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Keys Cafe - Nicollet Avenue

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114 So. 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2404
612 339 6399
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came across this little gem while out for a walk. Classic old building provided for a great environment. A bit clangy and noisy however not a big issue as we enjoyed our conversation without issue nor need to yell across the table. Went in for late breakfast early lunch and enjoyed it so much I nearly licked the plate clean.... More 

Thank tGoNosh
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Had breakfast there, place is crowded on Sunday morning, the service was good and fast but the food average. Typical dinner food with nothing special. RSTMN6/10

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Lots of good food for good price and great service...highly recommend! Sausage and buckwheat pancakes delicious.

Thank Susan B
Plano, Texas
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I wish I could be writing a review about the food everyone has raved about! We were in town for a volleyball tournament and as the team chaperone, I called 2 weeks ahead to get a lunch reservation for our first day to include a total of 25 people, athletes and parents. I spoke to Luis the first time who... More 

Thank Babette M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

They have Bite Squad deliver for you! I had turkey dinner and it couldn't be better. It definitely hit the spot and taste just like thanksgiving.

Thank Salika P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a vegetable omelette and shared cinnamon French toast with my friend. The food was served hot and fresh and the service was excellent. It was freezing cold when we arrived, but it warmed up (they turned the air up as the crowd thinned out).

Thank MissToraT
Columbia, South Carolina
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

we were in St Paul for over a month and found this cafe to help get a little home cooking. Breakfast has the usuals plus corned beef or turkey hash, multiple pancake options, lots of omelettes, waffles, and low and behold grits. Dinner menu included meatloaf and turkey with the trimmings. the staff was always super and accommodating. We went... More 

Thank roamingpics
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

I had a lunch of appetizers which were delicious . There were a trio of my choice and the portions were large. Chicken pot stickers, fried pickles, and hot fried shrimp with 3 different dipping sauces. All very tasty and spicy except the pot stickers. They were not spicy. Service was friendly and efficient

Thank Mary H
Palm Harbor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We stopped there on our way to a play at the History Theatre. My burger and sweet potato fries were delicious.

Thank ElisaandPaul2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Breakfast as usual but Keys Cafe's doesn't let you down. Big portions, high quality, and if you want a bloody Mary or Screw Driver the bar was open too. We also were asked if we wanted a refill on the coffee and she put it in a to-go cup with lid for us.

Thank 244stevenpg

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 So. 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2404
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 612 339 6399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?