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709 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330-1504
763-241-5595
Today
9:58 am - 11:15 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue 9:58 am - 11:15 am
Thu - Fri 9:36 am - 11:05 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great local restaurant

The food is good and the service is quick. There are many items on the menu but we always go for the burger. The buns are from the bakery down the street and they are extremely fresh. And try a shake or malt, you won't be disappointed. My only complaint is that they are not open on Sundays.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Kurt C
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food is good and the service is quick. There are many items on the menu but we always go for the burger. The buns are from the bakery down the street and they are extremely fresh. And try a shake or malt, you won't be disappointed. My only complaint is that they are not open on Sundays.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you are passing through Elk River maybe visiting some antique shops or checking out the great Mississippi then Daddy-O's Café is the perfect place to experience a good American 50’s style diner, the food is fantastic quality and I recommend a Root Beer Float!

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Hinckley
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good burgers and malts, what else do you need? The taco salad is huge and the service is always friendly.

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Minneapolis, MN
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

The cheese and onion enchilada was boring. Rice was the only good item on the plate Chicken quesadilla had a few chunks of chicken and bacon but loaded with cheese, but no flavor. When we asked for salsa, it was brought to the table in a plastic catsup bottle. The waitress was very sweet and double checked with the kitchen... More 

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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118 reviews 118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Exploring our new home state---stopped for lunch---the burger that my husband ordered was very big---he would have never gotten it in his mouth if it didn't have a very soft hamburger bun that he could smash down----mmmm good! Their chicken quesadilla was the very best I have ever had and that opinion comes from someone who lived in Houston and... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Daddy-O's is a family friendly restaurant that delivers good food and great ice cream. The food is nothing you haven't had before but it is done well. The hard serve ice cream is delicious and a great way to end your meal.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

They have a lot of ice cream flavors. You can walk behind the shop and sit at the Mississippi River while eating your ice cream.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We've lived in the area for 10+ years, but only recently visited Daddy-O's for the first time. We had a great meal - the bacon cheeseburgers and hot fudge milkshakes were fantastic - and enjoyed good service in a friendly atmosphere. We'll be back!

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Elk River, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

While they're not as inexpensive as fast food, you certainly get MORE than you pay for! The quantities are huge, the food seems to be home-made, the onion rings are the best in town, the malts come in a tin server with extra on the side, and the decor is 50's memorabilia. The servers are helpful and friendly and the... More 

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Elk River, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My favorite place to go for a burger and fries. The tacos are excellent also! We love the small town feel and friendly wait staff. We eat here about once every couple months.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 709 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Elk River
  • Phone Number: 763-241-5595

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:58 am - 11:15 am
Thursday
9:36 am - 11:05 am
Friday
9:36 am - 11:05 am

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