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Keys Cafe - Nicollet Avenue

114 So. 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2404 (Downtown)
612 339 6399
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Ranked #46 of 1,603 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Californian
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Milan, Il
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I liked everything about Keys. The food is solid. The cafe has a cool old historic interior with a great big city cafe feel but a has a bonus of a very warm and friendly while efficient staff. We went there with only an hour to spare, were able to pay before we ate and got our food so quickly... More 

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Texas
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119 reviews 119 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Six of us arrived from Texas in the morning to drive to Green Bay for the Cowboys/Packers playoff game. (It was a catch). This place was suggested for breakfast and we gave it a try. So glad we did. First of all, you must order the caramel roll. We ordered that and the cinnamon roll. Both are amazing but the... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Sat at the bar during breakfast. Friendly and prompt service, delicious food, and good drinks. Eat here

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Olathe, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A great place to get breakfast after a late night in the city. The portions are very generous and the service is top notch.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This family owned cafe, belongs in the Foshay Tower --it is a tribute to the work-ethic, native Minnesotans take great pride. The staff is seemingly tireless, and never is heard a discouraging word -- even when empty seats are filled immediately. This family has reinvented "scratch Midwestern cuisine." Their formula is keeping it simple, but even bigger -- whether an... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Short walk from the Hilton. Great breakfast and warm, friendly staff. Our family tried the omelet, buckwheat pancakes, and corned beef hash. Fresh squeezed oj. Everything was excellent! Cinnamon roll was a great treat to start the meal. Soooo good!

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Went here when visiting for a work trip. Good breakfast - i got pancakes and hashbrowns. They have awesome fresh squeezed grapefruit juice! Only thing that was annoying was items are one price and then anything extra can be added... for a hefty price. Real maple syrup was a $2-3 upcharge. Cheese on hashbrowns was $3 extra. Kind of annoying... More 

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Canyon, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Best breakfast in town, fast easy to get in and out, short walk from the hilton, deserts in the counter looked great. I got there about 15 min. before they opened , they unlocked the door and made me feel right at home

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

So we stopped to eat breakfast at the Keys Café at the Foshay in Minneapolis and was pleasantly surprised at how good our meal was. We have not had good experiences with other Keys locations so we were happy with this visit. The only complaint we had was it was a bit pricey for a café. 7.99 for building a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I liked everything about this place - even the decaf coffee! Great quality food, decent prices and a great location. This is a local hotspot so if you're in the mood, go here!

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Additional Information about Keys Cafe - Nicollet Avenue

Address: 114 So. 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2404
Phone Number: 612 339 6399
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Californian

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