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“Great food, great atmosphere, fun!”
Review of Al's Breakfast

Al's Breakfast
Ranked #84 of 1,806 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Neighborhood: University / Dinkytown
Roseville, Minnesota
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food, great atmosphere, fun!”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Not the kind of place you want to go to to have a long quiet breakfast. But, if you want great food, a fun atmosphere and a great experience, give it a try. Very good prices, exceelent quality food and grea service. Give it a try. You'll love it.

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1,033 reviews
814 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 929 helpful votes
“Go Somewhere Else!”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Just kidding! I spent 1.5 hours waiting for a stool this morning and that's the downside. During our wait a group of very obnoxious college students using loud and vulgar profanity were in front of me most of the wait. I did comment to them that college should expand their vocabulary, but that didn't go over so well. The rest of the people that we waited with were wonderful college kids, some parents and a few vacationers too. Breakfast was wonderful as usual. I've been a customer since 1978 when I was a student. First started bringing my own son here when he was in kindergarten. He's now leaving for his freshman year of college in 10 days and we wanted to go one more time before his departure. The experience did not disappoint. It's our tradition and look forward to many many more visits in the future. Don't miss the wallyblues, blueberry and walnut pancakes....YUM!

Visited September 2012
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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Tiny, Historically Important Dinkytown Breakfast Location”
Reviewed September 8, 2012

Just one row of seating and frequently a line outside for this classic campus breakfast location. Good eats, too.

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Minnesota
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best Damn Hole In The Wall Breakfast Joint In the World!”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

It may only seat 15 people at time, it was built in an alley, and I ate there as a kid when the original Al owned and operated it, but the food is authentic, the atmosphere is fun, and you will go back again and again.

Visited September 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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2 reviews
“AMAZING”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

This quirky TINY whole in the wall has the best breakfast in the state. I highly recommend the Winter eggs with blackberry pancakes. So much flavor, so much butter, so much goodness!!!

Visited July 2012
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