer, and house wines throughout the weekend.
JJ's deck hours will be from 4 - 10 p.m. on weekdays, 12 - 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 12 - 4 p.m. on Sundays. The location will not be open during rainy weather.
Unfortunately, the ambiance of a rooftop patio clashes with harsh Minnesota winters, and JJ's deck is a seasonal-only location. "We've decided to stay open up there until snow hits the ground," assures Dembinski.
Find the new JJ's rooftop deck location on the top floor of the Open Book building at 1011 Washington Avenue South.
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