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Al's Breakfast

413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
+1 612-331-9991
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash browns” (33 reviews)
“worth the wait” (25 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just killer!! We went straight there from the airport for breakfast and it was amazing!! Small place with counter seats only and you will wait but... it is so worth it. It is such a friendly place you will become best buds...More

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is the kind of place that doesn't really need my - or anyone's - review, but I don't mind adding to the chorus of happy customers. Only 14 stools, and patrons will move left or right to accommodate new customers. For my group of...More

Thank DanMP68
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Arrived after main breakfast rush. Several open seats, so I sat down immediately. Coffee was prompt, although only lukewarm. When I closed my menu and was ready to order, I could not get the attention of either server. One took the detailed order of a...More

Thank frequenttraveler594
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This little building is tucked away in Dinkytown, USA. There are only 13 chairs at a bar but the wait was worth it. Staff was very friendly and animated. Ordered the Jose, blueberry pancakes and bacon and all of were amazing. Cash only so make...More

Thank Mimz1641
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

FYI: they ONLY take cash. Got there around 10 AM had to wait about 25 minutes for a seat, but that gave us a chance to look at what everyone was having. By the time we left the line was out the door! It is...More

Thank Hynes57LeSueur_Mn
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I had "The Jose" with a house-made salsa, poached eggs, on a mountain of Minnesota-style hash browns. My wife had cheddar hash browns with eggs. Al's Breakfast is literally a long counter with stools, and you're right there watching the food get made with a...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a fun and funky small diner with about 20 diner seats lined up along a counter. If seats are filled, you line up behind the diners and wait your turn. It is breakfast fare at its finest with a touch of entertainment from...More

Thank SojournMN
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

“Can you guys move in some more so we don’t look so busy?!” Words from the one person in charge of keeping the flow of AL’s Breakfast moving. This unique breakfast counter is one of a kind. Since 2006 I have attempted multiple time to...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is one of the most famous and tradicionals spots in Minneapolis. The great food is what we always have! The people is amazing and kind; always doing the best to serve you well. I'm loking foward to have a breakfast agains soon!

Thank Wendell_Pereira
Reviewed 27 November 2017

You are likely going to need to block out about 2 hours of your day and I wouldn't be starving when you get in line as you are only going to get hangrier. I filled the meter for a full 2 hours(the max) and we...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-331-9991
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