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Keys Cafe - Nicollet Avenue

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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114 So. 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2404
+1 612-339-6399
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Norwalk, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Had breakfast there one cold, windy, rainy Sunday morning. It was just what to doctor ordered! We were told they have homemade caramel rolls and breads to we couldn't resist. Split a caramel roll, plenty for 2, and each ordered a full breakfast. We requested the homemade sourdough toast and homemade strawberry jam. It was yummy but the bread could... More 

Thank Theresa7759
Victoria, Minnesota
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135 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Work downtown MSP and went here for lunch a couple of weeks ago. First time. The others in my group had club sandwiches and both gave them good marks. I had the huevos Rancheros and was very dissapointed. Rather than the traditional base of two eggs over easy, this was just some scrambled eggs a few vegetables thrown in. I... More 

Thank Midnightdiner
Zimmerman, Minnesota
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I love the big portions here the food is wonderful. I love this Cafe every time I'm in minneapolis I make a point to have breakfast here. The home made corn beef hash is my favorite.

Thank Elise A
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Some of the best service and food we have had in the Minneapolis area. The food is always wonderful and the bloody Mary's are the best in town.

Thank Coolerthanlegos
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57 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Party of 4 for breakfast. Servers had a hard time keeping up and a couple of errors were made in the order. Beautiful setting but a bit pricey for what we received.

Thank rjandmj
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581 reviews
419 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

Very well organised and efficient place to have breakfast. Very efficient place that leads to little waiting time and food is great and has good value.

Thank Bambooly
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324 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

Go early on a Sunday for a great breakfast in downtown Minneapolis. A twin cities restaurant chain. The food menu has many good choices. I recommend trying a variety (blueberry, granola and banana) of pancakes.

Thank rettup
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

They offer a free delivery if you are staying downtown. We ordered food and got it delivered to our hotel. The prices are reasonable. Once the order got delivered we got the wrong order on Sunday morning. We called back to let them know and were on hold for almost 15 minutes. We hung up after 12 minutes because we... More 

Thank Kala17
Houston, Texas
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192 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2014

Met friends for a Sunday morning brunch here. The wait can get long, and they will not seat until all in the party have shown up. Other than that, which I fully understand, the food is good. I've also eaten at the location on University and in Roseville. The portions are large and value is excellent. Final note: The service... More 

Thank bk_t1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times, and have always enjoyed it. It is one of a few places to go for a sitdown breakfast in downtown Minneapolis.

Thank MSS827

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 So. 9th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2404
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-339-6399

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