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136 W Main St, Perham, MN 56573-1202
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Sidney, Montana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food is fine, but nothing stands out. Building needs to be updated. Food takes some time to receive. This is not a fast food joint.

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Thank MarciaLynn58
Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This little downtown main street place had one of the best breakfasts I have had in a long time. Can't speak for the rest of the food but it looked good.

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Thank David P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lakes is very good and popular local cafe. A modern feeling atmoshpere with good home style cooking.

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Thank Littlebear222
Perham, Minnesota
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want a good basic breakfast? Need a caramel roll and coffee? Want a piece of pie with a friend? How about a simple, but effective salad bar, burger or bowl of soup. This long time hometown diner offers good, basic food at a reasonable price. This is not the fine dining of the town. Locals meet there for coffee and... More 

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Thank wearmanyhats
Perham, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lakes Cafe is is a great place for breakfast or lunch. They serve a typical diner menu, and everything is prepared very well.

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Thank kc0llette
Andover, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is the place to get a meal like mom cooks. Very casual and closes at 2 I believe. BUT get out if bed for nice breakfast or piece of pie. There is parking in back so no worries! We craw out if bed on mornings after a night of fun to get a nice filling breakfast. Great friendly service... More 

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Thank SnoopiMN
Perham, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Open until two in the afternoon. gotta go for breakfast, best in town for daily specials. My fave is the cheesy hashbrowns. Like good coffee? It is worth it just for that and the plate size cookies. Better plan to share with someone because they are Yuge

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Thank michael h
Clearwater
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good family food, at a good price. On Weds they have Taco salad special @ noon. It is great.Have ate breakfast there also.No complaints, locals go there to eat. Wait staff is very friendly. You Don't have to wait long for your food.

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Thank Susan W
Perham, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Always have great breakfast & lunches here. Prices are good & staff is very attentive. Wish they were open into the evening so we had options other than fast food.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Service was super fast and friendly, and the food was exactly what you would expect from a small town diner. Great place for breakfast.

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Thank Nick J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 W Main St, Perham, MN 56573-1202
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Perham

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