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GINKGO coffeehouse

GINKGO coffeehouse opened in 1993 on 721 N. Snelling Avenue, in the heart of the Hamline Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota. With a philosophy that everyone is welcome, and that high quality food and drinks can be affordable, GINKGO is a popular stop for a quick meal, or a long meeting.

We have additional locations in the St. Paul area in partnership with other establishments.
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Coffee: Freshly Roasted from Alakef Coffee Roasters
Tea: Quality bulk tea from St. John’s Tea Company
Espresso Drinks: Including non-dairy options
Chai: Small Batch Chai from My Chai
Smoothies: Coffee, Mocha, or Whole Fruit

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Our food is made on site with a selection of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free items. Selection varies slightly between locations.

Homemade soups, burritos, sandwiches, baked goods, yogurts and salads.  Something for everyone!

Take out and catering options available.
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Family Friendly

GINKGO coffeehouse is a family-friendly establishment. Special kids drinks and child-friendly food are featured on the menu. 

Children and adults alike are invited to enjoy our selection of board games and our small library. We also host children’s concerts on some Saturday mornings.
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Music has always been a special element at GINKGO. Musicians from across North America are featured in a concert setting.

Amazing talent is featured on the stage at GINKGO! Concert events, Tip Shows, Open Mic Nights and Children’s Shows happen throughout the year.
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Locations and Hours

GINKGO coffeehouse - SNELLING

721 N. Snelling Avenue, St. Paul

Our flagship store has been serving great food and coffee
for over 30 years! This location showcases musicians from across North America and hosts events such as a holiday maker fair and concerts for kids.
Monday – Friday:  6:15 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 6:45 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday: 6:45 am – 8:00 pm

347 N Smith Avenue, St. Paul

Conveniently located in the same complex as Children’s Hospital and United Hospital. Great coffee and espresso; breakfast and lunch served all day. Soft serve ice cream.
Monday – Friday:  6:30 am – 4:30 pm
GINKGO coffeehouse - CHS FIELD 

360 Broadway St., St. Paul

Located at the CHS Sports Field. Open for all St. Paul Saints baseball games, and other select events.
Seasonal:   Open for all St. Paul Saints baseball games and other select events.
GINKGO coffeehouse - Science Museum of Minnesota

120 W Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul

GINKGO coffeehouse is now open at the Science Museum of Minnesota!

Located in the lobby of the museum (no ticket is required to come in to the lobby), we offer a variety of food and beverages, including all our espresso drinks and smoothies, cold and hot sandwiches, salads, soup and some daily specials. A wide variety of fresh baked goods are available as well.
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 9 am - 3 pm; Friday and Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

GINKGO Music and Events

GINKGO coffeehouse hosts concerts showcasing musicians from across North America. 

These shows are ticketed events, and we create a listening room atmosphere, with no service during the performance. You’ll be amazed at the level of talent featured on these nights!
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