Hard Times Cafe

Twin Cities, Minnesota

4.0 / 84 votes

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Hard Times is a collectively run all-vegetarian cafe, many of the items are vegan.

Restaurant, Coffee/Tea/Juice

Located on the West Bank near the U of M, Hard Times is open 22 hours a day, so no time is a bad time to drop by and get something to eat. Prices are cheap and the food is pretty basic, but when it's four in the morning and you've only got a couple of bucks and you're in the mood for some loud punk rock, there's not too many other options.

Added by Let's Eat! on Feb 28 03 (last updated Apr 16 13)

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I went 20 years between visits to the Hard Times. I was happy to see how much they had improved the place since the 90s. Their kitchen is clean and up to date, and the food is delicious.

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Loved it, the food was great! I had the vegan biscuit breakfast with gravy, scrambled tofu, veg patty, and hash browns. Very tasty with good service, decor, and atmosphere. They have a nice tea variety and the Yerba Mate is wonderful.

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West Bank



$ - inexpensive

Cash Only


  • American
  • Mexican
  • Eclectic (Varied)


  • Gluten-Free Options
  • Wi-Fi


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6am - 4am

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