If these cafés in Minneapolis were people, I'd be friends with them

Sarah Lempa

I have such an affinity for Minneapolis' café scene, probably cuz I spent a crazy amount of time working / studying from them in my college days. I absolutely loved hanging out at these spots in all 4 seasons and I can't wait to visit again!

If these cafés in Minneapolis were people, I'd be friends with them

By Sarah Lempa
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I have such an affinity for Minneapolis' café scene, probably cuz I spent a crazy amount of time working / studying from them in my college days. I absolutely loved hanging out at these spots in all 4 seasons and I can't wait to visit again!
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  • Cafe Astoria
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    • travelempa Their smoothie bowls rival the ones in Bali

         
  • Nina's Coffee Cafe
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    • travelempa Listen up, Nina's is quite possibly my FAVORITE café — and yes, she's in St. Paul, but I think it still counts. This place is the coziest and I absolutely love the surrounding neighborhood

         
  • Five Watt Coffee, E Hennepin
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    • travelempa I don't drink caffeinated beverages anymore, but the Kingfield latte... Holy sh*t

         
  • Penny's Coffee
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    • travelempa I want my eventual home to look like this some day, don't even care about the coffee tbh, but these ceilings!!!

         
  • Alma
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    • travelempa This one's a bit fancy, but you can chill at the bar and get some stuff done when it's not busy. The snacks are simple yet amazing

         
  • Birchwood Cafe
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    • travelempa This is my dad's favorite place in the TC, so we'd go every time he visited while I lived in Minneapolis. The homemade sodas & lemonades are outta this world and their menu changes with the seasons

         
  • Hard Times Cafe
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    • travelempa Vegan everything and the most hippy-ish interior ever!

         
  • Caffetto Coffee House
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    • travelempa This place is kinda gritty and that's what makes it awesome. It's also open till like 3 am

         
  • Bob's Java Hut
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    • travelempa There's nothing like open-air springtime Bob's, with the hum of Lyndale Ave right out front