University Avenue Eats

University Avenue Eats

Satisfy your culinary cravings at these tops spots on Saint Paul’s University Avenue.

University Avenue has some of the best ethnic restaurants in all of Saint Paul’s dining scene. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the delicious food options here, so we compiled a list of insider favorites to help you narrow it down. Whatever you're in the mood for, you'll find it along the Green Line.


Big Daddy’s BBQ

Order this: ribs with smoky mac and cheese

Hickory Hut

Order this: wings and hojo potatoes


Trung Nam French Bakery 

Order this: croissant

Workhorse Coffee Bar 

Order this: latte with a spinach and feta croissant

Photo courtesy of Yelp


Cheng Heng

Order this: curry tam yam


Little Szechuan

Order this: all you can eat hot pot



Order this: veggie combo platter

Photo courtesy of Yelp


Order this: lamb key wot


The Naughty Greek

Order this: beef souvlaki


Caffè Biaggio

Order this: gnocchi


Homi Mexican

Order this: enmoladas

Los Ocampo

Order this: huarachazo


That's right, the Rondo neighborhood has it's own style of cuisine!

Taste of Rondo

Order this: Rondo Wings


Bangkok Thai Deli

Order this: boat noodles

On’s Thai Kitchen

Order this: stuffed chicken wings

Photo courtesy of Yelp

Thai Cafe

Order this: pad kee mao


Ai Hues

Order this: banh mi

Hoa Bien

Order this: egg rolls

Ngon Vietnamese Bistro

Order this: pho

Trieu Chau

Order this: cream cheese puffs

Photo courtesy of Yelp

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Trung Nam French Bakery Bakeries & Coffee Shops Trung Nam French Bakery
Workhorse Coffee Bar Bakeries & Coffee Shops Workhorse Coffee Bar
Cheng Heng Restaurant Restaurants/Dining Cheng Heng Restaurant
Little Szechuan Hot Pot Restaurants/Dining Little Szechuan Hot Pot
Caffe Biaggio Restaurants/Dining Caffe Biaggio
On’s Thai Kitchen Restaurants/Dining On’s Thai Kitchen
Taste of Rondo Restaurants/Dining Taste Of Rondo
Thai Cafe Restaurants/Dining Thai Cafe
Ai Hues Bakery & Deli Restaurants/Dining Ai Hues Bakery & Deli
Ngon Vietnamese Bistro Restaurants/Dining Ngon Vietnamese Bistro
The Naughty Greek Restaurants/Dining The Naughty Greek
Hoa Bien Restaurants/Dining Hoa Bien
Homi Mexican Restaurant Restaurants/Dining Homi Mexican Restaurant
Bangkok Thai Deli Restaurants/Dining Bangkok Thai Deli

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