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“Local cafe that didn't cut it for me” 2 of 5 stars
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The Kitchen
329 N Cedar Ave, Owatonna, MN 55060-2307
507-451-9991
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Ranked #22 of 59 Restaurants in Owatonna
Cuisines: American
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Davenport, Iowa
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“Local cafe that didn't cut it for me”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

This is a cafe that the locals seem to like. It appeared to have been busy right before we arrived, or the tables hadn't been cleared from the tables in a timely manner. We went there based on a recommendation from a local person at the ice rink. Being from Iowa that's usually a good way to find a good 'home cooked' meal. And we were looking for something good that wasn't fast food.

In this case the food was just 'alright' and the waitress seemed to have a hard time knowing what options went with the entree and whether or not the item on the menu was even available. 5 minutes after placing order she returned to tell us they didn't have any of one the items we ordered.

It looked like they had a large selection of pies but we didn't have any of that.

Overall I was unimpressed by the food and the service, and thought it was somewhat expensive too.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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