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Bad Waitress Breakfast Joint & Coffee Shop

2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
+1 612-872-7575
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I have been a couple of times to Bad Waitress. I like the fact that they are open pretty late. The decor is funky. Food is average and on the pricey side. I had their "famous" pancakes and they are all right. It seems that...More

Thank Aconcagua2013
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit The Bad Waitress for the first time. The place is nice and quite eccentric in decor and attitude. Retro interior with a modern twist. Menu was varied and accessible for most with food limitations. The food was good but...More

Thank Revtigger
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

You are each given order tickets to place your orders on & pick up yourself at the bar. The restaurant is not large & you may have a short wait. They have Hamm's beer tall boys for $2. The bent Paddle beer is also a...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I had the carnitas tacos and hash-browns.The hash-brown was AMAZING, just as good as grandmas !! I don't say that lightly .. she makes them so good. The tacos were very flavorful, and it was great. The shop is really cool, and the staff very...More

Thank Brennan R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This is a good restaurant to have, breakfast, brunch. The place us nice, clean and the staff friendly. The food is good and the coffee too. The photo is my son

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I wanted to go somewhere different this year for my birthday so we decided to try the Bad Waitress. Good choice. Yes they were busy and people were waiting. The hostess explained how we fill out an order ticket. Eggs Benedict are my favorite but...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

4 of us had breakfast on Sunday September 3. The portions are big! I had the "Out of This World" a scramble with hash browns and veggies all mixed together. Delicious. You write down your order, take it to the cashier and pay and then...More

Thank Christina P
Reviewed 1 August 2017

At first, I thought the restaurant's name was a light-hearted reference to a common complaint. As it turns out, the name is a pointed reference to the customer — who is, in fact, the waitress. The concept is: 1. The customer fills out the order...More

Thank HowdyDoody4
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My friend and I thought diner food would be nice, so we went here. We had to wait to be seated, and that wasn't so bad. Maybe 5 minutes. We were informed how to order and had a lot of fun doing so. Then it...More

Thank StevenLaVigne
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Was here for a late breakfast with a couple of friends over the weekend. Really cool atmosphere and comfortable seating. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Food was amazing. I had a macchiato, american fries, and "The Matador" (Scrambled eggs with peppers, onions, cheese, chorizo). Good...More

Thank Jessie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-872-7575
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