Serving Local Freshly Brewed Coffee

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Ice Cream Waffle Cones

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Breakfast Is Served

Enjoy Our Amazing Breakfast Entrees

Need a Mid-week Break?

Don’t Miss Out on Our Chicken Finger Wednesday’s

The Perfect GIFT

The best gift your college kid could ask for, one with free lattes and expressos to fuel the long days of studies. 

Dinkytown's Oldest Cafe

Serving Local & Fresh

A family affair for 25 years, the Purple Onion Café offers good food, locally roasted, Fair Trade, coffee and a comfortable place to hang, chat, and study. The way a coffeeshop should be.

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1301 University Ave,

Minneapolis, MN 55414

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