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Main Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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108 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5122
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent Sunday in Stillwater, one of our favorite day trips we used Trip advisor to select a great place for a late breakfast. If your looking for ambience, this isn't your place but your looking for really good food ( and a lot if it) reasonable prices , and superb service, this is you place. Located right in Town... More 

Thank Qcdriver1
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Home cooking, the cooks are the owners, fair prices, tasty food. No hesitation to go there again. Good place!

Thank Maynard K
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We ate here while we were staying in Stillwater 2 mornings in a row for breakfast! The food was good, try the pancakes or the sausage and gravy biscuits! The staff was fantastic and it was a cozy spot for coffee and a morning meal!

Thank TravelShipp
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145 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice local spot, good for breakfast or lunch. Large portions, friendly service, and good cooking. Try some of their cinnamon toast, it is GOOD!

Thank Marlys V
Eau Claire
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

You want a a nice, comfortable place to have a nice breakfast, lunch or cup of coffee and pie in Stillwater with nice people? You won't go wrong here.

Thank JackEauClaire
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Love to support locally owned / family businesses and the Main Café’ makes it easy. Everyone is very friendly, the service is great, and the breakfasts are delicious. Lots of variety (not just standard offerings) as well. I even like the pancakes a lot, and I’m usually not a fan – too heavy – but theirs are lighter. Definitely recommend... More 

Thank KingsMama
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We seated ourselves when we arrived for breakfast. There was only one waitress but she was attentive and came to our table almost right away. I ordered the apple french toast and when it arrived it didn't look like it had any apples. However, when I cut into the thick french toast, the batter was what had the apple in... More 

Thank hippyways
Stillwater, Minnesota
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Second time back and will definitely return....breakfast food is good & served all day, greek salad was delish, and my meatloaf dinner was great! The veggies (broc, cauli, & carrots)were crispy and tasty, and the meatloaf was just like mom used to make only better! Served with mashed pots & a deep brown gravy was totally satisfying and the prices... More 

Thank LutheRealtor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Seems to be the place for family breakfast in Stillwater. Was crowded, but we were seated right away. Waitress was very good and so was food. Would definitely go back.

Thank Sharon A
Melbourne, Australia
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Certainly enjoyed our experience here with the food (served in a timely manner), service and atmosphere of a busy traditional diner that's slightly rough round the ages. It's a really down to earth venue and nothing pretentious. It is also good value for money and though it was busy, we never felt rushed at all.

Thank Shants71

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5122
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: 651-430-2319

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