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Keys Cafe

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767 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1522
(651) 646-5756
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have not had a meal at this restaurant but plan to some time. The menu looks good and we've heard great things about the food. We picked up a whole cake to go for Father's Day. I called literally a few hours before I needed the cake and they were more than happy to help me. It was not... More 

Thank TravelingTerri
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We come up from Florida once a year to the Twin Cities and look forward to breakfast here every year. Very cool and quaint and the food is epic in the portions and quality! I would not miss the Loon omelet here. Great value!! They have won many awards and deserve them. The strawberry jam is it's own food group.

Thank Sarah C
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291 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Walking around St. Paul in the morning with the family and needed an easy place to eat breakfast. This fit the bill and they had good options and okay pricing. The service was great and would return. Cool diner that is worth trying

Thank Keith T
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I was told about this restaurant from a friend and happened to be in the area at lunch time so decided to try it. It was very busy but I was greeted and taken care of like I was the only one in the place! Excellent service and very personable. The menu has something for everyone and the dessert counter... More 

Thank maverik98
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I've been here a few times and can never go wrong. It's a bit tight, but the food is always the best and the service is just as good. Would recommend this place to any one at any time!

Thank CRossMinnesota
Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Keys is a friendly warm restaurant serving good home cooked food. The five of us ordered different dishes - an omelet, a turkey burger, pancakes and eggs, a salad and eggs and toast. We were all pleased with the service and the food and found the pieces were very reasonable. It is a family restaurant.

Thank Melissa B
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

A gem in the midway neighborhood, family staffs a number of other Key's including a favorite in Downtown St. Paul. Raymond branch is the first...authentic wooden booths, great breakfasts, generous portions, interesting menu selections and pairings of options, excellent baked goods... This is a value and home cooking style ringer! Pro-staff hussles orders...busy for breakfasts and lunch for good reason.

Thank jesseMN
Kingsport, Tennessee
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Old school traditional breakfast spot in historic, original location. Very fast, efficient and friendly service makes this a great choice!

Thank Dave TN Y Y
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

I've eaten here many times, always with a good review. We came at the end of Brunch rush and were seated right away. We were a table of 5. Ordered quickly, but then only 4 meals came out. No silver ware on the table, water empty. We waited. And waited, and waited. Flagged down the hostess for silverware - check.... More 

Thank Mike C
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Almost every breakfast place has the same description of their skillet breakfasts: sausage, eggs,ham, choice of this, selection of that. Key's makes it the way you really would want it to be. For all those disappointing breakfast elsewhere, this is the memory you're looking for. We love the #5, #17 and of course the rolls. Which kind of roll, you... More 

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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, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 767 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1522
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: (651) 646-5756

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