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February 15, 2019

5 South Minneapolis Cafes to Fall in Love With

Are you “hangry” in South Minneapolis? Or do you just need an overdue caffeine fix with a great cup of coffee?

Whether you’re a permanent resident or just visiting South Minneapolis, we have a few cafes picked out that might squelch that gurgling stomach or give you that ideal coffee blast.

Check out one of these favorite South Minneapolis cafes.

1. Common Roots Cafe

For excellent food morning noon and night, made from scratch using local organic ingredients, head straight to Common Roots Cafe. This cafe and coffee shop strives to create a changing menu of innovative offerings.

Maybe you want some espresso on-the-go or lunch with a colleague. Perhaps stop in for a happy hour beer with buddies or a night on the town. Common Roots provides high-quality and sustainable fare that’s accessible to all.

2. Five Watt Coffee

Want your coffee with an extra shot of personality? Try Five Watt Coffee in Kingfield: the only South Minneapolis coffee shop with a rent-by-the-hour unicorn stable.

If your usual flavored latte is starting to seem a little too vanilla, check out the exotic plethora of coffee add-ins at Five Watt. Where else can you order a coffee with a splash of black walnut bitters or a dash of black Hawaiian sea salt? For a unique, and delicious coffee experience, be sure to stop by.

3. Victor’s 1959 Cafe

For a tantalizing breakfast, Cuban-style, stop by Victor’s 1959 Cafe. You can’t beat the flavor or the flair of Victor’s. The food is top-notch, and the interior walls are graffitied with writing and doodles from previous patrons.

Picadillo, ropa vieja, and yuca frita are among the traditional Cuban cuisine favorites that fill the menu. And there is no shortage of vegetarian options.

4. Peace Coffee

Do you like to work while you sip? If you’re the type who prefers the white noise of the coffee shop over the deafening silence of the office, Peace Coffee is for you.

There’s plenty of workspaces and refreshing ambiance for you and your laptop. And the community room is the perfect size for your company’s next meeting. They also host shot-slinging training courses to awaken your inner barista.

5. Blackbird Cafe

A cozy neighborhood cafe with a comfortable, relaxed, sophisticated atmosphere, the Blackbird serves breakfast lunch and dinner with fresh ingredients that are always made from scratch. Their casual classic cooking is easy to love, and the customer-friendly staff is hard to resist.

With an ever-changing selection of handcrafted beers, food-friendly wines, plus their addicting coffee that with coerce any sleepyhead out of bed, the Blackbird Cafe is a winner any time of the day.

Try These Top South Minneapolis Cafes

Don’t miss these hidden gems of South Minneapolis culture and flavor. Next time you’re in town, stop by for a meal or an excellent cup of your favorite coffee.

Now, check out 5 Things to Do in Minneapolis Right After You Move.

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