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7181 42nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55427-1313
763-535-4887
Today
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great comfort food

Cozy traditional diner atmosphere with lunch counter, tables and several booths. Busy restaurant any time of day. They quickly serve up a variety of menu choices and are well known for breakfast and the original open face hot beef sandwiches they serve. It's not flashy or modern, just straight... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2014
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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Cozy traditional diner atmosphere with lunch counter, tables and several booths. Busy restaurant any time of day. They quickly serve up a variety of menu choices and are well known for breakfast and the original open face hot beef sandwiches they serve. It's not flashy or modern, just straight up good food at great prices

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I had read a couple of great reviews regarding Papa's cafe when looking for a family owned place for breakfast so I though I would try it Yes, it is not your typical chain, so that's a positive. The menu is good for breakfast and prices are reasonable. There were two of us so I thought I go for the... More 

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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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166 reviews 166 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
329 helpful votes 329 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a family owned (not chain) restaurant. The specialty is breakfast. The portions are enormous and the food is tasty. Look for local coupons. The décor is from the 1950s and looks original. It is a throw back. I would go here again.

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Minneapolis, MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Wonderful breakfasts, even (and especially) the eggs benedict. Good food and good value, with ambience a nostalgia buff will love. If you expect lime wedges in your water or hazlenut-flavored espresso, go somewhere else. For really well done genuine American "comfort food" you can't go wrong here!

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Minneapolis, MN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

This restaurant is a special destination for our group of guys. We travel from all over the metro area to meet at Papa's. While the hot beef sandwich is what originally drew us in, the hot turkey sandwich on Friday is just as wonderful. Slices of 'real' beef and turkey matched with mashed potatoes and gravy. The servings are huge... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I have eaten at Papa's many times of the years and consider it my "go to" place for a great breakfast. The best pancakes around, great omelets (try the Papa's own- aka the square foot) and terrific service. You won't be disappointed!

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Grey Eagle, Minnesota
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318 reviews 318 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
449 helpful votes 449 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This restaurance has been at this location for years----and we have never been dissapointed with the food or the wait staff. Great food and always served with a smile.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Papa's is my favorite place for breakfast (served all day). It has a down-home, cozy feel, and the food beats the chain restaurants any day. I especially love their belgian waffles, but everything is delicious. Always a great selection of omelettes and breakfast specials. Lunch and dinner menu too. Great place to relax and chat with friends.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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50 reviews 50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

My husband and I love eating here. It is also a great place for lunch with co-workers. Sometimes the service is better than others, but it is all part of the charm. The prices are very reasonable and they often have coupons in the paper or on their Facebook page. For breakfast, I love the sampler platter (2eggs, French toast,... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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144 reviews 144 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Only been here twice, but killer breakfast. Great portions. Kick butt value. Get there early on Sunday. Gets way packed

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7181 42nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55427-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: 763-535-4887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 am - 8:00 pm

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