Mill City Cafe to return as the Mill NE
A Northeast neighborhood restaurant is resurrected
Wild rice pancake fans have cause for rejoicing! Last May the Mill City Cafe closed its doors but promised fans it would not be forever. The Northeast restaurant has finally found a new home and will be going by a new name. We spoke with owner Mandy Zechmeister about the new location.
They are resurrecting their neighborhood joint inside the one-time Porky's location at 1851 Central Ave. NE. While they won't be offering drive-thru, they will have Jim Smart's Smart Associates freshening up the old restaurant space. Smart's other restaurant designs include hip spots like Heidi's 2.0, Hazel's NE, and Moto-i among others.
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