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Bread & Chocolate

867 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN - (651) 228-1017
An informal bakery and espresso shop open early every day for breakfast. Big, beautiful croissants are available plain or filled; they are as flaky as possible, lightweight yet luxurious. Best of everything is the caramel roll: crisp, sticky, enrobed in amber glaze and studded with pecan halves.
100% Approval Rating (6 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Caramel Roll
Cinnamon Swirl Roll
Filled Croissant
Berry Lemon Roll
Scone
Breakfast Panini
Espresso

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (10)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Catycorner from its parent eatery, Cafe Latte, Bread & Chocolate is an informal bakery and espresso shop open early every day for breakfast. In fact, we had planned to eat pancakes at Al's over in Dinkytown, but arrived there only to discover that Al's doesn't open ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

867 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN
(651) 228-1017

http://www.cafelatte.com

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
While not outrageously large, this caramel roll is one of the finest there is, a delirious indulgence in sweet, nutty, buttery, crisp-edged pastry pleasure.
"While not outrageously large, this caramel roll is one of the finest there is, a delirious indulgence in sweet, nutty, buttery, crisp-edged pastry pleasure. "
Michael Stern





While the croissant purist will more likely opt for the pure and simple butter croissant, we could not resist this chocolate and cream-cheese filled version. Wonderful!
"While the croissant purist will more likely opt for the pure and simple butter croissant, we could not resist this chocolate and cream-cheese filled version. Wonderful!"
Michael Stern


Wake up! Coffee with two shots of espresso is a fine way to kick-start the morning.
"Wake up! Coffee with two shots of espresso is a fine way to kick-start the morning."
Michael Stern


Split open, you can see the lovely apricot filling of this delicious croissant.
"Split open, you can see the lovely apricot filling of this delicious croissant."
Cliff Strutz


Many cinnamon rolls are heavy and dense. Bread & Chocolate's is elegant.
"Many cinnamon rolls are heavy and dense. Bread & Chocolate's is elegant."
Michael Stern


Lingonberry almond scone: sweet, tart, and creamy
"Lingonberry almond scone: sweet, tart, and creamy"
Michael Stern


Sweet, refreshing, and butter-rich, the berry lemon pastry is a magnificent coffee companion.
"Sweet, refreshing, and butter-rich, the berry lemon pastry is a magnificent coffee companion."
Michael Stern


Available ingredients in a breakfast panini include egg, cheese, potato, and ham. This has all but the potato, and it is sandwiched in sourdough bread. Caramelized onions and roasted peppers are optional condiments, as is salsa.
"Available ingredients in a breakfast panini include egg, cheese, potato, and ham. This has all but the potato, and it is sandwiched in sourdough bread. Caramelized onions and roasted peppers are optional condiments, as is salsa. "
Michael Stern


Bread & Chocolate has so many good looking pastries, deciding which ones to try can be incredibly difficult.
"Bread & Chocolate has so many good looking pastries, deciding which ones to try can be incredibly difficult."
Cliff Strutz


Sunday morning on Grand Avenue in St. Paul: the tables outside Bread & Chocolate are a delightful place to read the paper, eat pastry, and get caffeinated.
"Sunday morning on Grand Avenue in St. Paul: the tables outside Bread & Chocolate are a delightful place to read the paper, eat pastry, and get caffeinated."
Michael Stern


Open from 6:30am during the week and from 7am on weekends, this cafe at Victoria Crossing is one of the reasons Grand Avenue is a nice place to stroll.
"Open from 6:30am during the week and from 7am on weekends, this cafe at Victoria Crossing is one of the reasons Grand Avenue is a nice place to stroll."
Michael Stern


Early morning at Bread & Chocolate: too dark and too cool for sidewalk dining.
"Early morning at Bread & Chocolate: too dark and too cool for sidewalk dining."
Michael Stern



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