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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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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This special little spot just off Hwy 10 across from Mc Donalds and Wendy's has been a family favorite for many years. They are polite and insanely quick. The atmosphere is quite and the coffee not too bold. They are a bit pricey but much better than anything you can get in a bag to go. Worth the stop if... More 

Thank Swedishnut
London, Canada
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347 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

It felt like stepping back into the 1960's having dinner at the Copper Lantern which is located close to the hotel where we were staying. Our meals were reasinably tasty but the food lacked character and seasoning. No one could ever complain about the prices. What was lacking was general cleanliness and a professional wait service. There was lots of... More 

Thank Allan H
Babbitt, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 bubbles 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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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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177 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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334 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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?