2140 Frontage Road North, Waite Park MN 56387   Map    Call us: 1-320-253-9300

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Explore our Fine Cuisine

The Cafe Renaissance brings the ambiance of classy cafe’/bar with an European flair. The friendly, relaxed atmosphere is appropriately balanced in a stylish designed decor imported from around the world, offering you pan-Mediterranean cuisine that features dishes from the south of Italy, France, Greece, Spain, Turkey, Moroccan, and the Eastern and middle-Eastern Mediterranean.


The Mediterranean diet is extremely healthy being lower in processed foods and animal fats, and is often based on local produce, wheat products, such as bread, pastry and pasta, fresh fruit and vegetables, fish and olive oil. The menu will include our complimentary house soup, variety of vegetarian, seafood, chicken, beef, lamb, and assortment of luscious in house specialties and desserts. The median price range is $9.00 to $29.00 to meet every taste and budget. We offer a wide selection of Vegetarian and Gluten Free menu sections.


The Café Renaissance is a favorite site for  engagement parties, wedding, corporate events, office catering, product launches and fundraisers, or any special event. We offer the ambiance, food quality and selection, a global menu, and service that is unmatched in upper Midwest.


The restaurant house a full service coffee shop with wireless internet service. Top off the evening with one of the signature coffees or a shot of Espresso, or enjoy a cocktail served from our full bar menu, along with an extensive wine list to compliment your dining experience. The restaurant also includes a WOOD STONE oven station within the dining room which offers its signature ZEPPOLE’S made from scratch pizzas, fresh baked flat bread and vegetarian dishes.


The Cafe’ Renaissance is part an independent chain own and operated by Globe Enterprises which established in the restaurant business during the early 1970′s. The restaurant and the Bar seats over 200 and our private party room, the venetian room seats up to 50 guests. The restaurant hours are 11:00 – 9:00 PM Monday-Thursday and 11:00 – 10:00 PM Friday and Saturday. Closed Sundays*


The Restaurant is always open on  Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and New year’s Eve. The restaurant is closed on major holidays.




Reservations Recommended

It will be our pleasure to reserve your special evening at The Renaissance.

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