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The Black Dog Café in Saint Paul's Lowertown features the finest locally roasted coffee and espresso, homemade soups, salsa and baked items, and delicious salads and sandwiches using organic and/or locally grown produce whenever possible.

—  Breakfast + Brunch + Lunch + Dinner  —

Scratch Cooking, Fresh Ingredients...


 Tom Dunn Photography

Tom Dunn Photography

Breakfast

Served Sunday - Friday 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

—  Black Dog Breakfast  —
two eggs cooked your way, bacon, breakfast potatoes, wheat toast
$10

—  Tofu Scramble (V)  —
marinated tofu, peppers, onions, celery, arugula, breakfast potatoes
$10

—  Huevos Rancheros  —
Two Eggs, Chorizo/Black Bean Chili, Tortillas, Cotija Cheese
$10

—  House Omelets 
bacon, mushroom, and swiss cheese OR spinach and chevre (choice of potatoes or green salad)  
$10

—  Buttermilk Pancakes (V)  —
three fluffy six inch cakes, real maple syrup
$9

—  Black Bean Quesadilla (V) —
house black beans, cheese, pico de gallo, flour tortilla
$9

+add eggs $1.50
 

—  Salmon Scramble  —
         house cured salmon, scrambled with two eggs and fresh chives (choice of potatoes or green salad)  
$12

—  Breakfast Sandwich —
two eggs, ham, cheddar cheese on a toasted croissant
$8

—  Lox and Bagel  —
house cured salmon, tomato, red onion, capers, cream cheese, toasted 'everything' bagel
$12

 

 

 

Weekend Brunch

Special Weekend Additions to Our Breakfast Menu... Served Saturday and Sunday until 2 p.m.

—  Eggs Benedict  —
english muffin, poached eggs, hollandaise... with ham (choice of potatoes or green salad)   
$12

+choose spinach and tomato $3    +choose salmon $3

—  Roast Beef Hash  —
       two eggs atop roasted beef, peppers, onion, celery, and hash browns
$12


extra + sides

Served Sunday - Friday 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Saturday 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

—  One Egg Your Way  —
$3

—  Two Eggs Your Way  —
$5

—  Bagel + Cream Cheese  —
$4.50

   —  Half Baguette, Butter + Jam  —
$5 

—  One Pancake —
served with real maple syrup
$5

 

 

Hash Browns  —
$4

Side Bacon  —
$4

— Fruit Bowl  —
$6

— Granola  —
$5

+add house yogurt $2

+add fruit $2

 

 

 Tom Dunn Photography

Tom Dunn Photography

Sandwiches

Served everyday from 11 a.m.

Choice of green market salad or hand-cut fries.

—  Johnny's 49'er Burger  —
quarter pound, hand-pressed beef patty, lettuce, tomato, onion, and herb mayo on a brioche bun
$10

     +add cheese $1    +add bacon $1.50    

+make it a "double" for an extra $4

—  Lowertown Burger  —
two quarter pound, hand-pressed beef patties with cheddar cheese, pulled pork, cabbage slaw, crispy onion, tomato, and country mustard on a pretzel bun
$14

—  Black Bean Burger  —
house made black bean patty, cheddar cheese, cabbage slaw, avocado, and pico de gallo, on a brioche bun
$12

—  Cuban  —
house braised pork, 'Boars Head' ham, swiss cheese, house pickles, dijonnaise, on pressed ciabatta
$12

—  Nashville Hot Chicken  —
juicy fried chicken thigh, doused in sweet heat, topped with creamy coleslaw, and house pickles, served on white toast
$14

—  Turkey  —
'Boars Head' turkey, thick cut bacon, avocado, swiss cheese, tomato, fresh greens, mayo, on multi-grain
$12

—  French Dip  —
house roasted beef au jus, caramelized onions, aioli, swiss cheese, on a baguette
$12

+gluten-free breads/buns available for additional charge

Pizza

Served everyday from 11 a.m.

—  The Vegan (it's Vegan!) —
roasted garlic, spinach, red peppers, artichokes, Rinotta 'cheese'.

just say please...and we'll make it with real cheese
$14

—  Prosciutto, Poached Pear, and Arugula  —
house sauce, mozzarella, prosciutto, arugula, poached pear, balsamic reduction.
$14

—  House Special  —
house sauce, Italian sausage, red peppers, onions, mozzarella.
$14

+gluten-free crust available for an additional charge


Salads

Served everyday from 11 a.m.

Local, organic greens from "Unadulterated Foods"

—  Poached Pear and Blue Cheese  —
red wine poached pears, blue cheese, mixed greens, toasted walnuts, house vinaigrette, served with Bakers Field bread
$6

+add chicken $3

—  Black Dog Salad (V)  —
fresh mixed greens, red wine vinaigrette, cucumber, olives, red onion, parmesan, served with Bakers Field bread
$11

+add chicken $3

—  Side Green Salad)  —
mixed greens, house vinaigrette, served with Bakers Field bread
$6

+add soup du jour $6



 Tom Dunn Photography

Tom Dunn Photography

Share Plates

Served everyday from 11 a.m.

—  Avocado Toast  —
Baker's Field toast, avocado, arugula
$10

+add poached egg for $2
 

—  Black Dog Hand-Cut Fries (V)  —
sriracha mayo or bacon ketchup
$7

—  Black Bean Quesadilla (V)  —
house black beans, cheese, pico de gallo, flour tortilla
$10

+add avocado $2   +add chicken $3

—  Cheese Curds (V)  —
Ellsworth Co-Op curds, craft beer batter, honey mustard dipping sauce
$10

 

 

 

—  Bread and Olives (Vegan) —
house marinated olives, served with toasted bread
$7

—  Cheese Plate (V) —
rotating selection of imported and domestic cheeses, poached pear, nuts, and bread
$14

—  Soft Shell Tacos —
choice of fish or pork... cabbage slaw, avocado, cilantro, jalapeno, chipotle mayo, and salsa de semana
2 for $10 or 3 for $12

—  Pupusas (V)—
black beans, loroco flower, cabbage slaw, arugula, house green salsa (non-vegans can add cheese!)
$12

—  Ricotta Toast —
house made ricotta on Baker's Field bread, market fruit, balsamic reduction, micro greens
$10

 

—  Mezza Platter  —
house made hummus, baba ghanouj, and falafel, cured olives, flat bread
$12

—  Ratatouille  —
eggplant, tomato, zucchinni, yellow squash, served with Bakers Field bread
$10

—  North Star Fish Cakes  —
(5) hand harvested MN wild rice and white fish cakes, micro greens and lemon aioli
$12

—  Moroccan Brochettes —
(5) tender and juicy grilled chicken, Moroccan spice, mizuna, and garlic yogurt sauce
$12


 Tom Dunn Photography

Tom Dunn Photography

Dinner Entrees

Served everyday from 5 p.m.

—  Steak-Frites —
8 oz. choice strip, house-cut fries, paris butter
$22

—  Polenta (V) —
pan seared, ratatouille, sauteed mushrooms, market greens
$14

—  Atlantic Salmon —
chef's daily preparation of farm raised salmon, seasonal sides
$16

—  Papperdelle —
fresh pasts, forest mushrooms, market greens, bacon, alfredo sauce
$18

vegan, olive oil based preparation, also available

+add chicken for additional $3


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Dessert

Handmade daily, exclusively in-house.

Inquire about our daily selection.