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English first
Minnesota
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126 reviews 126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had a delicious lunch, though some ordered breakfast after lunch time. Good service, but read the menu carefully as not all items are included in the cost of the meal. Toast is extra when ordering an omelette. The chicken strips are tasty, crunchy and hot. Tons of great french fries. The turkey dinner was very good, though the mashed... More 

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had lunch there. The place was packed. The food was tasty, prices good. The waitresses were friendly, attentive and moved quickly, helping each other out as needed. The kitchen was puttingout food at an unbeliveable rate adn every plate looked very good. A definite place to return to. Prices were reasonable for the amount of food.

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Sacramento, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stopped in here on a Saturday for Brunch so the breakfast rush was finishing up and there were plenty of seats. The servers were nice but it took 5 minutes to even get a menu and order coffee, another 15 to order and then about 40 minutes to get our food. It wasn't that busy for the kitchen to... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is my go-to breakfast and brunch spot in Minot. Adorable, cuddled back into historic downtown. Amazing food and BIG portions for what you order. I highly recommend this place!

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Sawyer, North Dakota
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This has been a local main street café for generations. Good honest café food. New ownership has updated the inside and cleaned up a lot. Give it a try. The waitresses at Charlie's provide great service.

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Minot, North Dakota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

A little pricy but worth it. Really good home cooked food with generous portions. The service is also good and the newly renovated cafe has a nice atmosphere. The only down side, having to go down stairs to a less than pleasant bathroom.

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Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Charlies is an old name and location in Minot. Charles Demakis opened it in the 1950s and it has gone through several owners and personalities over the years. This transformation is my favorite after the first edition. It is located on Main Street and is a perfect place for lunch. The new owners came to Minot from Korea to run... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Coffee not good,tasted more like hot brown water :( the food was just ok ....... Sorry A funny atmosphere smell and the price is to much $25+tips for breakfast for two :( Sorry minot, is just a real review.

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I was in the mood for a good diner type place and I found it. The service is great, food is great, and the coffee keeps coming! Of all the places I ate in Minot, this was my favorite.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

Newly renovated and under new ownership. Atmosphere is much nicer than in the past but the food is disappointing. I asked the waiter if anything was made from scratch. According to the server, who consulted with the cook, every thing except the soup comes frozen and prepackaged. Meats, fries, etc. and it is very obvious once you taste the food.... More 

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Additional Information about Charlie's Main Street Cafe

Address: 113 Main Street, Minot, ND 58701
Phone Number: (701) 839-6500
Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Minot
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 4:30 pm

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