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Daddy-O's Cafe

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709 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330-1504
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a bad idea to share here, unless you have a big appetite. Good service, friendly people, cool things to check out on the walls

Thank IkweWolf
Walker, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

All weekend long we kept trying to find my friend a peanut butter shake. It was her one vacation treat that she wanted to get while visiting the Twin Cities from Chicago. We spent some time trying to find one in the cities, but seemed like no one had just peanut butter on their menu. And if they had anything... More 

Thank Rachel R
Elk River, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a wonderful family friendly locally owned business. The food is great and has a welcoming atmosphere.

Thank DeannaA2000
Blackduck, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

They serve large portions so bring an empty stomach!! They serve hamburgers, chicken, fish and Mexican food, and ice cream. Nice decor as well - plus a friendly staff.

Thank Andithenana
Elk River, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We love this place. The service is always friendly and the food is good. The atmosphere is fun if you like the 50's.

Thank gaylem562
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

My husband and I are very happy to have found this gem in Elk River! The food is amazing and the service was outstanding. Everyone here is super friendly and seems genuinely pleased that you chose to dine at their establishment. Being welcoming towards customers is always a plus if you'd like for them to visit with you again. The... More 

Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Atmosphere is awesome. Food was decent and at a decent price. Wait staff were nice. Decent local place to visit.

Thank Angela P
Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was very good, fresh toasty bun on my burger & I choose the daily soup instead of the large serving fries, Courtney was one of the nicest servers I've had in quite awhile, always smiling, a mover and a shaker and very proficient, they s establishment is lucky to have such an employee! I recommend this place :)

Thank AWorkinMan
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Food was good burgers, etc. Treat yourself to a chocolate malt or share it. I've been here a couple times service and food has always been good.

Thank Matt J
Elk River, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The burgers are very good and worth the trip. Fun 50's decor. Ice cream and shakes are very good. Service is friendly.

Thank Sherri S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $14
Mexican, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Elk River
  • Phone Number: 17632415595
A restaurant serving classic 1950's style burgers and malts/shakes. Also serving south of the border style items like tacos and monster size burritos. Check out the variety of ice cream, too - there's over 15 flavors! Daddy-O's has won Elk River's best burger for over two years in the Star News! We also accept checks.

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