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Keys Cafe

767 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1522
+1 651-646-5756
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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767 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1522
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for lunch. Service is friendly. Food is hearty and delicious. Great portion sizes. Some of the best all American food I can think of.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

22 person party & we were well taken care. Excellent service, fabulous food, great prices!! Thank you for accommodating our large service. Food came out quickly for a large party. Would definitely return if ever in St Paul again! 👍👍

Thank Awesomebaby
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Keys Cafe on Raymond Ave (the original location of the notorious Twin Cities mini chain) holds a small-town-fall in a big-city-atmosphere. Upon walking in, you'll be greeted with a coffee station (the locally sourced brew is average but nostalgic) and the vibes of a homey...More

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The food is great, our waitress didn't even write any of our orders down (8 of us) and got everyone of them perfect. The food was amazing and huge portions at good prices. I ordered 2 eggs and 2 pancakes and I could only eat...More

Thank mhelmick2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is often very busy, which tells you folks like it. I have gone to Keys for both breakfast and lunch quite a few times over the past few years, and always get good food and leave full. They really pack people into the...More

Thank captkirk17
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The breakfast was good. It is not excellent or particularly special. It is a popular place and it is well-established. I go there on Mother's Day after the Friends Plant sale and before the state fair.

Thank lbhtd
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This Key's has mostly the same menu as the other local Key's around the cities but is pretty much the opposite vibe of the one in Roseville. This place looks like it was born in the 50's and has never closed. Good food as always,...More

Thank Loren K
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Keys Cafe is always a "must stop" when I'm in the Minneapolis-St Paul area. Every time the food is delicious and with the size of the servings, you will never leave hungry. The omelettes are huge and very good. The cinnamon rolls are a "must...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This is the original of a chain of local restaurants run by the Keys family. The food is comforting and friendly, and so are all of the restaurants, including this one. I ordered my BLT on pumpernickel, and when it was served, the waiter remarked...More

Thank Melody L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were in St. Paul and wanted to be able to walk from Double Tree hotel to eat breakfast. This café is about a 4 block walk, mostly in skyway. The food was very good and large servings. The coffee was great and filled often...More

Thank BJStravels
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 767 Raymond Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55114-1522
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-646-5756
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