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Keys Cafe N Robert

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500 Robert St N, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2246
651 222 4083
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Tavares, Florida
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly, but other than that it was a typical diner. Nothin special. The food was decent. Salad was good as well as the soup. I had the "Hen-burger". It was not what I was expecting. It had bacon and egg on it which sounded delicious. However, the patty was just breakfast sausage grilled. I would not get... More 

Thank chanson13
Imperial, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I found this restaurant through my hotel. We wanted a good, down home breakfast and did this place really deliver. The sausage is hand made there as well as the Strawberry jam. I never tasted sausage that good. Seasoned perfectly. The strawberry jam has no preservatives and was to die for. I ended up buying 5 to-go containers of the... More 

Thank Wanderlust1967_02
Columbia, South Carolina
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

Key's on Robert is a smallish cafe with a very cozy feel. My trial team and I spent almost a month in St. Paul, and after a couple of weeks of free breakfast at the hotel, we needed to venture out Key's was a great choice. The signature Hobo breakfast was a feast of hash browns with onions and peppers... More 

Thank roamingpics
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

This café was just up the street from our hotel. We were able to get right in, even on a late Sunday morning, and were seated in their backroom, which appeared to be a new space they had annexed and hadn't fully integrated into the café. That said, they were closing for three days for renovation so that may change.... More 

Thank 651MichelleJA
Prior Lake, MN
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

Went there on a Sunday morning. Lots of people came after church. Homemade food like mom used to make. I still cook like mom so for me it wasn't that special. But I'm sure many people will really enjoy it. Both my husband and I had the turkey dinner

Thank Taxifour
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

Tonight, my friend & I stopped in to Keys Cafe on Robert St in St Paul. Past experiences I had there were good so, I was disappointed when the food was warmish. It still tasted okay but, I expected the dinner to be warmer, if not steamy. Also, had to remind the wait person that I had asked for a... More 

Thank LennyKuku
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2015

I have been here before and was happy. I was there today. The bad service overshadowed the good food. I ordered a waffle, my companion the soup of the day. My waffle didn't come. He was finished with his soup when the server came over. (I had been unable to locate her previously) She said someone took her waffle that... More 

Thank Jean J
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

We stopped here for brunch before heading to the Como Zoo. The service was fast and friendly and the food was delicious. I had an omelet and one of their amazing sticky buns. I would go back again and again!

Thank Beth K
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Can't say anything more than go there!!!! Great food great staff great price ...100 characters would just be rumbling on.........

Thank Peter B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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145 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2014

A rarity, but a location with very good GF pancakes! Cakey and puffy and fall apart goodness! A great cup of coffee and some cakes to warm you up on a cold fall or winter day! My friends choose the gluten free over the regular because they're just so darn good!

Thank EclecticTastes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Robert St N, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2246
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651 222 4083

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