Foodee Eats: Breakfast in Minneapolis


Foodee Eats: Breakfast in Minneapolis

Donné Tor
By Donné Tor
March 9, 2017

Breakfast in Minneapolis

Breakfast for social change, clean eating, the opposite of clean eating (think pancakes and hollandais) and some amazing old school diners. This is where you should be eating breakfast in Minneapolis.

Agra Culture

Breakfast in Minneapolis Agra Culture

2939 Girard Ave S, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 315-3349


What they’ve got: If clean eating is your thing, Agra Culture is there to support you. They focus on whole and healthy foods, helping people eat not only what tastes good but what is sustainable and good for you.

What you’re getting:

  • Gouda Hash Burrito – Organic egg, gouda, Agra hash and a flour tortilla ($4.35)
  • The American – Quinoa Bowl – Organic eggs, bacon, organic spinach, truffled mushrooms, onion, cheddar and parsley ($7.80)
  • Chorizo Burrito – Organic egg, chorizo, pepper jack and a flour tortilla ($4.35)

P.S. Agra Culture is now available for office delivery via Foodee!


Breakfast in Minneapolis Birchwood Cafe

3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 722-4474


What they’ve got: Think fresh, organic and fair trade ingredients and comfort food. Birchwood offers vegan, vegetarian and non-vegetarian options.

What you’re getting:

  • Cranberry Kumquat Scone ($3.45)
  • Assorted Mini Pastry Platter – Assortment of seasonal muffins, scones, and donuts. Two dozen per platter ($27.60)
  • Bacon, Gruyere, Caramelized Onion, Hearty Greens – serves 6-8 – ($39.10)

P.S. Birchwood is now available for office delivery via Foodee!

Breaking Bread Cafe

Breakfast in Minneapolis Breaking Bread Cafe

1210 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 529-9346


What they’ve got: Breakfast for social change, Breaking Bread is a part of Appetite For Change (AFC), a community-based nonprofit whose mission it is to use food as a tool to build health and wealth. Think delicious pancakes, and breakfast classics.

What you’re getting:

  • Herb Biscuits & Turkey Chorizo Gravy – Served build your own style. Buttermilk herb biscuits with turkey chorizo gravy on the side ($8.05)
  • Breakfast Potatoes ($2.90)
  • Buttermilk Herb Biscuits ($2.30)

P.S. Breaking Bread Cafe is now available for office delivery via Foodee!

Wedge Community Coop

Breakfast in Minneapolis Wedge

2412 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 465-8844

What they’ve got: Did somebody say office breakfast party? Always made from scratch, the Wedge offers everything from bagels to more filling options like breakfast enchiladas.

What you’re getting:

  • Bagels & Cream Cheese – Serves 10-12 – ($51.75)
  • Breakfast Enchiladas – Serves 8-10 – ($97.75)
  • Sweet Potato Hash – Serves 8-10 – ($40.25)

P.S. The Wedge is now available for office delivery via Foodee!

Al’s Breakfast

Breakfast in Minneapolis Al's

413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 331-9991

What they’ve got: Think classic diner, everyone sitting at the bar drinking O.J. and coffee. Al’s is the place to go when you’re craving that old school diner vibe.

What you’re getting:

  • Eggs Benedict – Poached eggs, ham rounds onEnglishh Muffins with hollandaise ($7.05)
  • The Jose – Poached eggs, cheddar cheese, hash browns, salsa ($6.00)
  • Buttermilk Pancakes with your choice of topping ($4.10- $5.30)

Black Coffee & Waffle Bar

Breakfast in Minneapolis Black Coffee

1500 Como Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN
(612) 436-0719

What they’ve got:  If you like a solid waffle, this is your spot. Serving Dogwood Coffee and offering gluten-free and gluten packed waffles, this is a great place for a leisurely breakfast.

What you’re getting:

  • Naughty Waffle – Strawberries, bananas, blueberries, almond butter, granola, whipped cream ($8.50)
  • Fat Andrew – Peanut butter, powdered sugar, cinnamon, bananas, whipped cream ($7.75)
  • Build Your Own ($5.50 + toppings)

Cook St. Paul

Breakfast in Minneapolis Cook

1124 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN
(651) 756-1787

What they’ve got: Charming diner with clever names and an inventive menu. (They also have a loyal following for their Friday night pop-up dinner series)

What you’re getting:

  • Cinnamon Roll ($5.95)
  • Eddie Wu – Like an Arnold Palmer, but with Gray Duck Chai and lemonade ($3.50)
  • Breakfast Nachos – Koritos layered with braised cranberry beans, roasted peppers, sharp cheddar, two fried eggs, sides of sour cream and salsa ($11.95)
  • Short Ribs Eggs Benedict (11.95)
  • Homemade Rolls – Topped with braised short ribs, lightly poached eggs & smothered in hollandaise sauce & hash browns ($11.95)

Hazel’s Northeast

Breakfast in Minneapolis Hazels

2859 Johnson St NE. Minneapolis, MN
(612) 788-4778

What they’ve got: Breakfast game on point. Made from scratch fare with killer Belgian Waffles.

What you’re getting:

  • Belgian Waffle – A golden, malted waffle served with whipped butter or berry compote ($8.50)
  • Brisket Hash – Slow cooked brisket with house hash browns, caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, 2 eggs and toast ($10)
  • Jeean’s Mean Fried Egg Sandwich – Drilled sourdough, over medium eggs, tomato, bacon, blue cheese, hash browns ($9)
Breakfast in Minneapolis Photos: Agra Culture, Birchwood Cafe, Breaking Bread Cafe, Al’s Breakfast, Black Coffee & Waffle Bar, Cook St. Paul, Hazel’s Northeast
Donné Tor

About Donné

Donné Torr is a writer, fine arts educator, and musician. Born in South Africa but raised on the west coast of Canada, she is ruled by her family’s motto “Torr Altiora Spero” which translates to “I hope higher things”. She thrives on the creative genius of her peers and is happiest when at home cooking.

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