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FIKA - The Café at ASI

As of Sat., November 21, FIKA will temporarily close following new COVID-19 precautions issued by the Minnesota Governor.

Fika artworkHours & Service Information

  • FIKA's normal hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • Full lunch menu is normally 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.
  • Take out is no longer available. We hope to re-introduce: FIKA Marketplace, St. Lucia Specials, and order ahead Bake Sale. Please check back later.

FIKA Marketplace - Suspended

FIKA Marketplace orders have been temporarily suspended. 

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!

Pre-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 - Suspended

Pre-orders & pick-ups have been temporarily suspended. 

Pre-order FIKA's traditional Swedish pastries by calling 612-524-5108 or emailing Please see links above for information about Lucia buns!

We ask for a 48-hour notice 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