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118 Main St S, Cambridge, MN 55008-1621
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Used to be a whole lot better.

In years past this was THE place to go for breakfast and lunch. It's gone steadily down hill. I miss the days when you would go there and you could get a delicious meal. Now it's a crap shoot if it will be good or not. Kinda sad.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
Tom N
Cambridge, Minnesota
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English first
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121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was hoping for a lot more, parking in back or right in front, service lacked any real sense of knowing what they were doing. food was just so so. run down look to it. I have avoided going back in

Thank j p
Cambridge, Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This restaurant has the very best food and great homemade pies,a lot of choices and great prices. only thing it could use better parking.

Thank Maynard E
Cambridge, Minnesota
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

It was a Sunday morning, and we remembered great pancakes and bacon.....and after a long wait the pancakes and bacon were cold. I never send things back but asked them to heat it up....they warmed up the pancake but the bacon was still 'cold'

Thank Claire_Seekins
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Years ago this used to be a great little place to eat...especially breakfast. We recently had dinner here & it was horrid. Chopped sirloin, hash browns & corn....all of it absolutely tasteless except for the "old grease grill" essence which left an aftertaste to remember the awful meal by hours later..

Thank JJfromMN
Cambridge, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

In years past this was THE place to go for breakfast and lunch. It's gone steadily down hill. I miss the days when you would go there and you could get a delicious meal. Now it's a crap shoot if it will be good or not. Kinda sad.

Thank Tom N
Cambridge, Minnesota, United States
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great food at a reasonable price. We went for lunch, I had the BBQ pulled pork with fries and pop, my husband love breakfast and is able to get that all day long here. The wait staff is courteous and efficient. The cooks are fast and the food comes out hot. We frequent this place often.

Thank Laura F
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Our first time in town. This restaurant made us feel at home. Excellent home cooking - great value.A definite must

1 Thank moellerann0928
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This was an authentic cafe. The menu was familiar and full of homemade food. Our entrees were very good. My friends really enjoyed the liver and onion special and the hot beef sandwich abundant and flavorful. I had Mom's salad bar which included soups made from scratch. However, the pies I had read about did not live up to the... More 

Thank PRB1405
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

People's has nothing to recommend it. The food isn't particularly good or noteworthy. The service is so-so at best. When you are tempted to stop, just keep going.

Thank rdeank
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Sometimes it is hard to get the waitresses attention, but keep at it; the food is worth it. Only have had breakfast here, but we drive 30+ minutes for it!

Thank Laura T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 118 Main St S, Cambridge, MN 55008-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 763-689-3198

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10


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