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Jensen's Cafe

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12750 Nicollet Ave, Grande Market Place, Burnsville, MN 55337-4091 (Burnsville Parkway)
+1 952-808-0500
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love, Love, Love this place! Almost everything is made from scratch. The 3 berry Jam is great as is the maple syrup dressing they make. Food quality is top notch and the prices are very reasonable. I had the omelette and pancakes. My husband had the biscuits and gravy. The breakfast potatoes were just ok. I definitely recommend upgrading to... More 

Thank Semira79
Burnsville, Minnesota
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jensen's Cafe always has great food, a good selection, and friendly service every time. We are gluten & dairy free and always have a number of options to choose from.

Thank Lee P
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here several times while working in the area. Very good breakfasts and dinners. The service is always quick and pleasant and the food delicious. Be prepared for a wait on the weekend mornings but they serve their own fresh brewed coffee while your waiting. They serve breakfast all day but their dinner menu is just like home cooking.

Thank BAKmm
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG, soooo awesome! The decisions for breakfast was difficult, to say the least... I tried the Huevos Rancheros with cheesy hashbrowns, and because I heard their Lemon Ricotta Pancakes were great, I got one on the side. Had enough for the next day's breakfast. You will not leave hungry!

Thank Susan N
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food. Amazing service! Pato is our favorite server! Strawberry and cream crepes!! Omg, so good and the Cajun breakfast with chorizo!!

Thank Amber B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Ordered eggs benedict but didn't realize that to get traditional style you had to specify on an Eng. Muffin or it comes on a pancake. The worst Hollandaise sauce ever. I'll avoid that - if I ever go back. Over priced and quality is slipping.

Thank MaxHamar
Northern VA
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The Jensen Cafe reminded us of the First Watch chain, and our meals were served hot. Unfortunately, the sandwich for my wife was a bit tough, and my toast similar. My eggs were hot, which was nice. Service was only average, with few offers to refill our drinks. If we visit Burnsville again, we probably would look for other options.

Thank ndalum
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Was recommended by the hotel I was staying at to eat here. Great place for breakfast and coffee. The food was awesome and we could sit outside. The patio area was very nice. Small cafe that is perfect for hanging out and conversing with friends. The service was great and I would highly recommend this place to anyone!!

Thank johnnybcool2424
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We recently visited Jensen's Cafe for my mom's birthday. There were seven of us, and the seating was cramped. The food, however, was good, and the service was friendly. The coffee was good and strong!

Thank Kayla G
Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Where do you choose to meet your son's girlfriend for the very first time? That's right, just she and I, lunch together, never having met before. We both came 4 hours from opposite directions and met in the middle. She did the choosing -Jensen's Cafe - based upon an Internet search. SMART GIRL. FABULOUS RESTAURANT. I can't say enough positive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12750 Nicollet Ave, Grande Market Place, Burnsville, MN 55337-4091
    (Burnsville Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: +1 952-808-0500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?