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Copper Lantern

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15 Highway 10 S, Saint Cloud, MN 56304-0819
(320) 252-0672
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Babbitt, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Copper Lantern is a place that I go for the morning meal. Food is plentiful, service is great. Cost is the best in the area.

Thank richard k
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

If you want good hot food w/excellent service without waiting very long after ordering, this restaurant is for YOU! From regulars at the coffee bar, couples dining, to families heading up North, this is a great place to take a break and EAT UP!

Thank knighthawk55112
Eden Valley, Minnesota
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Have only been here a few times, but will go back. The service has always been great, food is like home cooking and plenty of it. I'm sure their desserts are excellent, but have never had room after a meal to have one. Next time, I'll order one to go and have it later. Clean and comfortable atmosphere as well.... More 

Thank Sheree F
st cloud, mn
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Staff was friendly and were seated immediately. Food was average and overpriced for breakfast That's all that needs to be said

Thank jetswin
Nome, North Dakota
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

well its ok but some items are way over the top ,english muffin 279,,you can but a whole loaf for that ,I think that is to dam awful and other stuff,tomatoe juice about 3 bucks for 6 onces,,the place is ok ,but the owners look grumpy and seem to not appreaciate your bizness,maybe just me ,but for c,sake SMILE

Thank whatstheuse123
Babbitt, Minnesota
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160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Good was average to below, but service was fast and friendly. Salad bar had brown wilted lettuce. Canned vegetables were served.

Thank debinbabbitt
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This place has been around 50 years. Yes the building is old. It is the cleanest restaurant in St Cloud, according to St. Cloud health inspectors. Food is great. Service is excellent & fast. I know from experience that you can't please everyone. Alot better then Perkins & IHOP. SCSU loves Copper Lantern!

Thank Happy G
Becker, Minnesota
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282 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I visited here for the first time this morning. The building is old, perhaps historic. The aroma when I walked in was something other than the smell of good food. The place has a greasy feel and our table actually was greasy. Our breakfast was good and the prices were reasonable. The hostess and waitress we had were fantastic: friendly,... More 

1 Thank curioustravelor2010
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very friendly staff and exceptional speed of service. The food is pretty much the consistent staple of a "Greasy Spoon". They never skimp on the coffee and they consistently make good crisp bacon with a chew. This is my favorite place to go after the closed the cafe that had been St.Cloud Truck Sales.

1 Thank Swedishnut
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Prices keep rising due to minimum wage hikes, not as good a value as it used to be. Breakfast food is very good. Lunch and diner is a bit hit and miss. Most of the time it is good.

1 Thank James W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Highway 10 S, Saint Cloud, MN 56304-0819
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Cloud
  • Phone Number: (320) 252-0672

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