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“The right breakfast” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Zumbro Cafe

Zumbro Cafe
Ranked #161 of 1,781 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“The right breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

Yes those organic eggs taste great. The host is hard working and tries his best to give a table on a busy saturday morning. The OJ is always fresh squeezed, eggs are done to your satisfaction, coffee is plentiful and hard core and, if you like to go for the espresso instead, just ask for it. Don't forget to ask for the Benedict special though I usually choose the "Veggie Benni". My sons favorite is the pancake, he is a good judge of one because he must have had a billion pancakes so far in variety of cities and still thinks this place is "the best".

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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Delicious!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Zumbro is a linden hills classic, with great food, a sunny space, and friendly wait staff. lots of vegetarian options as well as good traditional breakfasts. be prepared for a little bit of a wait-we've been there many times and on a weekend morning it could be up to 30 minutes, but usually we are seated within 15 or so-the staff is very organized.

Visited August 2013
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St. Paul, MN
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120 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

Have been to Zumbro Café a few times for breakfast/brunch and never been disappointed. The specials as well as the menu items are very tasty and fresh. Waffles are great! Limited seating, but, only once we had to wait for a long time (admittedly, our group was large and it was middle of a Sunday morning). Service is good.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Delicious, Fresh, Wonderful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

Finally had our first meal here, and will be returning regularly. The food is fresh, delicious, well-proportioned, and truly has the taste / look / feel of a fully home-made meal made by grandparents on a farm. The potatoes are perfect (not greasy, cooked just right, seasoned just enough), the egg dishes are amazing, the coffee is strong & delicious, and the breads are unbelievable. And if your server asks if you'd like some jam to go with your toast -- you are going to miss out on a transcendental experience if you say "no thanks". Service was wonderful, and we simply cannot wait to bring more friends and family here... or just to escape on those "I'm having troubles starting my work day" mornings.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Minneapolis
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158 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“cozy neighborhood find”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2013

I suppose if you live in Linden Hills you are aware of Zumbro Cafe. We happened by it on a Saturday morning enroute to Aquatennial festivities. What a great find. The Frittatas are creative and prepared with fresh ingredients. We had the Hardwood Smoked Bacon and Gouda and the Portabella, Spinach & Goat Cheese. Both were delicious. Just the right amount. of and frittata and potato accompaniment. Our son had the French toast topped with warm fruit compote and large dollop of hand whipped cream. Our only criticism was with the coffee. It was just average and watery. The setting is tight and cozy. Plan to wait. put your name in and take in the uniqueness of the neighborhood.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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