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Keys Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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767 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1522
+1 651-646-5756
6:00 am - 3:00 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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Excelsior, Minnesota
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109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We met friends for lunch in this traditional, old-style cafe. The server, clearly a veteran at her trade, pulled up a chair and sat with us while she took our order. She returned with very large portions of omelets, sandwiches, and salads. The made-to-order omelet had to have 4-5 eggs in it as it hung over the plate. My wife... More 

Thank 1whosearches
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and quiet Peace setting!Great food,I love their breakfast!This place,has grits!The servers are awesome!This place Rocks to the fullest!Also they have dinner,beer,and TVs'!

Thank Sylvia D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

I used to wait tables, so I know how it can be with customers. I am a good customer and am always willing to give the staff the benefit of the doubt, however, our waitress had a chip on her shoulder from the moment she came to our table. We ordered our food, and 2 plates came and one did... More 

Thank chooey1
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106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We have been to many of the Keys restaurants and again we had wonderful food and service. I had a blueberry pancake that I could only finish 1/2 of and the best hash browns. My husband had a big breakfast that must have came with 5 pieces of bacon!!! Along with the rest of the great great breakfast. My son... More 

Thank travel4lifeMinnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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112 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Keys has an excellent all around menu. I have enjoyed multiple breakfasts, brunches, and lunches at Keys and have never been disappointed. Their bakery goods are excellent. Our daughter had her wedding cake baked by Keys and it was fabulous. Excellent fresh food!

1 Thank LookingForOurHome
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Best breakfast around. Their breakfast is so so great! Their regular breakfast is delicious, but my favorite is their caramel and cinnamon rolls. We always get them! Highly recommend!

Thank Keslie J
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I am a regular customer and, in my opinion, this is the best breakfast in the Twin Cities! The Raymond location is their original location and, I believe, their best. The wait staff have worked here for years and it is family owned. The caramel rolls are legendary. My favorite is the hashbrowns with veggies and cheese but the omelets... More 

1 Thank Catherine A
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

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 Terri G
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

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 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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: +1 651-646-5756

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