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FIKA - The Café at ASI

FIKA is open with new hours and procedures!

Fika artworkHours & Service Changes

  • FIKA is open from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Full lunch menu is available from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.  (beverages & bakery items available during non-lunch hours).
  • Check-in at the counter to order and find seating.
  • Please plan to pay with a credit or debit card.
  • Gift cards for the restaurant are available and make great gifts. Contact FIKA to purchase and have them mailed.
  • Introducing: FIKA Marketplace! Bring home a meal for the whole family!

FIKA Marketplace

Looking for an easy and delicious way to feed the whole family? How about a family meatball dinner to-go? We can even take care of Cardamom Buns for your next road trip!

Order select items from the FIKA Marketplace and feed your whole crew. The special Marketplace Menu and directions to place orders via email are found on the FIKA Marketplace webpage

Pre-Order Pastries

Pre-order FIKA's traditional Swedish pastries, including seasonal specials like semla buns, by calling 612-524-5108 or email

We ask for a 24-hour notice, a minimum quantity of six and payment when you place the order. Pick-up your order up at the counter.

About FIKA

The Swedish tradition of fika is both a daily break and a national institution, usually involving coffee, pastries and social conversation.

Phone: 612-524-5108

Current Menu

FIKA at the American Swedish Institute is an award-winning café focused on Nordic-inspired cuisine, created with regional ingredients by talented Executive Chef Blake Meier and his team.

A Taste of FIKA

  • The New Nordic Gravlax
    The New Nordic Gravlax
  • Swedish Meatballs
    FIKA's Famous Swedish Meatballs
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  • Pastry case at FIKA
    Pastry case at FIKA
  • FIKA's Bloody Swede
    FIKA's Bloody Swede - Named 2017 Best Bloody Mary by City Pages
  • Cocktails at FIKA
    Cocktails at FIKA
  • Dining in the courtyard
    Dining in the outdoor courtyard