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Day By Day Cafe

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477 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2731
651-227-0654
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6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food, quick efficient, cordial service and wait staff. generous portions so you get a bonus take home meal.

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Thank annegr40
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

I brought a good friend out for breakfast and gave her the experience of Day by Day Cafe! She loves books so we sat in the library room. The atmosphere is so warm and unique and unpretentious! But the real rave is the delicious food! Every time I go I have enjoyed a unique twist on classic breakfasts. Thank you... More 

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Thank Lynn O
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Went on a Wednesday morning and had no trouble getting a table. The decor is whimsical and the garden patio in back looked great, although we sat inside due to rain. The food was pretty good, but not enough to bring us back by itself. Overall, it was a good but not amazing experience. No big complaints, but not too... More 

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Thank Bjorn P
West St. Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great menu, good service, great food, fun atmosphere. We just live coming here. Their breakfast selection is large and they always have some fun specials. Very organic and down to earth options too. Healthy and yummy.

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Thank luvablkate
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

My husband and I have brunch at Day by Day on occasion. The food is always fresh and delicious and the wait staff has always been very attentive. Its a quirky place with interesting decor, the back patio area is lovely in the summertime. The only negative is parking -- street parking only, which can be tricky during busy times.

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Thank AT_peterson
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Both waitresses (the only wait staff) seemed to be on break, outside on the patio. I think there should be at least one wait staff employee to help/serve people in the restaurant. After awhile, I went outside and asked if we could be seated and asked for a menu. They did come inside and I felt that our waitress was... More 

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Thank Rosebud197602
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

So disappointing. Food was bad, the staff unfriendly and management was really poor regarding my comments about the food and service. Customer service at an all time low here. Not worth the experience.

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Thank Havingalovelyday
Davenport, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

My family and I came up to St.Paul this summer to go to a concert, and we went to Day By Day Cafe the day after. The atmosphere was very unique and lively, not like anything I've seen before. The food was extraordinary, nothing seemed greasy or fake. I had the ham, hash browns, and bacon. All the food was... More 

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Saint Paul, MN
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Been here a few times and always enjoy the breakfast here. Very reasonable and great service. No parking lot but always easy to find parking on the street close by.

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Thank jmb84
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Quirky downtown cafe with a fabulous menu. The restaurant was originally affiliated with a rehab program and has continued to support & employ recovering addicts after the program folded. We were a party of 6. Three had the "short stack" homemade pancakes - 2 ordered buckwheat with blueberries, one was buttermilk with bananas. Beware that the while "Short Stack" means... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 477 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2731
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651-227-0654

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