Acadia Cafe

Twin Cities, Minnesota

3.3 / 9 votes

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Coffee shop, bar and cafe with space for performances

Restaurant, Coffee/Tea/Juice, Bar

Acadia has coffee drinks, beer on tap, sandwiches, and other snacks like hummos and trail mix. They have a small theater space and frequently host small concerts.

Added by v.e.g.a.n. on Apr 26 05 (last updated Dec 3 09)

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The vibe was good and I had great company with me as dining companions.

I was disappointed that I was unable to get a vegan veggie burger - the explanation was something around that they make them ahead of time with the cheese on them and stick them in the fridge.

I got the vegan veggie sandwich instead which was ok - fresh chunks of vegetables (onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce, green peppers) on toasted bread with hummus and guacamole. The fries were good - hand-cut with the skins on some pieces. I had an iced tea, which was tasty. Didn't get a chance to check out the beer list, which seems to be most of the reason to come here.

I don't think I would go back again unless I was with other people who really wanted to go to Acadia.

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Acadia is a fairly cool bar/cafe with a cozy, lived-in feel. It seems like a smaller, slightly softer version of Triple Rock.

I came here and had one of their few vegan items, a house-made blackbean burger ($8 with tax). They also have a hummus sandwich and some boring items of that type. The blackbean burger normally has non-vegan cheese and chipotle mayo, so make sure to specify you're vegan.

The burger was okay. I felt the patty was too beany and dry and the streak of guacamole they added didn't really help to moisten things up. Other than that, you get your standard fixings such as a pickle, onion slices, a piece of tomato and a piece of lettuce. The bun, a dry white flour bun, disappointed me. Is it too much to ask for a fresh, simple, wholewheat option?

The fries that came with it were also decent but not great.

I'd come to Acadia for a drink with friends (they have a large and diverse selection of beers both bottled and on tap) but their food is mediocre for vegans.

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Neighborhood

West Bank

Directions

At the corner of Cedar and Riverside.

Non-Smoking

Wheelchair Accessible

Prices

$$ - average

Payment

  • MasterCard Visa

Cuisines

  • American

Features

  • Brunch
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music

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Hours

11am - midnight
11am - 1am
8am - 1am
8am - midnight

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