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Chickadee Cottage Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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317 North Lakeshore Drive, Lake City, MN 55041
+1 651-345-5155
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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St. Paul, MN
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226 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here several times and reviewed it with praises before. Not this time. We stopped for Sunday brunch. They have a fixed menu for $11.99. The food is listed when you check in. Knowing they always have great food we decided to give it a try. The place was not busy at all and this should have been... More 

Thank 2gothere
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places we visited whilst in America. The owner and the staff are really friendly and the food is great. I had a scone with Devonshire cream and jam. The jam is very special but the cream is not what we English would call Devonshire. The scone itself was light as a feather. A real treat. Recommended

Thank Kathy F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a delightful cafe. I was there with friends for a late breakfast while staying in Lake City. The staff was friendly and graciously opened the sun room dining area when we requested it. I had their "Special Scrambled Eggs" made with cream cheese and diced onions with the choice of coffee cake, toast, or a buttermilk biscuit. I... More 

Thank Louie G
Lake City
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6 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I look forward to the opening each spring of this unique little restaurant. They have a nice selection of breakfast and lunch choices so they cater to everybody including men. It has the feel of dining in dining rooms of time gone by. They are only open from mid April to the end of October so I try and go... More 

Thank Linda C
Savage, Minnesota
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Great homemade food (like meatloaf muffins!) and a very quaint place with each room as part of the dining area. We enjoyed the hot turkey sandwich as well as the wonderful fresh salads. Loved the decor and shopping area by front desk. There is a place to eat outside on the patio or inside on a chilly day. The service... More 

Thank JennJ15
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

On our way home from Lacrosse to Mpls., we stopped in to this restaurant for lunch. Surprised that this little place was very wheelchair accessible. Enjoyed the food. Lots of items on the menu and the daily specials are good as well. Definitely worth the stop. Has many little rooms to eat in.

Thank Jeff B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful feels like grandmother's cottage casual and very relaxing and the food is so good wild rice sausage is yummy the jam is really good and the scrambled eggs with cream cheese was excellent everything on the menu looked good I would have ordered everything A for sure stop in lake city for a refreshing bite at the cottage

Thank Annie C
Sevierville TN
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This place is excellent. And adorable! It's in an old house and the decor really.makes the place. There is also a little gift shop with some cute stuff in it.

Thank Kristin M
Taylor Ridge, Illinois
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Charming, great food, White squirrel viewing, great pastries and wonderful service. We will be back !!

Thank Cptsafety
Pulaski, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A nice recommendation from the place we spent the night at. The food was very good and it is a nice setting. Nice staff. It was a great way to start the day.

Thank 2016RoadKing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 North Lakeshore Drive, Lake City, MN 55041
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 651-345-5155
Chickadee Cottage Cafe, Lake City, Mn On the Great River Road

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