Zumbrota, Minnesota: Obama's Pie Stop

During a stop on his Summer Bus Tour of 2011, President Obama made an unexpected visit to the Coffee Mill cafe, where he bought $60 worth of pies. A pie plate (and the cash) are framed for posterity.

Coffee Mill

Address:
256 S. Main St., Zumbrota, MN
Directions:
Coffee Mill. Downtown, on the west side of S. Main St., midway between W. 2nd and W. 3rd Sts.
Hours:
M-Sa 6 am - 9 pm (Call to verify)
Phone:
507-732-5480
Admission:
Free
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President's pie plate.

Obama Pie - Coffee Mill Cafe

President Obama stopped here and purchased pies. You can sit in the booth where he sat. He mailed the pie plate back to the cafe; it has been framed with a story by the cafe's former owners [Carol and Dean Jackson] and the three $20 bills Obama used to pay for his pies. The cafe is now owned by the former owners' daughter-in-law, Shana. Very reasonable daily specials and friendly folk!

[Darlene, 09/25/2015]

President Obama made his unexpected pie stop on August 15, 2011. He ordered a variety of slices. The one entire pie on the plate was a coconut cream.

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