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Ulmer Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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115 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1729
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic food, some of the friendliest servers in New Ulm. Great menu items. Stop in, you will not be disappointed.

Thank borgmaul
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This cute little community spot is only open until 2:00. They have a table where local people seem to just come and go- so friendly. We had the special for breakfast - one egg, toast , and a party for $3.75- you can't bet that. We enjoyed the town flavor and friendly service!

Thank Heather J
Fort Collins, Colorado
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I had French toast. Not cooked through, soggy, and really crappy. Great coffee tho. I'm a real coffee snob and don't usually drink restaurant coffee, but hubby said try his, and it was great. Clean, good service.

Thank marilb607
Sioux Falls, SD
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We all had very different things and they were equally wonderful! Service sweet and friendly. German specials ... Especially the potato salad ... The best!

Thank AmFoodieWillTravel
New Ulm, Minnesota
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

nice place to eat for breakfast or lunch good prices on meals good homemade meals good old world charm!!

Thank dcpita
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

If you like small town cafes, you'll enjoy the Ulmer. There are old buddies lingering over coffee, friendly servers who know all the gossip, and families stopping by after church. The breakfast offerings are pretty standard: omlets, pancakes, hashbrowns, eggs... Everything we had was competently prepared, and better than most chain restaurant breakfasts. Coffee was a classic small town beverage:... More 

Thank alleyraven
Fairfield, Texas
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

If you are looking for a small, home town cafe, this is the one. Sandwiches were delish, but service a little slow! Located in downtown area, easy access to stores.

Thank Sherri O
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We had a great breakfast, all three if us. Food was cooked right, service was most excellent and the prices were not out of line. The interior was very clean and the menu was very good.

Thank Mike N
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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117 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

The food served at this restaurant was just delicious with a home-cooked taste. The waitress was very friendly and offered tips for us visitors. If this restaurant wants to survived for another generation, it will need to update it's appearance. I hope it upgrades a bit, because it is a great place top have a meal.

Thank oakdale6884
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94 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here as it was said yo jave decent German food and when in a German town.... I ordered the landjager and was not disappointed, though next time I'd ger kraut added. Topped it off with fresh rhubarb crisp and I walked away very satisfied.

Thank Bryan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 N Minnesota St, New Ulm, MN 56073-1729
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Ulm
  • Phone Number: 507-354-8122

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