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Charlie's Main Street Cafe

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113 Main Street, Minot, ND 58701
(701) 839-6500
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6:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 7
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  • 11
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  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good dive!

menu is typical for a small town diner, but the food is solid. Bathrooms are an experience, but the food is worth it. cheap and good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

menu is typical for a small town diner, but the food is solid. Bathrooms are an experience, but the food is worth it. cheap and good.

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Minot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This little café/dinner is on Main Street in Minot. It was refurbished by the new owners about 3 years ago and is friendly and clean. The staff is pleasant and happy to serve your needs. They always have a couple of breakfast specials and leave a pot of coffee on your table for your enjoyment. My friend and I meet... More 

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Minnesota
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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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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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 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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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
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 Main Street, Minot, ND 58701
  • Location: United States  >  North Dakota (ND)  >  Minot
  • Phone Number: (701) 839-6500
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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