Ginkgo Coffeehouse

Coffee Shop
721 Snelling Ave N (at Minnehaha Ave W), Saint Paul, MN 55104, United States
Hours:
Closed until 6:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 6:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 6:30 AM–Midnight
  • Sun
    • 7:30 AM–11:00 PM
Menus:
Breakfast
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
6.2/10

Based on 43 votes

People have mixed feelings about this place

Total Visitors
764
Total Visits
1,999
Save
Share
  • What you need to know
    alice w.
    "Cafe Miel all the way, fun to say and tasty!"(2 Tips)
    Kelly H.
    "The curried chicken salad sandwich is awesome."(2 Tips)
    Benita W.
    "Also tiny toy nuns and chickens for sale."(2 Tips)
    Ryan H.
    "There veggie delight sandwich is great."(2 Tips)
Log in to leave tips at this venue!
Sort:
  • Recent
  • Popular

27 tips and reviews.

  • Filter by taste:
  • all tips and reviews
  • cafe miel
  • sandwiches
  • coffee
  • homemade soups
  • scones
  • good service
  • curry chicken salad
  • live music
  • cornbread
  • cheesecake
  • hot chocolate
  • lattes
  • good for dates
  • breakfast food
  • biscuits
  • Italian sodas
  • cherries
  • nuts
  • vanilla
  • milk
  • Erin W.

    Good Cafe Miel! With a really nice atmosphere. Would love to go back when they have live music.

    Erin Wagener · January 15
    Save
  • Michelle

    Official Bookcrossing Zone

    Michelle · September 14, 2014
    Save
  • SchaOn B.

    One of the employees told me today that they water-down the Cold Press... Personally... I don't want watered down Cold Press... :(

    SchaOn Blodgett · June 15, 2014
    Save
  • Kt H.

    I can never decide if I like or don't like this place. I have found the service to be kind of boring. Like you're a nuisance in their day. It's 2014. Get a normal cashier pay system.

    Kt HathSpoken · May 6, 2014
    Save
  • Annemarie M.

    Try a purple cow with cherry nut ice-cream and vanilla Italian soda!

    Annemarie Metcalf · January 27, 2014
    Save
  • Timecrimp L.

    WOW I'm so happy we have ginkgo. 5$ charge policy is not strict. diverse customer base, not too busy, coffee is 1.20 to 2.10 for 20oz. open late. there's a cover sometimes with their shows tho, sucks.

    Timecrimp LaCour Duke · September 21, 2013
    Save
  • A Paul H.

    Love the yummies. Coffee is awsome, I strongly recommend the sabertooth.

    A Paul Haston · September 12, 2013
    Save
  • Christopher R.

    You can't add a tip on a card here. I found out too late. Bring a cash.

    Christopher Ryba-Tures · August 4, 2013
    Save
  • nullrend ..

    Nice place to come and do work.

    nullrend . · June 11, 2013
    Save
  • Ray D.

    Be sure to have a slice of Muddy Paws Cheesecake! It's super good!

    Ray DeVine · April 7, 2013
    Save
  • Kelly H.

    The curried chicken salad sandwich is awesome. The raisins add a nice sweet flavor.

    Kelly Harris · March 28, 2013
    Save
  • Katie S.

    Can be pretty busy & doesn't have a whole lot of outlets available for laptops. Coffee is good, cheap, & strong though.

    Katie Swenson · March 22, 2013
    Save
  • Cassie D.

    When you leave, your friends will tell you that you smell funny... and it's true. Other than that, a cute, conveniently placed independent coffee shop with pretty good coffee.

    Cassie Davies-Juhnke · October 15, 2012
    Save
  • Kelly H.

    Try the homemade soup and cornbread. Good stuff.

    Kelly Harris · September 18, 2012
    Save
  • Matrika B.

    Love this place! Always friendly and prompt service regardless of when you come in.

    Matrika B-T · August 21, 2012
    Save
  • alice w.

    Cafe Miel all the way, fun to say and tasty! (the milk mustache is a great addition too)

    alice walker · April 2, 2012
    Save
  • Casey B.

    The scone biscuit things are fantastic.

    Casey Blake · February 10, 2012
    Save
  • Dan H.

    Stephanie, Starbucks called. Your venti soy cinnamon dolce latte is ready. Now scram.

    Dan Humiston · January 14, 2012
    Save
  • Rose Marie J.

    This is a great place to use wi-fi and grab a good hot drink!

    Rose Marie James · November 28, 2011
    Save
  • Javen S.

    They request a $5 minimum purchase for credit cards and no longer allow tabs at the register, but buy a gift card for yourself and use that if you're a frequent visitor.

    Javen Swanson · November 9, 2011
    Save
  • studioL

    $5 minimum to use your card.

    studioL · September 6, 2011
    Save
  • Ryan H.

    The service is slow. There veggie delight sandwich is great. If you can wait. Give youself 15 min if you decide to order.

    Ryan Henriott · March 27, 2011
    Save
  • Jon D.

    Service is a little slow, but the food is worth it! Try a cold Thai coffee and a veggie lasagna.

    Jon Dean · February 23, 2011
    Save
  • Benita W.

    It is all good at Ginkgo. Also tiny toy nuns and chickens for sale. Can you say nun-chuck?

    Benita Warns · December 23, 2010
    Save
  • Louis H.

    A medium Cafe Au Lait is really a huge glass of calm. Weather permitting, order it in-house, and find a chair outside.

    Louis Haut-Prokop · October 18, 2010
    Save
  • Archie C.

    Get the HOT Chocolate!

    Archie Clark Jr · September 5, 2010
    Save
  • Ben R.

    Better have a cash tip cause the card reader doesn't let you add it on.

    Ben Rosas · May 9, 2010
    Save