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Day By Day Cafe

477 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2731
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Ranked #160 of 785 restaurants in Saint Paul
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72% Recommend
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English first
Superior, Wisconsin, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

In St Paul, there are many choices for a good breakfast. Day by Day serves more than breakfast, but I've always visited in the morning. There is tons of seating, so unless you arrive at peak hours on the weekend, you'll be able to walk right in. The breakfast menu is huge and there are usually additional specials written on... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I've been here 3 times and the food has been yummy however I doubt we'll ever return. The service is slow and the servers were rude and not attentive. We had to flag down our server repeatedly for simple things like water and coffee refills. It is also incredibly loud due to how the staff throws the dirty dishes in... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My son, who lives in St. Paul, is a regular at the Day By Day Cafe. During our recent visit, he took my husband and I here for breakfast (twice). Both times we had servers who were efficient, extremely friendly, and welcoming. The food was outstanding. I recommend having two eggs, fresh fruit, a ham slice, and the home style... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We have been going to Day by Day cafe for breakfast for years on Sunday morning - mostly because my father-in-law likes to meet there! Well, we finally convinced him to find a new place after tolerating the VERY unfriendly wait staff! I could never understand why the place seems to have so many people wanting to eat there...the food... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

I have been going to the Day by Day for lunch for years. On my last visit, the service was slow and the server was rude. I am disappointed to cross Day by Day off my list.

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I met a friend for breakfast here a couple weeks ago. First time I had been here. It was a very good breakfast. The eggs and sausage were tasty, service was good, and prices were reasonable.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

We have been here a number of times. A solid breakfast place. Pancakes are large and tasty. Actually breakfast is available all day. We also like to support their mission.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My wife and I really like this place, like the theme and the food. Not a fancy place, but very comfy, and the food is always consistent. Friendly staff, just a great place for morning coffee and breakfast. The patio is very nice on a pleasant day.

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Bismarck ND
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Such a neat place to eat. The food is good and reminds me of home cooking. The staff is super friendly, it was early and we have two small children and they brought a ton of toys to occupy the boys at the table. I would reccommend this little haven if you feel wanna feel small town in a big... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

With being a local to St. Paul, I have been to Day by Day a dozen times in the last year for breakfast and lunch. It is a comfortable place for dining - either by yourself, couples or families. The outdoor patio is lovely when the weather is good. The breakfast menu is large - eggs, pancakes, waffles, misc. items... More

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